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GMAIL

Gmail, the official mailbox for Google, is the acronym for Google Mail. Gmail is a free web mail services enabling its users to send and receive messages. Gmail has been design to provide an innovative set of features for locating and tracking messages easily.

Gmail offer a free capacity of 7500 MB of storage and provide as optional, an increase in capacity of storage for a fee. Gmail attributed the best features of other web mail services in view to distinguish itself among the state of the art in this category.

Gmail Pros

  • Fast, well organized
  • Security protection for IP addresses of Gmail users.
  • IMAP and POP support free
  • Attachments up to 20 MB
  • New e-mail address automatically detected and saves to address book (Optional).
  • Compatible and accessible to mobile devices

Gmail Cons

  • Unusual interface -- tags, not folders
  • No full preview pane
  • Storage ample but not unlimited

Among its extra features, Autosave is a system enabling you to recover your composition in case of browser crash or system error. Gmail allows you to send instant live messaging with its integration to Google talk. Instead of sending mail, if your contact is online, you can opt for sending an instant message and receive fast information or switch to voice calling.

Another great efficiency of Gmail is its ability to detect spam and viruses. When a virus is detected from an attachment or in the mail, Gmail antivirus automatically cleans the virus and enables you to read the content of the mail. You can choose to switch off the virus protection according to your tasks.

Gmail does not include graphic ads on their pages, however they do place subtle ads based on the text of your emails on the right hand side of the page. Computer bots scan your messages and place ads that might be relevant to you. Google insists human eyes never see any of your messages.

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