Google's Redesign of Gmail to Include a 'Confidential Mode'

Google's Redesign of Gmail to Include a 'Confidential Mode'

Google's Redesign of Gmail to Include a 'Confidential Mode'

The revamp looks like it'll feature a new, clean design, smart replies, the ability to snooze emails and a new pane for the Calendar and Keep apps. "You can also ask your recipient to confirm their identity with a passcode sent via text message".

The new feature will likely be announced alongside Gmail's redesign for the web, which is expected to take place during Google's upcoming I/O developers conference starting May 8.

In a statement cited by the Post, Google acknowledged a "major" Gmail redo is in the works, but the company says it's only in "draft phase". It further states that the recipient won't be able to forward, download or copy the email's contents, and attachments will be disabled.

The last effort made by Google to change Gmail's interface was when it introduced the Inbox concept, though the web version has not changed in appearance even after that change in 2014.

Google has kept in mind all of its users and developed the Confidential Mode in a backward compatible way, which means that users of the earlier version of Gmail will also be able to receive the messages in Confidential Mode via a link. The "Compact" view will remain the closest to the current Gmail design, while displaying the most messages on screen.

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Credit: The VergeThe tool, denoted with a lock icon in leaked images obtained by TechCrunch, will allow you to set a date for when the email will self-destruct.

However, the most exciting feature of all might be a new "Confidential Mode" revealed by reports on Friday.

Google researchers unveiled a deep learning audio-visual model for isolating a single speech signal from a mix of sounds, including other voices and background noise.

'We need a bit more time to compose ourselves, so can't share anything yet-archive this for now, and we'll let you know when it's time to hit send'. The same features will be available for the regular Gmail users as well. However, there are guesses to be made, as Google has recently launched a new design for Google Calendar with clearer design, glossy colors, and handsome icons.

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