AwfulPoorAverageGreatPerfect
Loading...
Zoom
User Reviews
Google Wave iPhone

Google wave can be accessed from the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPod touch, as a web based application. To try it, you obviously would need to have a Google Wave account, and an iPhone or iPod touch. Open Safari, type in wave.google.com which will show you an error message, stating your browser is not supported, with a message saying “Sorry, it looks like you’re using a browser that isn’t supported during the preview of Google Wave.” On the bottom of the page there is a link that reads “If you want to continue at your own peril, go ahead”. The site actually contains the meta tag for being capable of working in the apple Mobile device (apple-mobile-web-app-capable) although lack of the Flash player on the iPhone could be the main reason why Wave not openly promoted to Apple devices. Just tap the go ahead link which will take you to the mobile version of Google Wave. Even though this page is not perfectly optimized for the iPhone browser and things run slowly, but it works.

The iPhone version lets you search waves, create a new wave, and see your list of waves. Tap to switch between single view or avatar view. You can also view and manage your Google Wave contacts from here. If you are watching a wave on your iPhone, the webapp follows the typing in real time pretty nicely. Again, this isn’t officially supported and there isn’t too much functionality such as attachments, but it works so it is a great alternative for when you are on the go.

Update: For a buck you can currently buy the WaveBoard app, which is the first Google Wave iPhone app sold in the App Store, which is going to give you push notifications soon as well.

Here is a video demo of the Google Wave webapp on the iPhone

You must be using an iPhone to see the iPhone version of this app. Try it here

AppSafari review of Google Wave iPhone was written by on October 14th, 2009 and categorized under Chat, Developers, Social. Page viewed 6389 times, 4 so far today. Need help on using these apps? Please read the Help Page.

2 Comments to “Google Wave iPhone”

  1. Thanks for all the info. That looks like a fun application.

  2. Zibi no Angel

Leave Comment

Copy this password

Paste password here

About AppSafari

Looking for the best iPhone, iPad & iPod touch apps? Reviews of the best new iPhone apps daily since 2007. The App Store is a jungle. Go on a safari of over 7,025 iPhone, iPod touch & iPad apps & discover new iOS apps.

Enter your email address:

New Apps Sent to your Mailbox

Discover AppSafari

Welcome to AppSafari. Our team loves apps and is dedicated to writing iPhone app reviews to help you find the best new & free iPhone apps in the App Store. For the latest App Store buzz check out the Trending iPhone apps updated daily with free games worth downloading. Enter our giveaway contest to win free apps every day. You can browse the site in either gallery or list layout.

Where to go from here

More from AppSafari

Got mail? Subscribe to AppSafari by Email. Watch funny and interesting iPhone Videos gathered from around the web.

© 2007-2017 appsafari.com All Rights Reserved. Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy.
This site is not associated with Apple Inc. or its partners. iPod, iPhone, and Safari are trademarks of Apple Inc.
App Screenshot loading
AppStore Read Review
X