Google on the Verge of Launching a Gmail iPhone App?

According to MG Siegler, Google has submitted a Gmail iPhone app for review at Apple.

This is great news for a couple of reasons. First: native Gmail app! Awesome. Second: those who have seen the app tell me it’s pretty fantastic. Perhaps even surprisingly so.

But again, Google has had a nice mobile web version of Gmail optimized for the iPhone for some time, so what’s the big deal? Well the real big deal is Push Notifications. Finally.