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Google Chrome 2.0 Reaches Stable Status

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Eight months after Google's own attempts at a web browser were first launched, they have now announced on the Google Chrome Blog that the latest beta which was released in March, has reached a stable stage, by which they can now release it to the general public. If you're already using Google Chrome, you'll be automatically updated to this new version soon. Otherwise you can grab the latest version at google.com/chrome


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As much as I've been liking Chrome, these new features don't justify the full digit version upgrades. It feels more like 1.1... Well, I don't know... how about that plugin support you promised google?
 
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I hope this runs on Win 7 without constantly bugging out ^_^
 
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I like chrome, but it needs to be a bit more polished. Combine Safari and Firefox and do a new spin on it.
 

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As much as I've been liking Chrome, these new features don't justify the full digit version upgrades. It feels more like 1.1... Well, I don't know... how about that plugin support you promised google?
Well, not everyone can be like W1z, where he adds 500 cards to GPU-Z and goes from 1.0001 to 1.0001.5.
 

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I like chrome, but it needs to be a bit more polished. Combine Safari and Firefox and do a new spin on it.
I dislike all the people saying "I like Chrome, but.." as if Chrome is some side-show.

I think it's the best browser ever. In terms of functionality, Avant browser always had the win. Now, another perfect Google product, Chrome is fast and simple, which is exactly what I want.
 
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Show me the Chrome variants of Ad-Block Plus and Mouse Gestures Redox and I will make the Switch.
 

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Show me the Chrome variants of Ad-Block Plus and Mouse Gestures Redox and I will make the Switch.
Wow, the Mouse Gestures app looks awesome, especially for someone like me who enjoys being super-lazy when he can.

But, Chrome still has an Ad-Block system, as far as I know. I've never gotten pop-up ads ever since I started using it. When I switch back to IE or Firefox, I get ads. On Firefox, they're concealed, but in Chrome it's somehow much more simple, which is the key word behind my affection for it. Not that I don't like complex things.. just not when I want to be, as I said, super-lazy.

Even without all the cool apps, I still choose Chrome. And I think, if you'd make the switch so quickly, you must know what I'm talking about.
 
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Wow, the Mouse Gestures app looks awesome, especially for someone like me who enjoys being super-lazy when he can.

But, Chrome still has an Ad-Block system, as far as I know. I've never gotten pop-up ads ever since I started using it. When I switch back to IE or Firefox, I get ads. On Firefox, they're concealed, but in Chrome it's somehow much more simple, which is the key word behind my affection for it. Not that I don't like complex things.. just not when I want to be, as I said, super-lazy.

Even without all the cool apps, I still choose Chrome. And I think, if you'd make the switch so quickly, you must know what I'm talking about.
Ad-Block blocks all forms of in-page advertising (images, flash, etc even entire advertising sites), not pop-ups so like 90%+ of the pages you visit are entirely free of annoying ads.
 

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Ad-Block blocks all forms of in-page advertising (images, flash, etc even entire advertising sites), not pop-ups so like 90%+ of the pages you visit are entirely free of annoying ads.
But how does it differentiate between Flash ads and.. Flash websites, images of naked ladies and.. images of friends of family? Seems buggy. Chrome is too good to deal with that stuff.

No, no.. but I still like Chrome. When I gain my faith in an OS again, which means I won't have to re-install it every 3 months, I'll put some muslce greese into tweaking my browser.
 
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But how does it differentiate between Flash ads and.. Flash websites, images of naked ladies and.. images of friends of family? Seems buggy. Chrome is too good to deal with that stuff.

No, no.. but I still like Chrome. When I gain my faith in an OS again, which means I won't have to re-install it every 3 months, I'll put some muslce greese into tweaking my browser.
The first thing you do after installing Ad-Block Plus is select from one of various block lists or load your own. So yeah that's how.
 
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Could anyone explain why the hell did it become so annoyingly hard to regroup the tabs in Chrome 2.0?
Try to drag a tab on its own window, and now try to tag it back as a tab on the main windows. One of the most annoying crap ever!
 
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