Well we all have got used to those pesky tabs now, your email tab is lost among those multiple browsers with multiple tabs.
Sometimes you know there are important email but you do not know if it has come, unless you really keep the email tab open. Usually I am busy with development tools, browsing the wen writing posts like this and I do miss my emails sometime, not getting them in right time.
Now that problem is history, because GMail, my most used email application next to Thunderbird can send notifications to my desktop now!
If you too like the same, just;
Settings link in the top right corner of Gmail and scroll down to the “Desktop Notifications” section. If you just want to get notified about chat messages, or if you use Priority Inbox and only want to get notifications for important messages, you can customize your settings from there too.You are all set, like I am.
Desktop notifications for emails and chat messages - Official Gmail Blog