Posts by alex


Happy new year! Over the holiday break, we released a set of features that make handling your scheduled messages easier than ever before — Inline Manage! Way back in the summer of 2010, when we first released Boomerang, we forgot to include any way to edit, reschedule, or cancel messages you scheduled with Boomerang. Oops! Our engineers spent a weekend in a dark room coding furiously, and our Manage Page was born. The Manage...

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Gmail (and Google Apps) now has a new way for handling loading images in email. Google provides more detail on the Gmail Blog, but here’s a quick overview: Images are now displayed by default in email Google downloads the images to their servers, screens them for any malware, and then sends them to you from their own servers This policy applies to messages loaded through Gmail’s web interface, the Gmail app on Android or...

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Good news, fans of government! The political stalemate that closed the country’s national park system, caused a dangerous shortage in adorable panda-cam footage and spawned this heartbreaking image, ended last Thursday with a temporary budget deal that funds federal agencies into January of next year. But with an estimated 800,000 “non-essential” federal employees furloughed during the 16 day shutdown, things are still getting back up...

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Read Receipts Exit Beta

Read Receipts Exit Beta


Posted By on Aug 2, 2013

Happy August! We are promoting Read Receipts from a beta feature to a fully-supported feature in Boomerang for Gmail today. Thank you for trying the feature out, for sending feedback, and for helping us make them work better! We are very happy that that you have found them useful over the past few months. Our data shows that including a read receipt significantly boosts your chances of getting a response. So using read receipts over...

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