Chrome

Chrome sings ‘When I’m 64’ on Windows

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 …

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Google ships 64-bit Chrome for OS X

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 …

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Google starts work on Chrome bug that slurps Windows laptop juice

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 …

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