Google Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad has become a huge. It is available on App Store and has become a huge within the last few days, says Abdul Vahid V
An iOS version of Chrome web browser was one of major attractions of the 2012 Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Google VP for the Chrome division Brian Rakowski presented Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad at the event. Of course, a huge number of iOS users will be excited to hear the news. They have been waiting for Chrome on their iDevices. The app will run on devices with iOS 4.3 and higher versions. Chrome for iPhone and iPad can indeed bring forth a totally new browsing experience. Here we discuss major advantages of Chrome browser on iOS.
Chrome sync is simply a feature to let you sync Chrome browser data such as bookmarks, tabs and web pages between devices. Well, you will be able to transfer Chrome data between your PCs, tablets and iOS devices. It will be a highly featured capability of Chrome browser for iOS. You can take all your bookmarks, favorite sites, tabs, web pages and other details from device to device. Mentioning the features of Chrome browser for iOS, Engadget notes that “perhaps most notably, its cross-device syncing, ensuring that you can pick up where you left off on the desktop version of the program, taking your pages and tabs with you on the go.”
Fast web search
It should be the most vital feature of any web browser. Google has developed its Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad with the capability for fast web search. Well, “you can search and navigate fast, directly from the same box and choose from results that appear as you type,” Google says on App Store. Indeed, it is a big advantage for a browser, especially a mobile browser that it loads content fast and brings search results quickly. When it comes to Google, better web search result on its own browser is highly essential, because it is a web search firm primarily.
Simple, intuitive experience
The Chrome browser is quite simple and intuitive to use. You will be able to open pages quickly and switch between unlimited numbers of tabs. It is one of major attractions of the web browser. On your iPhone and iPod touch, you can “flip through tabs the way you would fan a deck of cards,” says Google. When it comes on iPad, you can swipe from edge to edge so as to switch between the tabs. Yes, managing apps and opening new items for fresh pages are also simple tasks on the new Chrome browser.
Sign in for sync
So as to use the above noted Chrome sync feature, you just have to sign in to Chrome with your Google account. After this, you can “sync your open tabs, bookmarks, passwords and omni-box data from your computer to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Pick up right where you left off,” says Google. Further, you can also send web pages from the browser on your PC to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with a single click. Remember, the feature works even if you are offline.
Incognito browsing mode
Chrome for iPhone and iPad also comes with an Incognito browsing mode. That is, you can browse web privately, in other words, without leaving your search history on the browser. The feature certainly boosts the privacy part of the browser for iOS devices.
You can download Chrome web browser for iOS for free from App Store. Like all Google apps, the browser also comes for free of cost for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Indeed, the app is superb enough that you can test the browser on your handsets. Well, by the way, it will lift critical threat to Apple’s own Safari browser and other alternatives.