Tech Tip: Tool Up and Regain Control of your Gmail Inbox

By on December 16, 2010, 5:02 AM
How many times have you set out to get your inbox organized only to postpone it a few minutes later out of boredom or sheer laziness? Well, if you are a Gmail user in need of some help to tackle email overload and cut down the time required to keep things organized there are a bunch of services that may be right up your alley.

Today we'll cover four useful tools that are available free of charge and won't take more than a few minutes to setup. Read on to find more about Google’s own Priority Inbox feature, OtherInbox’s Organizer, AwayFind, and a clever extension called 0Boxer that turns the tedious task of dealing with your inbox into a rewards-driven game.

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Kibaruk Kibaruk, TechSpot Paladin, said:

Maybe, No, Maybe not, NOT.

I wont have any third party software messing with my information thank you.

Guest said:

I like your thinking....Third party software running around with my important information....I think NOT, good Sir.

Guest said:

So, what is the developer's response to concerns about security? What exactly happens to our emails (how/where routed and processed) and what is done to prevent the provider from accessing personal private information? What is your obligation and capability for notifying users when there is a PPI breach?

Benny26 Benny26, TechSpot Paladin, said:

It's just safer and easier if i take a few minutes to do it myself.

Guest said:

Hotmail has provided several tools to get control of the inbox. And it works! Why can't google do this?

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