Monday, May 21, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Huawei's MateBook X Pro Laptop Available in the U.S. For $1,200
Acer to Roll Out Alexa Across its PC Portfolio
Nvidia Releases the 3GB GeForce GTX 1050 to Attract More PC Gamers
LG Q7 Smartphone Comes With New Cameras, AI, Hi-Fi Audio, IP68 Rating and Fingerprint Sensor
Qualcomm and Facebook to Bring Terragraph Gigabit Wireless Connectivity Over 60GHz to Urban Areas
Zuckerberg Hearing's in the EU Parliament to Be Live Streamed
Galaxy Note 9 to Feature Updated Bixby 2.0: Samsung
Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Company Semantic Machines
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Gmail G...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Gmail Goes Offline


Web-based email is great because you can check it from any computer, but there's one little catch: it's inherently limited by your internet connection. Google is starting to roll out an experimental feature in Gmail Labs: offline Gmail.

So even if you're offline, you can open your web browser, go to gmail.com, and get to your mail just like you're used to.

Once you turn on this feature, Gmail uses Gears to download a local cache of your mail. As long as you're connected to the network, that cache is synchronized with Gmail's servers. When you lose your connection, Gmail automatically switches to offline mode, and uses the data stored on your computer's hard drive instead of the information sent across the network. You can read messages, star and label them, and do all of the things you're used to doing while reading your webmail online. Any messages you send while offline will be placed in your outbox and automatically sent the next time Gmail detects a connection. And if you're on an unreliable or slow connection (like when you're "borrowing" your neighbor's wireless), you can choose to use "flaky connection mode," which is somewhere in between: it uses the local cache as if you were disconnected, but still synchronizes your mail with the server in the background.

Offline Gmail is still an early experimental feature and Google has made it available in Gmail Labs for those of you who want to test it out.

The offline Gmail will be available to everyone who uses Gmail in US or UK English over the next couple of days.


Previous
Next
Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions Partners With RPC To Promote Products in Retail        All News        Short-lived Stealthy Attacks Are The New Web Threats
Comcast Launches Disney Family Movies Subscription On Demand Service     General Computing News      Short-lived Stealthy Attacks Are The New Web Threats

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Stops Shopping Ads on Google: report
Google Outlines How it Manages User Data Ahead of GDPR
Google Lens Coming to Camera Apps, Maps Become More Personal
Google Adds One-tap, Suggested Options to Google Photos
Updated Google News is Powered by AI
Google Assistant Gets Smarter and More Natural
Google Gives Publishers Controls Ahead of GDPR
Google to Highlight Android P, AI, AR/VR at Google I/O 2018
Google Assistant Now Works With All Major Home Appliances
Google Invests in Startups to Improve Google Assistant
Updated GMail Brings Security and Intelligent Features
Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Ad Sales and Costs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .