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Access Google Inbox From Any Browser With A User Agent Switch

Google’s new Inbox service is great, but it only works on Android, iOS and Chrome. If none of those are your preferred method for accessing your email, The Zinx shows you how to change your browser’s user agent to access Inbox anywhere.


Get Google's New Material Design Apps, Even If You Don't Have Lollipop

Android: If you thought you had to wait for Lollipop to roll out before you got your hands on Google’s new material design releases, you thought wrong. While they might not be available in the Google Play Store just yet, you can download the Maps, Calendar, and Gmail 5.0 APKs now.


Compose Gmail Message Lets You Send Email Without Seeing Your Inbox

Mac: Everyone knows what it’s like to open Gmail to send an email, and before you get know it, you’ve spent a half-hour on a dozen unread messages. Worse, you’ve forgotten to send the one you originally meant to. This Automator script helps you stay focused.


How Inbox By Gmail Works, And How To Use It Productively

Last week, Google released a brand new email manager called Inbox. If you’re new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, here’s what we’ve found after a week of using it.


Have A Friend Give You Access To Inbox By Gmail, No Invite Required

Gmail’s new Inbox app is pretty awesome, but it’s still invite-only. If you have a friend that’s using Inbox, you can get access on your own device with their help — even if they don’t have any invites to give out.


Inbox Is A Google Tool For Conquering Your Email Clutter

Web/Android/iOS: Gmail has plenty of tools for categorising and managing your email, but that doesn’t mean Gmail users feel free of email anxiety. Inbox is a new tool from Google which provides a different way of managing your mail.


Sortd Transforms Your Gmail Interface Into Organised Lists

Chrome: Email can seem like an untamable beast. Sortd is a Chrome extension that turns your Gmail interface into a set of simple, organised lists.


New Gmail Accounts No Longer Require Google+ Profiles

Previously, Google required everyone to make a Google+ profile in order to get a new Gmail account. This made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. Now, that requirement has been lifted. Sort of.


Ask LH: How Can I Score A Free Email Alias For Gmail?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m trying to figure out how to get a free email alias that I can automatically forward to my personal Gmail. I love Gmail and its integration with other Google services, but for business purposes my Gmail handle is a little unprofessional.


How To Turn Gmail Into Your Central Productivity Hub

Gmail is so much more than an email service. It can serve as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders and your list maker. For the last few months, I’ve weaned off using to-do list managers, note-taking applications and other services normally associated with productivity. Instead, I’ve relied on my Gmail tab as a single productivity hub. Here’s how I’m making it work.