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Windows 7: Google's priority inbox aims to conquer e-mail overload

31 Aug 2010   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Google's priority inbox aims to conquer e-mail overload

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Google has updated Gmail with a feature that aims to reduce information overload in e-mail inboxes.
Called priority inbox it automatically grades e-mail into four categories: important, important and unread, starred items and everything else.
more..


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31 Aug 2010   #2
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hmmn. Sounds interesting and might be useful. Thanks for posting.
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01 Sep 2010   #3
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Just loaded it.

Seems ok, will see if it lives up to the promise and starts sorting for you.
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01 Sep 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 
Gmail : Email overload? Try Priority Inbox

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People tell us all the time that they’re getting more and more mail and often feel overwhelmed by it all. We know what you mean—here at Google we run on email. Our inboxes are slammed with hundreds, sometimes thousands of messages a day—mail from colleagues, from lists, about appointments and automated mail that’s often not important. It’s time-consuming to figure out what needs to be read and what needs a reply. Today, we’re happy to introduce Priority Inbox (in beta)—an experimental new way of taking on information overload in Gmail.

Gmail has always been pretty good at filtering junk mail into the “spam” folder. But today, in addition to spam, people get a lot of mail that isn't outright junk but isn't very important—bologna, or “bacn.” So we've evolved Gmail's filter to address this problem and extended it to not only classify outright spam, but also to help users separate this "bologna" from the important stuff. In a way, Priority Inbox is like your personal assistant, helping you focus on the messages that matter without requiring you to set up complex rules
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More: Email overload? Try Priority Inbox - Official Gmail Blog
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03 Sep 2010   #5
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Too many categories, IMO. I just like to use the filter and labels. But I'll check it out.
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06 Sep 2010   #6
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I'm loving it. It's made me think of what my priority mails are.
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