Download Google Chrome 25 Dev

By | December 21, 2012

Download Google Chrome 25 DevWith a new tab page.

It looks like Google continues to aggressively promote its services. Starting with Google Chrome 25 Dev, users will have an opportunity to see the upcoming tag page, which puts Google search right at your face. While disabled by default, it can be turned on by typing chrome://flags in the address bar and enabling “Enable Instant extended API”.

So what exactly does it do?

Well, it’s a bizarre combination of your recently visited web sites (as in older builds) and a fake search box. How so? If a user decides to click on it (assuming he or she wants to search the web), it will redirect you to the address bar.

Here is how it looks like:

Download Google Chrome 25 Dev

Strange? Probably. However, when you think about it, that’s a pretty neat idea. Looks like Google just found a new way to teach the inexperienced Chrome users some tricks.

Google Chrome 25 Dev

[Thanks, Tibor]

[Via: Ghacks]

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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Przemysław Lib says:

    FF have google search bar as “new tab” default.

    So it will be easier for those who migrate ;)

  2. IE & Opera users says:

    Opera already does this!! I’m using Bing in US – I never missed Google.

  3. Rafael says:

    Trick? You can already Ctrl + T and start typing your search query into the address field in any browser…