Items tagged with location info

Time stamping is a standard feature in all email systems. With a time stamp, we know exactly when an email was sent, but we don’t know where it was sent from. Marco Bonechi, a Software Engineer with Google, loves to travel and is often asked via email, “Where are you?” This got Bonechi thinking, so he utilized his 20% time at Google to develop an experimental Gmail Labs feature that will detect your location and append the city region and country names to your signature. It looks something like this: To try the feature, sign into your Gmail account, open the Settings menu, and navigate to the Labs section. You’ll have to scroll down but eventually you should see the Location in Signature option.... Read more...