Google beefs up Gmail for Android and iPhone

by admin April 8, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Mountain View (CA) – Google upgraded its email application for the iPhone and Android devices that should result in a much more convenient use and much faster performance.

According to the company, Gmail for the iPhone and Android is now more responsive when open messages, integrates batch options and introduces some “basic” offline support.

There is also an updated interface, which enable users to archive or delete via Cascading Stylesheets (CSS). If you scroll the screen, those action options follow the screen movement and remain available to the user. The progress bar is now rendered through the HTML5 canvas tag, which does not require the download of animated GIFs anymore and reduces overall overhead.

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