Google’s popular browser Chrome released for Android
Chrome, internet giant Google’s Web Browser, accounts for nearly 300 million active users and has completely taken over the whole browser industry in just the short time it has been here. Chrome was released as a beta on 2nd September, 2008. Since then it has had the fastest-growing user rates of all browsers and now holds a market share of about 25-30% about the same as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. All in all just in under a period of 4 years.
With the arrival of the full release of Chrome on Android and iOS devices, Google is likely to increase their market share even faster.
Not only did Google finally release the first (and full) stable version of its popular its browser for Android devices (taking it out of beta) but also unveiled a version for iOS devices as well, including versions for the iPhone and the iPad.
Especially Tweaked for Tablets
The stable version of Chrome for Android has been released with
“very important security, stability and performance fixes since the last beta version”,
Google’s Group Product Manager Srikanth Rajagopalan.
It also incorporated in this full release “some minor UI adjustments, especially for tablets,” Rajagopalan added.
Chrome will come fully bundled with all versions of Android 4.1 a.k.a. ‘Jelly Bean’, this current release requires at least Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Chrome version 18.0.1025123 is now available as a full release for Android on Google Play and Google Play Store on mobile devices. Chome on Google Play