Category: Google Chrome
Google has just rolled out a new beta of Chrome web browser for Mac OS, featuring extensions and bookmark sync support.
With over 2500 extensions already available, everyone shall find tools to improve their daily browsing experience.
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Thanks to Demir, mabdul and Sebastian for links.
Just recently, search engine giant halted older browsers support for few of their apps. Turns out, it’s only the beginning, as Google spokesman said: “We plan to stop supporting older browsers for the rest of the Google Apps suite, including Gmail, later in 2010″.
This move is slightly unexpected, as IE6 still owns 20% of browser market share. As for older browsers quote, Firefox 2.0, Safari 2.0 and Chrome 3.0 won’t be supported as well.
Microsoft Internet Explorer lost yet another chunk of market share, and went down from 62.69% to 62.12% (0.57 point decrease).
For a third time in a row, Mozilla Firefox lost more market share, as it fell from 24.61% to 24.43% (0.18 point decrease).
Yet another huge gain for Chrome web browser; moving up, from 4.63% to 5.22%, making it a 0.59 point increase.
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Thansk to Gala and mabdul for links.
Got any setup issues? If Google Chrome installer does not work for you (nothing happens, when opening it), there might be nothing wrong with it.
In fact, if you already have Chrome installed and trying to upgrade it, installation might run silently.
After you have “launched” setup, just open “About Google Chrome” and see version number. It’s highly possible, that you are already running your preferred release.
Apparently, Google has already released a beta version of Google Chrome 5.0.307.1 web browser. Don’t get excited yet, as changes are minimal and there are no drastic new features and/or improvements.
Use default downloads directory on Vista and Windows 7 (except where it is the desktop)
Start work on Content Settings window and sub-dialogs.
With release cycles like these, we should see Google Chrome 7 by the end of this year.
After months in beta, Google has finally released final version of Chrome 4.0 web browser. Furthermore, it now officially supports extensions and bookmark synchronization (Google account required).
The best thing about long awaited extensions is: browser restart is not required. It’s just a one click installation, simple as that. Also, they are automatically updated.
As for today, there are over 1 800 extensions available, such as: Google Voice, goo.gl url shortener, IE Tab Classic and many more.
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Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.