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Google demos offline Gmail on iPhone, Google Maps on Palm Pre
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 19 February 2009 11:57
Google took the stage at the Mobile World Congress recently to demo several of its latest technologies, perhaps the most interesting of which was an offline version of Gmail for the iPhone 3G and Android built on HTML 5 standards.

by Jose Vilches on February 19, 2009, 10:25 AM

 The experimental web based application lets users access their email offline and also brings support for Gmail’s labels feature.

Unlike on the desktop, where the feature relies on extensions, offline Gmail for mobiles is dependent on HTML5’s AppCache and database standards to keep data available when there is no internet connection, meaning it requires no additional software downloads. It also means that the feature would work flawlessly across multiple operating systems just as long as they support HTML5.  [TechSpot...]  [Comments....]

 

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