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Gmail's confidential mode now available to G Suite accounts as beta

It's hard to believe now, but Gmail's interface revamp is almost a year old now. Really. One of the main features of the updated email service was a "confidential mode" that let senders set expiry dates on certain emails, require verification on the recipient's end before being able to open the message, and restrict them from forwarding or printing the content. Until now, confidential mode was only available to personal Gmail users, but it's just launched in beta to G Suite customers.

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Smart Compose in Gmail now available to all Android devices, no longer a Pixel 3 exclusive

Smart Compose is a useful addition to Gmail. Based on your email writing patterns and some commonly used phrases, it tries to predict what you will say next and surfaces it as a suggestion that you can simply accept. The feature began as an experimental feature on the desktop, then was added to G Suite accounts, but it wasn't until the October Pixel event that we learned it'd be coming to phones as a Pixel exclusive. However, it turns out the feature would actually be exclusive to the Pixel 3, and not even users of the Pixel 2 or any other devices could benefit from it.

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[Update: Rolling out] Gmail's right-click menu is finally becoming useful with a ton of new capabilities

It's been less than a year since the new Gmail web UI rolled out, and the client has been steadily gaining new features , like snoozing of email. For a service as versatile as Gmail, the right-click context menu has been rather sparsely populated, with just four actions available. There's good news today — soon twelve commonly-used actions will be possible through the right-click menu.

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All roads lead to Gmail: Google is shutting down the classic Tasks web UI

Keeping track of everything on your to-do list can be stressful, but Google Tasks has made that easy for plenty of people over the years. However, classic Google Tasks is at the end of its lifespan and will be disappearing soon. 

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[Update: APK Download] Blindingly bright Google Material theme starts rolling out to Gmail app today

Google gave the web version of Gmail a complete makeover in 2018, but the mobile app has remained mostly unchanged for years. We've been expecting a matching app update, and today is the big day. Google's new Material theme is hitting Gmail starting now. It looks like Google's other recently redesigned apps. Which is to say, it's bright.

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Gmail v8.12 begins testing Dynamic Email (AMP) support [APK Teardown]

We don't hear much about new technology making an appearance in email, which makes it all the more interesting when it happens. The latest Gmail update includes a sign that Google has begun testing a feature called Dynamic Email in the Android app, and once it goes live for regular users, this may be effectively turning email into an app platform.

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Gmail is getting strikethrough and undo/redo buttons

Gmail is getting a few quality of life improvements in the near future. Over the next couple of days, G Suite Gmail accounts will see the addition of undo and redo buttons in the compose window, along with a button to strike text through (like this). Emails will also soon be downloadable as .EML files.

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Google Pay v2.80 adds notification setting for places to use loyalty cards, prepares automatic imports from Gmail [APK Teardown]

If you haven't already seen enough activity with Google Pay in the last month, there are a few notable things happening in the last couple updates. Version 2.80 brings changes to the notification settings screen by dropping the long list of loyalty cards and adopting a new setting to notify you about places those cards can be used. A teardown also reveals upcoming notification channels and a brand new feature that will automatically import relevant tickets and passes when they arrive in your Gmail account.

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Update Notes for the Google app, Gmail, Translate, Home, Play Books, and Fit (November 21, 2018)

Every week, I examine somewhere in the neighborhood of a hundred app updates while looking for changes. The most interesting things turn into APK Teardowns or Download posts. Many of the remaining updates are unremarkable, amounting to a few bug fixes, routine updates to libraries, or even just pixel-level adjustments to layouts and images. However, there are usually a few updates that land somewhere in between. I don't want to spam readers with dozens of short posts, but I hate to ignore things that people might want to know about, so I'm going to wrap up the leftovers for a little weekend reading and call it Update Notes.

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[Update: Also in Gmail] Google contact cards get a new look in Hangouts and Google+

Hangouts and Google+ may not be the hottest apps they once were (or not) a few years ago, and one of them is going to be shut down soon, but there's still (very) slow development affecting them. In the latest change, the contact card has been redesigned to fill up the entire screen and better fit with the more modern Material aesthetic.

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