It’s always been a bit of a pain to integrate our beloved Gmail and Google Calendar with our Apple devices. Syncing Google Calendar requires setting up an Exchange account–an extra hoop that makes Google syncing a lot less effortless than something like MobileMe. Thankfully, Google has given all of us loyal users a handy solution–Push notifications for their own mobile app!
Google’s Mobile App has always been a nice way to check Gmail and Google Calendar. It’s well designed and has voice search. But, it never felt all that integrated with our iPhones, since it lacked a notification system. Hopefully Google’s newest update, which adds push notifications, will make the app feel a little more native. Get it here!
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