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Google Inbox

This fall Google began testing a new email service called Inbox. I’ve been using it for a couple of weeks. It’s pretty fantastic. I found it very easy to get started with and the various tools are clever and useful. The buzzword-y features it has are: bundles (like folders for different projects, purchases, travel plans), highlights (get important info without having to open that email), reminders (create a reminder that lives in your inbox with everything else), and snooze (set an alert in the future to deal with an email). These are all appealing features that might be available in your current email program, but not as easy to accomplish More…