Knowledgebase: Google
Angle brackets do not synchronize to the device
Posted by Matt Kuebler on 09 November 2009 10:18 AM

Google:

Angle brackets and the characters contained within, are not synchronized to the device when they are included in the body of an email received by a Google user.  The brackets and characters will appear, however, when the email is viewed from the mail recipient's Google mail server account.