Remember a few months ago when the Internet went crazy over Google Chrome keeping your saved passwords in plain text? Our advice, like that of many, was to use a third-party app like 1Password instead, but Google now at least is doing something about it.
Alongside the release of iOS 7, Apple has also pushed out an update to its iCloud for Windows control panel. The bump to version 3.0 brings the standard mail, contacts and calendars syncing still, but now adds bookmark sync support for Google Chrome and Firefox browsers. iCloud bookmarks extension for Chrome - Download Now iCloud bookmarks extension for Firefox - Download Now iCloud...
Google's suite of apps for iOS already look pretty swell in iOS 7, but that hasn't stopped Mountain View today pushing out an update to the Chrome Browser. Beyond a slightly tweaked look and feel for iOS 7, the headline news here is better integration with Google's other apps for iOS.
If you don't particularly care for the native Safari app when it comes to web browsing on your iPhone or iPad, you may want to give Chrome a try. if you use Chrome on your desktop, you can even sign into your Google account in order to sync your bookmarks and other browsing data between devices. Here's how to sign in:
If you've got both the YouTube and Chrome for iOS apps installed, they can work nicely together and allow you to open the links you tap on in the YouTube app in the Chrome app instead of Safari. If you prefer Chrome over Safari, this setting is one you'll definitely want to use. Here's how to set it up:
The internet is in a tizzy today because reporters realized Chrome on the desktop doesn't securely store passwords, and they realized most people probably don't realize that either. What this means is that anyone who has physical access to your Mac or Windows PC, and knows where to look, can see your logins in plain text. For those familiar with Chrome's security model, that's nothing...
Google Chrome for iOS has been updated with some new enhancements, including fullscreen mode, printing, and the normal stability improvements and bug fixes. iPhone users can activate the new fullscreen mode by scrolling down through a page, causing the toolbar to disappear. Free - Download Now
Google pushed out a fix to their Chrome for iOS browser to fix an audio bug. That looks to be about all there is to it, so if you use Chrome on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, go grab it. Free - Download Now