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Free Stuff Alert: Free Card from Gmail! Like, Real Card. In the Mail.

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‘Christmas Cards @ Bonhoga gallery shop’
courtesy of ‘Shetland Arts’

Who doesn’t love getting something for free?  Here’s another reason to love Gmail (as if conversation threads and Gchat and cool labs features weren’t enough): they’re offering real in-the-mail holiday cards for free this season.  All you have to do is go to their website, fill out the form, select a card design (my absolute favorite is the identical snowflakes one, called “Comic”), and they’ll mail your card to a person of your choosing.

There’s nothing like getting a card in the mail, so head over there and make someone’s day!

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Gmail, Your Newest BFF

After a long day of work, you go out to happy hour and throw back one too many cocktails. You head home, thoughts of your ex swimming in your head, and you draft a little hate email. Ususally, embarassing things ensue the morning after.

But now, Gmail is here to save you from yourself!  Mail Goggles, the newest feature from the friendly folks at Gmail, requires you do to a couple of math problems after you push send. If you can’t do the math in under a minute, your email won’t be sent.

The Gmail Blog says, “By default, Mail Goggles is only active late night on the weekend as that is the time you’re most likely to need it. Once enabled, you can adjust when it’s active in the General settings”

Great, for those of us who can do simple math problems sober.