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Google Chrome for iPhone and iPad hands-on

By Julio Franco
Jun 29, 2012
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  1. Google made some waves today when it announced that the Chrome Browser was coming to the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new Chrome Browser for iOS is very similar to the version available for Android 4.0 ICS devices,…

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  2. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TechSpot Guru Posts: 802   +87

    I was using Skyfire browser to get full desktop versions of webpages, but this has just eliminated the need for it.

    All my desktop open tabs, passwords, autofill, bookmarks, etc are synced with my iphone now. It's a happy day. Minus Obamacare passing.
  3. Why did Google release Chrome for iOS when Apple is never gonna release Safari for Android.
  4. thetimchannel

    thetimchannel Newcomer, in training

    Not being able to set it as default browser limits the appeal to me. That isn't Chrome's fault of course, but then again, I am not that unhappy with the browser on my Iphone. Enjoy.
  5. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    Download Browser Changer from Cydia ;)
  6. Cydia etc are fun for a while, but every update, to redo it, and some of the functionality being messed up and all gets old very quickly.
  7. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18

    I'm guessing that there are far more Windows users who use iOS than Mac users who use Android.
  8. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,896   +354

    dont know why you have this problem...I never do
    well, updating and stuff, but never any functionality problems
  9. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,041   +72

    With this Chrome's release on iOS Google is trying to stay relevant on the platform by offering a way to access its services, nothing more, and I am guessing here, but I think it also gives an hint to what to expect from chrome on Win8 tabs ........ slower than the stock browser.


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