New Google Search App for iPad – Wow!


The new Google Search app for iPad is remarkable, pulling just about every Google app into one easy-to-navigate interface. At first, it looks like nothing more than a full-page search app … but click the “Apps” icon, and the magic begins. It’s very simple, but very powerful and very easy to use.

Last night, I spent a happy half-hour tapping between mail, calendar, Blogger, Reader, Picasa, and Google+. It feels amazing to have all these in one place (finally!), without having to load individual apps to interact with each one.

While I know this app is, essentially, a “wrapper” for services you can view in your browser, the experience in the app feels more seamless than a browser-based one can. Recommended.

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