Google Has just released the Chrome browser for Android. This beta version is currently only available for ICS phones and tablets and like its desktop progenitor, the synced settings and bookmarks are all in tow. Expect to see a new, more natural mobile view of the tab system.
It will also remember what you were last looking at on your desktop Chrome browser, and sync it across to your mobile device it is like Kindle or iBook bookmarking system, but for the web. Your autocorrect content from the desktop is similarly synced.
You can now bring your personalized Chrome experience with you to your Android phone or tablet. If you sign in to Chrome on your Android device, you can:
- View open tabs: Access the tabs you left open on your computer (also signed into Chrome) picking up exactly where you left off.
- Get smarter suggestions: If you visit a site often on your computer, you'll also get an autocomplete suggestion for it on your mobile device, so you can spend less time typing.
- Sync bookmarks: Conveniently access your favorite sites no matter where you are or which device you are using.
Chrome for Android Beta is available on phones and tablets running Android 4.0+, Ice Cream Sandwich in the Following Countries:
- United States
- United Kingdom
Demo Video Below!
Google has just announced that Chrome for Android is finally out of beta. Now, The software has just been updated on the Google Play store to version 18.0.1025123. BUT Now it's Faster and smoother than ever.
Building on the familiar Chrome experience of searching and entering URLs in the same area, the beta finalizes new features that were seen as early as February. It's good timing too, since Firefox just released a very strong contender in the browser-for-Android-devices market.
Google says the updated mobile browser has "accelerated page loading, scrolling and zooming," and automatically syncs with your desktop Chrome browser, so all your tabs, passwords, and bookmarks are identical whether you're in the office or on the road.
Google and Samsung launched Samsung Series 3 ChromeBox, If you don't know what is ChromeBox! It's a Mac mini-like computer to which buyers attach keyboard, mouse and monitor. The idea isn't novel: Users keep their existing peripherals while upgrading hardware and migrating to a spanking new operating system. For anyone looking to get off the OS X or Windows train, Chromebox proves to be an affordable alternative running Google's browser-boasting, cloud-connected Linux-based OS.
Samsung Series 3 Chromebox joins Samsung's second-generation Chromebook, the Series 5 500, also launched today, and it's a bargain by comparison $329.99 or $449.99 for WiFi-only laptop and $549 for 3G combo.
The chromebox also sports a faster processor, 1.9GHz vs 1.3GHz for Chromebook. The cloud-computing device, now with loads of local functionality and storage, is well-suited for educational institutions and small businesses. Buy ChromeBox
Google still continue to support its Desktop Operating system, Chrome OS, which is a cloud based Operating system. Google has just announced a New Chromebook model made by Samsung replacing the old one.
The New Chromebook is simply called "Samsung Chromebook". It pack a 11.6-inch screen, weighs only 2.5 pounds (1.1 kg), features a Samsung Exynos Dual-core processor and a battery that lasts about 6.5 hours. Also included is dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4-5 GHz (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0, a front VGA camera, HDMI, a single USB 2.0 and a single USB 3.0.
Google provides Samsung Chromebook users with 100GB of free storage for 2-years. You will want to use it, since the SSD on this thing is only 16GB. Also you can buy a 32GB USB flashdrive or a Samsung 64GB MicroSD to expand your storage. The price for this Samsung Chromebook is $249 only.
Chrome for Android was released with No Flash support and will Not run Flash Player, the popular software that Apple has banned, Adobe confirmed yesterday that it will not bring it to the Android Chrome browser.
The acknowledgment was no surprise as last November, Adobe announced that it will be abandoning development of Flash for mobile browsers. However, The stock Android ICS browser included with the operating system does support Flash.
Adobe Official announcement on its blog:
"Today Google introduced Chrome for Android Beta. As we announced last November, Adobe is no longer developing Flash Player for mobile browsers, and thus Chrome for Android Beta does not support Flash content. Flash Player continues to be supported within the current Android browser."
Google recently launched Chrome for Android Beta for Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The new mobile browser includes many features that make Chrome so popular on the PC including speed, simple design, bookmark and open tabs sync, and autocomplete suggestions. But Google mobile Chrome is not all good news, there are also a few letdowns for people who love Adobe Flash, Chrome extensions or are part of the 99 percent.
No Flash Support!
Even though Android supports the mobile version of Flash Player, Chrome for Android did not ship with Adobe plug-in unlike its desktop counterpart. Shortly after the new mobile browser was released, Adobe said it would not be supporting Chrome for Android. Adobe in November announced it would no longer be developing Flash Player for mobile devices at all and would instead focus on pushing HTML 5 standards for mobile browsers.
