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Monday, 19 October 2009 02:00
Mac version of Chrome close
Google has taken a significant step closer to releasing a Mac beta version of its open source Chrome browser, by adding printing support to its latest build, reports The Register.
Mountain View spun out a Windows version of Chrome over a year ago, since when its developers have been adding spit and polish to a Mac equivalent.
The company has confirmed that Mac printing support has now been built into the browser.
Motorola preps Android OPhones
Motorola will continue to place a big bet on the Android operating system, and is poised to release multiple handsets with the Google-backed operating system for China Mobile next year, according to InformationWeek.
According to representatives from China Mobile, Motorola will release up to eight handsets for the largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers.
The OPhones will use a customised version of Android called Open Mobile System, which will feature carrier-branded applications and interfaces.
GNU Debugger 7.0 released
The GNU Project just released version 7.0 of the open source GNU Debugger (GDB), a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C, Pascal, and many other languages, states Embedded.com.
GDB can target more than a dozen different processor architectures, and GDB itself can run on most popular GNU/Linux, Unix, and Windows variants.
Major enhancements and bug fixes to version 7.0 include Python scripting support, reverse debugging, process record and replay, non-stop debugging, multi-architecture debugging, multi-inferior and multi-process debugging.
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