New Google Chrome Gestures Will Make iPhone Users Feel Like Home on Android

Google Chrome for Android could soon get an update that will make the browser feel more like the iPhone-native iPhone.

The Mountain View-based search giant is now developing new navigation gestures for the Android version of Chrome, and at first glance, they are inspired from the approach that Apple is using in iOS in its very own Safari browser.

Basically, Google wants to allow users to go back to the previous page or next to a site they previously loaded by simply swiping left or right on the screen within the browser. This makes the navigation experience faster and easier with just one hand, as pressing the buttons in the navigation bar would no longer be necessary.

Google Chrome already comes with gesture support on Android, like the pull to refresh that lets you swipe down on a website to refresh it, and if this developer comment… (read more)

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