Originally posted on 9to5Mac:
If you like your email app to be similar to Facebook/Twitter apps, the Sparrow for iPhone (and iPod touch) client is now available. It has not hit the United States, but it will be $2.99 when it lands. (Update: It is live.)
Although Sparrow’s desktop app has quite a following, I was not impressed…but I guess all the kids are doing it. I imagine the iOS app will be the same. The interface is more “fun” and intuitive, and it brings some new interface elements, such as sliding panels. The Verge offers a great in-depth look.
The application is a big deal for users of Gmail, because the iPhone finally has a decent Gmail experience.
A monster downside is that it does not support Push Notifications. Yes, an iPhone Email client without Push. It will be hard to get over that hurdle. Apple killed Sparrow’s use of…
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