Chrome Compresses Web Pages for Android and iOS
Google has updated its Chrome browser for both the Android and iOS platforms. Chief among the new features of the browser is a better compression algorithm that should, claims Google, reduce the amount of data consumed by the browser up to 50% when surfing the web. Both platforms also gain better protection against malicious web sites. The Android version of Chrome now allows users to create web shortcuts on the home screen, and the iOS version lets users see and access the automatic translation bar. Chrome is free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store.
Chrome for iOS Updated with Material Design
Google today delivered a new version of Chrome to iOS devices. The latest rendition of Google's browser for iPhones and iPads carries over Material Design from the Android version and builds in better support for iOS8 and the larger screen sizes of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
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.
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.
Chrome for iOS Earns New Gestures and Other Features
Google today updated its Chrome browser for the iOS platform. Three gestures are the chief new feature.