No more @Googlemail in UK!! Gmail returns!

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Google was forced to give its e-mail service Gmail a different name, Googlemail, because of a trademark dispute in the UK. These disputes take a long time.  This @googlemail address has been annoying me for ages…Finally…

According to Google:

“As of May 3, 2010, Google’s email service is changing its name to Gmail in the United Kingdom. From now on, anybody who signs up for a new Gmail account in the UK will get an address instead of The good news is that “gmail” is 50% fewer characters than “googlemail,” and with so much emailing going on these days, we estimate this name change will save something like 60 million keystrokes a day. At approximately 217 microjoules per keystroke, that’s about the energy of 20 bonbons saved every day!If you already use Google Mail and would prefer an address, you have the option to change to the matching username. If you make this address swap, it only affects your address; your account settings, contacts, and existing mail won’t change, and any mail sent to your old address will automatically redirect to your new address. ”

For some reason, the link is not working. I hope they can fix this asap so I can switch back to GMAIL!

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