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Google Chrome for Mac and Linux now stable

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 May 2010 14:17 User comments (7)

Google Chrome for Mac and Linux now stable After 11 months of ongoing development, Google Chrome for Macs and Linux is finally stable, moving out of the beta stage.
The company even admitted that for the first few months the popular browser was extremely buggy and should only be used by more advanced users. Today, that is no longer an issue.

Along with the "stable" tag, Chrome for Macs and Linux now include advanced syncing for bookmarks and settings, geolocation APIs, app cache and other HTML5 tools.

Perhaps more notably to the casual end user, the browsers now have access to all 4500 Chrome extensions.

Not included in the new release is built-in Flash, as you will need to manually download it. By Flash 10.1, Google promises a stable version.

Get the Windows version here: Chrome at AfterDawn
Get the now stable Mac and Linux versions here: http://www.google.com/chrome

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7 user comments

125.5.2010 18:03

Yea but we don't want it.... soo.... yea.

226.5.2010 1:08

Originally posted by hikaricor:
Yea but we don't want it.... soo.... yea.
i don't know what your talking about but i love chrome and i love my mac so

chrome + mac = i want it
lol

326.5.2010 1:26

Yea but I don't use a mac.
So my point stands.

426.5.2010 5:52

Yup...Chrome is targeted at Mac users and people that would make good Mac users...it lacks features, it is slow, unreliable, and offers nothing of value at all...if it were overpriced, it would be an ideal Apple product.

526.5.2010 10:18

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Yup...Chrome is targeted at Mac users and people that would make good Mac users...it lacks features, it is slow, unreliable, and offers nothing of value at all...if it were overpriced, it would be an ideal Apple product.
I gotta ask you, when was the last time you used Chrome, the 1.0 beta? Chrome is MUCH faster than FF, IE, offers tons of extensions, and has only crashed on me once in the past few months. Bulky FF has crashed on me multiple times.

626.5.2010 10:21

I love that photo with the caveman.

726.5.2010 19:27

Great, so they've satisfied the needs of the "other 3%" ...

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