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Google SMTP Settings

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Google Mail allows you to send e-mail through their network.  You can also receive mail with POP4 account or IMAP, IMAP being much better.  For sending you need TLS enabled. 

You can also send email with your Google Apps hosted email account.

The settings are:
port: 587 (for TLS)
user_name: an_email_account
password: your_plaintext_password
authentication: plain

For Google Apps though you need to fix a few settings:

Note that the user name has to have the domain address specified even though you specified the domain anyhow.  Otherwise, your user name and password is incorrect and Google rejects it linking to this page: which just makes your life more difficult.