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With Desktop Virtualization and Unity, it really doesn’t matter what operating system your applications want to run on. Case in point: the new Google Chrome browser, which is only Windows-flavored for the moment. Link: VMware: Team Fusion: Google Chrome for Mac: It’s Already Here, and It’s Smoking Fast.

Safari 3.1.2:

 

Safari SunSpider Results

 

Firefox for Mac 3.0.1:

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Google Chrome Beta on VMware Fusion:

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What’s even cooler, is that if you wanted to, using VMware Fusion 2’s Application Sharing features (you can watch a demo video here) means that you could make Google Chrome your default browser for *all* web links you click on in your Mac.