Posts tagged gmail Experiment (Part 2)


So it has been a few months and I actually stuck with up until recently switching back to Gmail. is a great platform, it just lacks a few minor features that I couldn’t get over. There were a few things I did find I missed from Outlook when switching back to to Gmail though also.

For starters, I still use my Outlook account for all my Microsoft services. I found there to be several bugs with switching your email alias to a different one if you already have a Windows Phone device registered to your Outlook email. Not a huge deal, I just forward my Outlook emails to my Gmail again now.

Now for the main differences that made me switch back… (more…)

Remove Ads from Gmail


After trying my experiment with using for several months and loving the clean interface, I wanted to at least try to get as close to that as possible in my Gmail account. Turns out, it is fairly simple to remove all the ads from your Gmail account and make the interface substantially cleaner.

There is two easy ways to remove most or all ads from Gmail that make it much cleaner and closer to how clean is. The first step is to get rid of the pesky ads above your emails… (more…) Experiment


So I have been a long time user of Gmail and many other Google services and recently when the new service was announced I decided to register an email address that way I could claim one before all good variations of my name were taken. With a name like John Jones it doesn’t take too long. Sadly after I did get a rather short email address I never decided to use it for email, rather I just tied my Xbox Live, Zune, and other Microsoft services to it. Well now I have decided to give it a try and rather than just start with a few emails here and there from this account I dove in head first. I moved everything from my Gmail over and now will use as my main email service for the next few days or until I decide whether I’m switching for good or going back to Gmail.


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