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GMail, Struggling With Email, Wants to Be Your Task Manager Too

Gmail has been limping along for days, with scores of people reporting down time, super slow responsiveness and other troubles. With no communication from Google about the problem – what are users to think? Perhaps that we should put more of our lives in the hands of the Gmail team!

This afternoon the GMail team announced the addition of a new feature in the Gmail Labs – a Task Manager, or to do list. It’s quite an elegant little feature, when it and the rest of GMail work. Below we’ve got a two minute video tour that shows how the feature works, in case Gmail is down for you and you can’t see it for yourself!

To see the video, click on the strange gray triangle in the top left corner below.

To turn on the task manager for yourself, click on the settings link in your Gmail, then go to labs, enable Task Manager and then scroll to the bottom of the page to save your changes.

Do you foresee yourself using this?

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