TSS Tests GMail

By Deane Barker on July 18, 2004

G4techTV – The Screen Savers: The guys at Tech TV’s The Screen Savers did something interesting this last week — they tested the “g” in “Gmail.” They got a GMail account and announced the address on the air, then asked people to send email to it. They wanted to test how well it worked with a gigabyte of data.

I just caught that bit in passing, but in the episode I saw this morning, they were trying to bring up the account and couldn’t. Apparently all the email sent to the account brought it to its knees and they could log-in.

I just caught fragments of this — can anyone point to some more definitive information about this experiment?