Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Technology News

 

Gmail Change Now Displays All Images By Default

No more extra clicks!

Dec 13 2013, 10:25am CST | by

6 Updates
Gmail Change Now Displays All Images By Default
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Recommend Your Tweet as Top Tweet:

Full Story

Gmail Change Now Displays All Images By Default

As a heavy user of Gmail, one of the things that has always bothered me is that I have to click a link to see any images that are included in an email. If you rarely get image laden emails from people you trust, having to click a link to see images isn't that big a deal. In my line of work with thousands of emails coming in each day with images of products that I need to see, it meant I clicked a lot of links just to see pictures.

If you loathe that extra click Gmail required to see pics as much as me, you will be glad to hear that Gmail has made a change . All images are now shown by default. The way Gmail does this is by receiving the images on its own proxy servers rather than showing them off other servicers. That allows the images to load by default without you having to worry about viruses and other nefarious software tagging along.

In use, I don’t see any time difference between the emails loading with images blocked and loading the images along with them. Google wrote on the Gmail blog, "Your messages are more safe and secure, your images are checked for known viruses or malware."

The new feature wasn’t available for me early this morning, but was live at the time of writing. The default images are available on desktops now by users of mobile apps will need to wait until next year.

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update

Update: 6

Google brings out the big guns -- unlimited storage for $10 per month and Office editing

Source: BetaNews

Microsoft's Paul Nicholas Visits Slovakia
At I/O 2014 Google announced that more cloud storage will be made available to space hungry users. Google Drive for Work has a price tag of $10 per month and includes not just more cloud storage, but unlimited cloud storage. Well, there is one limitation; individual files cannot exceed 5TB, but this is, for all intents and purposes, a deal that is unlimited by most people's understanding of the word. As the name suggests, this is a product that is aimed at businesses, b ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 25 2014, 2:25pm CDT
 


Advertisement


Update: 5

Google Glass Explorer program kicks off in the UK!

Source: Fifth Gear

Edward Snowden Speaks To The Guardian
Wearable fans, your time has arrived: Google has just announced that, finally, its Glass Explorer program is officially kicking off in the UK! That means you’ll be able to get your hands on a prototype version of the futuristic Google Glass wearable, all before it officially launches to the rest of the public. Is it about time Glass hit over here? Read on for all the details! Google’s just revealed that its Glass Explorer programme is headed ...
Source: Fifth Gear   Full article at: Fifth Gear Jun 23 2014, 11:00am CDT
 

More From the Web

Update: 4

China Escalating Attack on Google

Source: NDTV

The Chinese authorities have blocked global versions of the company's search engines, and Gmail, Calendar and Translate hav ...
Source: NDTV   Full article at: NDTV Jun 3 2014, 1:24am CDT
 

Update: 2

Google services blocked by China as Tiananmen anniversary nears

Source: San Jose Business Journal

Allen And Company Annual Meeting Draws Top Business Leaders To Sun Valley, Idaho
China has disrupted Google Inc. services across the country as the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown draws near, Reuters reported. Though the country has not confirmed it is blocking the Mountain View-based company's search engine or its other services like Gmail, advocacy group and censorship watchdog GreatFire.org wrote in a blog post that China has targeted Google's services and made them inaccessible s ...
Source: San Jose Business Journal   Full article at: San Jose Business Journal Jun 2 2014, 1:11pm CDT
 

Update: 1

China’s Battle Against Google Heats Up

Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day

The Chinese authorities have blocked global versions of the company’s search engines, and Gmail, Calendar and Translate ...
Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day   Full article at: NewYorkTimes-Business Day Jun 2 2014, 11:17am CDT
 

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Leading our review center, Shane McGlaun (Google) knows technology inside out. His extensive experience in testing computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo&#039;s take on the Apple iWatch
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's take on the Apple iWatch
Apple’s sapphire-covered ‘iWatch’ to enter mass production in November
 
 
Nokia Lumia 930 now available in the US for $699.99
Nokia Lumia 930 now available in the US for $699.99
The first third party retailer to sell the phone in the US is Expansys
 
 
iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Display Gets Run Over By A Car
iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Display Gets Run Over By A Car
After sailing through 'key and knife' and 'hammer and nail' test, the front of the iPhone 6 finally gave way to the weight of the car
 
 
Axelle Despiegelaere Model Contract Terminated
Axelle Despiegelaere Model Contract Terminated
The cute Belgian Soccer fan that scored a modeling contract after her photo went viral. Now the contract has been terminated - likely because of the Safari hunting photo. Her Facebook page is also gone.