Google has removed the mail client Sparrow from the App Store and Mac App Store




Google has removed the mail client Sparrow from the App Store and Mac App Store, bought in June 2012. Prior to purchasing the search giant Sparrow was considered one of the best alternative to mail applications for iOS. After absorption of a startup, client development was abandoned.


Sparrow offered to iPhone and iPad users convenient navigation bar, instant setting popular services (Gmail, Google Apps, iCloud, Yahoo, AOL) and the work on the protocol IMAP. Among other functions a user selects a combined inbox, switching between windows and dialogs list incoming messages, avatar support, function «Pull to refresh».

July 20, 2012 Sparrow developers released a statement on the purchase of their start-up by Google. In an official press release does not give any more information, but according to some reports, the deal could be worth $ 25 million. Despite reports that after the transition to the team Google, developers Sparrow stop the integration of new functions into the program, the App Store then came two more updates. At first there was an opportunity to open a web page in Chrome, the second – added support for display of the iPhone 5 / 5s.

Note that Sparrow has several distinctive features that fans bribed program. And above all, it is easy to use interface with a lot of nice and quite ergonomic elements.

Users who downloaded to the device Sparrow, will be able to continue to use the client. Download the app from the App Store is no longer possible. Version of the program for the Mac yet available online Sparrow.

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