Chrome 60 for Android adds fast home screen search widget

August 2nd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Google has released Chrome version 60 for Android today. It will be rolling out through the Play Store over the next few days. Once you get the new version, you’ll be able to use the very handy home screen widget it comes with.

This basically lets you place Chrome’s Omnibox onto your home screen. Then you’re always just one tap away from searching for stuff in Chrome or entering a URL. The widget makes using the browser faster, because if you use it you’re saving a tap – the one on the Chrome icon. No need for that anymore, just jump straight into the Omnibox. The widget is 4×2 sized by…

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