Gmail for iOS

Though optimizing the app for the larger iPhone screens is a small tweak, it's a pretty big deal for those who use Gmail for iOS on a regular basis.

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Sleeker design means easier reading

The redesigned interface in recent versions makes browsing through email even more painless.

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Menu options look better

What used to be a crude outline in early versions of the slide-out menu is now sleek and easy to navigate

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New predictive text for searches

When you type in the search field, Gmail gives you predictive text based on your inbox so you can find specific emails quickly.

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Icons are a nice touch

When a friend doesn't have a photo associated with his account, the app adds a small icon (the green "J"). It's not a big change, but I like the way it looks.

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