Chrome sings ‘When I’m 64’ on Windows

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By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 27th, 2014 Google yesterday released a 64-bit Windows version of Chrome, touting it as a performance and stability improvement over the six-year-old 32-bit edition. In early June, Google promoted the 64-bit version to its preview channels, including the rough-edged “Dev” build line. On Tuesday, the company pushed the browser…

Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

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By Jared Newman, PC World | August 27th, 2014 The new version of Google’s browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops. Modern PC and high-end laptop users are in for a treat with the latest version of Chrome, which adds 64-bit support and much crisper text on…

Google ships 64-bit Chrome for OS X

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By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 6th, 2014 Releases the browser to its Dev preview channel; follows Windows 64-bit promotion to Beta. Google has promoted the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows to the browser’s more stable Beta distribution channel, and boosted Chrome for OS X to 64-bit on the more preliminary Canary and Dev…

64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta

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By Mark Hachman, PC World | July 31st, 2014 A 64-bit version of Chrome inches closer to release status as Google releases it in beta form. Google’s 64-bit Chrome browser took the last step before being formally released, as Google published a 64-bit beta of the browser on Wednesday morning. If you’d like, you can…

Google starts work on Chrome bug that slurps Windows laptop juice

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By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | July 18th, 2014 Bug reduces battery life by as much as 25%, says Microsoft. Google engineers earlier this week began working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows’ laptop batteries, the move triggered by a story on Forbes’ website. The Forbes piece ran Monday, when contributor…