For those that are hooked into Google services already and don't necessarily like the built-in Safari browser, Chrome may be a better option than for both iOS and Mac. Not only does Google sync your bookmarks and web history, just like Safari offers via iCloud, Google can show you what web pages you have open on any instance of Chrome you're currently signed in to. Left a page open on your Mac that you need to get to on your iPhone? No problem, just check your open tabs and pull the page in question right up. Google Chrome also ties in nicely with all of Google's other iOS apps.
Safari for Mac supports a plethora of browser extensions and plugins from password managers to Facebook status updaters. No matter what kind of plugin you need, you'll most likely find one for Chrome. And for times you don't want someone snooping around your browser activity, there's Incognito Mode, available for both iOS and OS X. Google Voice also allows you to search the web on your iPhone or iPad using only your voice, a feature comparable to built-in Siri capabilities.
Google Chrome is available for free for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. You can download them now via the links below.
Apple's Safari is the second most popular desktop web browser behind the dominant Google Chrome — but it is highly unlikely that it will stay that way for long.
Apple-owned music recognition outfit Shazam has launched a new Google Chrome extension that will allow people to identify songs and listen via Apple Music.
Apple's iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 support setting a new default browser and now Chrome has been updated to offer that option to replace Safari.
The iOS 13 updates keep coming and while Google Chrome might not have been the first, it certainly won't be the last. We're looking at you, Google Docs.
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