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Gmail Labs goes global

Posted by Pal Takacsi, Engineering Manager This post comes to you from our team in Switzerland, a small country with no fewer than four official languages and many more spoken by people living here. The majority of Gmail users are outside the U.S., so it’s no surprise that since we launched Gmail Labs last year, people around the world have been asking for these experimental features in their local languages. As of today, we’re making Gmail Labs available internationally


New in Labs: Undo Send

Posted by Michael Leggett, User Experience Designer Sometimes I regret sending a message the morning after . Other times I send a message and then immediately notice a mistake. I forget to attach a file or email the birthday girl that I can’t make her surprise party.


New in Labs: YouTube, Picasa, Flickr and Yelp previews

Posted by Vishal Kasera, Software Engineer My email is full of links: my friends send around YouTube videos to try and get a laugh, we share Picasa and Flickr albums with photos from last weekend’s camping trip, and we email around the Yelp reviews of restaurants we’re considering going to next Friday night. The truth is, I’m pretty lazy. That’s why I like YouTube previews in Gmail chat — why open a new tab when I can watch the video my friend sent me right there


A small (but helpful) change to ‘mark as unread’

Posted by David de Kloet, Software Engineer Gmail’s threaded conversations are useful because they keep your messages in context — you don’t have to look for previous messages to see what people are talking about. But sometimes, when many people are replying to the same conversation, you open a conversation and quickly wish you hadn’t because you don’t have time to read all the new messages right then. You could mark the conversation as unread, but this makes all the messages in that conversation unread