Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Feb 2012 18:59 UTC, submitted by fran
Google So, how long have we been waiting for this to happen? Google has finally unveiled the future if the Android browser: it has no future. Google unveiled Chrome for Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and has designated it as the future default browser for the Android platform.
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How is this news?
by lucas_maximus on Wed 8th Feb 2012 20:03 UTC
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Android browser rendered stuff pretty much the same as chrome ... because it was very similar to Chrome.

I see it as a rebadging of the browser than a replacement.

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RE: How is this news?
by modmans2ndcoming on Wed 8th Feb 2012 22:58 in reply to "How is this news?"
modmans2ndcoming Member since:
2005-11-09

because Chrome is much more standards compliant than Android Browser.

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RE[2]: How is this news?
by lucas_maximus on Thu 9th Feb 2012 09:59 in reply to "RE: How is this news?"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Standard compliant is a bit of a joke in the Web dev world.

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RE: How is this news?
by RichterKuato on Thu 9th Feb 2012 00:43 in reply to "How is this news?"
RichterKuato Member since:
2010-05-14

No, this is a genuine port of Chrome to Android. It has multi-proccess architecture and every thing. The android browser shared alot of components with Chrome but it was really a separate code-base.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCdZIHBbRV0

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RE[2]: How is this news?
by lucas_maximus on Thu 9th Feb 2012 08:20 in reply to "RE: How is this news?"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Thanks.

I worked on some basic mobile stuff and for all intents and purposes they were the same.

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