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Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

The extremely popular and loved by many iOS and Mac email client Sparrow will be getting a much needed update soon. After being acquired by Google we later learned the popular app would get a feature freeze, and no further updates would be coming with what they called a ‘bug fix only’ status. Today however we learned of an upcoming update many Apple fans should be excited to hear about.

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Google captures Sparrow iOS/Mac email app [Update: Feature freeze]

Google captures Sparrow iOS/Mac email app [Update: Feature freeze]

Popular iOS and Mac email app Sparrow has been acquired by Google, with the team responsible for the iPhone and OS X app headed to take up roles in Google's Gmail division. "We care a lot about how people communicate, and we did our best to provide you with the most intuitive and pleasurable mailing experience" Sparrow announced today. "Now we're joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision."

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Sparrow 1.2 released: Apple denies push request

Sparrow 1.2 released: Apple denies push request

Another update for the iOS mail client Sparrow has been pushed out today, bringing it to version 1.2. New features include additional languages, landscape support, label creation and editing from within the app, and refined message navigation. While many of you are probably waiting for push support, Sparrow has posted to its blog saying that Apple won’t make an exception despite the strong demand for the feature.

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Sparrow for iPhone updated to 1.1: push coming “with or without Apple”

Sparrow for iPhone updated to 1.1: push coming “with or without Apple”

The popular email client for iOS, Sparrow, has today been updated to version 1.1. It brings some new features as well as enhancements. There’s a new Send & Archive feature, which does exactly what the name implies, an in-app web browser that means you don’t have to jump out of the app whenever you click a link in an email, and dock badge preferences, which allows you to pick which email accounts you want to register as a red badge on the app icon.

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Sparrow for iPhone gets push email with jailbreak tweak

Sparrow for iPhone gets push email with jailbreak tweak

Sparrow for iPhone was finally unleashed on the world a couple of days ago, but fans of the email client were disappointed to learn that a key piece of functionality had been left out: push support. That one feature was all that stopped Sparrow from being the perfect email client for the iPhone, and there’s no word on exactly when push is due to be supported. Good news: if you’ve jailbroken your device, then a simply tweak from Cydia enables push functionality in the app.

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Sparrow for iPhone released

Sparrow for iPhone released

Popular Mac mail app Sparrow has jumped to the iPhone, promising a more streamlined way of checking your Gmail, iCloud and other accounts. Navigated by swipes and gestures, the app stacks virtual layers of inboxes, folders and messages, and flicks through threaded conversations using up and down swipes.

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 summer 2015 launch date delayed

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 summer 2015 launch date delayed

Johnny Depp fans found out the hard way this summer that just because he's attached to a film doesn't mean it's going to do well at the box office. The Lone Ranger was easily one of the worst films that Depp has ever been associated with. Depp's hit film franchise has definitely been Pirates of the Caribbean. Word surfaced today that the next film in the franchise has been delayed.

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Mailbox Review: mobile email disconnects again

Mailbox Review: mobile email disconnects again

This weekend we've had the pleasure of trying out one of the most beautifully simple looking apps ever made for iOS: Mailbox. This app is made to make your email experience simple, striking first for the Gmail crowd who otherwise would be working with the built-in iOS mail app or the Google-made Gmail app (or Sparrow, also owned by Google). It's not easy entering this space successfully when the actual creator of the service you're trying to vampire has their own app on the market - let's talk about why Mailbox might do it - starting with the never-fails strategy called keeping a line outside.

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