Google Chrome Beta 4.0 Sports Bookmark Sync
Google has a lot riding on its Google Chrome Web browser. The search engine Nov. 2 added bookmark sync for its latest build of Chrome to let the browser's 30 million users to keep their favorite Web pages up to date across multiple computing devices. The Chrome 4.0 beta is also 30 percent faster from the current stable release. Speed is a big deal for Chrome and Google's forthcoming Chrome Operating System, which will be the Linux-based launching platform for the Chrome browser and Web applications. Google Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently gave the Chrome team a multi-million-dollar stock bonus for creating the browser.Google Nov. 2 rolled out a beta of Chrome 4.0 with the much-requested bookmark sync tool to enable Chrome's 30 million-plus users to keep their favorite Web pages up to date across multiple computing devices. The idea is fairly obvious these days; most users have computers they use at home and computers they use at work. But workers don't always -- or can't -- take their work machines home.
However, users want to access the same bookmarks at home that they would normally tap into at work without manually adding their bookmarks every time they use a different computer. Bookmark sync is a natural solution for this quandary.
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