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Google ChromeInternet search giant Google has finally made its much-rumoured entry in the browser space. After the latest releases by Mozilla (Firefox 3) and Microsoft (IE 8 beta 2), here comes Google browser Chrome.

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

Designed to better handle video-rich or other complex Web programmes, Chrome poses a tough challenge to browsers designed originally to handle text and graphics. Google calls the move "a fresh take on the browser" and said that it will be introducing a public trial for Microsoft Corp Windows users starting September 2.

You can Download Googles Browser Chrome From here

nstead of traditional tabs like those seen in Firefox or Internet Explorer, Chrome puts the tab buttons on the upper side of the window, not below the address bar.

Web programmes can be launched in their own dedicated windows.

As a default homepage, the browser offers a “speed dial” feature, similar to the one in Opera browser. This gives users a view of their most visited Web pages in 9 screenshot thumbnails.

Similarly, users can also view some of their recent searches, recently bookmarked pages and recently closed tabs.

Google ChromeGoogle Chrome features a simple and intuitive user interface and an entirely new architecture designed for speed, security, and stability.

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The browser has an address bar ‘omnibox’ with auto-completion features. It offers search suggestions, top pages that a user visited and pages he didn’t visit but are popular.

The omnibox also gives suggests searches. The browser's search blank keeps a track of keywords in a users' previous visit, allowing one to type in, say, "cellphone" to pull up any web pages he visited recently that pertained to cellphones, say Nokia.

For safe browsing experience, Chrome will regularly keep on downloading a list of harmful sites. This is the Internet search giant's attempt to fight malware and phishing attacks.

Google also promises that whatever will run in a tab will be filtered so that it doesn't affect user’s machine.

However, users who install plugins may loose this security feature.

The browser supports multi-tasking. Just like in a typical operating system each application is given its own memory and its own copy of global data structures. Applications will launch in their own windows so that if one should hang or crash it won’t affect the others.

This will also prevent the whole browser from crashing because it’s essentially been partitioned off.

Review from a user at DP:

  • Tearable tabs (you can rip a tab off the tab bar into its own window)

  • The way it handles pop ups

  • Minimalistic interface (which means more screen room than every other browser)

  • Blazing fast (loads and renders faster than Firefox)

  • Tab crashes don't bring down whole browser

  • Awesome bar (its practically the same thing)

  • Speed Dial

  • Incognito mode.

You can resize forms (for instance, I resized the form to create this post to make it HUGE)
Firefox doesn't have all of these things by default. The only thing Chrome is missing is adblock, then it'd be the perfect browser.
Google Chrome Google Chrome Reviewed by TheWalk-in on 12:04:00 AM Rating: 5
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