Making Sense of Google Apps On An iPhone
If you are an iPhone user but you also love Google’s services then there are plenty of applications designed to help you get access to them on your Apple device. Whether you have an iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, or 3G, you have access to the world of Google Apps right at the touch of your fingertips.
Here are 10 of the best iPhone apps which help you make better sense of Google apps.
With over 90 million users the Google+ social networking platform is one of the fastest growing around. Its intuitive use of Circles to group people together and help share content appropriately is now available for iPhone in a dedicated app. Google Hangout video chatting is the killer app here.
The world`s most popular video streaming site is a backbone of the iPhone and since Apple does not support Flash you will need this native app to watch the latest clip of a cat falling off a chair.
A full 3D overview of the planet earth is accessible thanks to this excellent application, allowing you to get a satellite’s eye view of the world and even check out its topography up close and personal with intuitive touch screen controls.
This app will help you out if you are trying to jump through some linguistic hoops when communicating with a foreign client or travelling abroad. The translation tools are always improving so accuracy is on the rise.
If you are intimately familiar with the Gmail interface from your PC or laptop and you want the same experience on your iPhone then this app will come up with the goods. It is simple to use and it even lets you find any email linked with your address from any folder.
If Blogger is your publishing platform of choice then you may not realise that it is part of the Google family. The official app makes it easy to push your latest updates online even if you are out and about with only your iPhone for company.
Google’s VoIP and SMS service is popular thanks to its ability to let you make free calls to other users over a network connection and even get cheap rates to international numbers. It will double up as a top alternative to traditional mobile voice calls.
For location-based functionality there are few better apps than Google Maps. As well as helping you navigate from one point to another, it also makes it very easy to find out about services and amenities which are in your local area, even if you are not familiar with wherever you happen to be.
Although there is no native iPhone app which supports this service you can point your phone`s browser at docs.google.com in order to access any files you may have stored on this system.
This is an app which lets you check up on the current location of your friends and family so that you can find out where they want to meet up and even broadcast your whereabouts. This is one of the many free gifts which Google gives out to iPhone users.