Chrome for iOS Gains Widget Support With Version 90 Release

Google today introduced Chrome 90 for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch, adding support for new Search and Dino widgets on devices running a version of iOS 14.

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There are three separate Chrome widgets available. There's a two tile search interface that lets you conduct a quick search with quick access to voice search and incognito mode, a single tile search widget, and a shortcut to play the Chrome Dino game.

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Chrome widgets can be added to the Home Screen on the iPhone by pressing down on the display and tapping the "+" in the upper left corner, or to the Notification Center by swiping over to widgets, selecting the edit option, and then tapping the "+" button. Note that you need to open the Chrome app after updating for the widget options to appear.

According to Google, the Chrome 90 update also introduces an option to edit saved usernames and passwords in Chrome settings. Chrome 90 for Mac was released in April.

Top Rated Comments

icanhazmac Avatar
14 months ago

Google bashing always amazes me. I’ve been using Google services for almost 15 years now. I haven’t died yet.
While I am very happy that you are still alive I choose to try to use products that do not profit off of the tracking and sale of my personal information, YMMV.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iapplelove Avatar
14 months ago

Hard pass on Chrome, sooooooo many other choices that don't involve Google.
Google bashing always amazes me. I’ve been using Google services for almost 15 years now. I haven’t died yet.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
icanhazmac Avatar
14 months ago
Hard pass on Chrome, sooooooo many other choices that don't involve Google.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
javanate Avatar
14 months ago
Sure would be nice if Apple improved Siri....
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bandaman Avatar
14 months ago

Sure would be nice if Apple improved Siri....
My least favorite part of Siri isn't the fact that she sucks at everything, it's the horrendous, ear-bleed-inducing noise that happens when you ask for her while driving in the car over Bluetooth.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
icanhazmac Avatar
14 months ago

Lmao like you don’t use Google search and YouTube.
I have not used google search in many years, I'm guessing at least 10, I use DDG for everything. I use youtube but only in private windows as to minimize what it can see.

You may not care about them collecting, tracking and selling YOU but I do and actively try to minimize their chances of collecting, tracking and selling ME.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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