Chrome Updates Logo and Adds HTML5 Speech Support

Chrome_new_logoChrome browser has updated its beta channel with a new version. This browser version appears with a new shiny and two-dimensional logo ( see image below) for Chrome. It has also introduced support for speech recognition HTML5 feature.

New Logo!

The new Chrome logo, seems to be flatter and two-dimensional compared to the earlier 3-dimensional logo. The new logo seems to resemble a fast spinning wheel. This possibly shows its obsession with speed. πŸ™‚


Support for HTML5 Speech input API

Google has also updated support for HTML5 Speech input API. Website when using this feature allow people to speak into a microphone on your computer. This could be a way for promoting speech recognition or having spoken commands on websites. If that is the future of web then Chrome is certainly starting early.

For more info on HTML5 speech input API check this link.

What are you views on the new logo and its fancy support for HTML5 speech input? Do you think Chrome has spoilt Firefox 4’s release party? Do drop in your comments.

Link: Download Chrome Beta

Source: Chrome blog


veena March 26, 2011

Logo looks cool and in new web 2 like style. I am going to download and see πŸ™‚

Aditya Kane March 26, 2011

Yes, I too love the new logo. πŸ™‚ Try it out and drop your comments on what you liked with new version.