It took six months, but it appears Google’s Gmail team has finish rebuilding the Gmail application for the iPhone and iPad. What can you expect? Version 2.0 – “a faster, sleeker, and easier experience on iOS.” Google states that, “with version 2.0 of the app, you’ll get a totally new look and feel, plus a bunch of improvements like profile pictures in messages, numerous new animations from swivels to transitions and infinite scrolling in the message lists.”
Other features are stated as,
The app also adds many new time-saving features. For example, when you search, autocomplete predictions will appear as you type, shaving off precious seconds (and typos). Plus, you can RSVP to Google Calendar invites as well as +1 and comment on Google+ posts directly from the app.
Multiple account support – You can now login to up to five Google Accounts from the menu and switch between them with a couple taps.
Early looks of the new Gmail app are pretty positive in my opinion. We’ll see how much the added features play into daily use over the next few days.
Have you downloaded or updated the Gmail app yet? If so, what are your early impressions?