Push Gmail Comes to iPhone and Windows Mobile
Today Google upgraded its Google Sync service to provide push Gmail services to the iPhone and Windows Mobile devices. Users of Google Sync need to enable push Gmail from the desktop client. Once enabled, Gmail will be pushed to iPhones and Windows Mobile phones instantly, rather than pulled intermittently. Google Sync also supports Google Contacts and Calendar. For iPhone, it only works for devices running OS 3.0 and up. Google recommends users perform a full back-up before setting up the new sync service.
Google Simplifies Two-Factor Authentication in Gmail
Google has reduced the complexity of using two-factor authentication for Gmail in an effort to encourage more people to take advantage of the tool. Moving forward, iPhone and iPad users can receive security prompts within Gmail.
Google Releases Lightweight Gmail Go for Low-End Android Phones
Google has made a light and quick version of Gmail available to select handsets. Gmail Go is a slimmed-down version of Gmail that works better on devices with limited resources or spotty network connections.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
Gmail Bolstered with Exchange Tasks
Google today made its Gmail application for Android devices more useful to those who use Microsoft Exchange services. The latest version of Gmail adds support for Exchange tasks.
THIS IS NOT PUSH!
It sets up a send/receive schedule just like the regular mail in WinMo phones.
Difference being, in regular mail, WinMo knows the settings and in easier to setup!
I want PUSH with WinMo! Someone sends the email, POOF it shows up on my phone!
When I send an email to my wife's GMail account, it is sent to her BlackBerry IMMEDIATELY and usually beats the email to gmail.com!