Google updates Chrome, makes it faster

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Google Chrome has been updated to a new version. Google calls it Chrome 2. In addition to the following nifty updates, the Chrome 2 is supposedly 30% faster:

  • Improved New Tab Page: You now have the option to hide thumbnails from the new tabs page.
  • Full Screen Mode: Press F11 to browse in full screen.
  • Form Autofill: Saves commonly entered form data and autofills.
  • Increased Stability: More than 300 bugs that caused crashes have been fixed.
  • Increased Speed: a 30% hike in speed for extensive javascript based pages.

V8

Chrome will be updated automatically for existing users. New users can go to google.com/chrome to download the latest version.

[via Official Google Blog]

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