Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chrome Beta For Android Receives It's First Update - Brings Several Bug Fixes

 
Google updated Chrome beta fast as possible the beta channel of Chrome for Android just became a thing four days ago, and the browser has already received its first update. Granted, it's just a bunch of bug fixes, but it's still something.
This bumps the browser up to v25.0.1364.33 and fixes the following issues:

Fixed Issues:


  • 164632 - Edit Bookmark is broken
  • 167351 - Youtube video controls are lost after returning from fullscreen
  • 167016 - Some Samsung Galaxy S2 freezes
  • 168062 - Double tapping on non-zoomable sites scrolls the page to the top briefly before returning to original position
  • 167379 - Sometimes tabswitcher is frozen
  • 166998 - Tab content stretched out while returning to it through side swipe gesture
  • 168632 - Crash – Stack Signature: TabAndroidImpl::FromWebContents
  • 168388 - Sync signed in info text’s font size is too small
  • 168430 - Bookmark star icon doesn’t turn grey/white immediately after bookmarking URL /deleting URL from bookmarks
Known Issues:
  • Performance is sluggish, noticeably on Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S
  • Frequent freeze on devices with specific versions of Qualcomm GPU driver
  • Text autosizing may break formatting on some sites
  • Video continues playing after exiting fullscreen on android phones
  • [HTC Droid DNA] Getting crash on tabswitcher mode
  • 163439 - yahoo.com page links are not working
  • 166233 - Cannot submit comments on facebook posts or pictures
  • 165244 - Text handler jumps or disappears when moving
  • 162486 - iframe scrolling broken
  • 158633: Tap disambiguation overaggressive
  • 169910 - Flickering while opening new tab
This browser is still in beta and that can only mean one thing: there area still plenty more bugs to squash. Chrome team is already aware of and will eventually crush in its never-ending quest for browser perfection.
    Sid Goswami is a tech enthusiast, besides being an avid Android fan and blogger, Sid wants to be a photographer and a designer. He can usually be found reading through blogs, taking photos. He's a student and a PHP web developer.