Ubergizmo: Google Is Killing Off Its ‘Reply’ App

Ubergizmo: Google Is Killing Off Its ‘Reply’ App. “One of the features that we’ve been seeing Google do with its services is introduce ways to quickly reply to messages. It was initially introduced in Gmail where based on the content of the message, users could choose from various ‘smart’ replies for something simple. Google then decided to try applying it system wide with the launch of its Reply app.”

Axios: Google is still letting apps scan, share data from Gmail accounts

Axios: Google is still letting apps scan, share data from Gmail accounts. “In a letter received by lawmakers in July and obtained by Axios, Google said it has continued allowing apps to collect and share data from Gmail accounts even though lawmakers have raised questions about privacy and possible abuse of user data, reports the WSJ.”

ZDNet: Gmail now lets you send self-destructing ‘confidential mode’ emails from your phone

ZDNet: Gmail now lets you send self-destructing ‘confidential mode’ emails from your phone. “Google has rolled out its ‘confidential mode’ for setting a self-destruct date on email to mobile devices. Confidential mode came with the search company’s big redesign of Gmail announced earlier this year and became the default for consumer Gmail users in July, while G Suite business customers still have a few months to make the switch.”

MakeUseOf: Fix Common Gmail Annoyances With These 5 Free Chrome Extensions and Apps

MakeUseOf: Fix Common Gmail Annoyances With These 5 Free Chrome Extensions and Apps. “Gmail is the most popular email service in the world, but it’s not without its flaws. Even with the new changes in Gmail, Google hasn’t fixed several common annoyances and mistakes. A few fans of Gmail have tried to fill that void. Most of them are Chrome extensions, but one of them works with Gmail on Chrome or Android. All these tools assume that you know the basics of using Gmail, and are looking for something more.”

Digital Inspiration: Email Studio adds Mail Merge and Email Scheduler Directly in Gmail

More goodness from Amit Agarwal at Digital Inspiration: Email Studio adds Mail Merge and Email Scheduler Directly in Gmail. “Introducing Email Studio, our new open-source Gmail add-on that brings powerful capabilities like mail merge, email scheduler, copier and more to your Gmail mailbox. Unlike other solutions, Email Studio works directly in Gmail and you can even use it inside the Gmail App on your Android phone (with support for iPhone coming soon).”