Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Dec 2012 22:37 UTC
Google "Google Sync was designed to allow access to Google Mail, Calendar and Contacts via the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol. With the recent launch of CardDAV, Google now offers similar access via IMAP, CalDAV and CardDAV, making it possible to build a seamless sync experience using open protocols. Starting January 30, 2013, consumers won't be able to set up new devices using Google Sync; however, existing Google Sync connections will continue to function." Others are free to implement the open protocols.
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RE[11]: well good to hear
by maccouch on Sat 15th Dec 2012 12:17 UTC in reply to "RE[10]: well good to hear"
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you really believe that?...

take your time, just find a comfortable chair to wait for it.

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RE[12]: well good to hear
by MOS6510 on Sat 15th Dec 2012 12:55 in reply to "RE[11]: well good to hear"
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I believe it when it happens, until it doesn't it hasn't.

When you're really in to IMAP I don't think you should sign up for an email service that doesn't provide it. Google's GMail offers IMAP and a web interface.

If you really fancy a * address you can always sign up and set it to forward to an account that does have IMAP access.

But to me it seems is aimed mostly at Windows desktop/mobile users and they can access it just fine.

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