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Offline Gmail client in the works?


India's Hindustan Times published an article in which "highly placed sources" assert that an offline Gmail client is in development.

According to the article:

According to highly placed sources, Google has developed an offline version of Gmail. Gmail Offline will allow users to browse, reply, save drafts and do everything that currently Gmail does in an offline mode even when you don't have an Internet connection.

The writer speculates that the groundwork was set in March of this year with the launch of Google Gears, an open-source framework under which software developers can create offline Web applications.

This can be further evidenced by a Google spokeswoman confirmation that a version of the Google Reader will be made available offline.

Would an offline version of Gmail interest you?

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Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.

3 comments
ajay_zee
ajay_zee

yes it will help during travelling

paulmah
paulmah

Would an offline version of Gmail interest you?

CharlieSpencer
CharlieSpencer

The online version doesn't interest me, so I don't know why the offline version would.

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