Google is working on an unsend feature for Inbox

Google engineers gave a few hints about where the new Gmail interface, Inbox, is headed in a Reddit AMA on Wednesday. One interesting upcoming feature — aside from support for browsers other than Chrome — is an Undo Send feature that was apparently being worked on but narrowly missed the launch date. How would unsending an email work? Well, if you’re an Inbox user sending a message to another Inbox user, it could conceivably rescind messages that have already been delivered (like BBM does). But more likely it will work like the popular undo send feature from Google Labs, which gives you up to 30 seconds after you press “send” to realize you’ve made a mistake.

Google stops showing latest versions of Search to users of older browsers, reports say

Google is reportedly blocking certain older browsers from seeing the latest version of its search engine. A weekend complaint on Google’s product forums from someone using Opera 12 (the current version is 23) and seeing an older version of Google Search, elicited a response from a Google engineer stating that this “isn’t a bug, it’s working as intended.” As the BBC noted, Google has been encouraging the use of more “modern” browsers since 2011, when it stopped supporting older browsers for Gmail users. The engineer said newer browsers were needed to support Google’s “improvements” to search, though people should of course be using up-to-date browsers for security purposes anyway.