Google added some new features to its highly popular, beta email system GMail today. Here’s what’s new (taken from here):
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Search your contacts
With the new and improved Contacts list, search for a contact as easily as you would a message in Gmail. Add notes and phone numbers. View messages directly from the Contacts list. Stay in touch with the people in your life more easily than ever before.
Automatic forwarding to another email account
We’re testing a new feature that lets you forward new incoming messages to any email account you want. It’s free during the test and you can set it up in seconds. Even set up filters to forward only some of your messages. It’s your mail. Get it the way you want it.
And finally… Save Drafts!
For when you can’t find the right words, save drafts and find them later. Learn more