Google has just released the latest version of the Google Chrome Beta, promising its most significant speed and performance boost to date. According to the Google Chrome blog, the new Chrome Beta version was benchmarked with 30%-35% improvement on both V8 and SunSpider benchmark as compared to the previous beta channel version. With that, Google Chrome has now improved by as much as 213% and 305% since its first beta version.
In addition to the speed and performance boost, the new Google Chrome Beta is also bringing in some new nice features including -
- browser preferences synchronization such as themes, homepage and startup settings, web content settings and language
- ability to use Chrome extensions in incognito mode
- new HTML5 features including Geolocation APIs, App Cache, web sockets and file drag-and-drop capabilities
- initial integration with Adobe Flash Player plug-in