One painful experience with Gmail was that the unread count was displayed last in your browser title bar. So, if your window was minimized, you had no clue as to how many unread messages you had. There were greasemonkey scripts and addons for Firefox that allowed you to tweak this, but now this settings is available to you from within Gmail Labs. Enable Title Tweaks in your Labs.
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