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Google has issued a brand new Chrome iOS browser version, bringing out several nice-to-haves and refinements to its popular Safari alternative for the iPhone and iPad.

In addition to the usual stability improvements and bug fixes, the new Chrome build 35.0.1916.38, available free in the App Store, improves upon its handling of right-to-left input method for Arabic and Hebrew in Omnibox, which in Google’s parlance stands for the browses combined search and address box.

More importantly, the app will now display your exact search term in Omnibox instead of the long search query URL, just like Apple’s Safari. And upon landing on Google’s redesigned mobile search results page, the browser now makes it easy to refine your search queries and view more results…

Here’s your changelog.

• Added right-to-left support to the omnibox for Arabic and Hebrew
• See your search term in the omnibox, instead of the long search query URL
• Easily refine your search queries and view more results on the search results page
• Stability improvements and bug fixes

Download Chrome free of charge from the App Store.

The universal app supports any iPhone, iPod touch or iPad as long as it can run iOS 6.0 or later.

  • Mini Apple Genius

    I wish they would update the icon to get rid of that shading at the bottom. It doesn’t match iOS 7, I think.

    • David Gitman

      I like your icon

      • Mini Apple Genius

        Thank you. Just for that, i’ll make you something.

      • David Gitman

        Wow you such a good person! Thank you 🙂

      • disqusted

        Lol you guys are a trip.

    • Exactly my thought, it’s so annoying. All of their iOS app icons are like that

      • Mini Apple Genius

        Probably just to push a little bit of Android on our iOS devices.

      • David Gitman

        :DDDD Thank you

      • Mini Apple Genius

        Your welcome. I did it really quick, so it’s not perfect, but good enough for a profile pic or something.

  • JulianZH

    still doesnt have swipe back or forward. sticking safari.

  • Mini Apple Genius

    I have Chrome on my iPad, but until Chrome gets a offline reading list and Nitro JavaScript, I’m staying with Safari.

    • Kamran Mackey

      It will never get Nitro JavaScript, as Apple doesn’t allow developers to use it.

      • Mini Apple Genius

        I know that. That’s why I stick with Safari :).

  • Jonathan

    Christian? I have an iPad 1 on iOS 5.1.1 running Google Chrome.

  • disqusted

    Is there something like a flip switch toggle or a tweak that will make it so NO links will open in chrome unless I open the browser and do it myself? I see ones that do the opposite but I’d just like to sort or unregister Chrome as a system browser. Quite honestly that’s my porn browser if we can be open about these things. Don’t need to click a link with someone watching and up comes a pageful of nasty slags I forgot to close out, lol. But mainly because I hate the way it handles tabs and moving around those and stuff. PITA.