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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Google Chrome - New Web Browser

Latest web browser by Google named "Chrome" released today. It's an Open Source project and currently in Beta version.

Features of Chrome..
  • Web apps can be launched in their own browser window without address bar and toolbar.
  • The browser will include a JavaScript Virtual Machine called V8.
  • Google Chrome will use special tabs - similer to firefox but have a separate address bar for each tab.
  • Address bar has auto-completion features.
  • Default homepage has a kind of “speed dial” feature, similar to the one of Opera or Firefox-FastDial.
  • To fight malware and phishing attempts, Chrome is constantly downloading lists of harmful sites.

Screenshot -Browsing a Webpage

Screenshot - Speed Dial

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