How i fixed gmail's ux and saved my sanity

Apparently, some people hate–really, just hate—the redesigned Gmail, which Google began rolling out today. Some hate the layout, others hate specific features, & plenty just hate change. If you’re in the hater camp, perhaps it’s time for you khổng lồ recognize a truth that I’ve known for some time: That Gmail sucks, & the only good Gmail software client out there is Inbox.

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The new GMail redesign.

The new Gmail comes with a long danh mục of great new features: The ability to snooze messages, persize quiông xã actions on messages, easily previews attachments, automatically sover smart replies, create new reminders and calendar events, or get nudges that remind you to follow up on what Google’s AI thinks may be important emails. I know these are great features because I’ve been using them through Google’s Inbox for years now, along with Google cards that automatically show you travel itineraries, oto rentals, and other important events in a clear, impossible-to-miss way. I love all of them.

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Google Inbox

What Google has done with the new Gmail design is retrofit all of those Inbox features–along with, admittedly, some new ones like self-destructing emails và un-forwardable emails–inkhổng lồ the Gmail interface. The company claims that it has revamped that interface lớn make it easier to use, yet I can only see clutter & such a density of interface elements that my left eye twitches every time I look at a screenshot. While these great features work elegantly và effectively on Inbox, they look just crammed in the new revamped Gmail interface.

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So perhaps it’s time for you to leave sầu that old user experience behind–và make your life a lot less stressful in the process. Inbox did that for me, & it may vày the same for you. You can tải về it for Android or iOS or access it on desktop here.

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About the author

Jesus Diaz founded the new Sploid for Gawker Media after seven years working at Gizmovày, where he helmed the lost-in-a-bar iPhone 4 story. He"s a creative sầu director, screenwriter, and producer at The Magic Sauce and a contributing writer at Fast Company.

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