Tuesday, May 25, 2010
A Significant Update to Google Chrome (for Everyone)
Google announced a short time ago that version 5.0.375.55 has been released as a stable release for all three operating systems.
We took a brief spin of both the PC (Win 7) and Linux (Mint) versions and ... ugh ... wow! (Yep, it works :)
Initial impressions seem to be that performance ranks right up there with Version 6 (released in the developer channel recently).
Extensions, Bookmarks, Browser Preferences, HTML 5 features including geolocation APIs, APP Cache, web sockets, file drag and drop and more are all now on-board.
Links to a variety of Chrome (and Chromium project) blogs with much more information can be found in the latest post to the Google Chrome Blog here.
UPDATE: May 25, 2010 - 12:45 ET Well that didn't take long. More has now been posted (including a video) to the Official (Main) Google Blog here ... along with this classically Google cool cartoon ...