Google Updates Chrome for Android and iOS
Google has distributed updates of its Chrome browser to both the Android and iOS platforms. For Android, the latest beta version of Chrome now puts search terms in the omnibox, makes mobile data savings visible with the compression tool, offers full-screen browsing on phones, and introduces a number of under-the-hood bug fixes. The beta version of Chrome for Android is free to download from the Beta Channel. For iOS, Google added full-screen web pages, the ability to print via Google Cloud Print or AirPrint, and the ability to save web pages as PDF files. Chrome for iOS is a free download from the iTunes App Store.
Google Chrome for Android Becomes More Efficient
Google today updated its Chrome browser for Android devices with new tools to help reduce data usage, download pages for offline use, and discover more personalized content. To start, Data Saver has expanded to video.
Google's Chrome Browser for iOS Lets You Save Articles for Later
Google has updated its Chrome browser for iOS devices and given it the ability to save online stories for later reading. The share button now includes a "read later" option that will download the article directly to the device so it can be read at a later time, even when the phone is offline.
Chrome for Android Now Supports Push Notifications
Android users can now tap into push notifications from their favorite web sites. Google updated its Chrome browser this week with support for personalized notifications that come directly from the web.
Chrome for iOS Gains QR Scanning Tool
Google today updated its Chrome browser for iOS devices and added a novel tool: a QR and barcode scanner. iPhone owners can scan a QR code or barcode by using 3D Touch on the app logo or by searching for "QR" in iOS's Spotlight search bar.
Google Speeds Up Chrome for iOS