Check Google mail and more, with Gmail Alert
Scott’s Gmail Alert is a free utility that will notify you for new items on Gmail, Google Apps, Google Calendar, and RSS feeds. It sits on your taskbar until it discovers new messages in up to five separate accounts. You cn also send quick emails without logging in to Gmail directly, including replying to received messages and website email links. Set colors to alert messages to help differentiate important emails from others, using either the default or Windows Aero Glass theme.
Features: Manage up to five Google Mail accounts, including Google Apps; Receive Alerts from Google Calendar; Read RSS News feeds; Over ten languages available! Show all mail for all accounts; Show mail for individual accounts only; Show up to five messages on screen at a time; Set alerts to display only once, or continuously until marked as read in Gmail; Set custom transparency; Show unread message count anywhere on desktop;
Customize frequency of automatic message checks; Start program with Windows and auto login without any splash screen; Set sound settings for new messages; Use special color settings to make important messages stand out; Use contact list to make easy use of quick emails;
Send quick emails in response to messages, or start a new message from any monitored account; Send quick emails from browser email message links; Move alerts anywhere on screen; Automatically login into Gmail using your default browser; Pause messages on screen for easier reading.