Google has updated its Chrome for Android browser with a significant number of new features.
It’s added 31 more languages and brought the update to every country where Google Play is available (although it’s worth noting you’ll need an Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich – to get the new version).
And if you’re frustrated by being directed to mobile sites when you want the full-fat original, Chrome for Android now lets you bypass the redirect without using a third-party app, a particular boon for tablet users.
For navigation, the ‘omnibox’ now takes URLs and search queries, plusGoogle has made it easier to switch between unlimited stacked tabs. And syncing with your desktop has been made easier, as has making pages available for offline reading.
There’s also a load of customisation tweaks, including the ability to add bookmarks as homescreen icons and choose which apps you’d like to use to open different types of links. Incognito mode has been taken mobile, too.
Flash is still not supported. The upgrade is currently in beta.
Copyright © Stuff.tv
Issue: 338 | May 2015
Access CRN's extensive online resources including; email bulletins, community discussions and unique online news.
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED GOES EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can log on to the CRN website or start posting comments on articles.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain '@crn.com.au' to your white-listed senders.