Weblog ReadWriteWeb features five great Gmail Gadgets that add new functionality to Gmail through the "Add any gadget by URL" Labs feature, including one handy gadget that puts Google Maps inside Gmail for quick lookups.
To set it up in your Gmail account, head to the Gmail Labs page and enable the "Add any gadget by URL" feature. Save it, then head to the newly created Gadgets tab. Once there, adding the Google Map Search gadget is a very simple matter of copying and pasting the following URL to the add box and hitting Add:
Now next time you want to do a quick address lookup (and Gmail doesn't recognise it and provide the Map this link), just head to the sidebar gadget and get it done. Check the ReadWriteWeb post for a few other great gadget options, and be sure to check out the Google Calendar and Docs gadgets.
Five Fabulous Gmail Gadgets You Won't Find in Labs [ReadWriteWeb]