The following is is a posting from the Official Gmail News Blog:
Posted by Christopher Semturs, Software Engineer
Some time ago I bought a netbook. It’s perfect in terms of portability, weight and space usage, but the natural drawback is the size of the screen. It’s so small that sometimes I find it hard to read the subjects of emails in my inbox. It looks something like this:
Now, there are some ways to work around this, like using Google Chrome’s full screen mode, but I wanted a way to do more. So I created a new Gmail Labs feature called “Remove Labels from Subjects” that automatically hides the labels from messages in your inbox, leaving plenty of space for the messages’ subjects.
To turn it on, just go to the Labs tab under Settings and look for the following icon:
Enjoy the new screen real estate and tell us what you think!
See the rest here:
New in Labs: Hide labels, see subject lines on netbooks