October 9, 2008
The new product has the goal of helping you unsend those crazy drunken emails that sometimes go out late at night and on weekends.
If enabled, Gmail asks to you to complete a few “simple” math problems in a limited period of time before the email goes out.
I am not sure if this will really stop me from sending an angry email, but it might be worth a try.
July 3, 2008
Email is great, but it makes my life hell at the same time. This great free and very useful Outlook add-on/extension from Xobni http://www.xobni.com (that’s ‘inbox’ spelled backwards) tells you exactly what’s happening with your email. Hurrah! You’ll see who’s sending you what, stats gallore, and makes searching a lot faster through indexing. The analytics are brilliant.
Yes, (see above) since 2004 I’ve gone from 6,000 emails to 16,000 that is with all spam removed. Wondered why I couldn’t get any work done these days! (Notice that I actually send a lot less now – I try to use the phone more).
You can see who sent you how much, what and when + get threaded conversations and all files in one spot. Not to mention how quickly you responded etc. Also links through to Linked In for additional information which is kind of handy.
A little slow installing/indexing (took about 35 mins for me) but then again, look at the amount of information this thing is crunching.