Category: Google Chrome

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.

Chrome Aims for 10% Market Share, Mac Release by the End of 2009

By | September 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

Chrome Aims for 10% Market Share, Mac Release by the End of 2009Just a year ago, Google had released the very first build of Chrome web browser which already has ~3.5% market share worldwide.

During the Chrome 3 stable release for PCs, Google Product Management VP Sundar Pichai has confirmed that the Mac version of Chrome should be ready by the end of this year.

Also, Google Chrome Engineering Director Linus Upson said:
“If at the two-year birthday we’re not at least 5 percent (market share), I will be exceptionally disappointed. And if at the three year birthday we’re not at 10 percent, I will be exceptionally disappointed,”

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Google Chrome 3 Released

By | September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome 3 ReleasedGoogle today announced the availability of new stable Chrome release tagged as version 3.0.195.21.

Besides improved JavaScript performance, the following release also offers redesigned tab page, updated Omnibox, themes and partial HTML5 support.

Download Google Chrome.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

By | September 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

Battery Life: Internet Explorer 8 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 9 and 10 vs. Safari 4

By | September 12, 2009 | 10 Comments

Now here is something completely different. Guys at AnandTech has decided to find out, how web browser affects battery life.

They have tested the following web browsers:

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.5.2
Firefox + AdBlock
Chrome 2
Opera 9.64
Opera 10 Beta 3
Safari 4 Continue Reading

Google Chrome Extensions: Ready? Set. Go!

By | September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome Extensions: Ready? Set. Go!Good news, as of September 9th, all the upcoming Google Chrome dev builds will have extensions support enabled by default.

In previous releases, it was possible to use Chrome extensions, however, it required additional changes as it was disabled by default.

Although there aren’t lots of extensions yet, it should quickly change as Google prepares stable release with the following feature turned on.