Google Adds Push Notifications to iPhone App
Google today updated the Google Mobile App for iPhone and included Gmail and Calendar push notification support. Users who opt to receive push notifications can turn them on. They will then be alerted to upcoming calendar appointments and new emails from Gmail. The revised application also delivers search results as users type, to help speed up the search process. The update is a free download from the iPhone App Store.
What's the point? You already offer free push via Exchange...
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What I'd rather see is a Google-made app that gives me an alternate interface to my Google Apps account, especially Contacts & Calendar. They could store the contact and calendar data locally, or have it work real-time with your account -- getting around alternate UI's touching Apple's database...