Google's Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin have insisted that the Google Chrome browser is surpassing targets and admitted that there is a dire need for a finished Mac version of the software.
Speaking at a New York press conference, CEO Schmidt and Google's co-founder Brin were asked about Chrome not having the expected impact with consumers – a point that the duo did not agree with.
"Some of your premise about Chrome is incorrect, in terms of adoption, and we're going to get that message out," said Schmidt.
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"It's actually exceeding our benchmarks," added Brin.
Sophisticated Mac market
Schmidt believes that the arrival of a finished Chrome for Macs will aid the browser – which is still battling for market share against the likes of the dominant Internet Explorer from Microsoft and Mozilla's Firefox.
"I see a lot of Macs in this room, and a lot of very sophisticated people are using Macs now and we need to get a version of Chrome out for that, which we'll have in a couple of months," added Schmidt.
"[The] key to browser strength is speed. In general, we announced Chrome OS and Chromium product. Everything is linked together: Cloud, chrome, etc."