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Search operators you can use with Gmail - Gmail Help. 36 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email. Click To View Slideshow» If Gmail has become a huge part of your life, then it's time you became a power user.

36 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

These tips will get you there. Gmail has come a long way in 12 years. It's not perfect and occasionally sends ripples of outrage across its user base. But let's be honest: with Gmail you get plenty for nothing. Let's start with one thing right up front: Labs. Not every bit of power-user tech in Gmail requires special accessories. Gmail Priority Inbox Launches: Your E-mail Will Never Be the Same. Today, Google will begin rolling out Priority Inbox for Gmail, a new feature for managing massive amounts of e-mail.

Gmail Priority Inbox Launches: Your E-mail Will Never Be the Same

Your inbox will never be the same again. Priority Inbox is Google's attempt to solve the e-mail woes of Gmail power users. At its core, the feature is an algorithm; Priority Inbox uses information such as keywords, the people you e-mail the most and your e-mail habits to select the most pressing e-mails in your inbox. Those e-mails are brought to the top of your Gmail and marked as important so you deal with them first. Priority Inbox is also an adaptive algorithm. The new feature appears as a new menu item just above the "Inbox" link. The second layer of the new layout is your starred e-mails. During the many months of testing the feature internally, the search giant found that users spent 16% less time reading insignificant e-mail. We can see why. Priority Inbox, while not perfect, is a dramatic step toward solving that problem. What do you think of Priority Inbox?

Gmail's New Smart Labels Auto Categorize Purchases, Travel, and More. Create Reminders and Calendar Events from the Google Search Bar. Create Reminders and Calendar Events from the Google Search Bar. Quick Tip: Add alternate email addresses for calendar scheduling. It's safe to say most of us have multiple email addresses, whether for business, work, shopping online or just "throwaway" accounts used for website registration to comment in forums.

Quick Tip: Add alternate email addresses for calendar scheduling

Having multiple calendars, however, can be a pain. I tend to keep my work events on my Outlook calendar at the office and my personal and consulting events on my Google calendar. I discovered recently that forwarding calendar events from a separate email address to my Google account wasn't as easy as I thought. Someone scheduled a conference call with me via my personal business account (which I'll call smatteson@otheraccount.com), so I forwarded the meeting to my Gmail account to accept it.

However, I wasn't able to add it to my calendar due to the following error: Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email. Well, I didn't want to contact the organizer to ask him to update the event since I figured there had to be a technological solution. Two items worthy of mention: The Unofficial Dropbox Wiki - Tips, Tricks, and Tools to Supercharge Your Dropbox! FAROO Peer-to-peer Web Search. What is Spotlight Search? How to Google Your iPad or iPhone. Spotlight Search may be the most underused feature on the iPad.

What is Spotlight Search? How to Google Your iPad or iPhone

Instead of hunting through page after page of apps, you can use the iPad's search feature to find the app for you. And because the search results update with each letter, you may only have to tap a few letters to bring the app to the top of the screen. But Spotlight Search is about more than just launching apps. It will search your entire iPad, including your movie collection, your music, your contacts and your email. The Peer to Peer Search Engine. Evernote Brings Widget, Share Extension to iOS 8. I save everything into Evernote.

Evernote Brings Widget, Share Extension to iOS 8

While I’m almost religious about plain text and Markdown for my articles, anything else goes into Evernote: PDFs, screenshots, photos with GPS information, my shared shopping list, and any other note that has a visual component (such as formatting or hyperlinks). I started using Evernote in 2009, and it’s become an external brain where I archive everything that I need to remember but not store in my own brain. Evernote suffered in its transition to iOS devices as it couldn’t be as flexible as the Mac app: Evernote is only as good as the ways it gives you to create notes, and the iOS app couldn’t use the best one – the clipper.

This is changing today with Evernote 7.5, which adds extensions for iOS 8 to let you save anything from anywhere with just two taps. For Evernote, quick note creation has always been an issue on the iOS platform. The widget is simple, but useful. The share extension is amazing. Evernote 7.5 is available on the App Store. Evernote & LinkedIn Team Up - Scanning Business Cards.