Posts Tagged ‘gmail’

The Future Of SSL

Google announced the other day that it will now enable HTTPS by default on Gmail. Previously a user had to either manually type in HTTPS or change a setting to default to it, something most people likely never bothered to do. Google says it’s not related but it seems oddly coincidental that this chance coincides […]

Google Mail Fail

Found an interesting header when doing some tests with mail filtering: Received: from ([]) by with ESMTP id k29si2692710qba.7.2008.; Sat, 06 Sep 2008 14:48:06 -0700 (PDT) Received-SPF: softfail ( domain of transitioning does not designate as permitted sender) client-ip=; Authentication-Results:; spf=softfail ( domain of transitioning does not designate […]

Gmail’s Remote Signout And Logging

Google has recently upped their profile in regards to security and privacy. Last week Google made the subtle change of adding a privacy link to the homepage. This is common on most sites, but avoided by Google because they are very strict about cluttering their homepage. Privacy groups have wanted this for years, so this […]

Gmail Contact Sync

Google released the API for contacts. How long before someone comes up with a Thunderbird plugin to sync up with it? Any takers? I’d love to know why they decided the API route, rather than use LDAP. It can be secured using TLS, and require a bind DN and bind password. If they did it […]

Gmail Theater

Cool video by Google on why to use Gmail. Intentionally very cheesy. Gotta love it. [Hat Tip: Justin Uberti]

Gmail invites

I’ve got Gmail invites still. Priority goes to Mozilla community members. If I’ve seen your name around, you’ve got a higher chance. So post a comment here with your name and email address (no anti-spam garbage, or I’m skipping it, the blog will do some minor obscuring). Even higher priority goes for those who join […]

Miss America’s answer could win a Gmail account

In the spirit of America’s favorite beauty pageant: If I had a million dollars, I would ________________ Best 2 answers get a Gmail Account. Leave a comment with your real name/email to win.

Make me laugh for a Gmail account

Ok, well I have a few Gmail accounts to give away, but I want to have fun. So here’s your mission: Make me laugh Rules (must read before attempting this contest) I decide. Simple as that, 100% up to me. That’s the way it goes. USE THE COMMENTS FORM… unless… If your going to say […]

Gmail Reply

I asked about getting SMIME support. Here’s the reply I got: Hello, Thank you for your suggestion regarding SMIME support — we are forwarding it to the appropriate team for review. We certainly appreciate hearing from Gmail users and encourage you to continue to let us know how we can improve the Gmail experience. You […]

Gmail Invite

I’ve got a Gmail invite (or two) to give away! Well, the first person (or two if I do end up with a second to give away) who can solve the following question, will get a Gmail Account. I’ve asked this question to a few people before, if your one of those (I do know […]