Friday, June 06, 2008

Google to let users test new Gmail features | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

Hmm...

Google will invite users to try new features the company is considering adding to its Gmail service, the company said Thursday.

Don't let this distract you from other important stuff, e.g., reading the terabytes of speculation about the next iPhone; here's an example of one of the new "features":

The "e-mail addict" tool that lets people lock themselves out of their e-mail account for 15 minutes.

The article concludes with:

If Gmail is so great, how come it's been in beta testing for four years now?

"We have really high standards," [Keith] Coleman [a Gmail product manager] said. "There are a few things we want to do before we take it out of beta, but we expect to do it soon."

Google to let users test new Gmail features | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

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