Gmail: Even better than you thought

Whenever you give out your email address to a commercial entity, there is always the risk that they will pass it on to some evil spammer. Assigning customised email addresses to a company is a great way to keep tabs on which ones are spammers, and I discovered today that Google’s Gmail allows you to do this using a ‘+’ after your primary email address:
Gmail: Help Center – Can I receive messages at a different Gmail address?

With Gmail’s interface streets ahead of many desktop email clients I have used, and their other applications gaining cool features like weather reports integrated into your calendar, the desktop application may really be an endangered species.