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big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« on: September 02, 2008, 11:41:04 PM »


This browser will fundamentally change online apps (it has a totally different architecture and is rock stable and runs javascript heavy apps fast)


http://www.google.com/chrome


More at

http://www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome/#


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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2008, 01:54:33 AM »

Using it now.
This is really quick. Faster then Firefox/Opera/Safari.
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2008, 03:53:04 AM »

Thanks....worth giving a try! ::cheers::
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2008, 04:13:43 AM »

unfortunately, it is not working for me....most probably the Semantic Anti-virus. >:(
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2008, 04:15:29 AM »

On Chrome now. ;D
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2008, 10:46:29 AM »

thanks natty

on chrome now. will update after using it for some time.
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2008, 11:22:08 AM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2008, 12:11:44 PM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would

i guess it would let you watch porn. Is that close enough?
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2008, 01:34:48 PM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would

i guess it would let you watch porn. Is that close enough?

as if others didnt  ;D

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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2008, 01:52:23 PM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would

i guess it would let you watch porn. Is that close enough?

as if others didnt  ;D


thats the incognito mode which also lets you browse multiple email accounts (if you have those) on the same provider without clashes.

Also if you make an application shortcut for this forum, you can pin the brown (why is it not red?) cricket ball to the start menu and it will open this forum directly without any extra things in the window. You can use Alt+arrow for forward and back.  The task manager under the developer menu (of the full browser) is also neat and shows cpu and memory consumption of various tabs (processes).
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2008, 02:38:45 PM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would

i guess it would let you watch porn. Is that close enough?

as if others didnt  ;D



Just giving  DD some options. Not making any statements about the ability of other browsers to satisfy DD.

For example, DD may want to sleep with Ash but that does not mean that the girl in his office wont satisfy him :)
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2008, 03:46:32 PM »

mera kyon nahin hua? :(
kya yahan mere jaisa lallu aur koi nahin hai? >:(
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2008, 03:57:22 PM »

mera kyon nahin hua? :(
kya yahan mere jaisa lallu aur koi nahin hai? >:(


kya expect kar rahe the miyan?
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« Reply #13 on: September 03, 2008, 04:21:50 PM »

mera kyon nahin hua? :(
kya yahan mere jaisa lallu aur koi nahin hai? >:(


kya expect kar rahe the miyan?

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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2008, 05:23:57 PM »

Hey...I am on to Google browser too! ::cheers::
I had problems with my XP OS...it is working fine with the Vista ( the Anti-virus is off here, may be that is the reason).
It is rather fast ...for a newbie...I am sure our expectations will weigh it down sooner than later. :)
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2008, 05:39:45 PM »

Review: Google's Chrome needs more polishStory Highlights

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/ptech/09/03/review.chrome.ap/index.html

By Peter Svensson
     
NEW YORK (AP) -- Google Inc.'s new Web browser, called Chrome, does much of what a browser needs to do these days: It presents a sleek appearance, groups pages into easy-to-manage "tabs" and offers several ways for people to control their Internet privacy settings.


Google's Chrome browser will hog your computer's processor more than the new Internet Explorer 8.

 Yet my initial tests reveal that this "beta," or preliminary release, falls short of Google's goals, and is outdone in an important measure by the latest version of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer.

Chrome is a challenge to Microsoft's browser, used by about three-quarters of Web surfers. But it could equally be called a challenge to Microsoft's Office software suite, because what Google really wants to do is to make the browser a stable and flexible platform that can do practically everything we want to do with a computer, from word processing and e-mail to photo editing.

To strengthen that effort, Chrome was designed to improve on the way other browsers handle JavaScript, one of the technologies used to make Web pages more interactive and more like desktop software applications. Google's online word processing and spreadsheet programs use this technology, but it's also very widely deployed on Web pages to do less sophisticated things, like drop-down menus.

At first blush, Google's focus on JavaScript makes sense. JavaScript can eat up computer processor power, and if poorly used by a Web site, can bring down the browser. One of the things Chrome promises is that if one browser tab crashes, it won't take down the whole program.

Chrome also has some cosmetic differences from Internet Explorer and Firefox, like putting the tabs at the very top of the window. That's a nice move, but it's the browser's performance that really matters to me. And this is where Chrome's attention to JavaScript might miss the point.

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At work, I often have 40 or 50 tabs open in Firefox, grouped in different windows depending on which topic they pertain to. Frequently, Firefox would slow down all the other applications on my computer, then seize up completely.

At first I thought JavaScript was to blame, and blocked it from running. But that made many sites unusable, and it didn't help: The browser still froze.

