Chrome has been around for along time now fetching a good amount of browser market. With introduction of Extensions, themes, the adoption had accelerated over the last few months, during which it surpassed Safari.
As per today, there are over 1,500 in the official extensions gallery .
Though Xmarks is the most popular Bookmark sync extension around, google recommends use of inbuilt bookmark sync that uses your Google account. You can enable bookmark sync to synchronize your bookmarks on all of your computers so that when you create a bookmark on one computer, it’s automatically added across all your computers.
Here are other Key Improvements:
- Support for WebSockets: This is a new API for sending data over a persistent bi-directional communication channel, designed to be easier, more powerful, and less resource intensive than using XHR.
- (Windows only) the new notification API that allows you to present information to users, such as event reminders or status updates, via a panel in the user’s status-bar area.
- Integrated a number of new HTML5 APIs in this stable release, including LocalStorage, Database API, WebSockets, and more.
- Improved performance by 42% over our last stable release and 400% since our first stable release last year.