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Chrome for iOS Gains New 'Read Later' Feature

Tuesday March 14, 2017 1:54 pm PDT by
Google today updated its Chrome browser for iOS devices to version 57, adding a new "Read Later" function for saving articles to a Reading List so they can be viewed at a later time even when an internet connection is unavailable. The Chrome Read Later function is similar to the "Reading List" feature that's available in the Safari web browser for Macs and iOS devices. Yes, you can take it...

Google Chrome iOS Update Adds QR Code Scanner to 3D Touch Menu

Thursday February 2, 2017 7:01 am PST by
Google yesterday updated the iOS version of Google Chrome with two new features for the iPhone and iPad web browsing app. On iOS devices that support 3D Touch, users can now 3D Touch on Google Chrome to bring up a quick access menu that now includes "Scan QR Code," directly integrating a feature that traditionally requires users to download a random third-party app to be able to scan codes. ...

Google Shifts Chrome for iOS to Apple’s WKWebView, Reducing Crashes by 70%

Wednesday January 27, 2016 7:33 am PST by
Google today introduced a few stability and performance improvements into its Chrome for iOS app, mainly centering around the company's switch from in-process rendering with UIWebView to out-of-process rendering thanks to WKWebView. Tests by Google proved the new update reduces the app's crash rate by 70 percent, letting users pick up where they left off on a page from any device without a crash...

Google Search Will Begin Indexing iOS App Content in Coming Weeks

Wednesday May 27, 2015 8:45 am PDT by
Google has announced that it will begin indexing content from iOS apps in search results in the near future, enabling iPhone users to open mobile app content straight from Google Search. The company says that indexed links from an initial group of apps will begin appearing on iOS in search results in both the Google app and Chrome for signed-in users in the coming weeks. Google first...

Google Updates Chrome Browser for iOS With Notification Center Widget, App Extensions

Thursday April 16, 2015 11:32 am PDT by
Google today released a significant update to its Chrome browser for iOS, adding several features to improve its compatibility with iOS 8. There's a new Notification Center widget that includes controls to let users launch a new tab or initiate a voice search directly from the Today view of the Notification Center. Tapping on "New Tab" or on "Voice Search" will automatically launch the Chrome...

Chrome for iOS Updated With Handoff Support, Material Design, iPhone 6 Optimization

Tuesday January 20, 2015 9:29 am PST by
Google today announced an update for its Chrome iOS app with several new features, perhaps most notably the ability to transfer from Chrome on your mobile device to a browser on OS X thanks to integration with Handoff. The Handoff support works seamlessly, allowing users to continue browsing a mobile webpage on their desktop of choice, but the update also brings a couple of other updates to...