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Google Launches Offline Versions of Gmail, Calendar & Docs

Yesterday, Google has rolled out an interesting but useful update that they are launched the new app for its users which is being called offline version of Gmail, Calender & Docs. The main purpose behind this is that they have introduced the mo. of ways to use google apps on variety of devices like mobile phones, tablets but it’s inevitable that you’ll occasionally find yourself in situations when you don’t have an Internet connection, like planes, trains and carpools. so, Google launched this interesting app called Gmail offline. Separate from Gmail itself, the new app is designed for accessing, managing and sending email while you’re disconnected from the web.

Here is the official announcement made by google:

Gmail Offline is a Chrome Web Store app that’s intended for situations when you need to read, respond to, organize and archive email without an internet connection. This HTML5-powered app is based on the Gmail web app for tablets, which was built to function with or without web access. After you install the Gmail Offline app from the Chrome Web Store, you can continue using Gmail when you lose your connection by clicking the Gmail Offline icon on Chrome’s “new tab” page.

Google Calendar and Google Docs let you seamlessly transition between on and offline modes. When you’re offline in Google Calendar, you can view events from your calendars and RSVP to appointments. With Google Docs you can view documents and spreadsheets when you don’t have a connection. Offline editing isn’t ready yet, but we know it’s important to many of you, and we’re working hard to make it a reality. To get started using Google Calendar or Google Docs offline, just click the gear icon at the top right corner of the web app and select the option for offline access.

The apps are only available to Google Chrome web browser at the moment. If want to try this amazing feature for accessing Calender or Docs offline you first need to install Google Chrome Web Browse. Do share your thoughts with us via comments that have you tried this new offline feature or not.

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