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Google updates Gmail for Honeycomb tablets, sprinkles some ICS style on top

Google updates Gmail for Honeycomb-based tablets, now offers some of the benefits of the ICS version
By Anthony Garreffa from Apr 6, 2012 @ 2:32 CDT

Google have just pushed out an updated Gmail app to the Play Store which includes new features, mostly for their Honeycomb-based tablets. The app now sports some benefits that the Ice Cream Sandwich OS offers:


Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) users get the Android Gmail 4.0 (ICS) experience with:

  • Swipe to move between newer and older conversations
  • Tap your account to access Recent labels
  • Set custom notifications for individual labels
  • Sync last 30 days of messages so you can read and search messages faster both online and offline

Android 2.2 (Froyo) and 2.3 (Gingerbread) users aren't left out, they get:

  • New Labels API for 3rd-party app developers
  • Performance improvements

Head on over to the Google Play Store right now if you want to update!


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