Gmail has added another new interesting feature which is in the process of getting rolled out slowly. The new feature shall be available on the new version of gmail and will work with Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox.
From now on, if you are one of those who uses multiple computers and usually are logged into Gmail through all of them, and often forgets signing out, this feature shall interest you. With this new feature, you can now track your recent sessions and you can also sign yourself out remotely.
At the bottom of your inbox, you’ll see information about the time of the last activity on your account and whether it’s still open in another location:
Further Continuing with the above example, you can see more details about the recent activity through that session by clicking on the Details link:
The top table, under “Concurrent session information,” indicates all open sessions, along with IP address and “access type” — which refers to how email was retrieved, for example, through iGoogle, POP3 or a mobile phone. The bottom table, under “Recent activity,” contains your most recent history along with times of access. You can also view my current IP address at the very bottom of this window, where it says “This computer is using IP address…”
With this information,You can quickly verify that all the Gmail activity was indeed yours or not. Being extra cautious, You can also click on the “Sign out all other sessions” button to sign out of the account you left open at one of those computers you used.
Source: Official Gmail Blog
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