Sparrow's Mac OS X and iOS apps were among the most-loved email clients on either platform, providing a much better way to use Gmail. On July 20th, Google announced it had acquired the company and hired its team to help develop Gmail. Sparrow also announced that support for its own apps would be waning, however. Will Dom Leca's team bring us a better Gmail, or will we long for the days of Sparrow's simplistic take on email?