Chrome for iOS updated with Today widget, new gestures, support for password managers

April 17, 2015


Google has updated its Chrome browser for iOS with several new features that take advantage of iOS 8’s latest abilities. Specifically, Chrome 42 brings a new Notification Center widget, support for app extensions, and new gesture controls for reloading pages as well as and opening and closing new tabs.

The new Chrome widget lets users quickly open a new tab from their Today view, or jump into a voice search for a Siri-like experience within Google’s browser — making up for the lack of native integration. Also, if a URL is present in the clipboard, it will appear automatically in the Today view for quick access.

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