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Gmail Search Autocomplete Gets Smarter, Adds in Contacts

GmailThe Gmail team announced some improvements for search within its product on Wednesday, calling out better predictions for autocomplete based on who you contact the most and what you’ve searched for in the past. Given that Google is the king of search, this is a welcome and obvious improvement. Additionally, Gmail users and Google Apps for Business users will start getting some features that they didn’t have previously. “If you’ve searched your email for “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” or other lengthy phrases, it just got easier to find what you’re looking for. Autocomplete predictions in Gmail may now include your past Gmail searches. Past searches as well as the new contact thumbnails shown below are rolling out to all Gmail users globally, including Google Apps for Business customers, over the next few days.”

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