Tag: gmail

Gmail adds voice and video chat

Is the death of Skype iminent? The plugin isn't out for Linux so I can't test it out just yet. Hopefully I'll be able to try it out on Laura's mac later. Until then, more info is available here. If you've tried it out, let me know.

Finding unread gmails (or: the best gmail filter ever)

As the year starts to wind down, I figure I should start the year off with a clean inbox. I try to keep no unread messages in my inbox, instead I tag and archive. These past few weeks however, my inbox has gotten a little crazy. I found this filter to show me all my unread mail that is still in my inbox, hope it helps someone organize like it did me is:inbox is:unread Happy Holidays all

Gmail to real phone calling

We're playing with this at the office, pretty slick.  Seems like google just really wants to be skype though "Gmail voice and video chat makes it easy to stay in touch with friends and family using your computer’s microphone and speakers. But until now, this required both people to be at their computers, signed into Gmail at the same time. Given that most of us don’t spend all day in front of our computers, we thought, “wouldn’t it be nice if you could call people directly on their phones?” Starting today…

Moving Gmail Gadgets to the Right Side

I started using Remember the Milk recently but didn't want the gmail gadget to be so far down on the left hand side of my screen.  There is no built in way to move gadgets to the right hand side with the exception of chat (labels used to do this but was removed in favor of drag in drop back in late 2009). If you don't have anything in the right hand column, enable Right-Side Chat from Gmail Labs.  We are going to add in some custom css to gmail so install either [Stylist ](https:// chrome.google.com…