Category: Google Chrome

Chrome 3.0.195.24 Released

By | October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Chrome 3.0.195.24 ReleasedGoogle has released a new stable build of it’s Chrome web browser. The following version patches high risk security vulnerability, which was discovered by Maksymilian Arciemowicz of SecurityReason.

Changelog:

CVE-2009-0689 dtoa() error parsing long floating point numbers
The v8 engine uses a common dtoa() implementation to parse strings into floating point numbers. We have applied a patch to fix a recent bug in this component.

Download Google Chrome.

Thanks to mabdul for news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

By | October 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

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September, 2009 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera Market Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | October 2, 2009 | 11 Comments

New month and we are back to Net Applications data, so let’s begin.

Not so surprisingly, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share and fell from 66.97% to 65.71%.

This time Firefox has gained 0.77 point of its market share and went up from 22.98% to 23.75%. Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS Devices to Debut in Mid-October

By | October 1, 2009 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome OS
Several sources suggest that the very first, much anticipated devices, powered by Google Chrome OS will debut in mid-October.

One of the first might be Chinese-designed Loongson CPU with OS already pre-installed.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

By | September 28, 2009 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Mabdul, Nox and Trygve Lie for links.

Microsoft: We Don’t Recommend Chrome Frame

By | September 25, 2009 | 4 Comments

Microsoft:According to ArsTechnica, Microsoft does not recommend IE users installing Google Chrome Frame plugin due to security issues.

One of the Microsoft spokesperson said:

“Given the security issues with plugins in general and Google Chrome in particular, Google Chrome Frame running as a plugin has doubled the attach area for malware and malicious scripts. This is not a risk we would recommend our friends and families take.”

Even though additional plugins can increase potential risk, developer Jim Ray has clarified some of the security concerns. Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS Video Demo

By | September 24, 2009 | 3 Comments

Here is a fake Google Chrome OS video demo showing off startup screen and login, running on a framework in windows.

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Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8

By | September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8In an effort to help developers build rich web apps, Google has released a plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Here’s what Google says about it:

Google Chrome Frame is an early-stage open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome’s open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. With Google Chrome Frame, you can:

Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5 canvas tag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.

Take advantage of JavaScript performance improvements to make your apps faster and more responsive.” Continue Reading

Google Chrome Bento Box Recipe (Video)

By | September 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

You will need: rice, egg, broccoli, red pepper, hard-boiled egg (dyed with red cabbage juice), ham, bacon, asparagus, cherry tomato, black sesame seeds and cheese.

Wait… What?

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

By | September 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

Thanks to Nox and Shane Bundy for links.