Dev Channel Update: Chrome 3.0 with Video Tag Support
Article by George Norman
On 28 May 2009
Mountain View-based search engine giant has released an update for Chrome 3.0 on the dev channel. The official tag attached to the browser is Chrome 3.0.182.2; the update comes with a few version mods and enhancements, as well as an updated version WebKit and the V8 JavaScript engine. This release is meant for software developers, and hardcore software testers. If you are a regular user you are well advised to stick to Chrome 2.0, which recently reached a new milestone in its development process: Chrome 2.0 Stable.

Technical Program Manager with Google, Anthony Laforge, comments: “Google Chrome 3.0.182.2 has been released to the Dev channel. The release notes are available as well as a detailed list of all revisions. You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug [here].”

Advertising

Chrome 3.0.182.2 highlights
- Video tag support
- Common typing errors are seamlessly corrected by auto-spell-correct flag.
- The UI (user interface) has been slightly modified in order to address the toolbar and dangerous download bar drawing improperly on the screen issues.
- Fixed multiple bugs and crash issues.

Chrome 3.0.182.2 version changes
- WebKit 531.0
- V8 1.2.5.1
- Gears 0.5.21.0



Please note that the fonts used for the non-English user interface are very small (for most non-English languages, not all of them). The development team behind Google Chrome is aware of this fact and will make the appropriate changes in the near future, when another Chrome 3.0 update will be rolled out on the dev channel.

If you would like to get Chrome 3.0.182.2, a download location is available here.
UPDATE: The Chrome 3.0.182.3 update has been released on the dev channel and it comes with larger fonts ( details here ).

In related news, you might want to give the stable version of Chrome 2.0 a shot. The software, which was release only a week ago, comes with a significant browsing speed increase (as much as 30%, as touted by the Chrome team at the time). A detailed article on Chrome 2.0 Stable is available here.



Tags: Google, Chrome, Dev Channel, Update
About the author: George Norman
George is a news editor.
You can follow him on Google+, Facebook or Twitter

I Hope you LIKE this blog post! Thank you!
What do YOU have to say about this
blog comments powered by Disqus
Popular News
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
With the blockbuster movie season upon us, Sony decided to celebrate the occasion with a sale: the Attack of the Blockbusters Sale that offers discounts of up to 50% (60% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on a ton of PS4 video games.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Samsung’s new T5 portable solid-state drive (PSSD) uses the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, offers between 250GB and 2TB of storage capacity, has a lightweight and shock-resistant design that’s smaller than the average business card, and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s.
Related News
By George Norman on 21 Jun 2017
Fidget spinners, the toys that the internet loves to hate, have managed to grab Google’s attention. The search engine is offering a virtual fidget on desktop as well as mobile. Simply search for "spinner" and Google Search will bring up a fidget spinner quick answer card.
By George Norman on 09 Aug 2017
Android started out as an underdog, as the mobile operating system that nobody took seriously. Big-name tech companies laughed it off and critics said it would fail miserably, but Android proved them all wrong and become the powerhouse that it is today.
By George Norman on 14 Aug 2017
Opera Max, the Android app that uses compression technology to help you save data and get up to 50% more from your data plan, has been discontinued. The app is no longer featured on Opera.com and it’s no longer listed on Google Play.
By George Norman on 10 Jul 2017
Did you know that life is easier on iPhone? Put down the pitchforks for a moment and let me explain. And put out those torches as well...
Sponsored Links
Hot Software Updates
Top Downloads
Become A Fan!
Link To Us!
Dev Channel Update: Chrome 3.0 with Video Tag Support
HTML Linking Code