New Gmail Feature – Preview Pane!

Currently, TOAST.net’s Gmail and Google Apps email accounts allow you to see “snippets” of your messages so you can figure out if they’re worth opening or not. However, sometimes a snippet is not enough.

Starting today, a new feature is available in Google Labs that allows for a full preview pane. You may be familiar with the preview pane feature if you have ever used Outlook or Windows Mail — it allows you to see your message in a “split screen” view, allowing you to sort through email faster.

To enable this feature, log into your email account, then head over to Continue reading “New Gmail Feature – Preview Pane!”

Gmail Labs: The 6 Best Add-Ons

As I’ve said before, Google loves to innovate. They have a staff of brainiacs that does nothing but think of new ideas and how they can be implemented. In fact, they create so many ideas that it gets difficult to implement them all. In order to regulate the flow of the think tank, Google has created a Labs section for Gmail. On your mail screen, click on the Settings icon and select Mail Settings, then you’ll see an option for Labs. This area contains some of the better ideas that have came through the pipeline. Features in the Labs section can enhance email functionality and save a lot of time.  Here’s my 6 favorite: Continue reading “Gmail Labs: The 6 Best Add-Ons”

New Gmail Sorting Features On The Way

The Gmail design team is in overdrive this month. New interfaces, new integration, and new features are Google’s fashion statement for July! In the next few weeks, you’ll notice some new Inbox sorting features that make it easier to organize your messages. Once activated, you’ll see sorting tabs at the top of your Gmail and Google Apps Inboxes.

Here’s a quick overview of the upcoming choices for sorting: Continue reading “New Gmail Sorting Features On The Way”