Support Android ICS 4.0 only!
Chrome for Android is currently only available for Android 4.0. That effectively means you can only get it if you own a Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S, Motorola Xoom or Asus Transformer Prime. Ice Cream Sandwich updates to Gingerbread and Honeycomb devices are slated for rollout later this year.
Is Chrome for Android Beta not Available in your Country Market?
Good news we have the Original .apk file (installation file) for you. Simply download the file from the (link below) and install it on your device. Remember, this only works on Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich devices.
We also added a Small Tutorial Video on How to use Chrome for Android, Enjoy!
Google just launched a New Desktop version of the Chrome browser, Chrome 17, Among the new features over the previous stable version include the ability to prerender pages to speed up your browsing. Now, when you type a URL in the Omnibox, Chrome will automatically start Pre-rendering the website it thinks you are mostly likely to open, So when you hit Enter the page will open instantaneously in ZERO time.
Another new feature is the ability to check files to see if they are malicious. When you download an executable file such as (.exe) or (.msi) Google Chrome will try to match the file with its online database to see if it is genuine. Also Chrome will check with Google for the websites history and if the site is known to provide malicious content then it will cancel the download automatically.
Google has just updated Chrome Beta to version 18 after Chrome 17 gone final yesterday. Its headline new feature is improved 2D graphics performance in HTML5 and a software rasterizer to enable older machines to display content rendered using newer unsupported technologies (by these old Machines) such as WebGL.
Chrome 18 Beta also sees improvements to the PDF plug-in and Printing, plus fixes a number of issues such as full-screen performance under Windows and startup issues in Red Hat Enterprise 6.
Most Windows and Mac users should start to see major performance improvements from certain web apps and websites thanks to support for GPU-accelerated rendering for 2D Canvas content. Because of the wide variety of hardware configurations out there, the Chromium development team has taken a conservative approach to this new technology, enabling just a few features and keen to hear feedback from anyone who encounters performance issues as a result of the tweaks. To see what new features are supported by your system, type chrome://gpu/ into the URL bar.
Why Chrome For Android is Awesome ?
Google for Android is still a BETA version but it is the best beta application we have seen so far, Mostly beta apps are unstable and crashes a lot unlike chrome For Android as we did not face any force close problem with our google chrome (on YouMobile's Galaxy Nexus). We decided to Review the browser and show you what is the best feature of the Chrome For Android BETA so far.
We already know that Google Chrome for Android will not get Flash support, but even without flash Chrome can be very fast and smooth while watching videos, Most of Video sharing websites render videos in HTML5 along with Flash like (Hulu, Youtube, Vimeo..etc) and Chrome for Android has a full HTML5 supprot but not just thay, It also has a HARDWARE-ACCELERATED HTML5... this means a super fast HTML5 rendering and smooth content streaming even faster than flash. Thats Why Adobe is moving away from Flash!
Secured & Synced
Google Chrome for Android is the best browser when it coms to security just like desktop version of chrome, It also scan your download files and warn you before entering a website with malwares. You can clear easly clear your chrome Cache, passwords, usernames and forms with one click (screenshot above) to be sure that your private data gone from your phone so you can share your phone with anyone.
Also Chrome For Android is synced with your desktop Chrome, bookmarks, passwords and log-ins even the windows you opened recently on your desktop chrome being synced to your Chrome for Android to have the same websites open on your phone ready for you when you click on your chrome icon.
Chrome For Android have tabs for Multi-browsing, Most of the current browser have this feature! but the most amazing feature that Only Chrome for Android has it, is the "Pre-loading Webpages". When typing or searching for a webpages, Chrome can guess what page you will likely to open next while you are typing or even still searching for it... Chrome start pre-loading the page so it will be ready for you in zero time. You can turn this feature On-Off or make it through Wifi only to save 3G roaming data.
We offered the apk Installation file for Chrome for Android for Everyone to download and Enjoy!
The Chrome team has just announced the release of Chrome 21 to the Stable Channel. 21.0.1180.57 for Mac and Linux, 21.0.1180.60 for Windows and Chrome Frame. Chrome 21 contains a number of new features including a new API for high-quality video and audio communication.
Chrome 21 also adds Retina display support for the Mac OS X for Ultra-clear sharp text and images whil browsing on a Retina Macbook Pro.
Chrome v21-m Stable Change-log:
- [Linux only]  Medium CVE-2012-2846: Cross-process interference in renderers. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Julien Tinnes).
-  Low CVE-2012-2847: Missing re-prompt to user upon excessive downloads. Credit to Matt Austin of Aspect Security.
