Chrome on Android: Take the tour
What's the fuss about?
By Galen Gruman | InfoWorld | Published: 15:49, 14 February 12
Google's Chrome browser has catapulted in usage on the desktop, but has been MIA on Google's Android mobile platform. This week, Google began to remedy that omission, releasing a beta version of the Chrome browser for Android. The beta runs only on Android 4 "Ice Cream Sandwich" devices, of which there is only one on the market, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but dozens of devices should get Android 4 this spring.
Desktop meets mobile, at least for this browser
So what's different about Chrome versus Android's current browser? For one, it loads pages faster. You can also see some minor cosmetic changes, such as the icon button for switching among open tabs and the colour of the icon bar at top. As for the rest, let's find out.