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  • Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge

    Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Hard not to talk about Uber, given the clash between hubris and transformational momentum. The Gang swims in a sea of messaging apps, Facebook passport control, Google InBox immigration. Newspaper taxis appear on the shore, waiting to take you away. Climb in the back,with your head in the Cloud… Read More

  • Why Did Google Decide To Split Inbox From Gmail?

    Why Did Google Decide To Split Inbox From Gmail?

    A couple of years ago, right around the time Google’s Gmail team decided to start working on a standalone email app, the recently announced Inbox, a major redesign of Gmail was launched. As is the case with all Google products it was first released internally as “dogfood” to let Googlers themselves digest all the new features, or as was the case with this particular redesign… Read More

  • A Quick Look At Google Inbox

    A few weeks ago I managed to get my hands on Google’s new app, Inbox. So far I love it, but it is not quite ready to be my go-to email app for a few reasons. But first, let’s start off with the good. The UI is faster and smoother than the standard Gmail app. It is also more one hand friendly, a feature that will be needed if you are rocking the Nexus 6 monstrosity. Read More

  • Google Guarantees Inbox Invite By 5 PM PT If You Ask During Today’s ‘Happy Hour’

    Google Guarantees Inbox Invite By 5 PM PT If You Ask During Today’s ‘Happy Hour’

    Google is expanding its Inbox invite program, having issued another collection of invites to existing members already today, with a new ‘Happy Hour’ taking place between 3 p.m. PT and 4 p.m. PT today. If users email them at inbox@google.com asking for an invite during that window, they’ll get access guaranteed by 5 p.m. PT today. Want an invite TODAY? #InboxHappyHour 3-4pm PT. Read More

  • Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    On a scale from one to ten, how desperate are you to try out Google’s new Inbox app? Would you pay for it? eBay user bpatel90, who has listed the invite on the online auction platform, will sell you an invite right now for around $50. Google’s Inbox is a newly announced mobile app that is meant to totally replace the way you used to deal with your email. It was released as a… Read More

  • Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

    Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

    Google’s Inbox email app is now available, and we have access to the limited release, which is being distributed via Google’s tried-and-true invite system. While many will have to wait to check it out for themselves, our first impressions might help you decided whether you want to even try chasing down an invite. First, this is a good-looking app that benefits from Google’s… Read More

  • Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail

    Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail

    Google has introduced a new email app, from the same team that builds Gmail, but intended as something completely different from Gmail. Inbox is the app, and it looks like it might owe some inspiration to Mailbox, and to Google Now. The new Inbox app is available to a limited user group only, and will be expanding its user pool via an invite system similar to the one that Google used for Gmail. Read More

  • Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

    Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

    Inbox, the email startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums offering modern APIs that allow developers to build new applications on top of email’s aging underpinnings, is today taking steps to make it even easier for developers to get started with the launch of open source email apps. The company is also announcing the pricing for its hosted version of the Inbox API for the first time… Read More

  • MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform

    MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform

    Founded by Dropbox and MIT alums, a new startup called Inbox is launching out of stealth today, hoping to power the next generation of email applications. Similar to the newly launched Gmail API, Inbox offers a more modern way to build apps that access end users’ inboxes. But instead of being limited to Gmail, it also works with Yahoo, Microsoft Exchange and others, the company says. Read More

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