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Gmail app for iPhone getting closer, report says

Gmail app for iPhone getting closer, report says

(CBS) - Google is said to be revving up a dedicated Gmail app that will run on Apple's iOS devices, according to a blog post from TechCrunch columnist MG Siegler.

Sources told Siegler's tech blog Parislemon on Monday that the app has already been submitted to Apple for review and should be out soon, assuming it gets approved.

If true, it would mean that iOS users would join their Android counterparts in gaining access to a dedicated Gmail app with some handy bells and whistles.

As Siegler points out, Google already offers a Gmail web page for mobile device users. And of course, iOS users can also set Gmail accounts through the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars feature on their devices. But a full app would presumably offer a variety of useful features in one single package.

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