Google: We are working on Metro Chrome for Windows 8

Google: We are working on Metro Chrome for Windows 8
Google has said today it is working on a 'Metro' version of Chrome that will work in Windows 8.

The news follows Mozilla's announcement that they too are working on a Metro version of Firefox.



Says Google: "Our goal is to be able to offer our users a speedy, simple, secure Chrome experience across all platforms, which includes both the desktop and Metro versions of Windows 8. To that end we're in the process of building a Metro version of Chrome along with improving desktop Chrome in Windows 8 such as adding enhanced touch support."

The browser will be based on the desktop version, not the Android version, adds the search giant. Chrome will be optimized for touch, as well, although it will work with a mouse and keyboard.

Windows 8 was just released in Consumer Preview for public testing and will likely be released in September.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 14 Mar 2012 22:13
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Chrome Browsers Windows 8 Metro
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