“Google engineering VP Vic Gundotra softened his approach to Apple today in a chat at the TCDisrupt conference,” Electronista reports. “He now claims that the warnings of a dystopic future and other clear references to Apple weren’t attacks. The statements on openness and choice were conducted only in a ‘spirit of good fun,’ Gundotra said.”

“The remarks are a slight backtrack from Google’s seemingly hostile stance at I/O and reflect a balance Google still has to strike in its approach,” Electronista reports. “While it supports Adobe’s Flash, it also embraces HTML5 and has a significant stake on the iPhone, where its maps and search are still important parts of the OS.”

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Good luck with that, Google-boy.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “jax44” for the heads up.]