Gmail Gets New Experimental “20% Time” Features Today
By on June 6th, 2008

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.

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The new features that will be available in Gmail will include

  1. Superstars
  2. Quick Links
  3. Email Addict
  4. Snakey
  5. Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
  6. Random Signature
  7. Pictures in Chat
  8. Fixed width font
  9. Mouse Gestures
  10. Signature tweaks
  11. Custom date formats
  12. Muzzle
  13. 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.

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  • http://www.teraom.com teraOm

    hail google, they have such an amazing job and yet call most products beta. this gives the drive to work better..

 
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