Google Chrome Hits A Stable Version 12, Gets Safer Downloads And Hardware Acceleration, Loses Gears

Google Chrome's stable release has now reached version 12, bringing hardware acceleration for 3D CSS, better in-browser privacy management for the built-in Adobe Flash Player, and safer downloads.Chrome 12 will automatically scan downloads to check for malicious files, warning users when they're found. With the new updates comes a loss, though, as Gears is now officially kaput—which means no more offline Gmail access for Chrome users. The update will automatically take place over the next couple of days.

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    you can also force the new update by clicking spanner > about google chrome > watching the last line and waiting.

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