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Google™ Apps Deciphered: Compute in the Cloud to Streamline Your Desktop by Scott Granneman

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Appendix C. Google Chrome: A Browser Built for Cloud Computing

After I’d finished writing this book, but before we had finished the editing process, Google released Chrome, its own web browser. This was huge news, so much so that even my nontechnical friends were texting me to ask about it. In actuality, I think it’s a much bigger deal than most people realize, and it’s certainly much bigger than a web browser.

However, Chrome is still a beta, and as such it displays a number of flaws (hopefully most of these bugs will be long squashed by the time you’re reading this):

• No extensions, toolbars, or skins

• No way to zoom text and images, just text

• No way to remember zoom levels on a per site basis

• No way to display the Address bar, ...

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