HTML5 Desktop Notifications for Emails and Chat Messages in Gmail Launched

Gmail has just launched HTML5 desktop notifications which display pop-ups whenever a chat message or new email arrives.To turn them on, click on the Settings link in the top right corner of Gmail and scroll down to the "Desktop Notifications" section. If you just want to get notified about chat messages, or if you use […]

Gmail has just launched HTML5 desktop notifications which display pop-ups whenever a chat message or new email arrives.

Gmail:Desktop notifications for emails and chat messages

To turn them on, click on the Settings link in the top right corner of Gmail and scroll down to the "Desktop Notifications" section. If you just want to get notified about chat messages, or if you use Priority Inbox and only want to get notifications for important messages, you can customize your settings from there too.

HTML5 Desktop notifications for emails and chat messages: Gmail

This functionality is currently only available for people using Google Chrome, but will soon make it to other part of the standard Web platform.

[tags]web mail,desktop,notification,chat,pop-ups[/tags]

[Source]