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January 29, 2009

Chrome Ad from Google Japan

Google Japan created a small ad for Chrome, the browser that moves fast, evolves rapidly and loads pages quickly.


An example of quick patch is that the latest Chrome version spoofed Safari's user-agent to make Hotmail work properly. "Normally you think of web pages being faster to update than client-side software downloads. In this case though, Chrome updates near-weekly, much faster than Hotmail did. Another illustration that velocity and speed of iteration matter," commented Google's anti-spam guy. And probably another example that web developers ignore browsers with small market share.

Update: Check out the behind the scenes photos.

14 comments:

  1. I prefer Firefox :) It's nice, when will be a mobile (Symbian) version?

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  2. chrome is not very good, it is safari with theme

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  3. Yeah, when do we get chrome for linux?

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  4. "....Chrome, the browser that moves fast, evolves rapidly and loads pages quickly." I love this, it explains exactly what Chrome does and is.

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  5. I like the idea of Chrome, but don't so much like the browser itself. I hate to sound like some Firefox fanboy here, but there are just so many add-ons that I just have trouble getting comfortable with anything else.

    I will say that I really liked that advertisement! One thing about Google is that they know how to market themselves and they usually do so in a very creative way.

    -- Jake R.
    real estate license

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  6. Great !!!!!!!!!

    Nice Concept for Google.com
    Google all service is Awesome............

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  7. That was a fantastic Ad.

    Also, on the patch for Hotmail, i found it hilarious that they replied back saying that Hotmail is too active to warrant "turning it off to update for one browser", in other words.
    That has to be the lamest excuse i have ever heard from a developer...
    If they never targeted browsers in such a stupid way, there wouldn't be problems... last time i checked, every current browser can handle some basic JavaScript DOM access to change styles, even IE6. Zero all styles with CSS and use JavaScript styles. (since the site IS based on JavaScript anyway, outside of the HTML version that is, that can be done with browser-targetted CSS)

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  8. It's bad that there is no version for Ubuntu Linux. Running it via Wine/Chromium is not really a solution.

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  9. I like the idea of Chrome, but don't so much like the browser itself. I hate to sound like some Firefox fanboy here, but there are just so many add-ons that I just have trouble getting comfortable with anything else.

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