It is a well known fact that Google is a employer that allows their employees to spend 20% of their time doing personal projects. The fruits of many such employees will be soon be made available to Gmail users with 13 new experimental features being added to it.
Gmail users should soon start seeing a additional Labs tab in their settings page which will list out the new features you can try out.
Here are some exclusive screenshots of the new features courtesy Lifehacker. Click on the images to enlarge.
The new features that will be available in Gmail will include
- Quick Links
- Email Addict
- Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
- Random Signature
- Pictures in Chat
- Fixed width font
- Mouse Gestures
- Signature tweaks
- Custom date formats
- Hide Unread Counts
Some of these features are available through Greasemonkey scripts but having them inbuilt into Gmail itself would be quite awesome.
For complete news and views on the new Gmail labs features checkout Lifehacker’s exclusive sneak preview of the new Gmail features.