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Google Goes Nasty With Gmail Inbox Advertisements, Microsoft Taunts With New Scroogle And We Tell You How To Get Rid of Them

The new Gmail Tabbed interface introduced a few months ago turned out to be the part of a bigger advertisement revenue earning strategy by Google, the new design is now spawning targeted ads right into your inbox disguised as genuine emails. Whether this is SPAM (which is basically unsolicited emails) or not, nobody is liking the new move from Google. Microsoft took no time to make another video in their Scroogled by Google campaign which can be watched after the "Read more" link below with a working tip to get rid of these invasive inbox advertisements.

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Gmail's Introduces New Tabbed Interface - Here is how to get it now....

Gmail's labels/Tags is no less than a life-saver when it comes to efficient email management, this nifty feature has now been taken to the next level with introduction of the new inbox interface which organizes email into five optional tabs: primary, social, promotions, updates and forums. These categories make it easy to read messages of the same type all at once, and keep track of your mail more efficiently.

The new interface is highly customizable with ability to choose which tabs a user wants, supporting full drag-n-drop functionality between tabs. The new tabbed interface is also available on mobile devices when using the official native Gmail apps on Android and iOS platforms. Do watch the video shared below with instructions on how to activate and deactivate this new interface now.

Gmail Tabbed Interface

Popular iOS and MAC email client "Sparrow" now belongs to Google

Elegant, lightweight and fast email client "Sparrow" for Apple Mac OS X and iOS platform got acquired by Google, Sparrow is a popular utility which uses a simplified user interface and is tightly integrated with Google and other IMAP email accounts. The simple to use email client features drag-and-drop attachments, Dropbox/Box.net support for uploading attachments, Growl support, Gmail labels and keyboard shortcuts, as well as threaded replies and easy switching between accounts in desktop version.

Both the iOS and Mac versions of Sparrow offer a better usability then native email clients on respective operating systems.

Sparrow

With Google's purchase of the client utility, one can safely assume and expect "Sparrow" themed changes in Gmail in future.

How To Unlock The All New Elegant Gmail Avatar

One of the coolest feature supported by Gmail is it's support for themes, Google has now unveiled a brand new sleeker, elegant theme and here is how you can get the brand new Gmail avatar right now.

New Gmail Interface Theme

Gmail Labs Adds Unread Message Count Favicon

While Gmail Labs already featured an "unread message count in title-bar" hack, the same was not very useful while using tab-pinning in Firefox or Chrome web-browsers. Thanks to a new Gmail Labs feature we can now have the unread mail count as an favicon clearly visible when using tab-pinning feature in Firefox and Google Chrome.

Gmail unread message count tweak

Five New Official Themes Released For Gmail

Google has released five new themes for Gmail - the new themes Basic Black, Basic White, Android, Tree Tops and Marker will surely refresh your Gmail experience.

Android Theme

Pimp Gmail and Google Calender With New Google ReDesigned Firefox Extension

Better GmailGoogle Redesigned is a Mozilla Firefox extension allowing users to change the look and feel of Gmail and Google Calender, Also, known as Better Gmail and Better Gcal the extension achieves the look via custom Cascading StyleSheet(CSS) files which are loaded on the client's browser, The extension simplifies the use of these styles by providing auto-updates, easy management and notifications of changes. You can also download and use the styles individually by going to their respective pages.

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