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Google Apps Mail Watcher 1.34.1-signed.1-signed Requires Restart
Watch for your new Google apps mail and report to you in status-bar. Check Google apps mail at specific interval. Use high security network protocol https to get information. Neither username nor password is need. No sensitive information storage.
About this Add-on
Google Apps accounts are transitioning to a new infrastructure. Before transition, Google Apps Mail worked like another email service, separated entirely from normal Gmail. Multiple domain name accounts can log-in simultaneously without problem. And you can log-in both Google Apps Mail and normal Gmail at the same time without any special configuration. After transition, these features are impossible. And all Google Apps Mail accounts are work like normal Gmail by using Google Apps Email Address as username. No multiple accounts or multiple domain names are work anymore except you enable the "multiple sign in mode" in your account. This Google upgrading made this extension no longer necessary and do not work for multiple domain names. I suggest you use Gmail Watcher instead. For more information, please see the detail of transition improvement at http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=182075. Here is the email from The Google Apps Team that had end send to me.
<B>Two week notice: Google Apps accounts will be automatically transitioned</B>
firstname.lastname@example.org to sonthakit, me show details May 23
Dear Google Apps administrator,
Google Apps accounts are undergoing an improvement, allowing you to give users access to over 60 additional applications from Google. We encourage you to transition your organization’s accounts on your own schedule now.
There are several advantages to transitioning on your own schedule:
Make the change on your own timeline
Have time to try the new infrastructure with a subset of your accounts first
Use automated mailing lists and email templates to pre-notify your users
Get access to over 60 additional applications from Google right away
Start the transition today by clicking the “Get started” or “Transition more users” button in your control panel:
We plan to fully transition your organization soon -- including all users that you have not yet transitioned yourself. If you have not transitioned by the week of June 6, 2011, we’ll complete the transition for you.
If you have questions about this transition, we encourage you to explore our Help Center documentation for administrators and for end-users.
The Google Apps Team
Watch for your Google apps mail and report to you in status-bar.
Check Google apps mail at specific interval ( 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 20 min, 30 min, 1 hour or manually).
Multiple domain name checking is supported (Up to 3 domain names)
Can select to alert by sound, by notification window or by blinking icon.
Can select to alert only inbox or all labels (except Sent, Drafts, Spam and Trash).
Can select to alert unread email or newly arrived email (by increasing unread email count method).
Sound can be selected to be "build-it" or "system" (control panel setting) or "custom sound".
Use secure protocol - HTTPS-SSL to connect to Google apps mail server. Safe from eavesdroppers.
No unnecessary action take. Simple is the rule
High security. No need to input username and password. Nothing (except domain name) storage.
This extension use Browser cookie to get information. So, security level is the same as Google apps mail website security.
This extension work only after you input domain name data and log on at the Google apps mail website. As long as you stay log on, this extension still work.
If you log out from Google apps mail website, this extension log out too !
Google apps mail watcher does not work on normal Gmail. Please use Gmail watcher instead.
Private browsing mode compatibility. "Google apps mail Watcher" will not leave any traces after you stop private browsing. Even new domain names that are used during private browsing mode will also be deleted.
Trustworthy because "Google apps mail watcher" is the open source extension. You can check it by yourself that there is no backdoor or any harmful things inside (Note: Mozilla require you to log in before you can view the source online).
"Google Apps Mail Watcher" has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of adware/spyware components. It has been selected and added to Softpedia's database of software programs. To assure user that "Google Apps Mail Watcher" is clean, Softpedia have granted Google Apps Mail Watcher with the "100% FREE" Softpedia award.
How to Use
Left click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open Google apps mail website.
Right click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open popup menu to change options.
Middle click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to check email now.
The purpose that I make this Add-on is "security". Please do not ask me to include "Log in feature". Because I don't want to be the cause of leakage of your storage username and password!
Checking email often than 3 minutes can cause DoS attack (Denial-of-service attack) to Google apps mail server. So, please use these very frequently checking option only when you really need.
If you are an alpha or beta tester who use Firefox newer than version that currently supported, you can still use this extension by install Add-on Compatibility Reporter. This will help bypass version checker and help me by reporting the test run result.
- Correct miss spell (Thank to P.D. and John R).
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