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Chrome for Android Updated, Brings Support for Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Devices

This morning, the Chrome team pushed an update to Android devices that brings improved stability as well as support for the upcoming Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 devices. According to the changelog posted on their official Chrome Releases site, that appears to be it for now. You can grab the update from Google Play right now.

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  • Droid Burgundy

    Dolphin for flash… Chrome for everything else…isn’t chrome the default browser in android now?

  • Anon

    Serious question –is there a way to import bookmarks from the stock Android Browser into Chrome?

    I found instructions the last time I searched, then went to the settings area they told me to go to, and the options the instructions listed simply weren’t there. It was a definite letdown for me, and I uninstalled. I wondered if newer versions of Chrome somehow lacked the feature I was looking for.

  • I_shower_naked

    It absolutely blows my mind how laggy and choppy scrolling and pinch to zoom is on chrome for android. Completely inexcusable.

    Apple should have done a side by side comparison of safari on the ipad mini to chrome on the nexus 7 if they really wanted to make android look bad.

    Considering how I mainly use my nexus 7 for web browsing, I do believe I would have abandon my nexus 7 if it wasn’t for dolphin.

  • gregwilliams

    still can’t download files from password protected sites. equals a big NOPE for me

  • Sobr0801

    Not going to bother updating. My HTC Trophy arrives soon, and my Rezound is hitting ebay. Cant wait till this horrible contract with Verizon is up.

  • Greyhame

    Wow! Chrome really seems to fly now. And the lag is gone when scrolling through the disqus comments! It’s like they’re actually listening to what we want and making it so. Google rocks!

  • TheDrunkenClam

    Anyone use the Chrome Bookmarks widget? Why does it fail to capture and display the thumbnail screenshots for the boom marks ? The stock browser never had a problem doing this.

    • TheDrunkenClam

      Screenshot… see it drives me nutts

      • JoshGroff

        Wow, that is weird. I don’t use the bookmark widget, so I’ve never noticed it before.

    • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

      yes Yes YES, I HATE this bug.

  • Hatyrei

    My Chrome in my tablet and phone runs pretty slow…. I rather use Dolphin or stock android browser. Also no flash support.

    • JoshGroff

      Flash needs to die.

      • Hatyrei

        it’s kinda hassle with no flash support….bcuz other websites are still using it.

        • JoshGroff

          I agree, I hate having to have a secondary browser installed just to use flash, which is why I want it to die and be replaced, but that won’t happen any time soon.

      • TheDrunkenClam

        I agree it would be nice for flash to be replaced. But the reality is this unicorn known as HTML5 just isn’t as prevalent yet as it should be. I’d love to see oil replaced as our main source of energy too, but that doesn’t mean I’m gonna just stop using it in the meantime.

        • JoshGroff

          Obviously, and for sites that require flash, I use Dolphin, but the integrated tab/bookmark sync in Chrome makes it the go to browser. Having to use a secondary browser for a mostly dead medium is annoying.

      • p0k3y

        Yes, but this was another edge for Android. Now it’s level playing field again with iOS unfortunately.

        • JoshGroff

          Agreed, but Linux and Flash don’t really get along well in general. I’ve never really seen flash’s instability as an edge.

  • http://twitter.com/eddieruko Eddie Rivera

    i’d love it if it had fullscreen view already…

  • Dustin Wen

    Send to phone/tablet feature finally works again

  • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

    Does this make it not totally suck?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y28e4cFHVqE&context=C400d214ADvjVQa1PpcFOiLGlDqf2sJr2k4TNISoJzm8bFM7wgYKU= TheAndroid1

      They really needed to leave the stock browser alone on the Nexus 7. This is the only reason why I don’t recommend it to more people (I don’t really want to have to deal with getting everybody onto an alternative browser).

      Edit: It’s a bit better, but still quite a bit of lag on the Verge and other sites.

      • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

        No, they needed to make Chrome not suck and then add all the great stock browser features to it. Chrome is the brand Google is trying to push, I get it, so there is no reason the stock browser should be there if Chrome were a better alternative, but it’s not.

        • http://twitter.com/garagelogician Jeff C

          This times eleventy billion! Give us Chrome sync and tab functionality in the stock browser and we’ve got it made.

          Chrome crashes my D4 all the time, very laggy on my TF Prime.

        • Twilightlicious

          Your nuts lol. I ran several tests on chrome vs stock JB browser. chrome is alot better at properly rendering webpages.

          • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

            You’re correct, I was mostly talking about performance, stability, and interface. The stock browser wins those categories.

          • teleclimber

            I agree that Chrome is far better. It’s also equipped with many more of the new web technologies compared to the stock browser.

      • TheDrunkenClam

        I said this ages ago when Pete decided to abandon it in bug less beast and people on here flamed me for it. I use both of these browsers and still like the option to use the stock browser when I have flash content. BB was my go-to ROM for ages, but I don’t use it anymore.

        • michael arazan

          i only use chrome to visit pc browser sync open tabs and pages that don’t require flash.

    • Qbancelli

      So true. I hate this overrated flashless garbage browser with a passion!

    • teleclimber

      It’s still Chrome v 18. Desktop is on 22 already. I don’t know what the hold up is. They must be struggling to make this massive browser work properly on mobile devices.