It turns out the culprit is not JavaScript but another technology used to make Web pages more interactive: Adobe Systems Inc.'s Flash plug-in. It's the program-within-a-program that plays YouTube videos and those annoying "splash" pages that some sites employ to dazzle you with animations before letting you do anything useful on the site.

Flash is a tremendous resource hog in Firefox, eating up processor time to the point where there is nothing left for other programs. It does this even if you're not actively doing anything. Merely having a YouTube page open on your screen will suck power from your computer's central processing unit, or CPU. This is outrageous behavior for a browser. It's my CPU and I want it back.

Luckily, there's a small add-on program for Firefox that lets the user prevent Flash files from running automatically when a page loads, and it turns Firefox into a stable, efficient browser.

What does this mean on Chrome? Well, it has the same problem. It lets sites running Flash take over your computer's resources. It doesn't hog the CPU quite as bad as with Firefox, but in a way, it's more serious, because unlike with Firefox, there's no way to stop Flash from running. Chrome's controls are quite bare-bones, perhaps because it's still in "beta."

On the plus side, Chrome allows you to diagnose problems with runaway plug-ins easily, because it tells you exactly which pages are consuming which resources. Had I been able to do this with Firefox, it would have saved me from months of browser troubles.

So which one comes out smelling like roses? The beta of Internet Explorer 8, released just last week.

When playing a YouTube video, Firefox 3 took up 95 percent of the CPU time on a three-year old laptop running Windows XP.

Chrome came in at 60 percent -- still too much. Especially since Google owns YouTube! You'd think it could make its browser work well with that site in particular.

Internet Explorer barely broke a sweat, taking up just a few percent.

When I told each browser to load eight pages, some of which were heavy with Flash and graphics, Firefox took 17 seconds and ended with a continuous CPU load of 50 percent. That means it took up half of my available processing power, even if I wasn't looking at any of the pages.

Chrome loaded them the fastest, at 12 seconds, and ended with a CPU load of about 40 percent.

Internet Explorer 8 took 13 seconds to load, but ended with no CPU load at all.

So while Chrome's performance is a little better than that of Firefox, in practical terms, it is far less useful, because it lacks the broad array of third-party add-ons programs like Flashblock that make Firefox so customizable. With time, it might catch up, but in the meantime, I'd recommend giving the new Internet Explorer a spin.
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2008, 06:43:57 PM »

The browser is based on Webkit, but no release for the Mac OS yet  :nono:  :nono:
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2008, 05:57:47 AM »

it. is. sexy.

if i could sleep with google i would

i guess it would let you watch porn. Is that close enough?

as if others didnt  ;D



Just giving  DD some options. Not making any statements about the ability of other browsers to satisfy DD.

For example, DD may want to sleep with Ash but that does not mean that the girl in his office wont satisfy him :)

she would. they would in fact
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #18 on: September 04, 2008, 05:07:07 PM »

The browser is based on Webkit, but no release for the Mac OS yet  :nono:  :nono:

Sergey Brin now agrees!

Mac user and Google co-founder Sergey Brin may be happy that his company's Chrome Web browser is out and in the public spotlight, but he called the current lack of a Mac-compatible version "embarrassing," according to Valleywag.

In an interview with BoomTown's Kara Swisher, Mr. Brin asked if she would try out Google Chrome, to which she said "no," because there isn't a Mac version available. Mr. Brin replied ""I know, I know, it's embarrassing."

He added that he doesn't know exactly when a Mac version will be available. "I'm asking every day. I hope it'll be a matter of months," he said.

http://www.macobserver.com/article/2008/09/04.4.shtml
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« Reply #19 on: September 04, 2008, 05:55:54 PM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?
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« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2008, 06:00:42 PM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?

Ever growing, and the Mac price going down (albeit slowly) only helps. It is like the boxer versus briefs debate. Once you use it you can't go back  ;D
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2008, 06:03:33 PM »

Google chrome has 3% market share already in just 2 days!! (though most them are probably people who downloaded it to take it for a test spin).
It would have been great (for us Web Devs) if those 3% were IE users but I suppose thats wishing for too much  >:(
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« Reply #22 on: September 04, 2008, 06:17:23 PM »

Guys having problems like me ( fortunately, there are quite a few)....in Windows XP where u get an error message like " application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005)" may try this web-page for help. This is good...solved my problem.
http://techblissonline.com/google-chrome-application-failed-initialize/
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« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2008, 06:22:30 PM »

Google chrome has 3% market share already in just 2 days!! (though most them are probably people who downloaded it to take it for a test spin).
It would have been great (for us Web Devs) if those 3% were IE users but I suppose thats wishing for too much  >:(

I downloaded it when the link was posted here and love it. It lets me do spell checks even on this site (IE does not).

