Google's Chrome browser is now the top free app in the App Store

Google's Chrome browser is now the top free app in the App Store
Google Chrome has quickly grown to become the world’s most popular browser on desktop, and its growth on mobile devices seems almost equally fast - the browser arrived on Ice Cream Sandwich not too long ago with an awesome interface, and now it’s made its way to the iPhone and iPad on the App Store.

Available for free and sporting the same gorgeous interface, Chrome climbed to the top of the free app ranking on the iTunes in mere hours.

We’re not surprised - after all the browser has some killer features apart from the looks as it comes with full syncing between accounts across devices. All the tabs you have opened along with your history and bookmarks get synced so if you left a website on a desktop, you can pick up where you left off on the mobile version.



source: BGR

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14 Comments

1. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

google products top, why am i not surprised?

2. Dejavu_LT

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

I really like chrome on Android. But for iOS it's absolutely suck. Browsermark test on ipad2: safari (105 000), chrome (52000). And yes, it's twice slower, it's lags as hell. I hope some updates will bring good performance :)

4. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

well...its brand new....obvoiusly its not 100%, just like chrome for ICS was beta for about 6 months

8. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Because thanks to iOS limits and closure, google cannot use JavaScript V8, but only the s**tty UIWebView.

10. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

nope i tested on my ipad 3rd gen .. n it load faster than safari..i tried it on several websites and chrome loads much better and faster!!

3. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

For android isn't that fast either, Opera and Maxthon are faster by miles.

7. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Maxton FTW, Probably the most underrated Mobile browser out there. That browser's speed is top notch. . .

5. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Only thing that might be faster than it now is the new Firefox and the new Dolphin, but since Chrome came out of Beta on Android, it's recieved a speed update as well, I believe. Either way, I'm using Chrome because I really want the tab and bookmark sync.

6. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 605; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Its the first edition why wouldn't it lag nd have issues but it being # one shows how badly iPhone users want Google software on there devices... wasn't I just reading about app loyalty haha

9. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Yep Apple is going to ban it because they know it's better than Safari.

11. DROIDX0430

Posts: 469; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

wish it would run on GB

12. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

... It's out on iOS before Gingerbread? Google's logic baffles me sometimes

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

iOS6, now with more Google. like always. people THINK they want an iphone, but they really want the functionality of android.

14. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Using Chromium on linux mint, great browser

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