Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Gmail App For iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch Is Here, Again

The Huffington PostRamona Emerson
First Posted: 11/16/11 05:17 PM ET | Updated: 11/16/11 05:17 PM ET

On Wednesday, Google announced that it had relaunched its official

app, after launching and almost immediately removing it due to

glitches earlier this month.

Product Manager Matthew Izatt wrote on the Official Gmail Blog:

    Two weeks ago, we introduced our Gmail app for iOS.

Unfortunately it contained a bug which broke notifications and

displayed an error message, so we removed it from the App Store.

We’ve fixed the bug and notifications are now working, and the app

is back in the App Store.

At the time of the original launch, the Gmail blog said the app,

which can be used on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, was optimized for

speed, efficiency and touch.

According to The Huffington Post's Jason Gilbert, the app's most

important new feature is speed: "It brings "push notifications" for

Gmail to iDevices for the first time, meaning that you can now be

notified the moment a new message hits the Gmail servers, just by

glancing at the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch."

The app is now available for download in the iTunes store.

Take a look at screenshots for the iPhone and iPad versions of the




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I love the "push notifications" feature!!!...[continuous improvement in] speed and efficiency is of course the basic principle of technology...

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