As we reported earlier, Google has added IMAP support to GMail, which makes it easier to sync your e-mail across multiple PC and mobile e-mail clients. I spoke with Keith Coleman, Product Manager for GMail, earlier today about the changes and got a chance to play with the new features in GMail. Coleman says that Google began the drive to support IMAP access in part to give users more control over their data. “We’ve made it easy to get your data out of GMail and IMAP access continues that trend.”[...]

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