Chrome 14: Pretty and Fast. Summary: Chrome 14 is slowly leaving the other Web browsers behind. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | September 18, 2011 -- 18:36 GMT (11:36 PDT) Follow @sjvn Previous | Next Image 4 of 5 You could always run Web applications in Chrome, but with Native Client you'll soon be able to run native desktop applications within Chrome as well. Topic: Browser Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.