Version 28.0.1500.12 of Chrome for iPad and iPhone brings better integration between Chrome and Google apps and fullscreen browsing to iPad and the ability to access your browsing history from the menu.
After you sign in to Chrome, “you can sign in to other Google apps with a single click.” In addition, if you prefer to follow directions in the Google Maps app instead of in the browser, you can easily set a preference to open these links in the Maps app instead.
You can also try the same for YouTube, Google+, and Google Drive “with more apps coming soon,” google said.
Further, Google notes, that it plan to roll out an experimental data compression service to help you save bandwidth, load pages faster, and browse more securely on your iPhone and iPad in the next few days.
List of feature new in version 28.0.1500.12:
- “Interoperability with other Google Apps. Option to open links for YouTube, Maps, G+ and Drive in the app instead of the browser.
- Enhancements to voice search
- Text-to-speech for all variations of English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Japanese, and Korean.
- Toolbar controls are always available when using voice search
- Fullscreen on iPad
- Data cost savings. Reduce data usage and speed up page load times. View data savings in Bandwidth Management settings. This feature is being rolled out and will be available to all users over time.
- Access to browser history,” informs Google.
Grab the latest version of Chrome for iPhone and iPad at Apple App Store.
Google sent out invites to the press and investors for a ‘breakfast’ with Sundar Pichai, who oversees both Android and Chrome.
Starting at 9:00am PST on Wednesday July 24, the event will be live streamed on YouTube, and Google is expected to launch a new version of Nexus devices and Android mobile operating system.
According to reports, the third version of Android Jelly Bean 4.3, will see the light with features such as a new camera interface, support for Bluetooth LE and new advanced Wi-Fi settings.
Google is also readying Android 5.0 which may be released later this year.