December 08, 2010, 9:35 PM — Google's Gmail is famous for its arsenal of customization features, and the popular Web mail service offers users a number of neat Labs to try, too. Whether you're new to Gmail, are thinking of converting or are a seasoned user, the following five tips will help you work more efficiently.
1. Use "Tasks" to Keep Track of To-Dos
Say you receive an e-mail from a friend who wants to make plans for dinner. Tasks, an option found in the "More actions" drop-down menu, will convert this e-mail to an actionable item that you can check off once complete.