Chrome and Gmail add iOS 6 and iPhone 5 support
September 29, 2012, 9:02 A.M. New York local time — Two popular Google products have added support for iOS 6 and Apple iPhone 5 and its larger touchscreen Retina display.
Taking advantage of the iPhone 5′s larger display, Google rolled out updates for its Chrome web browser and Gmail mobile application for the iOS. The two apps now support the larger 4-inch Retina display of the Apple iPhone 5, so no more black bars whilst accessing your favorite websites using the most popular third-party web browser for iOS, Chrome.
Also, accessing your mail is now more beautiful with the improved Gmail app for iOS with the iPhone 5 display support. The new Gmail for iOS can now display more texts thanks to additional 0.5-inch display on the iPhone 5.
Apart from the iPhone 5 and its larger display, the two updates also support the new mobile operating system of Apple, the iOS 6. According to Google, Chrome and and Gmail are now enhanced for the iOS 6. Compatible devices that can run iOS 6 are the following, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and the latest generations of the iPod Touch. The two latest iPads are also supported.
Other developers have also updated their iOS apps to take advantage of the new iPhone 5 market. Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram and others have been updated to support the 4-inch Retina display while adding support for the extra half an inch display found on the new iPhone.
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