Android 4.0.3 gets "Experiments" options in Gmail

Android 4.0.3 gets
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.

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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8 Comments

1. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

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2. AndroidFollower

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

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

3. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

I thought The Nexus was the first to get updates ?

4. mio15

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

Yes,it is there as well. Nexus S (i9020) 4.0.3 (Official OTA Update)

5. seanjohnusa91

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

It's on my galaxy nexus 4.0.3 ROM

6. drum009

Posts: 33; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

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

7. magman

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

It's on my CM9 touchpad. Pretty cool.

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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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