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    Default Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    Google has rolled out experimental support for running Chrome in the Windows 8 Metro environment. The feature landed in the Chrome developer channel and is available for testing on the Windows 8 Release Preview.

    To access the Metro-style browser, users must installChromethroughthedevchannel, then set Chrome as the default browser. Once they do, the Chrome icon in the Windows 8 Start menu will change to show that it’s a Metro-style app.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    Hopefully Firefox will introduce a similar Metro browser. I once used Chrome for it's sheer speed, but I'm not going to exchange my privacy for speed.

    However, many will probably enjoy the app. Chrome has been a fast rising star over the past two years.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    This is nice, also, chrome is faster then Firefox.
    Last edited by TechnoMage; 06-13-2012 at 06:47 AM.

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    Cool Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    The thing I don't like about Chrome, is that 'they' are trying to shove it up my 'tailpipe' at every turn.

    I'm constantly having to say, "NO! NO! NO!" and I don't like that.

    It's like a waitress in a restaurant asking me 20 times if I want PIE. "NO, dammit, I don't want pie!"
    Then she sits it on my table and says, "here's your pie". "B@$%^, what don't you understand about NO?"

    And, I don't want Chrome either!

    I do have a Tablet PC, and I'm just waiting on Firefox to write a browser for it. It's an Android.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    The other thing about Chrome, is the privacy issue. It has been reported that if one cares anything at all about their privacy, don't use the Chrome browser. Some suggests to avoid Google services/products altogether.

    I use their GMail for their free Phone app, Google Earth to print directions, that's about it. At the end of the Google Earth install, there's a question as to whether to collect data, I always check no to these things, because I don't with 100% certainty know what's being collected. Google doesn't help the consumer with this question, only to say that "no personal identifying" information is collected.

    Hahahahahaha......yeah, right!

    No Google Chrome browser on my computers.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    I tried installing it but the message came that the file is incomplete, think I'll stick to IE and Firefox

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    CoolJohn8, I believe that you're on the correct path.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    Not to sound like a noob, where can I find the dev channel to install Chrome?

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    I'm not sure what you are asking. Do you need the download site for Chrome? Perhaps this is what you are looking for.
    Last edited by Medico; 06-24-2012 at 01:53 PM.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome Gets Early Metro-Style App for Windows 8

    Here it is also. File Hippo has many everyday apps that we use, most are free.

    Download Google Chrome 21.0.1180.4 Dev - FileHippo.com

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