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Android 4.0.3 gets "Experiments" options in Gmail

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It looks like users that have been lucky enough to get the bump to Android 4.0.3 (which, by the way, does not include the new Galaxy Nexus just yet) are also finding a couple of new options in Gmail. The new options are under the heading of "Experiments" in the settings menu.

Android 4.0.3 gets "Experiments" options in Gmail
There are only two options available, but they both sound pretty cool. They actually seem to be features that Google probably would have wanted to have ready for the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich, but somehow missed the deadline. The first option will allow Gmail to index entire messages to improve local search. The other will allow users to drag and drop contact chips between the To, CC, and BCC address fields.

As yet, only the Asus Transformer Prime and Motorola XOOM have the official update to Android 4.0.3, so the new features may be limited to those devices. However, if any of our readers have a custom ROM built on 4.0.3, or a Nexus S running 4.0.3, we'd love to know if the "Experiments" tab is there as well.

source: Computer World via Droid Life

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posted on 23 Jan 2012, 21:08 2

1. buggerrer (Posts: 283; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


Be the first one to post a comment, and get Galaxy S III before MWC!

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 21:19 3

2. AndroidFollower (Posts: 3; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)


yup you won Galaxy Slll As i am seeing ur first comment. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 21:20

3. medicci37 (Posts: 593; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


I thought The Nexus was the first to get updates ?

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 21:26

4. mio15 (Posts: 27; Member since: 21 Mar 2011)


Yes,it is there as well.

Nexus S (i9020) 4.0.3 (Official OTA Update)

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 21:32 2

5. seanjohnusa91 (Posts: 30; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)


It's on my galaxy nexus 4.0.3 ROM

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 23:08

6. drum009 (Posts: 33; Member since: 23 Jan 2012)


It's on my Photon CM9 ROM... gonna check it out now.

posted on 23 Jan 2012, 23:48

7. magman (Posts: 4; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


It's on my CM9 touchpad. Pretty cool.

posted on 24 Jan 2012, 06:59 1

8. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


Ill check that out on my old Vibrant that runs 4.0.3 like a champ. :)

*rub.. rub, rub, rub * :) :)

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