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GMail themes

Since this morning I discovered that I no longer need the Better GMail plug-in to give my GMail interface a new look, GMail now offers themes itself!

They look similar to the themes offered on google/ig and I am hoping that they open the doors to other designers so we have lots more to choose from. Below are a couple of screenshots from Google’s first offerings (click to enlarge).

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iGoogle Experiment

I am one of the chosen few! Chosen as a beta-tester for Google’s new version of their iGoogle personalized homepage. However, after my initial feeling of pride at being part of a select few (a pride that conveniently forgot that the selection was most probably made at extreme random by a computer) I have decided I want the old version back. This one is annoying, buggy and space-consuming.
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GMail Contacts

Today (after almost having a panic attack because our internet connection was down for over an hour – good god, I am soooo addicted!) I clicked on Contacts in GMail and discovered that they have improved the interface. It looks much better than the very text-based contacts list they had before. A very important feature I still miss though is the ability to write a mail and add recipients from my lists as I browse through them. Now you have to do that beforehand and click COMPOSE. Else you have to type in names from memory.

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