Gmail for any length of time you likely remember the options about displaying images. At present Gmail on the desktop lists the option as "display images below" and on a mobile device you see "show pictures." But regardless of platform, the need to tap that link will soon be going away. This change will first be arriving on the desktop, and then later on Android devices.
Android Police who have offered a bit on how it all works.
Gmail app update has arrived in the Play Store this afternoon. This update brings the Gmail app to version 4.7, but perhaps more important is the bit about the update adding a few new features. The Gmail app gains support for vacation responders, printing and also saw some additional support in terms of attachments.
Gmail and Calendar. In fact, they have announced the same feature for both services -- the ability to download your data. This option could be good if you are thinking of changing to a new service, however it should also be nice for those who simply want to keep a backup.
Android Police, the newest version of the Play Store will feature slide-out navigation, rather than the top-right menu housing everything. Much like we see with other Google apps, the Play Store will house navigation from the left, and settings in the top right three-dot menu.
we mentioned it could be to allow for advertisements to make an appearance. Quickly dismissed as they are, mobile GMail advertisements make a lot of sense for a company who relies heavily on them for their massive revenue stream.
rolled out a bevy of updates to its Android apps, most likely in preparation for the arrival of Android 4.4 KitKat. One update in particular was apparently more than what it seemed . The Gmail app might soon be getting a probably controversial feature in the form of advertisements.
Google has been extremely busy updating nearly every major app of theirs for Android. This afternoon we reported on Google Hangouts, an improved card UI-style Gmail, and more, and now we've learned they have just pushed out updates for YouTube and Google Search. I don't know about you guys, but it sounds like they're getting everything ready for an announcement.
Google has just confirmed this afternoon that they'll be issuing an update to Gmail starting today which should seriously improve the user interface. Cards everywhere seems to be their new design direction, as we're getting the same Card-based UI that was first introduced with Google Now, and eventually arrived for other Google apps.