Google Chrome Officially No Longer In Beta

Posted Dec 11, 2008

The browser created by Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) known as Chrome has achieved a milestone today.  After out 100 days of development and achieving 10 million active users around the globe, Google has removed the “Beta” label from their software.   As of today Google has also made 14 updates to the browser.

Since Chrome was built, Google have improved the performance and plug-ins.  Google Chrome’s speed is constantly increasing.  Since the first release of Chrome, Google has been able to increase the V8 JavaScript engine 1.4 times faster.  Some of the upcoming features that Gogole is working on includes RSS support, form auto-fill, extensions, bug fixes, security patches, etc.  The announcement was made by Sundar Pichai and Linus Upson on the Google Blog.

Currently Google Chrome only works on Windows XP and Windows Vista, but Apple fanboys rest assured that there is Mac version coming on the way.  The first version of Google Chrome was released in early September.