Only issue is that 1) it did not copy my passwords over even though I asked it to (seems like a gangulian)
2) I cant use it to on my company's intranet site. Not sure why but the forms that get built when I log on to that site just did not load (just a frame appeared). I would have gone completely off IE if that had happened.
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« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2008, 06:27:06 PM »

Google chrome has 3% market share already in just 2 days!! (though most them are probably people who downloaded it to take it for a test spin).
It would have been great (for us Web Devs) if those 3% were IE users but I suppose thats wishing for too much  >:(

I downloaded it when the link was posted here and love it. It lets me do spell checks even on this site (IE does not).

Only issue is that 1) it did not copy my passwords over even though I asked it to (seems like a gangulian)
2) I cant use it to on my company's intranet site. Not sure why but the forms that get built when I log on to that site just did not load (just a frame appeared). I would have gone completely off IE if that had happened.


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« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2008, 06:28:20 PM »

Google chrome has 3% market share already in just 2 days!! (though most them are probably people who downloaded it to take it for a test spin).
It would have been great (for us Web Devs) if those 3% were IE users but I suppose thats wishing for too much  >:(

I downloaded it when the link was posted here and love it. It lets me do spell checks even on this site (IE does not).

Only issue is that 1) it did not copy my passwords over even though I asked it to (seems like a gangulian)
2) I cant use it to on my company's intranet site. Not sure why but the forms that get built when I log on to that site just did not load (just a frame appeared). I would have gone completely off IE if that had happened.


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« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2008, 07:25:49 AM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?

Ever growing, and the Mac price going down (albeit slowly) only helps. It is like the boxer versus briefs debate. Once you use it you can't go back  ;D
;D you mean briefs?
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« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2008, 06:20:40 PM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?

I shifted from Win to Mac some time ago, at home. Damn, Apple sure knows how to write software...
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« Reply #30 on: September 05, 2008, 06:22:16 PM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?

I shifted from Win to Mac some time ago, at home. Damn, Apple sure knows how to write software...

we know you like mac. That was clear even before he picked palin
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« Reply #31 on: September 05, 2008, 06:24:54 PM »

What is the % of MAC users ? Other than SSL  ;D who cares if there needs to be a MAC version ?

I shifted from Win to Mac some time ago, at home. Damn, Apple sure knows how to write software...

we know you like mac. That was clear even before he picked palin

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« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2008, 08:04:57 PM »

http://www.itworld.com/internet/54686/early-security-issues-tarnish-googles-chrome-browser


Early security issues tarnish Google's Chrome browser
by Nancy Gohring

September 3, 2008, 08:44 PM   IDG News Service

Security researchers have reported finding vulnerabilities in Google's new Web browser a day after it was released in beta.
One vulnerability would allow hackers to crash the browser. Security researcher Rishi Narang described the issue on the SecuriTeam Web site and posted a proof of concept at Evilfingers. According to Narang, a hacker could build a malicious link that includes an undefined handler followed by a certain character. When a user clicks on the link, Chrome crashes.

Another, potentially more serious vulnerability could result in Chrome users downloading malicious code. The problem is due, in part, to the fact that Google uses an older version of WebKit, the open-source browser technology also used in Apple's Safari browser, that includes the vulnerability.

Discovered by researcher Aviv Raff, the problem lies in the way Chrome downloads files and the way Windows handles the downloaded files, he said.

Chrome's default setting downloads files into a folder. It then displays a download bar at the bottom of the browser page. Users click on the bar to open the file. If the file is an executable, Windows displays a warning, which can help users avoid inadvertently downloading malicious code.

If the file is a JAR (Java Archive), however, it isn't treated like other executables, Raff said. When a user clicks on that download bar, instead of displaying a warning, Windows automatically runs the file.

The problem is exacerbated by the way the download bar looks, Raff said. The bar appears to be part of the Web page. In a proof of concept that Raff posted, users might think they're clicking on a link or a button on the page, rather than opening up a downloaded file.

"This is again a sort of a 'blended threat'," he wrote in a blog post. "Two small issues in different products, when blended together, create a much larger problem."

He thinks Google might face other, similar issues in the future because Chrome uses technologies from different browsers, including Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox.

"Security wise, it's very problematic," Raff wrote. "They'll have to track all security vulnerabilities in those features, and fix them in Chrome too. This will probably be only after those vulnerabilities were fixed by the other vendors or were publicly reported. It will put Chrome users at risk for a long time."

