Yeah, you currently can access to your Gmail on those iOS devices now, Apple provides the Mail app which you can add your Gmail account and check Gmails whenever it is and wherever you are. And there are also other third party apps enable you to use Gmail on your iOS device. But, well, isn’t it great to have the official Gmail for iPhone, iPad from Google? In spite of the pretty great UI for Web-based Gmail on iOS devices, this native Gmail application for iOS is definitely a unicorn of sorts. But Seigler also notes that Google had no comment about the issue.
If this rumor is true, iPad and iPhone Gmailers would get benefit without doubt, but those Android device producers might lose one of their advantages over iPhone, iPad and iPod.
So, what will the Gmail for iPad, iPhone be if there will be a native Gmail app for iOS?
iOS 5 has improved ite Mail app in formatting and flagging etc. And what about the iOS version of Gmail? Will it be better than Gmail in Mail app? Color-coding, better search and filtering? The ability to zip through mulitple profiles, message prioritization? What is the truth? Let’s see. iskysoft blog will keep close eye on this issue and update it ASAP, and you can RSS us to get the newest news and tips about Apple.
Important Update: The native Gmail app for iPhone and iPad has been released on Nov 2:Introducing the Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Important Update: Due to a significant bug related to push notifications and is giving errors to users, Google now has pulled the Gmail for iOS until it can be fixed. So now iOS users are no longer allowed to download the app via the App Store, and those Gmailers who have already downloaded the app can still use it on their devices.
Now official report is published from Google about the release date of the new version of the Gmail app for iOS.
Update: Finally, this native Gmail app for iOS returns (Nov 16). Additional to the fix of notification bug, Google also improved the handling of image HTML messages. And the company also promised to continue “iterating rapidly” to bring new features to the Gmail app for iOS.
Update: Google updates the Gmail for iOS (Dec 14)
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