New Features in Gmail



Gmail has been releasing new features for the past couple of months.  Among those, I would like to introduce 2 security related features and 1 communication feature to you.
  1. Enabling the HTTPS setting
    Plain easy text - everyone should enable this option.  Enable this option will encrypt (make third party unable to read your email) your email before it is sent to Google's server.
    To enable this, 
    1. Go to Setting in Gmail
    2. Set "Browser connection" to "Always use https"
    3. Click "Save Changes"
    4. Reload your Gmail



  2. Sign out your Gmail account remotely
    If you look at the bottom of your Gmail page, you will see a sentence like this.



    It is telling you that you (or someone else) is logging into your Gmail account at 228.58.8.6 (It's an IP address).   If you see this, you could click on "Details" and sign out all other session.

  3. Gmail video Chat
    Gmail introduced Gmail video Chat last week.  You just need to go to http://gmail.com/videochat, download a plug-in and restart your browser. 


    Once you install the plugin, to start a video chat, just click on the "Video & more" menu at the bottom of your Gmail chat window, and choose "Start video chat."
    Of course, you will need a mic., speaker and a webcam to make video chat. 
    See the following video for more information.


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