All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 23-10-2008, 08:10 PM
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GMail for Mobile hits v2.0!

GMail's Java-based client seemed to have been stuck at v1 for decades - it's just had the big 2.0 upgrade. It's still Java and larger (at 500K), but it's faster and, it's claimed, more reliable, especially when working for short periods offline. There's also now support for multiple GMail accounts and sending email in the background. To download version 2.0, go to m.google.com/mail in your phone browser.

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Old 23-10-2008, 08:27 PM
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Big Heads Up For Google Apps. / GAFYD Users...


This new version of "Gmail" is now an "All Flavours" version.

That is to say, this new product, version 2.0, now ALSO works for Google Apps users.

There is now no standalone separate "Mail for Google" java product, for GAFYD users.

This new "Gmail for Mobile" works for all types of Gmail users now.

Cool. Hope this info is useful!
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Old 23-10-2008, 09:00 PM
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yuck, what a horrible resolution for the icon in the apps folder and on my standby screen. looks like it was about 10x10 pixels blown up to full size.

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Jerkier scrolling and still no certificate for disabling the use data question. Meh

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The icon does get blow up on S60 3.2 and above phones. This is because the phone automatically scales Java icons up in size. The new icon is worse than the old one more generally too I think.
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The icon does get blow up on S60 3.2 and above phones. This is because the phone automatically scales Java icons up in size. The new icon is worse than the old one more generally too I think.
Wow, that icon with such low resolution really sucks.
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looks like this version of Gmail works with the E90 running the latest firmware 300.34.84

thank god for that! was beginning to rue the day i installed it!

thanks Google

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GMail v2.0(6) Sadly does not work on my Samsung G810.

I get a message about running for the first time, then it stops with the initial progress bar less than half way and red text "This program requires a working data connection. Please check your signal strength and connection settings and then restart the application." This is particularly odd because I haven't even been asked to select a connection to use at this point.

(I've tried both restarting the GMail app and rebooting the phone, to no effect.)

This even worse than GMail v1 on my G810 - which would connect once after installing , but never again. The only remedy was to reinstall the software.


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this is getting confusing, we have the default mail application, beta email client (email.google.com) and now this java version, which should we use?

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wow!!

This is so cool a news..I use profimail but i will have this as my back up!!!!!!!!
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Thanks for the update. I was really missing this app ever since it started giving that CanvasException (now it is working well on the E90).

They seem to have removed the predictive text option for the page where one enters the username and password. Not such a big problem, since you are always signed in by default (not optional anymore).

But why did they have to change the delete shortcut key from 7 to #.
7 was kinda....esoteric...but at least people were used to it by now.

It definitely seems to be faster overall. Although I now I don't see an option for prefetching mail bodies - seem like one has to open the mail before the body is fetched.

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are you sure the file is at 500kb??? what i get is half o that, more or less...

http://m.google.com/app/v2.0.6/L1/gmail-g.jar

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Old 24-10-2008, 11:07 AM
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Hmm. Im still able to use the 7 key for delete and the # doesnt seem to do anything.
Also, my file size is only 256kb not 500 as posted.

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Looks like the frequency of the automatic refresh of the inbox is 30 minutes... And still no way to attach files to send.

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The SIS file is 250k, this then expands on installation to 500K, I think.
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