Sparrow, the popular thrid-party email app for MAC OS and iOS plus a great Gmail solution for iPhone users has been acquired by Google. According to some reports, the price is said to be around US $25 million.
“The Sparrow team has always put their users first by focusing on building a seamlessly simple and intuitive interface for their email client. We look forward to bringing them aboard the Gmail team, where they’ll be working on new projects.’ said a Google Spokesperson.
Not only is the app Gmail friendly, it has a unique user interface that is intuitive and very well integrated into social networks. Users will rejoice, If Google comes up with the much wished iPad version of the app and introduces the Push Notification which is certainly a key feature for an iOS app.