2 Updates on Gmail – Insert Calendar Invitation, Drag and Drop Attachments

Yesterday, Google introduced two new updates for Gmail users. One is integrating Gmail and Calendar, making it easier to create Calendar events from within Gmail. Another one is drag and drop attachments when you compose a message on Gmail.

First one, Integration of Calender with your Gmail account. If you want to invite your friends for some party’s or some event, you don’t need to switch between Gmail and Calendar in order to check their availability and send an email invitation.

Now, when you compose an email message, there’s now an “Insert: Invitation” link right under the subject line. Just click on it and a pop window will display your availability as well as that of the people you’re emailing provided you have permission to see their calendars.

The second one, This feature is awesome because it saves more time. Hereafter you don’t need to click on attach files link everytime. Just drag and drop the file from your PC to the compose message window. It will automatically attach the files to your message.

For now, you can drag and drop attachments in Chrome and Firefox 3.6 only. For other browsers, Google will enable as soon as they support this feature.

If you’re gmail account doesn’t have this update, please wait for few days.

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