Google Search and Chrome for iOS get updated

chromesearchupdateGoogle has pushed out a few updates today to a few of its mobile applications, more specifically Google Search and Chrome for iOS. As you can see in the above screenshot, Google Search got bumped to version number 2.5.2 and Chrome has been updated to its usual unnecessarily long build number, which brings it to version “26.0.1410.50”. Below are the two change logs straight out of the App Store:

Google Search:

What’s New in Version 2.5.2

Version 2.5.2: bug fixes and improvements

Version 2.5.1: Updated for the iPhone 5 

Improved Voice Search 
✓ Simply say what you want and get results without typing. 
✓ Faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly. 
✓ Get answers spoken directly back to you with web results tailored to your questions. 
✓ Want to see types of questions that work well? Visit

Google Chrome:

What’s New in Version 26.0.1410.50

Fullscreen for iPhone and iPod touch
• Scroll the toolbar off the screen to enjoy the full page of content.
• Quickly re-access the omnibox by scrolling back down.

• Print web pages with Google Cloud Print or AirPrint. 
• Save any page as a PDF to Google Drive

Stability / security improvements and bug fixes

As you can see, Search got some improvements to the Voice Search update that it received a while back, and Google Chrome gained some much requested features. Most notably of the Chrome update, Fullscreen support has finally made it to the iPhone and iPod touch version of the application. Go get the updates here: Google Search. Chrome.

What do you think? Still wishing for new features? What features do you still see either lacking? Let us know in the comments, or tweet me @TiP_Kyle.


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