Hooray! You can fill up my GMail account twice as fast!


Google has just doubled the size of allowed attachments in GMail from 10 MB to 20 MB. Why you might ask? They have some ideas:

Now you can start sharing more of those home videos, large presentations and files you just can't seem to get smaller.

I happen to think that maybe you should think about making those files a bit smaller. Maybe you can send and receive a 10 MB file in GMail, but if your correspondent doesn't have the capacity to receive files of that size, then your files will be going nowhere and none too fast.

About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.