Google Updates Inbox To Track Events, Newsletters and Saved Links

Google introduced three new features for Inbox by Gmail this week that should give users a few more reasons to think about adopting the e-mail client. Included in the update are new ways to track events, preview newsletters, and save and share links. Google is promoting the new features as ways to help users keep better track of their e-mails and keep their inboxes under control.

?EU?With these updates, Inbox helps you organize and access the information that matters most, saving time and reducing e-mail overload,?EU? Pras Sarkar, a Google software engineer, wrote on the company?EU?s blog earlier this week. Users will be able to try out the new features on either the mobile Inbox app or by installing the Inbox extension in their Chrome browser.

Getting Control of Your Inbox

One update Google is introducing is the new way Inbox will help a user keep track of Google Calendar events (pictured above). The app will now gather all the e-mails about a single event together in one location, where the user will be able to keep track of any changes in schedule or location at a glance.

The feature is somewhat similar to the way the e-mail client currently bundles information about travel details in a single spot, and it should help make it easier for people to follow the various changes to events that can occur during the back-and-forth conversations in e-mail exchanges.

The second new feature has to do with the way Inbox handles newsletter subscriptions. The e-mail client had been separating newsletters and other promotional and marketing e-mails out into a separate tab. Now, a user will also be able to click on a newsletter to see a brief preview of its contents without opening the message. Once the user has finished scanning through a newsletter, Inbox will minimize...

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Google Updates Inbox To Track Events, Newsletters and Saved Links

Google introduced three new features for Inbox by Gmail this week that should give users a few more reasons to think about adopting the e-mail client. Included in the update are new ways to track events, preview newsletters, and save and share links. Google is promoting the new features as ways to help users keep better track of their e-mails and keep their inboxes under control.

?EU?With these updates, Inbox helps you organize and access the information that matters most, saving time and reducing e-mail overload,?EU? Pras Sarkar, a Google software engineer, wrote on the company?EU?s blog earlier this week. Users will be able to try out the new features on either the mobile Inbox app or by installing the Inbox extension in their Chrome browser.

Getting Control of Your Inbox

One update Google is introducing is the new way Inbox will help a user keep track of Google Calendar events (pictured above). The app will now gather all the e-mails about a single event together in one location, where the user will be able to keep track of any changes in schedule or location at a glance.

The feature is somewhat similar to the way the e-mail client currently bundles information about travel details in a single spot, and it should help make it easier for people to follow the various changes to events that can occur during the back-and-forth conversations in e-mail exchanges.

The second new feature has to do with the way Inbox handles newsletter subscriptions. The e-mail client had been separating newsletters and other promotional and marketing e-mails out into a separate tab. Now, a user will also be able to click on a newsletter to see a brief preview of its contents without opening the message. Once the user has finished scanning through a newsletter, Inbox will minimize...

Comments are closed.