Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

chrome 7 build 539 image1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

Google Chromium team is busy in updating many new features in upcoming Chrome version which may be named as Chrome 7. Every now and then some bugs are getting fixed and build versions are available.

As compared to the latest stable version Chrome 6, Chromium / Chrome 7 is going to be another biggest release packed with lot of features. The latest HTML5 test shows Chrome 7 will be the best browser to avail HTML5 features. Well Chrome 7 is mainly dedicated towards GPU Acceleration.

chrome 7 lab features window1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

The latest versions of the Chrome nightly builds include four new labs features. Check out these 4 features,

#1. Integrated Google Instant Search

google chrome instant search image1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

We were expected Instant Search will be added in Chrome 8, as only switches were available for previous builds. But the latest build of Chromium 7 has took one more step ahead and placed Instant search as a lab feature in it.

Google Instant Search can be enabled with a simple mouse click and you do not need a manual switch anymore. It appears that Google has decided on an interface and will be going with the small pageturn logo to enable users to switch between their original content page or the Instant Search page that comes up when typing a search phrase into the URL bar.

#2. UI Tabs

chrome 7 ul tabs settings image1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

UI Tabs are also making their debut in this version. Chrome settings are now displayed in a tab window, which creates a much more consistent appearance that what we have seen before. All browser preferences can now be made right in a tabbed window. Time to say bye-bye to pop-up window.

The only windows that are now opened as traditional pop-up windows are “Print” and “About”.

#3. Host Remoting

chrome 7 host remoting setup image1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

One of the most interesting new feature is Host Remoting. When enabled, a new option will be added in tools – Set up Remoting. Clicking on it will pop-up a window, asking for login into Google Account. But the feature is still under development and not working.

#4. Page Info Bubble

chrome 7 page info bubble image1 Google Instant Search Integrated in Chrome 7!

As explained in Chrome 6 features, Google added a pop-up like feature for Page Info. The latest Chromium build has got a bubbled page info. Enabling this shows the Page Information as an info bubble instead of a dialog window.


So far these new features are simply labs features that may or may not be included in Chrome. However, they are some interesting ways to customize the browser and may be helpful if you keep in mind that they may not always work.

Recently we even saw a new tool from Google, Google Chrome Frame which acts a background process for older Internet Explorer versions to take advantage of modern web capabilities like HTML 5 features.

Will these features puts Chrome on top and help to win browser war? What do you think about these features? Raise your voice now!

Vinay Gowda

Working in IT industry from past couple of years. An Android app developer. Mad about keeping me updated about latest tech news.

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22 Responses

  1. Slava says:

    Too bad Chrome for Linux has nothing inside of "labs" page. And what is the "host remoting" anyway?

    • Vinay Gowda says:

      I accept that Chrome for Linux is not updated and no where in sync with windows versions.

      Host remoting is nothing but browser synchronization via a home server. This enable system administrator to pre-configure Chrome for clients on their network to avoid any crazy business on the user side.

      Hope I cleared your doubts buddy :) Let me know what's your thoughts on these features :)

  2. Not a terribly huge fan of instant search myself, wonder if they let you turn that off in the options? Also, I will have to see if sites based on HTML 5 render better.

  3. Icechen1 says:

    Awesome! Although last time I tried out the alpha branch of Chrome, it made my laptop go blue screen :(

    • Vinay Gowda says:

      Try out new Chrome 7 build versions bro :) I bet you will come back and say its simply AWESOME :) You will surely experience some nice changes :)

  4. Sahil Kotak says:

    That's great. I would just try out Google Chrome 7. :)

  5. Sathish @ TechieMani says:

    I am not a big fan of Chrome, but these features are looking really awesome. Well, now I am going to give Chrome a try. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Softball Bats says:

    Nice integration of instant and now every one is talking about instant youtube ,Facebook n all

  7. Hey bro I tried to check it in Chrome 7. But strangely I'm not able to see the changes (UI Tabs + Bubble) I'm using Chrome 7.0.517.24. Got any fix for this ?

  8. Tanmay says:

    I m thinking about integrating the Google instant search in my blog.

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