Android Police. Not only are they new, but they are features its users have been clamoring for. Probably the most wanted feature for Gmail, pinch to zoom, will finally be made available in this new version, along with a bunch of other cool stuff.
Google have been on a roll the past few days. Yesterday they announced Google+ video chat Hangouts was coming to Gmail, and now today they've issued a quick update to their Android Gmail app. Along with Google Wallet getting a big update and more, they've been doing some good things. Today's update should help Gmail play nicer with the Nexus 7.
Gmail users were able to use Google Talk video chat for communication but today Google has announced that is all changing for the better. Google has replaced Google Talk video with Google+ hangouts. Letting Gmail users video chat with 1 person, or 10 at the same time.
Google has acquired Sparrow, a company that makes a popular email client for Mac and iOS. Details on the acquisition are pretty light at this moment, but it seems that Google will use Sparrow's talents to make a better Gmail app for smartphones, tablets, and Mac. This means that Sparrow will likely be helping Google create a more worthwhile Gmail client for Android, so this is something to keep an eye on. Neither Google nor Sparrow have revealed how much Google paid in the acquisition deal.
Project Glass has a lot of people excited. After all the small bits of information we've received it's safe to say I want a pair myself. Today we can confirm the augmented reality Project Glass team has snatched up one of Gmails head community outreach developers. Sarah Price will be going from email, to glasses.
Google Drive was even in the discussion. In case some of you somehow didn't know this, Google actually syncs your contacts, calender, photos, apps, books, and recently Google Music. While iCloud is new to the game Google's been doing this since Android was a baby. Simply sign into Google or Gmail and all your contacts automatically sync to your new phone. Today they've released a quick video as a reminder of how awesome Android is.
Google Drive into the wild. If you were thinking this was just a Dropbox competitor you were wrong. This integrates all of Google's services into one. Google Docs has been combined with Drive, and they use the power of search and more to make it a complete offering. Check out the screenshots or hit the links below to get started yourself.
Gmail, Google Play Books (not sure how you "play" books), as well as added more feature to Street View for Google Maps. One major improvement is they've brought all the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich features in Gmail to Honeycomb tablets.
Ice Cream Sandwich device like the Galaxy Nexus only the few with things such as the ASUS Transformer Prime or the WiFi XOOM with the latest Android 4.0.3 update can enjoy the new features under the "experiments tab in Gmail. The Transformer Prime just received ICS so we gave it a look.