An advert posted  on YouTube  hints at Google 's latest strategy in its ongoing war with Apple : using iOS apps in order to entice users of Apple hardware onto Google software. And it seems to be working--as Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson reports . The search giant looks to be having a recruitment drive for its iOS Dev department . Check out this  Google Jobs blogpost.
We saw this last year, most notably with the Google-Apple maps debacle --when the Google Maps iOS app was released last month , it shot to the top of the App Store charts and is generally seen as a superior product to its Android counterpart. Google's Internet browser, Chrome , is available as an iOS download, as is Google Search , Gmail , and YouTube .