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Google Chrome Upgrades to 4.0.249.78 ( Adds Extensions and Bookmark Sync)

Tuesday, 26 January 2010, 12:18 | Google | 0 Comment | Read 361 Times
by Vaibhav Pandey

Google Chrome has got upgraded to the latest official release 4.0.249.78.

The latest stable release updates includes the following features and security fixes (since Google Chrome 3.0):

  • Support for Extensions
  • Bookmark sync
  • Enhanced developer tools
  • HTML5: Notifications, Web Database, Local Storage, WebSockets, Ruby support.
  • v8 performance improvements.
  • Skia performance improvements.
  • Full ACID3 pass, due to re-enabled remote font support (with added defense against bugs in operating system font libraries)
  • HTTP byte range support
  • New security feature: “Strict Transport Security” support
  • Experimental new anti-reflected-XSS feature called “XSS Auditor”

The latest update has also added a few security fixes. This release (4.0.249.78) is for Windows only.

Google Chrome updates silently under the hood, however, if for some reason, you do not see the upgraded version features, navigate to settings icon and click on About Google Chrome.

As per Google, Google Chrome 4.0.249.78  has added around 1500 new features.

1.) Bookmark syncing feature now allows you to keep your Google Chrome bookmarks synchronized and up-to-date across computers, without needing to manually recreate your bookmarks every time you switch computers.

2.) Extensions are little programs, created by developers, which add useful functionality to the browser and to the websites you visit. Some provide you with alerts and notifications, others let you easily access your favorite web services from icons next to your address bar, and there are lots more. You can find Google Chrome extension from Extension Gallery by clicking here.

via Google Chrome Blog

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