Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android OS and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS compete fiercely to capture the market share with Android leading the race now. Amidst all the competition and rivalry, they need to work with each other in order to make sure that they don’t get in the way of day to day work of a consumer. Google has introduced its latest iOS sync in their blog.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s iOS sync for their apps is primarily to provide security to files, mails and documents on the users iOS based phones/phablets/tablets. The iOS sync integrates directly into the apps like Google Drive and Gmail for iOS, which doesn’t require any additional app downloading. iOS sync supports Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS 7 and 8 and also the latest iPhone 6/6plus.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s iOS sync also provides a lot of additional security features. It helps in effective management of Google apps in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS based devices. In accordance with the policy set, it requires the users to enroll their device and log into the Google app. It also ensures safety in configuration of WiFi networks. It enables connection to trusted WiFi networks. The blog also talks about additional support for existing policies for password management, encryption of data, camera usage, remote usage of device and device activations.
The iOS sync enables secure way to work from anywhere on any iOS based device with the help of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s mobile management tools.
The article mentioned that the iOS sync will be available for Google apps from the beginning of next week. The administrators should be able to enable the iOS sync through the admin console.
Among the shareholders of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is Duquesne Capital, managed by Stanley Druckenmiller. As of 30 June, 2014, they hold around 260,000 company shares.