Well, that didn’t take long. Just three hours after Google released their official Gmail for iOS app, they’ve already pulled it.
Why? Well, despite our initial enthusiasm, it kind of sucked.
How did it suck? Well, for one thing, there was nothing native about the app: it was just Gmail in a web window. None of the supported features, like push or badge notifications, actually worked. And when you loaded the program up, the first thing you got was a big error.
Totally dumb. A piece of crap. It was actually worse than loading up Gmail in Mobile Safari. Let’s hope Google just released the wrong app by mistake.
Update: According to a tweet by a Google engineer, they released a buggy version of the app by mistake and they are working on getting an update out soon.Related