Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 38.0.2101.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

A full list of changes is available in the SVN log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Matthew Yuan
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 37.0.2062.29 (Platform version: 5978.26.0) for all Chrome OS devices except the Samsung Series 5 550. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta Channel has been updated to 37.0.2062.20 for Chrome 64-bit on Windows.

This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs. A full list of changes is available in the SVN log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Daniel Xie
Google Chrome

Monday, July 21, 2014

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 36.0.1985.126 for the devices listed below:
  • 5841.73.0 for CR48, Acer AC700, Acer C7 C710, ASUS Chromebook C200, ASUS Chromebox, Lenovo N20 Chromebook, Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook, Lenovo X131e, LG Chromebase, Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook 2 (11"), Samsung Chromebook 2 (13"), and the New Samsung Chromebook
  • 5841.74.0 for the Acer C720, Dell Chromebook 11 for Education and the Toshiba Chromebook
  • 5841.76.0 for Google Pixel and the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook 
This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days. Here is a list of Chromium changes.

Some highlights of these changes are: 
  • Users can adjust time if their clock is out of sync and they have no network connection 
  • The on-screen keyboard to support IMEs 
  • We launched a touch-enabled window manager for Chrome OS available on select convertible devices
  • Supervised users: ability to import existing supervised users, and to set a new password from chrome.com/manage
  • If you have a touch-enabled device, you can now scale a webpage to zoom in on content via pinch to zoom
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Ben Henry
Google Chrome

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 38.0.2096.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

A full list of changes is available in the SVN log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Matthew Yuan
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Chrome team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 37 to the beta channel with 37.0.2062.20 for Windows, Mac and Linux. (Chrome 64-bit for Windows will be coming to the beta channel shortly, stay tuned!)

This release contains many stability and developer improvements including:
  • DirectWrite support on Windows 
  • Redesigned "Save Password" UI
  • Automatic reload of unreachable pages when network becomes available 
  • Dropped Chrome sign-in requirement for Chrome Apps 
  • A number of new apps/extension APIs 
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance 

A full list of changes in this build is available in the SVN log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Alex Mineer
Google Chrome

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

[EDIT: 7/17/2014]
The Beta channel has been updated to 36.0.1985.126 (Platform version: 5841.73.0) for all Chrome OS devices except the Google Pixel, the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook, the HP Chromebook 14, the Toshiba Chromebook, the Acer C720 and the Dell Chromebook 11 for Education.  The Google Pixel and the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook have been updated to 36.0.1985.126 (Platform: 5841.76.0) and the HP Chromebook 14, Toshiba Chromebook, Acer C720 and the Dell Chromebook 11 for Education have been updated to 36.0.1985.126 (Platform: 5841.74.0)

This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Here is a list of Chromium changes.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Ben Henry
Google Chrome

Chrome for Android Update

The Chrome Team is excited to announce the stable release of Chrome 36 for Android. Chrome 36.0.1985.122 will be available in Google Play over the next few days. This release contains a number of new features including:
  • Improved text rendering on non-mobile optimized sites.
  • Doodles return to the new tab page.
  • Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements! 
Security fixes:
  • [$3000][352083] High CVE-2014-3159: Omnibox URL Spoofing (Android). Credit to Keita Haga.
  • [334204] Medium CVE-2014-3161: Same origin policy bypass (Android). Credit to HÃ¥vard Molland from Opera
A partial list of changes in this build is available in the SVN revision log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Chrome Team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 36 to the Stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 36.0.1985.125 contains a number of fixes and improvements, including:
  • Rich Notifications Improvements 
  • An Updated Incognito / Guest NTP design
  • The addition of a Browser crash recovery bubble
  • Chrome App Launcher for Linux
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance

Security Fixes and Rewards

This update includes 26 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were either contributed by external researchers or particularly interesting. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.

[$2000][380885] Medium CVE-2014-3160: Same-Origin-Policy bypass in SVG. Credit to Christian Schneider.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work responsible for a wide range of fixes:
  • [393765] CVE-2014-3162: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.
Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Matthew Yuan
Google Chrome

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Beta Channel Update

The Beta Channel has been updated to 36.0.1985.125 for Windows and Linux

This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs. A full list of changes is available in the SVN log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

*Update:  Mac has also been updated to 36.0.1985.125.

Matthew Yuan
Google Chrome