Category: Google Chrome

Google Chrome Themes

By | September 11, 2008 | 4 Comments

Google Chrome ThemesWant to download some Google Chrome themes? Fortunately, there are more than 30 of them already made and listed here.

It even got Firefox Chrome and Opera Chrome themes.

How to install new theme?

Download the “default.dll” from desired Theme in the ChromeSpot Themes Forum and replace Chrome’s existing default.dll located here: Continue Reading

Google Chrome Receives Heavy Criticism in Germany

By | September 9, 2008 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome Receives Heavy Criticism in GermanyGermany’s oldest and perhaps biggest prime time news Tagesschau announced the following under the headline “Warning against internet browser”*:

The Federal Office for Information Security warned internet users of the new browser Chrome. The application by the company Google should not be used for surfing the internet, as a spokesperson for the office told the Berliner Zeitung. It was said to be problematic that Chrome was distributed as an unfinished advance version. Continue Reading

Google Chrome – Spyware? Confirmed?

By | September 6, 2008 | 67 Comments

Google Chrome - Spyware? ConfirmedNow this is getting more and more interesting. Guys made a nice post on how Google Chrome is a spyware, indeed.

What was tested? Apparently, they have monitored Google Chrome behavior with network protocol analyzer tool and here are the results:

After typing Microsoft.com in the address field, all calls were addressed to IP 74.125.43.100 (host: bw-in-f100.google.com) which is Google’s for sure. Continue Reading

Google Chrome Download Vulnerability

By | September 4, 2008 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome Download VulnerabilityUS-CERT is aware of a vulnerability that affects the Google Chrome web browser. This vulnerability is due to a default configuration that allows files to be downloaded without prompting the user. In addition, downloaded files can be opened with a single click, which could allow a user to inadvertently open a malicious file.

US-CERT encourages users to enable the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option within the “Minor Tweaks” tab in the browser preferences. Continue Reading

Is this Evil? Google Chrome EULA

By | September 3, 2008 | 4 Comments

Is this Evil? Google Chrome EULACheck this one.

11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)

By | September 3, 2008 | 145 Comments

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)John Resig did a great job by comparing Firefox 3, Firefox 3.1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Internet Explorer 8 and 7 JavaScript performance.

JavaScriptCore: The engine that powers Safari/WebKit (up until Safari 3.1).
SquirrelFish: The engine used by Safari 4.0.
V8: The engine used by Google Chrome.
SpiderMonkey: The engine that powers Firefox (up to, and including, Firefox 3.0). Continue Reading

Download Google Chrome (Beta)

By | September 3, 2008 | 25 Comments

Here you go, Google Chrome Beta is now released and you can download it here. Enjoy.

Google Chrome Screenshots

By | September 2, 2008 | 5 Comments

OK, so here are some:

Google Chrome Auto Complete Continue Reading

Google Web Browser is Real (Google Chrome) + Screenshot

By | September 2, 2008 | 1 Comment

Google ChromeEveryone was expecting to see Google web browser, sooner or later. After they have “accidentally” revealed that in their low end comic book, rumors were confirmed. So tomorrow its beta version will be launched. Welcome, Google Chrome, an open source web browser.

Are they using their own technologies? Sort of. However, Google Chrome is based on WebKit which is being used by Safari as well.

Any screenshots? There is one: Continue Reading