Today at Google I/O, the company announced that it is launching a new version of its Chrome browser, which will be available for iPhone and iPad users. The new app should be on the Apple App Store today, allowing users to sync all their tabs, bookmarks, and credentials across all their devices.
Importantly, it’s not just the iPhone and iPad through which users can sync all their information — the latest version of Google Chrome will let users access all the tabs that are open across multiple devices. Google VP of Chrome, Brian Rakowski demoed the capability today, showing how he could use open tabs on Chrome browser from his Macbook, Chromebook, Android mobile phone and Android tablet. Then showed the same capability on the iPhone.
In addition to browser tabs, users can sync bookmarks across devices. They can also sync their login credentials, so that they don’t have to re-enter all their information whenever they use a different device.
Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world’s information. In addition to its dominant search engine, it offers a plethora of online tools and platforms including: Gmail, Maps, YouTube, and Google+, the company’s extension into the social space. Most of its Web-based products are free, funded by Google’s highly integrated online advertising platforms AdWords and AdSense. Google promotes the idea that advertising should be highly targeted and relevant to users thus providing...