Category: Google Chrome

Google Chrome: 160 Million Active Users And Growing

By | May 11, 2011 | 6 Comments

Google Chrome: 160 Million Active Users And GrowingIn today’s Google I/O keynote, it was revealed that Google Chrome now has 160 million active users. That’s twice as many users as reported last May (70 million)!

Furthermore, the company has promised major web browser improvements in the upcoming few months, such as: more developer APIs, speech support and more.

Google Chrome 12.0.742.30 Beta Brings Fancy Features

By | May 11, 2011 | 11 Comments

Google Chrome 12.0.742.30 Beta Brings Fancy FeaturesThe latest Beta Channel build of Google Chrome (12.0.742.30 that is) has been released a couple of days ago and it’s worth checking out.

What’s New?

- The hardware accelerated 3D CSS support has been finalized and is now available in the following version.

- As reported earlier, by issuing warnings, Google Chrome now protects users from malicious file downloads
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Remote Debugging with Safari Web Inspector / Chrome Developer Tools

By | May 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Remote Debugging with Safari Web Inspector / Chrome Developer ToolsDid you know that you can debug remotely with WebKit Web Inspector?

Here is how:

- Start your web browser with the remote-debugging-port command line switch and open preferred pages.

Chromium –remote-debugging-port=9222
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Google’s Chrome Sandbox Hacked

By | May 10, 2011 | 12 Comments

Googles Chrome Sandbox Hacked

The end is near.

After countless attempts, the almighty Sandbox has been bypassed by the French security company Vupen, which won the $15,000 cash prize just few months ago in the Pwn2Own contest for successfully hacking Safari web browser.

Although Google was unable to confirm such claim, the buzz is quickly spreading all over the Internet.
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Google’s Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It Wrong

By | May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Googles Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It WrongRemember the ad campaign for Google’s Chrome web browser titled “Dear Sophie“? The one that encourages using various search giant services?

Turns out, you can’t really do that. Why? Because it’s against Google’s TOS to create a Google account for children younger than 13 years old.

Here is an email from one of the fathers:
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 9th

By | May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 2nd

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Google Chrome: Dear Sophie

By | May 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

As Google begins its biggest off-line TV campaign called “the Web is what you make of it”, here comes another ad for you to check out.

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down

By | May 4, 2011 | 16 Comments

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera - Down

It’s May already as we look at the browsers market share results for the last month, April that is. Were there any drastic changes? Let’s find out.

It looks like Internet Explorer 9 is not yet good enough to prevent users from switching to other browsers as Microsoft lost market share yet again, down from 55.92% to 55.11% (0.81 point decrease).

Mozilla is facing similar situation as Firefox web browser market share decreased by 0.17 point, from 21.80% to 21.63%.
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Google Chrome: It Gets Better

By | May 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

Sheriff Woody is gay.

Last evening, Google has aired a new commercial on TV which promotes Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project and Chrome web browser, obviously. Pretty neat, if you ask us.

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Google Chrome 14, 15 And 16 Planned This Year

By | May 3, 2011 | 13 Comments

Google Chrome 14, 15, 16 Planned This Year

How many new major builds of Google Chrome browser can be pushed in one year? A lot.

If the Chromium development calendar is to be believed, then we should see the following versions later this year:

Google Chrome 13 – (Chromium on May 30, 2011)
Google Chrome 14 – (Chromium on July 25, 2011)
Google Chrome 15 – (Chromium on September 5, 2011)
Google Chrome 16 – (Chromium on October 17, 2011)

So here you have it, a plenty of releases this year with Google Chrome 13 just around the corner.