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Google got their gmail.com address back in the UK.
Google was forced to change Gmail to Googlemail in October 2005 due to dispute regarding Gmail trademark. Since October 19, 2005 all Gmail users have @googlemail.com addresses.

After four and half years Gmail users in UK will get to use @gmail.com in their email address soon.

The Gmail blog said:

“If you already have a Google email account in the UK, you’ll soon have the option to switch your existing @googlemail.com address to the matching @gmail.com one, but you’re also free to stick with @googlemail.com. And starting later this week, anybody who signs up for a new account in the UK will get an @gmail.com address. Since “gmail” is 50% fewer characters than “googlemail,” we estimate this name change will save approximately 60 million keystrokes a day. At about 217 microjoules per keystroke, that’s about the energy of 20 bonbons saved every day!”




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Post on Wed May 05, 2010 10:20 am by Johnson5756

I've been using gmail for a while but I don't know this!
Oh my god! Thanks for the info Mr Mario!

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Post on Wed May 05, 2010 4:39 pm by RecAgenda

... At about 217 microjoules per keystroke, that’s about the energy of 20 bonbons saved every day!

I've always admired Google's great sense of humor. Razz

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