Chrome 49 for Android arrives w/ improved background sync, new APIs, nearby beacon notifications, & more
Chrome 49 for Android, which introduces improved background sync, new APIs, notifications for nearby smart beacons, and more, is today available to all users through Google’s public, stable release channel.
We also noted recently that the Chrome 49 for Android release includes a new feature that notifies users of nearby smart beacons, a tie-in with its new beacon platform and Nearby API, just as Google announced plans to launch a new IoT research pilot.
Earlier this month Google released Chrome 49 for desktop users as well with releases for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
The Chrome 49 for Android update, version 49.0.2623.91, will land in Google Play sometime today.
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