Posts tagged Google Chrome
According to a stat report by Statcounter, Google Chrome web browser has taken over Firefox and has now become the second most popular web browser in Britain! Read more about it after the break.
After capturing many hearts and minds on iPhone, being downloaded 1 million times in just 1 day on Android, and spreading further excitement by unveiling the plans of landing over Facebook, PC and Window Phone 7, Rovio’s hottest game Angry Birds is now reachable at Chrome web store.
Here is the confirmation for those who had their doubts the about to go live Chrome OS event not unveiling Chrome OS and Web Store. According to a blog posted on Google Operating System blog, the search engine giants are on the verge of unveiling their browser based OS and a market for web apps.
The title of the post doesn’t paint a good picture if you are a Microsoftie doesn’t it? But truth must be told even if it happens to be a bitter truth of Microsoft’s legenedary browser losing its grip on the competitive browser market. According to the stats generated by StatCounter’s research arm, Global Stats, Internet Explorer failed to take its browser market share above or equal to 50% and instead continued its down town journey from 49.87 (September) to 49.23.
Mac based users of Google Chrome would have come across the not so pleasant fact of Google Chrome supporting Google Instant for Windows users only. No need to feel left out anymore as we have come across a work around that will let you use the search as you type feature on your Mac powered machine. Steps follow after the jump.
A new month means some new and interesting stats to consume from StatCounter. The numbers for the month of September don’t paint a good picture if you are Microsoft or an IE fan for that matter. According to the stats shared by StatCounter, Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen below the 50 percent mark which is the first time in the otherwise dominant history of Internet Explorer.
Today is Google Chrome’s 2nd birthday and Google is celebrating it by releasing 6th version of the simplified yet powerful browser. Google Chrome 6 has hit the stable channel and is now available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux users.
Google’s knack of rolling out small updates for its browser continues as they have rolled out yet another update for the Google Chrome Dev build. This latest update takes the build number to 6.0.422.0. Even though the update brings one change – it is a major one as it brings the WebM/ VP8 standard, Google’s open source video format. By the way, with this build, Chrome has become the first browser to bring WebM support which isn’t surprising by any means.
Google and Adobe have becomes partners as a result of which Google Chrome will now become pre-installed with Flash Player. This partnership comes with the Californians looking to improve the Flash Player experience for Chrome. Google Chrome developer channel will kick off things by integrating with the Flash player. The global roll-out of this functionality will take place as soon as possible.
Google has rolled out a new Chrome build for its beta channel and is calling it Chrome 4.1 Beta. The Beta version brings with it two new options namely automatic web page translation and a useful bunch of privacy settings.