Google Developing a New iPhone App

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  1. G4R2 macrumors 6502a

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  3. Mindflux macrumors 68000

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    It'd be nice if they could do the google mobile maps like the blackberry, which does your current location via triangulating against the towers. it's pretty darn accurate for a faux gps.
     
  4. Manj27 macrumors member

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    More from Rueters news....but no mention whether webapp or native....

    RPT-Google unveils integrated services app. for iPhone
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    NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Google Inc is releasing a new application for Apple Inc's iPhone that combines the Web leader's services such as e-mail, search and calendar into a single interface.

    Google, which aims to replicate its success in desktop computer Web use on mobile phones, said on Wednesday the new application would make it easier to find, use and switch between its services on the iPhone.

    The company is also working to develop new mobile technologies that are faster, easier to use, and available on more devices but Google did not give details.

    Other efforts to expand in wireless include the announcement last week that Google would bid in an upcoming U.S. wireless airwaves auction to launch a wireless network, pitting it against established providers Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc . AT&T is the exclusive U.S. carrier for iPhone.

    In a separate project, Google is also developing an operating system for mobile phones known as Android and based on open source Linux technology. It has about 30 partners including carriers and phone makers supporting the project.

    The iPhone, with its touch-screen and full Web browser, became the most talked about cell phone this year when it went on sale in the United States in late June. It has since launched in countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom.

    Google Maps and YouTube were among the first applications available on iPhone. Apple said last month that it would allow outside developers to create software for iPhone and that it planned to make a developers kit available in February. (Reporting by Sinead Carew, editing by Dave Zimmerman)
     
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  6. Malcster macrumors 6502

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    hmm, don't think so, more of a native 'hub' application for Google services by the sounds of it.
     
  7. spicoli macrumors member

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    Google app on iPhone

    Go to google.com and boom, there it is.

    Typing away now to test it out.......
     
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    troll?
    i dont see it.
     
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  11. spicoli macrumors member

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    Sorry you can't see it. Maybe google is only rolling this out by region....like they did with imap. I had one gmail account that took weeks to show the imap option, when another was available within a day....

    So, no troll here.
     
  12. nickspohn macrumors 68040

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    I wouldn't call someone else a troll when they're correct.

    It is up, but it really isn't that groundbreaking.
     
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  14. chr1s60 macrumors 68000

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    Just go to google.com on your iPhone. I think this is what people were talking about, not 100% sure, but it's my best guess.
     
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    try going to www.google.com/m directly.
     
  16. skeen macrumors 6502

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    It's a web app. This is lame. The iPhone could already use all of Googles services - so this makes it slightly more convenient, or prettier.

    Roll on official native apps!
     
  17. aerospace macrumors 6502a

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    theres no new app at all.


    they just added the link to calender mail and reader to the main page...very earth shattering :p
     
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    soon enough there will be a google button on your iPhone, mark my words :)
     

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