This is for the person who constantly checks their Gmail, Yahoo!, Outlook, or all of the above. The Web Mail Notifier ($17) allows them to do so from across the room -- it's up to you to decide if this is a good thing or not [source: Brando]. All they have to do is put the envelope-shaped alert on the desk and plug it into a USB port. As soon as a message arrives, the envelope will glow blue, red, or green, and play a sound. It's perfect for the office gossip who wanders away from her desk but never wants to miss a message.