Chrome 10 Web Browser Released by Google

Just after seven weeks of introducing Chrome 9, Google has now released its new version of Chrome 10 web browser. Google has removed support for H.264 and adding in a 66% faster JavaScript engine in its new Chrome version. This new release is also features the new Crankshaft JavaScript engine which was included with the recent beta.
The big change is in the Chrome Options screen which has been revamped and will now, according to the official blog, "help you get to the right settings quickly so you don’t have to dig endlessly to find a way to import your bookmarks or change your browser’s homepage." Instead of using the traditional menus, users are now able to type the setting option into the address bar instead.

The removal of the H.264 codec may not come as a surprise to many as Google said they would cut it out earlier this year due to a patent issue with a group of companies including Microsoft. For HTML5 content the browser still has support for Theora and WebM codecs, both of which are open source.

Check out Chrome's new setting interface video.

Chrome 10 Web Browser Released by Google Chrome 10 Web Browser Released by Google Reviewed by TechGlobeX on 3/09/2011 Rating: 5

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