Google Makes Changes to Gmail for iPhone Browser
Google recently rolled out a change to Gmail's behavior in the iPhone Safari browser. Google says it has fixed the floating action bar, as well as improved the speed of the web app. Google suggests users clear their cache to access the new features.
Google Testing 3rd-Party Email Access in iOS Gmail App
Google is allowing people to use their non-Gmail email service within the Gmail app for iOS. Apple's own iOS email app and Microsoft's Outlook email app both already support multiple email services, as does Gmail on Android handsets.
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.
Google Brings Anti-Phishing Tools to Gmail for iOS
Google today said its Gmail app for iOS devices now relies on similar anti-phishing technology already available to Gmail for Android. Google began using a new algorithm earlier this to spot possible phishing attacks and emails with suspicious links.
Google Brings Google Assistant to the iPhone
Google today announced Google Assistant for the iPhone. The app can respond to voice input and take action for a wide variety of tasks.
Why does Google bother?
Really... am I going to use this instead of the built in Mail app on my iPhone?
Most wouldn't--but some folks like to do things differently.