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Gmail adds Superstars, Nested Labs and Advanced IMAP Controls

Google Gmail has graduated three popular Labs features officially into Gmail recently.

1. Superstars

Superstars, one of the most popular Labs features, provides different types of stars in addition to Gmail’s basic one. You can assign a certain star to special conversations and use another as a visual reminder that you need to follow-up on a message later.

2. Nested Labels

Labels are a great way of organizing your email; nested labels give you the ability to organize labels hierarchically.

3. Advanced IMAP Controls

This Labs feature provided a very useful set of advanced controls for those of you who access Gmail through IMAP clients (e.g. Outlook, Thunderbird, or your iPhone’s native mail app). Now it's easier to take advantage of features like syncing only selected labels or limiting the folder size limit to improve your IMAP experience.

3 Labs graduations, 1 retirement [via]

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