It's probably not a good sign that I'm this excited about an email widget, but there you go.
Google has just announced that it's rolling out a new feature over the next week called the People Widget — a small sidebar to the right of email messages that features contextual information about the people you're interacting with in Gmail. I don't have the feature active yet so I'm going by the screenshots provided, but it looks like the widget includes each person's job title, recent email exchanges you've had with them, photo, calendar availability, and shared Google Docs.
Despite rumours of a full featured CRM service from Google, we’re left in wait. In the mean time, a small start up called Rapportive is seeking to fill that void. Rapportive a new browser plugin, not unlike Xobni for Outlook, that a... Read Post
If you’ve not caught on yet, we’re pretty big fans of the context-addition Gmail plugin known as Rapportive. Not only does it pull in valuable information and photos of the people with whom you’re emailing, it also has a brand new d... Read Post