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Chrome 30 Beta Delivers More Android Features

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Published on 22 August 2013 01:45 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Google
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Just days after Google stabilized Chrome 29, the company has released their first beta of the Chrome 30 web-browser and with it comes new features, but mostly for Android mobile users.

New Chrome 30 features for Android include supporting WebGL for 2D and 3D graphics, the DeviceMotion Device Oritentation API support, and the MediaSource API. On the experimental Android front is support for the Web Speech API (voice recognition) and the device vibration API.

Other Google Chrome 30 Beta features include new Chrome Apps APIs, support for the WebRTC Device Enumeration API, and CSS source maps support in DevTools.

More details on Chrome 30 functionality can be found via the Chromium blog.

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