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Google Contact Manager?

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, October 28, 2007
12 years ago4,859 views

Ionut made a post today about what the next version of Gmail may contain after a few features were revealed at the recent analyst day:

googlesystem.blogspot.com/2007 ...

He mentions "a new contact manager that will be shared with other Google apps (Google Docs, Google Calendar etc.)"

I anticipate that the new "contact manager" will have the service code "cp". Why? Because a new service appeared in Google Apps a while ago which uses this code and it was recently updated to be called "Contacts":

www.google.com/a/ruscoe.net/Se ...

The link on that page points to this not-found URL:

google.com/m7/a/ruscoe.net

Also, that service code exists for Google Accounts, although it's simply known as "New Service" (which is a same for a lot of the new services now, even once they're released):

www.google.com/accounts/Servic ...

That's all. Sorry it's not very exciting... :-)

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

ZOMG yes it IS!!! Woohoo! A VERY needes addition to Google Office!

/pd [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

They still need to intergrate contact manager w/shared calendars.. that is scheduled of meeting /review doc etc with another party, by lookin at the person's calendar .. this feature is really needed raise the bar with collobration efforts across the web

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Wern't rumours about there being a new contact manager in Gmail around last year?

Oh well, I'd rather it works properly unlike Sharing Stuff.

J. McNair [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

What? a new contact manager? Yes. Good. Please. Yesterday.
Almost anything is better than the current one.

Now we just need better filtering and message rules. I still want hierarchical labels, but I don't necessarily NEED them.

If they are updating code that means they may be launching GMail 2.0 or at least *parts* of it before year's end (I hope).

  

DPic [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

[put at-character here]Martin that's because shared stuff isn't fully out yet :)

the contact manager will also be something great for easily storing phone numbers. This can be synced to OpenMoko with an api, and obviously the GPhone. Also, services like GrandCentral :)

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Why google.com/M7?

And maybe the "new" contact manager is nothing more than the contact manager of Google Video for example.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

That's the contact picker.

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

This is good news indeed. It's probably months away.

BrianS [PersonRank 7]

12 years ago #

I don't know if this debunks your theory about codename cp or not Tony, but I noticed the following url goes to Google Mobile IG customization:

www.google.com/ig/cp

I came across this URL by doing a search for "google mobile ig"

google.com/search?q=google%20m ...

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Well, perhaps it's different between Google Apps and Google Accounts, but that's usually not the case, and it's definitely called "Contacts" for Google Apps.

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