At the Google I/O developer conference today, Vice President of Chrome Brian Rakowski announced the availability of Google’s Chrome browser for the iPhone and iPad, making its first debut on iOS. Rakowski said that Chrome will be available for iOS 4.3 and higher devices and that it will be available starting today. Chrome will also support Chrome sync, a feature that will allow users to sync all their tabs, bookmarks, and credentials across devices.
Rakowski illustrated the functionality by opening tabs on Chrome browser from his MacBook, Chromebook, Android smartphone, Android tablet, and an iPhone. The folks over at Google Chrome also confirmed the announcement by tweeting, “You asked, we listened… Introducing Chrome for iPhone & iPad, bringing your web to iOS 4.3 and higher devices”. The app is now available in the iTunes Store.
“Chrome, which we built from the ground up as a browser for the modern web, has seen tremendous adoption. Thanks to many of you, Chrome has nearly doubled since last year’s I/O—from 160 million to 310 million active users around the world. As more and more of you live your lives online, we want to to help make it easy for you to live in the cloud seamlessly,” Chrome & Apps Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai said. You can get Chrome via iTunes.
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