-  Medium CVE-2012-2848: Overly broad file access granted after drag+drop. Credit to Matt Austin of Aspect Security.
-  Low CVE-2012-2849: Off-by-one read in GIF decoder. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
-          Medium CVE-2012-2850: Various lower severity issues in the PDF viewer. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
-    High CVE-2012-2851: Integer overflows in PDF viewer. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
-  High CVE-2012-2852: Use-after-free with bad object linkage in PDF. Credit to Alexey Samsonov of Google.
-  Medium CVE-2012-2853: webRequest can interfere with the Chrome Web Store. Credit to Trev of Adblock.
-  Low CVE-2012-2854: Leak of pointer values to WebUI renderers. Credit to Nasko Oskov of the Chromium development community.
-  High CVE-2012-2855: Use-after-free in PDF viewer.
- Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
-   High CVE-2012-2856: Out-of-bounds writes in PDF viewer. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
- [$1000]  High CVE-2012-2857: Use-after-free in CSS DOM. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
- [$1000]  High CVE-2012-2858: Buffer overflow in WebP decoder. Credit to Jüri Aedla.
- [Linux only]  Critical CVE-2012-2859: Crash in tab handling. Credit to Jeff Roberts of Google Security Team.
-  Medium CVE-2012-2860: Out-of-bounds access when clicking in date picker. Credit to Chamal de Silva.
It appears that Google does indeed want to bring Chrome to your iOS devices, and they demonstrated what they expect will be their killer feature the ability to sync across devices. They demonstrated both iPhones and iPad accessing the pages open on other devices, and even signing in to The New York Times on an iPad, despite it being the first time the demo had been run on that unit.
A patent filed for in 2010 and recently granted to Google suggests one hardware concept they might be considering to pull it off. The patent covers numerous ways to design a hybrid tablet and notebook that would feature a touch-sensitive virtual keyboard and touchpad on a second screen.
The device could shift between tablet and notebook mode easily. This Google device may also the first to be merging Chrome OS with Android. Here is Google Official Patent Statement:
"The computing device could also be configured to operate based on one or more platforms (e.g., one or more similar or different platforms) that could include one or more types of hardware, software, firmware, operating systems and runtime libraries."
What other two operating systems do you think Google would want to put on a device? For over two years now Google has been working on hybrid hardware that can also run hybrid software, allowing the same machine to run different firmware operating systems.
Chrome v23 Change-log:
- Updated default apps
- Window Manager Enhancements
- UI improvements for notifications through the new message area
- UI improvements to the out of box experience
- UI improvements to the sign-in screen
- Device reset from start screen and settings (click here for more details)
- Enable key apps offline by default
- Cloud-based wallpaper management
In the updates, Google has recently Enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Google Chrome on Windows. Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer's CPU, so using GPU-accelerated video decoding while watching videos can increase battery life significantly.
After testing, it was proved that the battery lasted 25% longer when GPU-accelerated video decoding was enabled.
So, If you are using Chrome on windows you will experience longer battery life so your laptop don't get cut off while watching their favorite YouTube video on repeat.
Google has just Updated the stable release of Google Chrome Browser to version 24.0.1312.52 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.
The New Update brings some speed improvements, Security fixes, MathML support and update Adobe Flash to (126.96.36.199). Head to "Menu" -> "About Google Chrome" to update.
Chrome 24 Change-log:
•[$1000]  High CVE-2012-5145: Use-after-free in SVG layout. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
•[$4000]  High CVE-2012-5146: Same origin policy bypass with malformed URL. Credit to Erling A Ellingsen and Subodh Iyengar, both of Facebook.
•[$1000]  High CVE-2012-5147: Use-after-free in DOM handling. Credit to José A. Vázquez.
• Medium CVE-2012-5148: Missing filename sanitization in hyphenation support. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Justin Schuh).
• High CVE-2012-5149: Integer overflow in audio IPC handling. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
• High CVE-2012-5150: Use-after-free when seeking video. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
 Medium CVE-2012-5152: Out-of-bounds read when seeking video. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
• High CVE-2012-5153: Out-of-bounds stack access in v8. Credit to Andreas Rossberg of the Chromium development community.
•[Windows only]  Low CVE-2012-5154: Integer overflow in shared memory allocation. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
•[Mac only]  Medium CVE-2012-5155: Missing Mac sandbox for worker processes. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Julien Tinnes).
• High CVE-2012-5156: Use-after-free in PDF fields. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk, with contribution from Gynvael Coldwind, both of Google Security Team.
