Google announced this morning that it is ending support for the Gmail App for BlackBerry on November 22nd and will continue to focus their efforts on the mobile browser based version of Gmail.
Although I am sure that some BlackBerry user somewhere will be miffed about this, I really don’t see this as being all that big of a deal. It’s been over three years since we’ve last mentioned Gmail App for BlackBerry here on RIMarkable and can’t think of any BlackBerry users that still use it.
BlackBerry users have been able to to get full access to their Gmail accounts using BIS, which includes support for Stars, Labels, Archiving, and more for years. Furthermore, the mobile Gmail website is actually better than Gmail App for BlackBerry.
The Gmail App for BlackBerry will probably be missed by someone. I am just not sure who…