Google has added a rather unexpected feature to Chrome for iPhones and iPads. version 56.0.2924.79 introduces a built-in QR code scanner. What’s New in Version 56.0.2924.79 says “Scan a QR code or barcode by using 3D Touch on the app logo or searching for “QR” in Spotlight.” The other change noted in the change says “We’ve redesigned […]
Google Chrome for iOS - iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch
Google's popular web browser Chrome is available for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices running iOS operating system. This browser is tightly integrated to the desktop version installed on your computer, allowing you to easily switch between devices and also access the same bookmarks, browsing history and more.
Much of Google Chrome and Chrome OS code is opensource as Chromium, Chromium OS and Blink. Chrome for iOS is also joining this gang. Google has made Chrome for iOS an open-source project. Historically, the code for Chrome for iOS was kept separate from the rest of the Chromium project due to the additional complexity […]
Google has released version 48 of Chrome for iOS with a huge change in the underlying code. With the new change, the company promises better speeds and more importantly, fewer crashes; 70% fewer crashes according to Google’s own estimates. Out-of-process rendering was one of Chrome’s earliest innovations, and we’ve always wanted to bring its benefits […]
Update: Looks like this feature is already available on Chrome for iOS. Read comments! Safe Browsing Service is already in Chrome for iOS if you have enabled the Data Reduction proxy feature. Thank you François Beaufort! ———– This of course is not a big surprise, only a logical next step for Google’s Safe Browsing service. They […]
Third-party keyboards on iOS 9 are not stable yet and that is why Chrome for iOS has disabled support for those keyboards in the latest update. The Chrome release notes says: Third-party keyboards have been disabled due to crashes caused by a bug in iOS 9 We do not have much details on this other […]