Google Chrome 19 stable ships with tab syncing, bug fixes


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Keeping with its fast-paced development cycle, Google has released the latest stable build of Chrome — version 19 for those still counting. The release fixes as many as 21 vulnerabilities,...

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Julio Franco

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I believe he means Chrome lacks a bookmark sidebar. This has been a top Chrome request for as long as I can remember, for some reason Google remains uninterested.


Chrome used to offer Side Tabs, they removed the feature as of Chrome 16 if I remember right. Firefox offers the ability to customize the UI, Chrome doesn't:

Tree Style Tab:
Vertical Tabs:
Side Tabs:

See my Firefox is using the Side Tabs extension but I edited it and made it to my liking:


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I really like the tab grouping ability in Opera... wish Chrome had that.

I haven't really tried Firefox since like version 6, I always had stability issues with it for some reason. Maybe I should try it again...


Chrome is unusable for me without TabMixPlus and multi-row tabs that highlight not yet visited tabs with color and font.