The Google Chrome team today released the Chrome 12 to the Stable Channel for all platforms. With this Chrome 12.0.742.91 now includes a number of new features and updates, brings improvements in security, privacy, and graphics to Chrome's 160 million users including:
- Hardware accelerated 3D CSS
- New Safe Browsing protection against downloading malicious files
- Ability to delete Flash cookies from inside Chrome
- Launch Apps by name from the Omnibox
- Integrated Sync into new settings pages
- Improved screen reader support
- New warning when hitting Command-Q on Mac
- Removal of Google Gears
To see hardware-accelerated 3D CSS in action, check out this Chrome Experiment on Windows Vista / Mac OS X 10.6 or above, featuring clips from Aardman Studio's "Shaun the Sheep."
In this simple experiment, you can rotate the video, scale it up and down, toggle the reflection on and off, and activate a rotating carousel of videos. Of course, you can also just enjoy the animated antics of a few funny animals.
More Info: Chrome Experiment
[Source: Google Chrome blog]