Google did not directly address questions about this vulnerability or whether it plans to make any changes to Chrome to prevent any potential problems. Instead, a Google spokeswoman said in a statement that, by default, Chrome downloads files into a separate folder instead of on the user's desktop as a way to avoid some security problems. In addition, she said that users can set the browser to ask where to save each file before downloading it.

She also did not say whether Google intends to upgrade to the more recent version of WebKit, which addresses the problem by displaying a dialog box for JAR files asking users if they want to download them.

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« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2008, 08:06:43 PM »

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24286707-2,00.html



Google's Chrome browser fast but glitchy

By staff writers and wires

September 03, 2008 10:40am
Article from: NEWS.com.au

FIRST tests of Google's "faster, safer" browser have revealed embarrassing glitches which prevent basic web features from loading.

Online speculation suggests that the errors are based on the Javascript foundations of the browser, which can affect everything from pop-up windows to login modules.

The free browser has been made available in a "public trial" version following a premature press release yesterday on the new service, which came in comic book form.

Google Chrome is being touted as a sleeker and more reliable alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer, with Google saying a sophisticated testing system was used to prevent bugs from occurring on popular websites.

However this morning, some computers running Chrome failed to load Google services such as iGoogle and Google Docs, and others such as GMail's login page only loaded part of the text, without images or a login form.

One user told news.com.au that a YouTube video had crashed the whole browser in a matter of seconds, contrary to Google's promise of isolating crashes. Yet an exclusive pre-release version of the browser seemed to load Google Docs fine, according to CBS News.

The Chrome browser is designed to automatically update itself without user approval, Google said.

Bloggers have speculated that the errors are based in the browser's open-source foundation, known as WebKit, which Apple's browser Safari is also based upon.

Aside from this significant issue, Chrome can load large websites much faster than other browsers.

While today's release is a test version, the problems with it and the PR fiasco would suggest Google did not originally intend to release the browser today.

Google's announcement comes just after Microsoft has released the beta version of IE8, the eighth major version of its Explorer. The new version is said to be faster, with more graphics and allows users to easily get updates from their favourite websites.

"This (Chrome) is a straight shot over the bow of Microsoft, which has tightly integrated its Live Search offering into its dominant Internet Explorer browser (and which, surprise, is in turn tightly integrated into Windows)," said Mark Hendrickson in a posting on the technology website TechCrunch.

"It also makes for an awkward relationship with Mozilla, whose Firefox browser Google basically funds."

However, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said he planned to continue to work closely with Mozilla and hoped to see future versions of Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox become more unified over time.

"It is probably worth noting that they (Mozilla Corp) are across the street and they come over here for lunch," Mr Brin said of Mozzilla employees visits to cafeterias at the Google headquarters.

"I hope we will have more and more unity over time."

Google also gave a nod to Apple's web browser Safari, with Google spokesperson Sundar Pichai saying if a website worked well in Safari, it would work well in Chrome.

Chrome was designed to take advantage of multi-core chips, recently offered by Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices, which allowed computers to handle multiple processes simultaneously and with greater speed, Google engineers said.

Brian Rakowski, group product manager for the browser project, highlighted the significance of offering a faster browser and forcing greater competition in the market.

"You actually spend more time in your browser than you do in your car," he said.

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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #34 on: September 05, 2008, 11:32:22 PM »

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24286707-2,00.html



Google's Chrome browser fast but glitchy

By staff writers and wires

September 03, 2008 10:40am
Article from: NEWS.com.au

FIRST tests of Google's "faster, safer" browser have revealed embarrassing glitches which prevent basic web features from loading.

Online speculation suggests that the errors are based on the Javascript foundations of the browser, which can affect everything from pop-up windows to login modules.

The free browser has been made available in a "public trial" version following a premature press release yesterday on the new service, which came in comic book form.

Google Chrome is being touted as a sleeker and more reliable alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer, with Google saying a sophisticated testing system was used to prevent bugs from occurring on popular websites.

However this morning, some computers running Chrome failed to load Google services such as iGoogle and Google Docs, and others such as GMail's login page only loaded part of the text, without images or a login form.

One user told news.com.au that a YouTube video had crashed the whole browser in a matter of seconds, contrary to Google's promise of isolating crashes. Yet an exclusive pre-release version of the browser seemed to load Google Docs fine, according to CBS News.

The Chrome browser is designed to automatically update itself without user approval, Google said.

Bloggers have speculated that the errors are based in the browser's open-source foundation, known as WebKit, which Apple's browser Safari is also based upon.

Aside from this significant issue, Chrome can load large websites much faster than other browsers.

While today's release is a test version, the problems with it and the PR fiasco would suggest Google did not originally intend to release the browser today.

