The Digest: Gmail blocked in China… and 5 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Google’s Gmail blocked in China | The Guardian "Google’s Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world’s biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the country’s 'great firewall' was to blame. Large numbers of Gmail web addresses were cut off in China on Friday, according to GreatFire.org, a…

5 million Gmail passwords hacked: should you be worried?

The hackers are having a busy month, No sooner has the dust settled on the mass theft of nude celebrity photos, the news comes that there has been a major Gmail breach. According to the IBTimes, around five million Google account credentials have been leaked online by hackers, with around 60 per cent of the…

Gmail makes it easier to unsubscribe

Google has unveiled a new Gmail feature that is sure to have many marketers tearing their hair out. Gmail will now move the Unsubscribe link in certain emails to the top, beside the sender’s email address. The new feature is a real boon for those Gmail users who are are looking to reduce the number…

Google Gmail scan helps to catch child sex offender

It's a well known fact that if you have a Gmail account, then Google scans all of your email messages. So why would anyone be foolish enough to use a Gmail account to send images and videos that he really didn't want anyone else but the intended recipient seeing? The Guardian reports that a tip-off…

Drastic Gmail redesign leaked

Back in the start of April, new features for Google's mobile Gmail client came to light, and they are reportedly set to come to the web version too. According to Geek.com, Google has been testing the new features with the…

VIDEO: Gmail for Android gets set for new features update

Google are preparing for a significant new update to their Gmail for Android app, bringing swipe to delete and archive controls, as well as pinch-to-zoom gestures to their mobile email application. Revealed by Android fan site Androidpolice.com, the site has…