Unless you’ve been vacationing on Mars lately, you probably know that Google’s “Gmail” web app is the hottest webmail portal this side of the Andromeda Galaxy. With over 7 gigs of online storage space for free over an “https” secure socket, what’s not to like about it? (Sign up at any time by navigating to


Follow the instructions to “Sign up for Gmail.”)

But did you know that, somewhat silently, they’ve recently added the capability to work on your gmail offline? Read more at


You have to install a plug-in in your browser. If you’re an avid Gmail user, this is your ticket to “catching up” during that next long flight.