Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 9:45 am
In my case G-mail is working properly with other web browsers as IE and Firefox than Google Chrome. When sign in to G-mail with Chrome left menu bars, inbox messages or chat boxes doesn’t load. It loads only a blank page.
This problem affects many users, but in several situations only blank is Inbox and menu in the left isn’t affect, according to me all is blank. Product forums of Google have some threads about this problem, but there is no example thread of practicable solution for the problem.
Methods to fix G-mail Blank Inbox
The solution may differ depends on the version of Chrome you have and the installed extensions.
I am accessing Developer Mode of Chrome that is perhaps causing the blank G-mail inbox to arise. When I disabled Developer Mode all is well, just load G-mail again and there is no requirement to close the browser. If you’re not accessing developer mode of Chrome, attempt to disable every extensions and check if it’s working. If it is working then try to recognize the extension affecting G-mail to load blank inbox by enabling each extension one by one.
For several users it worked by updating or disabling the extension AdBlock (forum thread). For updates visit “AdBlock Plus Options -> Filters -> Update all subscriptions”, for lot of users this has performed.
For several users clearing cache and cookies performed, attempt this firstly it may also perform for you. Clear cache and cookies and re-sign in to G-mail to check if the problem solved.
Let inform me if you have solved the problem with any of above ways or if you’re applying several other solutions.
Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 10:58 am
Sometimes Google confused us by making a senseless decision. Just today the Google decided to rolled out their most recent twist in the Android Market. However it is not called Android Market now. Google has decided to re-brand the whole thing instead of just redesigning it.
They have sound reasons for that. Google wants to give a better look to their apps as The Play is something more than just Apps. This is a new way of playing the games. This is a good planning but sometimes old name gives you more results.
It seems that Google has a problem with changes at times. Mostly Google decide the change suddenly. So we can say Google has a philosophy while launching anything new and that is “launch early and launch often” Maybe Google mostly decide the worth of the product after its release. Often that strategy works for Google but I feel this time they are little late. Chris has just noticed today that besides new name, The Google Play is also using a whole new icon. They have placed a colorful play button. You will see that updated version within few days if you haven’t seen so far.
This type of re-branding is now affecting some of the other Google apps. Now the Google Music will be known as Google Play Music and, similarly the Google Movies are now Google Play Movies. That is not all actually as Google Books are now known as Google Play Books.
Most of this effort made by Google is taking place at Android Market website which In my view is definitely lacking the good and effective design. Instead of re-branding the whole product only remodeling would be enough by giving it new look. As we all know the Apps are the main feature of Android market, but now on they will share the same space with books, movies, and music. In past all other contents are not as much visible on the tabs which means low conversion rates.
This new branding of the Google product also makes them free from the stigma that the content is only for Android. Now it is called Google Play instead of Android Market. This is also significant development that this service is now not only limited for mobile devices. The only thing which I want to mention is it should be better if it called Google Market instead of Google Play.
The new name of Google Play has its own limitations as the word play used with some conditions. Instead of that it would be better if Google use a term which is diversifying to describe many different services. The name Google Play is lacking the seriousness. It does not giving the feeling that here you can download verity of useful application. It gives more like game feelings.
Google has product problem since long and they have to understand that for long term growth that must be sustainable also they have to analyze things in detail and see the future correctly. They launched Android Market more than three years before and it becomes as popular as Apple. If the Google brains thinks that Android Market is not a good product they have not launch it or at least do not keep it for such long period.
The users are not fools and they know how to fix their media. I think they have made the mistake in 2008 when they launched Android Market as they failed to foreseen the future. They do not have any idea that Android Market will be the place to sale apps. The word market is used for retail store place where the word play is only used for something silly or we can say not a professional word to use.
Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 4:55 pm
Filters very useful if you are in trouble to handle tons of mails you receive daily. It’s a really mess when mixed up important mails with other useless e mails. Filters lets you sort out and separate important e mails you receive from specific sender or including specific texts at the very first moment they get in to your inbox. Then there is no worry for annoying select emails one by one and manually put them in to folders.
Selection options on filters of gmail as follows
01. According to sender e mail address or sender name
02. Select according to specific subject
03. Select e mails including a specific word or words
04. Select mails not including given word or words
05. Select mails which has attachments
Once you have clear criteria to which mails to select, Following actions could assign on selection.
01. Skip the inbox (Those mails will not be display in your inbox)
02. Mark as read (mails will no longer displayed as new. Automatically will be marked as read)
03. Star it
04. Apply a given label to make them easy to identify
05. Forward them to given email address
07. Protect by sending to spam box (never send to spam)
08. Mark as important
09. Never mark as important
You can easily create filters on your Gmail account within few steps as following
01. Click on the down arrow at right corner on your search box. search criteria will appear in a drop down window.
02. Enter your search criteria and click the search button if you want to verify whether the results are correct.
03. Click Create filter with this search at the bottom of the search window.
04. Choose the action you want the filter to take.
05. Click the Create filter button.