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The freshest tech gracing the real estate world this week

Amitree's Gmail extension makes you hate your email inbox less, a slick new agent safety tool is on the Kickstarter horizon and one app got a brand new name
  • Gmail plugins and browser applets are emerging as powerful ways to deliver software -- a new product from Amitree harnesses that to help keep your inbox tidy.
  • Every solo showing presents some level of danger for agents, and one Kickstarter project has an intriguing tech solution.
  • Expense tracking app Swipefin has been totally rebranded.

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. It's a been a busy week for real estate tech product updates. We have new names, new money and altogether new products. Let's get into it. Chrome add-on makes your Gmail smarter Real estate technology innovators at Amitree have released a new Gmail for Chrome integration called Folio that helps agents manage transactions. This is a natural-looking add-on to the popular Gmail interface that neatly stacks emails into "Smart Folders" containing essential deal content like contact names, timelines and attached documents. Any mention of a listing address or name in a message will send it to its appropriate folder. Without having to leave Gmail, Folio quickly organizes related messages so users aren't fumbling all over their inboxes to confirm when the buyer scheduled the inspection, for example. Folio is also intrinsically linked to your Google Calen...