•  Medium CVE-2012-5157: Out-of-bounds reads in PDF image handling. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk, with contribution from Gynvael Coldwind, both of Google Security Team.
• High CVE-2013-0828: Bad cast in PDF root handling. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk, with contribution from Gynvael Coldwind, both of Google Security Team.
• High CVE-2013-0829: Corruption of database metadata leading to incorrect file access. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Jüri Aedla).
•[Windows only]  Low CVE-2013-0830: Missing NUL termination in IPC. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Justin Schuh).
• Low CVE-2013-0831: Possible path traversal from extension process. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Tom Sepez).
• Medium CVE-2013-0832: Use-after-free with printing. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Cris Neckar).
• Medium CVE-2013-0833: Out-of-bounds read with printing. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Cris Neckar).
• Medium CVE-2013-0834: Out-of-bounds read with glyph handling. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Cris Neckar).
• Low CVE-2013-0835: Browser crash with geolocation. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
 High CVE-2013-0836: Crash in v8 garbage collection. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Cris Neckar).
• Medium CVE-2013-0837: Crash in extension tab handling. Credit to Tom Nielsen.
•[Linux only]  Low CVE-2013-0838: Tighten permissions on shared memory segments. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Palmer).
Google Updated Chrome for Android BETA to version 0.16.4215.215, its still Beta, But Google Added Market availability to few more countries (we do not have a list) along with some Bug fixes and other New Features like Android Beam, Google also said that this version brings Chrome 16 (desktop) features to the smartphones. Download Link for the Updated version [apk] below.
- Android Beam support, now you can beam URLs from Chrome to other devices with NFC.
- Support for additional countries.
- Compatibility checks to ensure system prerequisites for Chrome are met.
- Essential bug fixes.
Google release "Chrome for Android BETA" about a Month ago and promised Upcoming Major updates. Today, Chrome blog announced another major update today, which includes widespread international availability. Chrome for Android has added support for 31 more languages, and the app is now available everywhere the Google Play Store can be reached.
Here is the Change-log:
- You can now request the desktop version of a website, in case you would rather not view the mobile version.
- You can now add bookmarks as shortcuts on your home screen, so you can get to your favorite sites faster.
- Choose your favorite apps to handle links opened in Chrome.
- Have a proxy setup for Wi-Fi access? You can now use Chrome with the system proxy configured in Android settings.
While windows 8 is just around the corner, Google announced today via the Chromium blog that the next dev channel release of its Chrome browser will have integration with Windows 8, including snap view and charms. Charms are the new universal buttons that slide out from the right side of the screen, including: Search, Share, Devices, Settings, and Start. The Chrome browser will still look the same, but having these integrations into Windows 8 should be pretty nice.
The initial releases of Chrome in Metro mode will include integration with the basic Windows 8 system functionality, such as charms and snap view and its coming Next Month.
Google has just released Chrome for Windows 8, but Sadly it's not rocking the Metro-style looking UI. To get the New Chrome for Windows, you have to be running the Windows 8 Release Preview and set the default browser to Google Chrome after the installation
Here is what the Start Screen Metro tile for Chrome look like after setting it as the default browser on windows 8. You will need to Download the Dev Channel release of Chrome in order to have the new Metro version installed on your system.
For the first time, Germany Federal Office for Information Security has declared Chrome to be the web browser of choice for Windows users who are looking for security.
German officials made it clear that a web browser is the most critical component of using online services securely. Sandboxing is pointed out as the key feature in Chrome security and that was found either weak or completely missing in other browsers.
Google is really working hard to improve chrome, Dater releasing an Android version and a New desktop version (v17), Today Google released the "3" Google+ Extensions for Google Chrome browser, The first and second one makes you always connected with your Google+ account, getting Notifications and Messages even if you are browsing another website.
The third Extension, tells you the +1's for the current page you are browsing with chrome, Also you can click on it to +1 this page too. You can install all 3 from the link below.
Google Official Message on G+:
"Want to take Google+ everywhere with you as you browse the web? You can add some quick extensions that will help you +1 pages and share them with your circles from almost any website, you can get Google+ notifications in your browser, and can even add the new +Google Chrome app. The web is what you make of it."
You probably already have Google Chrome for Android installed on your Smartphone/Tablet. But Do you want to try out the New upcoming features of Android Google Chrome before it gets released ? then Google Chrome Beta for Android is your solution.
Google has just officially released the New Chrome Beta for Android, which just like its desktop counterpart, would let you sample all the upcoming features and improvements before they hit the stable version, you get it too from as a separated app beside your stable Chrome for free from the Play Store.