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Back in March, we reported that Google has updated their mobile web interface for Gmail for all smartphone operating systems except Windows Phone. Windows Phone users was redirected to a old HTML based UI which was built for feature phones. Now, Google has updated their mobile UI of Gmail for feature phone devices which includes Windows Phones. People use all…

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Google was meant to stop supporting new connections to Gmail using Exchange Activesync today, but it appears new Windows Phone users will be able to continue enjoying true push email and contact and calendar sync using the efficient protocol, as Microsoft has negotiated an extension of the date. A Microsoft spokesman told the Verge: “We’ve reached an agreement with Google…

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It will probably be a cold day in hell before Google delivers a Gmail app for Windows Phone, but company EcoMerc has taken a novel approach to the issue, and has simply ported the code base of the iPhone app to Windows Phone. The app, which due to its origin looks like a combination of an iPhone and Windows Phone…

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If recipients of your email complain your carefully composed missives sent from your phone are looking like the above mess, it may be that Google is screwing you once again. It turns out Gmail will happily strip out the headers and render your email gobbledygook. As Google says: Each time you send a message, Gmail automatically selects an appropriate encoding…

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In a blog post Microsoft professed surprise at Google’s move to drop Exchange ActiveSync support, but noted that this was an excellent opportunity to move to a better service, Outlook.com. Calling POP and IMAP protocols so ancient it was invented before mobile phones, they noted that ActiveSync was only 10 years old and designed for Mobile from the start, meaning…

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Google has finally enabled Windows Phone 7 users to sync their phone with multiple Google calendars. Up till now WP7 users had to spoof the process by using an iOS device to select the calendars at m.google.com/sync since the feature had always been available on that platform. Of course this does not mean Google are now Windows Phone fans –…