Google's announcement comes just after Microsoft has released the beta version of IE8, the eighth major version of its Explorer. The new version is said to be faster, with more graphics and allows users to easily get updates from their favourite websites.

"This (Chrome) is a straight shot over the bow of Microsoft, which has tightly integrated its Live Search offering into its dominant Internet Explorer browser (and which, surprise, is in turn tightly integrated into Windows)," said Mark Hendrickson in a posting on the technology website TechCrunch.

"It also makes for an awkward relationship with Mozilla, whose Firefox browser Google basically funds."

However, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said he planned to continue to work closely with Mozilla and hoped to see future versions of Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox become more unified over time.

"It is probably worth noting that they (Mozilla Corp) are across the street and they come over here for lunch," Mr Brin said of Mozzilla employees visits to cafeterias at the Google headquarters.

"I hope we will have more and more unity over time."

Google also gave a nod to Apple's web browser Safari, with Google spokesperson Sundar Pichai saying if a website worked well in Safari, it would work well in Chrome.

Chrome was designed to take advantage of multi-core chips, recently offered by Intel Corp and Advanced Micro Devices, which allowed computers to handle multiple processes simultaneously and with greater speed, Google engineers said.

Brian Rakowski, group product manager for the browser project, highlighted the significance of offering a faster browser and forcing greater competition in the market.

"You actually spend more time in your browser than you do in your car," he said.

- with Reuters and AFP

Thatswhy it is called beta version. It will take atleast one or two year before Google releases the prod version.
Looking at Google history it surely does keep the products in beta version for a few years before. For example look at Google Picasa, after 2-3 years it is still beta-3.

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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #35 on: September 06, 2008, 02:00:52 AM »

I have experienced a few  more glitches........with Chrome....like in a photo album I cannot proceed to the 3rd photograph or beyond by clicking the 'Next' button! It only takes me upto the 2nd photo and not beyond.  :( Some of the links just do not work, after a point.  This problem isn't there in IE or Firefox. btw...the latest Firefox browser is very good....very useful for developers.
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #36 on: September 06, 2008, 04:23:04 AM »

I have experienced a few  more glitches........with Chrome....like in a photo album I cannot proceed to the 3rd photograph or beyond by clicking the 'Next' button! It only takes me upto the 2nd photo and not beyond.  :( Some of the links just do not work, after a point.  This problem isn't there in IE or Firefox. btw...the latest Firefox browser is very good....very useful for developers.

Theres a convenient feedback form to report bugs (report bug or broken website).. Also its easy to update (like Firefox)
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2008, 05:04:12 AM »

I was really excited that Chrome seemed to be the only browser after IE that can open anandabazar.com. But, alas, it just flattered to deceive. It silently consumes twenty percent of the characters.

When will people start giving Bitstream fonts a swing?

Read what Google has to say about "Incognito browsing":

"For times when you want to browse in stealth mode, for example, to plan surprises like gifts or birthdays, Google Chrome offers the incognito browsing mode. Webpages that you open and files downloaded while you are incognito won't be logged in your browsing and download histories; all new cookies are deleted after you close the incognito window. You can browse normally and in incognito mode at the same time by using separate windows."

Google will take the credit for more and more birthday surprises now...
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2008, 06:14:18 AM »

I have experienced a few  more glitches........with Chrome....like in a photo album I cannot proceed to the 3rd photograph or beyond by clicking the 'Next' button! It only takes me upto the 2nd photo and not beyond.  :( Some of the links just do not work, after a point.  This problem isn't there in IE or Firefox. btw...the latest Firefox browser is very good....very useful for developers.

Theres a convenient feedback form to report bugs (report bug or broken website).. Also its easy to update (like Firefox)

I'll do that....thanks.
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Re: big advance in browser tech (google chrome)
« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2008, 06:17:29 AM »

I was really excited that Chrome seemed to be the only browser after IE that can open anandabazar.com. But, alas, it just flattered to deceive. It silently consumes twenty percent of the characters.

When will people start giving Bitstream fonts a swing?

Read what Google has to say about "Incognito browsing":

"For times when you want to browse in stealth mode, for example, to plan surprises like gifts or birthdays, Google Chrome offers the incognito browsing mode. Webpages that you open and files downloaded while you are incognito won't be logged in your browsing and download histories; all new cookies are deleted after you close the incognito window. You can browse normally and in incognito mode at the same time by using separate windows."

Google will take the credit for more and more birthday surprises now...

In my case, the bangla fonts just weren't there...........I didn't get the Bitstream download dialogue box at all. Yes, Incognito browsing may be quite useful in many ways.........not limited to surprise birthdays! :)
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