Putting an end to the rumors floating all over the blogosphere for the last few months, Google announced their plan to release an open source browser named Google Chrome. And it is coming today. Yes, Tuesday, the 2nd of September 2008!
According to the Official Google Blog page, Chrome will add value for users and, at the same time, help drive innovation on the web.
2. The tabs will be placed above the address bar and not below.
3. The address bar has auto completion feature and is called “omnibox”.
4. The default homepage will be thumbnails of 9 recent/popular pages plus some personalized stuff on the right.
5. There is a privacy mode – finally.
6. Web based apps which do not need the address and tool bar can be launched in special tabs which do not have these.
7. It will constantly keep on downloading list of harmful sites to prevent your computer.
8. The active downloads will show at the bottom.
Google Chrome Service Logo
Google Chrome Screenshots
Chrome Default Homepage with up to 9 thumbnails
Chrome Omnibox Auto Complete
Chrome Task Manager
Chrome Settings Menu
Chrome Bookmarking (Starring) Mechanism
Chrome Private Browsing Mode – Incognito
Chrome – Active Downloads
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