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Google Chrome 10 Boosts Performance, Management

Google releases a new version of its Web browser every six weeks, so a new release of the Chrome browser is usually light on new features. That's true for Chrome 10, but the improvements in the new version of the browser are welcome. Probably the biggest new feature is the new Crankshaft V8 engine for JavaScript. Along with other performance improvements, the JavaScript engine clearly puts Chrome right at the top of browser performance, based on a variety of benchmarks. Chrome 10 has also added
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The Sync feature in Chrome makes it possible to use a Google or Gmail account to sync bookmarks, preferences, and other browser settings between installations of Chrome on different systems.

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