Heads up OS X users, if you were a little jealous that Windows users got to enjoy the 64-bit version of Chrome, you’re in luck because Google has rolled out a new beta of Chrome designed for OS X in mind. Dubbed Chrome Canary, it basically takes advantage of the new 64-bit processors which have been built into the latest Mac computers.
For the regular user, this might not really mean that much, but for those who want a faster and more secure browser, then perhaps upgrading to the 64-bit version of Chrome could be worth checking out. However it should be noted that just because it is a beta release does not mean that it is completely stable.
In fact Google has warned users about potential instability on their website. “Be forewarned: it’s designed for developers and early adopters, and can sometimes break down completely.” Perhaps some of you guys don’t mind using it as a daily driver, but for now it seems recommended that you shouldn’t, but at the same time you’re welcome to take it for a spin.
That being said, Google has apparently been seeding 64-bit beta builds for a while now, so based on this it would suggest that the final release could be soon. In any case if you want to see what all the fuss is about, head on over to Google’s website for the download.
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