Time Zone Help from Gmail...

For anyone who's living with the unfortunate reality of time zones - a long-distance relationship, travel, overseas business contacts - doing the math to avoid a middle-of-the-night call can be tricky at worst, and annoying at best. Google Labs has identified this as the latest of life's little problems to tackle, and added an optional feature to Gmail to help you out. It adds timestamps to emails from contacts with their local time, and icons showing "likely" availability (if it's between 9am and 6pm in the sender's time). Showing the details of the message will also reveal the current time in their location. As someone who's traveled to China, and who finds base-12 arithmetic supremely aggravating, I like this feature. Thanks, Gmail!
[via Lifehacker]

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