The Gmail Blog announced that in an effort to continue to gradually increase the storage space for their Gmail users, they have updated their counter algorithm. The new formula will speed up the rate at which they increase the capacity for email storage in Gmail.
Googlified documents how this new algorithm will impact your storage capacity as time goes on:
- 2912MB by October 11, 2007 midnight Google time
- 4.2GB by the 23rd of this month
- 6GB by January 4th next year
- 42GB by the year of 2038
- and 2.70266701 × 1072 TB* by 1/2/3456 7:00
More coverage on this Gmail announcement at Techmeme.