Gmail adds “Unsend” button

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Source: CNET

I love Google, their products never cease to amaze me. I gushed a few weeks ago about the Google Photos app on iOS and recently I found out that this app that I found last year called World Lens (that allows you to look at signs and text in another language and in real time translates it for you right in front of you) was bought by Google and added to their Google Translate app.

gmailNow it seems as if they have added an Unsend button, this option doesn’t just appear, you do have to activate it and you can follow the link above to CNET to review the process.

Once you send the email you are given a few seconds to make the option to Undo the sent email:

Undo Email GmailI will say from what I observed briefly while testing this out, I believe the seconds that you are given to click the necessary “Undo” button is there because the emails aren’t sent out right away. You are given between 5-30 seconds, you can choose the distance, before the email cannot be sent out. Once it is sent out, the email cannot be returned or removed.

Check it out!

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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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