Category: Google Chrome

“Stable” Google Chrome for Mac OS X Released

By | October 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today Google has released yet another build of its Chrome web browser for Mac OS X. While final version should be ready by the end of this year, Gizmodo reports, that this release is quite solid and worth a try.

Google itself describes those releases as lacking certain privacy features and not appropriate for general consumer use.

If you are anxious enough and would like start using Chrome on Mac as soon as possible, here are some download links:

Direct Download (DMG file) | Chrome Dev Channel | Chromium Builds

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

By | October 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

Thanks to mabdul for links.

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Only in Japan… (Picture)

By | October 10, 2009 | 4 Comments

Google Chrome in Japan, what else can I say?

Google Chrome in Japan

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Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen

By | October 8, 2009 | 16 Comments

Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen
Microsoft and European Commission have finally come to an agreement on a new ballot screen with a total of 12 web browsers. Updated version includes a couple of changes and treaty for as long as 5 years. Testers will be able to test new screen with the following modifications: Continue Reading

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