Now Send Gmail Attachments Directly to Google Drive, No Downloads Required

Google has taken major steps today to ensure that what happens in the cloud stays in the cloud. If you ever downloaded an email attachment before, you’ve probably noticed how each of these files takes time to download, wastes space on your computer and can even be hard to find buried among other random files… Continue reading Now Send Gmail Attachments Directly to Google Drive, No Downloads Required

Dine Out Often With Friends? You’ll Love This New Paperless ‘Cash’ Service from Square

This is quite an exciting time in payments processing. After Paypal announced its upcoming QR code scanning technology for checking out at brick and mortar retail stores, Square has publicly launched what may be the simplest way to virtually send money to your peers, Cash. Square initially soft-launched Cash to a limited set of users… Continue reading Dine Out Often With Friends? You’ll Love This New Paperless ‘Cash’ Service from Square

Watch the Internet Happen, One Second at a Time

You’ve probably heard this before, but it doesn’t cease to amaze: 3 billion Google searches are performed each day and 204 million emails are sent per minute. Each day, 2.7 billion likes are sent on Facebook and 174 million messages are tweeted. Two new users join LinkedIn every second, 72 hours of video are uploaded… Continue reading Watch the Internet Happen, One Second at a Time

REPORT: Gmail Opens Drop 8% Since Tab Feature Introduced

Recently we’ve looked at how the proclaimed death of email was a bit premature. Even so,¬†Gmail open rates do appear to be on a steady decline. Is this a bad sign for email usage or is there something else at play? Gmail open rates have been in constant flux since 2011, according to a report… Continue reading REPORT: Gmail Opens Drop 8% Since Tab Feature Introduced

Visualize Your Personal Networks with MIT’s Immersion Tool for Gmail

Did you know you could extract simple information from your emails to visualize how you and the people in your life are interconnected? Three researchers at MIT knew, and they created an online tool to map your personal networks by analyzing metadata from your emails. The tool, called Immersion, uses only the From, To, Cc,… Continue reading Visualize Your Personal Networks with MIT’s Immersion Tool for Gmail

It’s Time to Register the Yahoo ID of Your Dreams

You know when you sign up for a new email address and all the good IDs are taken? As in, I can’t sign up for lauren@AwesomeEmailProvider.com because someone else got to the worm before I did. Whether they end up using the account or not is another story, but either way I am forced to… Continue reading It’s Time to Register the Yahoo ID of Your Dreams