Over at Ars Technica, former Lifehacker editor Erica Sadun reports that, "although Google will not specify a target date, they assured us that they would be 'very surprised' and 'very unhappy' if [US]fall came and went without a public beta"—meaning that, by any luck, OS X users can expect a very functional Chrome before the end of the year. (Remember, after all, that Chrome launched into Windows as a beta just a few months back). [Ars Technica via Gizmodo]
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