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Download of the Day: Google Chrome 17.0.963.0 Beta

Get a fast, free web browser. for December 7, 2011

By: Steve Dougherty from Dec 7, 2011 @ 9:58 CST

Our Download of the Day today is Google Chrome 17.0.963.0 Beta.

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

One box for everything

Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.

Thumbnails of your top sites

Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.

Incognito mode

Don't want pages you visit to show up in your web history? Choose incognito mode for private browsing.

Safe browsing

Google Chrome warns you if you're about to visit a suspected phishing, malware or otherwise unsafe website.

For information about alpha and developer builds, check out the Chrome dev channel here.


The latest version includes the following changes:

Changes in Version 17.0.963.0 Beta

# All Platforms

* Updated V8 -

* Omnibox suggestions will now be prerendered if our confidence of the user following the suggestion is high.

* Support for

* Content Settings (in Options, Under the Hood) now has UI for "Mouse Cursor", which controls the Mouse Lock API permissions.

* Fixed a renderer crash that could happen when opening a new tab with many tabs open.

* Small fix for BiDi selection.

* Fixed WebKit's implementation of bdo, bdi, and output elements to match HTML5 spec section 10.3.5.

# Windows

* Desktop shortcuts will be created for each user account, to launch Chrome with that account active.

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