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This article was published on June 29, 2012


Hands on with Google Chrome for iOS [Video]

Hands on with Google Chrome for iOS [Video]
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

The wait is finally over, so it was time to see what all the fuss was about. Does Google Chrome for iOS live up to the hype? Here’s a quick demo video, on my iPad, so you can see for yourself before you worry about downloading it.

Make sure to check out TNW’s Matthew Panzarino as he talks about the potential down sides of Apple’s decision to not allow third-party apps to access the Nitro JavaScript engine.

So there you have it, Chrome for iOS. It’s good, but not exactly spectacular. There are tradeoffs to be made, and only you can decide if they’re worth it or not. For me? I’m sticking to Safari, a browser that I’ve come to like more as I’ve used it with the iPad. If you’re ready to make the Chrome jump, just click the link below.

Chrome for iOS

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