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Many people believe that Gmail, Google's email service, is the best email service on earth. To begin with, it offers what seems like an unlimited amount of storagetwo gigabytes as of this writing, and possibly more being added as you read this.
Gmail Google's email service, which you use by going to the Google Gmail page.
In addition to storage, Gmail has another benefitit enables you to search through email using Google's search tools. Considering that most of us have serious problems finding specific email messages from a week ago, a month ago, or more, this search feature is a significant benefit. In addition, you can read your mail on the Web with Gmail, or you can read your mail with normal email software, such as Outlook or Outlook Express.
For all these reasons, even if you already have an email account, it's worthwhile getting a Gmail account as wellespecially because it's free.