Google's OpenSource Browser - Chrome

From Google's Official Blog: A fresh take on the browser

Google is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft's Internet Explorer and also to ensure easy access to their dominant search engine.
Google also released a 38-page comic book to promote its browser.
Reading the comic strip we can summarise the features provided by Browser.

- More powerful JavaScript Engine
- Each tab is 'sandboxed', hence avoiding crashing of browser due to other tabs.
- In most tabbed browsers when a tab is closed, memory bits remain. This causes fragmentation and makes browser to increase more memory use. Chrome cleans entire memory when a tab is closed.
- It's built on Webkit, the browser framework used to power Safari and the iPhone
- Quick navigation. Your most frequently visited pages will be available in a point and click navigation, like Opera's Quick Dial.
- Its also an OpenSource initiative like Google's Android and OpenSocial API's.



For the past few years, Google has been trying to take advantage of its search engine's popularity to loosen Microsoft's grip on how most people interact with personal computers. This Google Docs and now this browser offering will change the way personal computers are used.

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