Posts Tagged ‘gmail’

Google Begins to Show Your Personal Data in Search Results

Get ready for another addition to the Google search results page, and this time, it’s personal! When signed into your Google account, you may start seeing your personal information pulled from other Google products (Gmail, calendar, etc.) right within the search results. Don’t worry, this information is only visible to you. It’s not seen when […]

Browser Extensions for Emailing

There has been an influx of advertised browser extensions that enhance your email. With names such as ”Boomerang”, “WhoReadMe”, “RightInbox”, and others; these extensions are offering handy features. You are enabled capabilities such as knowing when your email has been read, delaying when emails are sent, or setting reminders. Forbes Tech recently said a bit […]

Spam is dead! Well, at least for Google Mail users

Last week, Google announced some astounding statistics about the success rate of their spam filtering technology in Google Mail.  Google says that less than 0.1% of email in the average user’s Gmail inbox is spam, and the rate for legitimate email ending up in the spam folder is even lower at less than %0.05. Despite these superb […]

Lync, XMPP and Google Apps Domain Talk Service Validation Errors

In my original XMPP post, I discussed how to troubleshoot TLS errors relating to Lync and the Microsoft OCS 2007 R2 XMPP gateway. If you believe you’re having TLS related issues, please refer to my previous post. This blog will focus on Lync troubleshooting techniques and Google XMPP responses when establishing federation between the two […]

Why We’re only in the Early Days of Social Search

Mashable’s Samantha Murphy has an interesting article on “Why We’re in the Early Days of Social Search“.  She correctly notes that we haven’t seen anything yet from social search. While I personally use Google about 90% of the time.  I find that I hit twitter about 5% of the time for very specific searches that […]

Why We're only in the Early Days of Social Search

Mashable’s Samantha Murphy has an interesting article on “Why We’re in the Early Days of Social Search“.  She correctly notes that we haven’t seen anything yet from social search. While I personally use Google about 90% of the time.  I find that I hit twitter about 5% of the time for very specific searches that […]

Tips for Making Gmail for Business Easier to Use

We’ve been running Google Apps for Business, including Gmail for Business, for about a year now. Some people took to running Gmail for their email right away, whereas others continued to use Outlook (and still do). Personally, I love Gmail and use it for both my personal and business email. But there are plenty of […]

OCS R2 XMPP Gateway Deployment for Gmail

The purpose of this article is to serve as a lessons-learned addendum to the current primary resource for configuring OCS and GMail federation: the Communication Server team’s official blog post on the subject. Following the detailed steps in that article should get you to a working end-state, but if a specific deployment differs from the […]