Google updates Chrome for Mac, adds extensions

Google releases an update to the Chrome browser for Mac users
Written by Sam Diaz, Inactive

And just when I was starting to wonder if there would be any cool news to come out of Macworld today, along comes Google with news of a pretty hefty update to the Mac version of the Chrome browser.

OK, maybe that's not a Macworld announcement - but it is reason for Mac fans to celebrate., The wait for Chrome has been a long time coming and though a beta version has been out for a couple of months, it hasn't offered all the extras that came with the Windows version.

The release, which is available for download now, is boasting the availability of more than 2,200 extensions for Chrome, as well as bookmark synchronization. From the Google Chrome blog:

Those of you who use several computers will now be able to keep your bookmarks synchronized between them. If some of your computers aren't Macs, don't worry: bookmark sync works in Chrome for Linux and Windows too. We also added bookmark and cookie managers in a way that feels completely at home on the Mac. For technically-oriented users, our new Task Manager will help you keep tabs on all of your tabs.

Existing users of Chrome will be updated in the next day or so.

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