Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Dec 2008 22:18 UTC
Google After just 100 days, Google has lifted the veil of betaness off its web browser, Chrome, by releasing version 1.0. When Chrome made its first public appearance earlier this year, it was met with positive reveiws due to its JavaScript performance, as well as its robust multithreaded model. Now that the beta label has been ripped off Chrome, Google can't hide itself anymore: Chrome will now have to take Firefox and Internet Explorer head-on.
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missing extensions
by roger64 on Fri 12th Dec 2008 01:40 UTC
roger64
Member since:
2006-08-15

Some very useful extensions are sorely missed, and will very likely never appear in Chrome because they would hurt Google ad and search business

say, where are CustomizeGoogle ? Flashblock ? Adblock Plus ? among many others

So, I gladly stick to my guns (FF of course).

Enjoy

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RE: missing extensions
by bibe on Fri 12th Dec 2008 02:12 in reply to "missing extensions"
bibe Member since:
2005-07-09

y addons make life and surfing so confortable, so hard to live again without them. I tried chrome and it was fun and new and google is sexy but without adblock, the net looks sooo annoying like 2 years ago, no way i'm doing that to myself.

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RE[2]: missing extensions
by WorknMan on Fri 12th Dec 2008 03:38 in reply to "RE: missing extensions"
WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13

y addons make life and surfing so confortable, so hard to live again without them. I tried chrome and it was fun and new and google is sexy but without adblock, the net looks sooo annoying like 2 years ago, no way i'm doing that to myself.


Yeesh, a browser without ad/content blocking? It's 2008 guys, not 1998.

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RE: missing extensions
by Erunno on Fri 12th Dec 2008 10:16 in reply to "missing extensions"
Erunno Member since:
2007-06-22

It has been already announced that Chromium will receive an extension API similar to Firefox. Google has released a document stating the project goals and Adblock is specifically mentioned [1].

[1] http://dev.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/extensions

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