The Updated Gmail App For iOS Gives You More Room For Multitasking
Google gets an updated app for the iPhone and iPad. The latest design changes make it more suitable for iPad’s expansive screen estate. As Google says, it gives you a more immersive experience but also extra room for serious multitasking. The Gmail app takes full advantage of the two orientations – landscape and portrait — to give you a smoother workflow.
Holding the iPad in the landscape mode displays a new navigation bar on the left-hand side. The new navigation bar allows you to quickly switch categories as well as move between multiple Gmail accounts with a single tap on the icons. Each category prominently displays a colored message counter highlighting the number of unread emails that need your attention.
The full-screen space should be enough to go through your messages. That’s what you get by holding the iPad in the portrait mode. The developers say this full-screen view is a more focused and immersive mail consuming experience. The full-screen view is all the more better because it also gives you all that room for composing emails. A better scrolling performance rounds up the noteworthy changes for the latest iOS Gmail app.
Try it out and tell us if it makes Gmail better for you.
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