Just in case you are hooked with Yahoo Mail, please take some time to visit Gmail or googlemail. Discover its new look and find out all about its interesting new features.


Plain white home page.

The insides are too plain.

No emoticons. If you wanted to use some, the : or the ) or the ; and D weren’t converted into your desired smileys.


Love that landscape background 😉 So refreshing and calming….

The themes for a more colorful insides are sooooooooooooooo cool!!! You can have neutral colors to landscapes to technicolor themes. Choose from over 30 options to personalize your Gmail account. My favorite: the sunset.

When you click the left nav (Inbox, Sent mail, etc) you will see the highlighting done on your email. It’s so useful for busy people like me. It immediately tells me where I am at a particular time in my Gmail account.

Emoticons – Gmail has it now!!! Click the button when composing an email (Rich formatting mode) to see lots of new – ABSOLUTELY NEW AND 100% ORIGINAL – emoticons.  Here are some samples: or even

Here’s a screenshot of the Gmail sign in page:


Kudos to the Gmail tech team!!!!  But one fervent request:

Gmail mobile is applicable or compatible only with Blackberry phones, iPhone, and other handsets with J2ME platform.   Hope you can make it compatible and applicable for all brands and types of mobile phones soon. If at least you can make it applicable to PDAs, camera phones, and my dream phone – Samsung Omnia.