March 17, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

Gmail for Web will now be streaming Video Attachments

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If you didn’t know, know this! These days you can do Gmail attachments of up to 50MB per attachment, but that old news now. The latest feature to be introduced by Google on this popular email service is video attachments that stream. Previously, you had to download the video first to your device to play it.

The new streaming feature is useful especially if storage space on your device is a concern, but given it is currently available on the Gmail for Web; meaning access on PC. I don’t see storage space being much of a concern on a PC as compared to when you are on a tablet or a smartphone. Rather it seems like a prototype feature Google is doing a dry run on PCs, before being deployed across all platform.

On a tablet or smartphone, storage space is often a concern given the limited onboard space the devices come. However, there is another way to look at it! Perhaps you are not sure if you really need to view the video attached, so it would be beneficial to stream it first then decide if …read more

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