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Chrome 32 Beta Has A Vibration API, Animated WebP

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Published on 21 November 2013 12:58 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Google
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The Google engineers working on the Chrome/Chromium web-browser have released the beta to the upcoming version 32 release.

New in Chromium 32 Beta is support for animated WebP images, improved responsiveness for Chrome on Android with no tap delay, NPAPI plug-ins are now blocked by default, there's a vibration API for Chrome on Android, and there's new Chrome Apps/Extensions APIs. Among the new API work is the MediaGallery API supporting Picasa albums, the Identity API supporting new events, stronger support inside the chrome.runtime API, and a signedInDevices API.

More details on Chromium 32 Beta for PC operating systems and Android can be found via Chromium.org.

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