After knocking around on Windows since last August, the Google Chrome Canary pre-dev build is now available for Macs. In the words of Google, "it automatically updates more frequently than the Dev channel, and does not undergo any manual testing before each release. Because we expect it to be unstable and, at times,…
While it could just be a screengrabbed imaged displayed in the Photos app, we're inclined to believe it's the real deal as Hexxeh already has a proven track record in Chromium OS builds.
Google's adapted the aesthetics of Chrome OS slightly, making it even less-cluttered and easier-looking to use, as some screengrabs found in the Chromium OS code page show.
Google hinted at their aspirations towards putting everything—including printing—in the cloud when they first announced Chrome OS last year. Today, they're taking the first steps with Google Cloud Print: a vision of a web, mobile, and desktop printing ecosystem without drivers. Presumably, you'll be able to print from…
Google's ANGLE project, launched today, will allow their Chrome OS to be able to access graphics hardware using the OpenGL ES 2.0 API. What this means to you: 3D graphics in your browser!
In today's Remainders: a celebration. Photoshop turns 20 and reminds us why we love it with laser-eyed babies and an Earth with AT-ATs. We've also got possible iPad preorders, definite MobileMe and Chromium OS improvements, PMA bummers and more.
To rally developers into searching for potential bugs in its Chrome browser, Google is offering $500-$1337 incentives for reporting vulnerabilities. The first person to file each bug using the Chromium Bug Tracker will be eligible for the bounty.
Up until now, the unofficial Google Chrome for Macs, Chromium, has only been available in a 32-bit download, but today you can grab the ChromiumOS64 if you're more RAMmed-up.
Google made an announcement! It was an OS, in case you haven't heard. But it was also something else: a long-term, high-risk bet about the future of the internet. Here's what Google needs to happen for Chrome to make it.
Google's working on a new application-layer protocol dubbed SPDY (pronounced "SPeeDY") which is intended to improve how content is transported over the web. In initial lab tests, they've already managed to speed up page loading times by 55%.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt says Chrome for Macs is coming in a couple months, but if you're impatient and only mildly adventurous, you can run it a surprisingly solid early version right now.
Google Chromium 4.0, the pre-alpha version of Chrome, may still be buggy and crashy as all hell, but it's also incredibly fast, according to benchmarks: 34% faster than Safari, for one, and more than twice as fast as Firefox.
Removing Chrome's 'beta' label couldn't have been easy for Google, but it looks like they're bringing it right back. Chrome 2.0 beta is now available for Windows, along with a little treat for Linux users.