If you have friends and family members in the US whom you would like to send greeting cards this holiday season, here's how you can send them for free via a Google service.
Gmail is a free ad-supported web email service from Google that offers upto 7 GB of free online storage. Individual file attachments in Gmail can be as large as 25 MB in size and you can always buy additional storage from Google.
Gmail now supports emoticons (or Smileys) provided you compose email messages in rich HTML mode. The smiley feature is available only in Gmail accounts but Google Apps users may try a hack to insert smileys in their messages.
Gmail's built-in spam protection system is smart at spotting junk messages but it can sometimes mark even legitimate emails as spam. It is therefore necessary that one should always scan the junk folder manually for any important messages before emptying it.
Google has finally added an Insert Image button in Gmail meaning you can embed images in email messages without copy-paste.
Like Gmail, Facebook too cannot recognize dots or periods in vanity URLs (or your profile usernames).
Learn how to reduce the flow of spam email in your Gmail inbox with a simple language filters that blocks messages written in foreign languages.
Should the computer using a web email program (like Gmail or Yahoo Mail) or a desktop mail client (like Outlook or Thunderbird) for composing email messages when you click mailto hyperlinks on a web page or a document.
Translate Your Email Messages in Gmail - If you receive a message in a language you can't read, you can let Gmail translate it while you impress everyone with your language skills.
Learn how to switch from yahoo mail to a gmail address without losing any of your old emails. You can copy all Yahoo mails to Gmail and auto-forward all incoming email.
Google Profiles: You can customize your Google Profile URL but it may also expose your Google email address to web harvesters.
Should you sign-up for a @gmail.com email address or use the good old @yahoo.com email address?
There are no privacy concerns here because no human beings are reading your Gmail email but it would still be nice to know if email attachments are taken into account by Google when determining AdSense ads.
Gmail, Google's free web mail service that turns five this year but is still in beta, went down for a couple of hours recently. The outage even affected Google Apps customers and Google is paying them a 15 day credit to cover any lost productivity due to the Gmail downtime.
Sign-up with Reply for All and choose the cause you want to support via your email signature - it could be Cancer cure, AIDS prevention, animal rights, children's rights, global warming, clean water, poverty or education.
Gmail users who travel frequently will simply love this. You can now instruct Google email to automatically add your current geographic location in all your outgoing email messages so that recipients get to know where you are at the moment.
Do you know that it is possible to bookmark individual email messages of Gmail just like you would bookmark any regular web page.
Google recently introduced a new feature in Gmail that lets you easily convert an email conversation into a Word document without having to use copy-paste. You can use this facility even in Yahoo! Mail, Windows Live, Outlook or other mail programs
Google now offers you a simple way to track your task list with an always visible window right inside Gmail.