Google's VP of Engineering, Vic Gundotra, showed both a new mobile version of Gmail running on the iPhone and HTC Magic today, as well as a new mobile version of Google Maps running on the Palm Pre. The new mobile Gmail app, which Gundotra demoed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, makes extensive use of new features that are only available in HTML5. Among these new Gmail features were offline access, even in the browser, as well as support for labels.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
HTML 5 and Gmail
Great video showing a new version of Gmail running on the iPhone. This version seems really fast and responsive, taking advantage of HTML 5. Google Goes HTML5: Demos Experimental Version of Gmail