App of the week: Chrome’s mobile version ticks the right boxes

2013-12-22 14:00

Free | Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows phone

Hang on a minute, why on earth is a semistandard web browser being reviewed?

Well, because Google’s mobile Chrome browser is a little more than your standard offering when it is found on smartphones and tablets.

Chrome’s mobile version offers the speed that users have come to expect on the desktop versions of the app (or software if you’re using a larger machine), with some mobile-specific features and cross-platform functionality to boot.

Chrome features tabbed browsing that can be easily navigated using a standard touch screen whether it’s on a tablet or a phone.

The app also has private browsing with its Incognito mode, as well as the ability to synchronise your bookmark and password data across devices and platforms?–?provided you’re in the habit of signing into your Google account while you’re using it, that is.

So let’s see which boxes are ticked then: fast, intuitive, cross-platform, free, and it works with every other version of Chrome that you happen to use.

It looks like all of the boxes have been checked.

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