Walt Mossberg's column today offers a review Gmail and the new Yahoo Mail. Which service gets the nod? Yahoo Mail. Score one for Yahoo mojo. Mossberg writes that Yahoo Mail is "far superior" to Gmail and if Yahoo Mail was widely released today, "it would blow Gmail away...That's partly due to its features, but also to its respect for user choice." More in Mossberg's review: Yahoo Email Delivers That Desktop Feel Most Users Expect.
I've been a Yahoo Mail user for years but just started using the new Yahoo Mail interface (beta) and love it. I'll have more to say later on. In the mean time, if you want to take a look at the interface, I've posted a screen caps here and here.