Want longer battery life? A faster browser? A way to zap annoying ads? These 10 Android apps and tips can help.
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Innovative apps generally come to iOS devices first, and then migrate to Android. But Google's Chrome is one app that made its mobile debut on Android. OK, no great surprise there, given the familial connection between Android and Chrome. But it's still something for Android users to cheer.
Why should Android users load the Chrome beta? Because like its desktop counterpart, the mobile version of Chrome delivers fast browsing and search. The synchronicity between desktop and mobile Chrome is handy as well: Browser tabs you've left open on your desktop PC will open automatically on your phone or tablet. Bookmarks and omnibox (address bar) data, including auto-complete suggestions, also migrate.