Sortd Smart Skin for Gmail

Use Gmail? Looking for a way to optimize your time in your inbox? Sortd is a nice looking organizational layer that you can add to your Gmail.

Sortd expands your Inbox into a flexible set of lists for important email and other stuff. Your emails, tasks and priorities now live together in one easy-to-use drag and drop workspace. It’s still good ol’ Gmail, only so much more!

Source: Sortd Smart Skin for Gmail

Rename Email – Chrome Web Store

You ever hate it when you receive an email with a poorly crafted subject? For example, “Hi”. Looking at that subject gives you no indication of the email’s contents.

Until now, the only option you have in Gmail for renaming a subject is when you reply. That does nothing to the name of the original thread. That’s where the Rename Email Chrome Extension comes in. It lets you rename your emails without replying:

 

Can’t send email more than 500 miles

Here’s a funny little story from the world of IT:

I was working in a job running the campus email system some years ago when I got a call from the chairman of the statistics department.

“We’re having a problem sending email out of the department.”

“What’s the problem?” I asked.

“We can’t send mail more than 500 miles,” the chairman explained.

I choked on my latte. “Come again?”

“We can’t send mail farther than 500 miles from here,” he repeated. “A little bit more, actually. Call it 520 miles. But no farther.” [continued…]