Can I use IMAP with my Google mail account?

According to N.Y. Times – Tip of the Week: Viewing Gmail From Anywhere By J. D. BIERSDORFER – November 8, 2007 apparently, now you can access your Google Mail with IMAP Mail clients. This means that you could use Apple Mail, Microsoft Outlook, Thunderbird, or a list of other mail programs to check your Google Mail.

Getting Started with IMAP for Gmail