Great video about what the Gmail IMAP feature means for the iPhone.
IMAP essentially lets an email application look and share your server based email service and the user can use an email appication to check, read and send their email.
IMAP doesn’t download the email from the server, it takes a copy and serves it to you.
Here’s a definition:
IMAP: Internet Message Access Protocol is a standard protocol for accessing e-mail from your local server. IMAP is a client/server protocol in which e …