Category: Google Chrome

Download 64 Bit Version Of Google Chrome Beta

By | July 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Download 64 Bit Version Of Google Chrome BetaWindows users rejoice.

Good news, Google has just announced the availability of 64 bit builds for Windows users on its Beta channel.

The best part: when you install it, it will replace your existing installation with all the settings intact. As if now, it’s available for Windows 7 and 8 users only so if you are still rocking Vista or XP, time to switch.
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Download Google Chrome 37 Beta For Android

By | July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 37 Beta For AndroidBrings one neat feature.

Following the desktop release, here comes one for your handhelds and it does look pretty good. Thanks to the recent improvements, you will no longer have to sign in on Google web sites again (gMail, Maps, Search), which is a very welcome step.

In addition to that, the latest Chrome build now also includes glimpses of Googles’ Material Design language (see screenshots here), which will roll out to all products in the coming months.
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Latest Chrome Beta Drops OpenSSL

By | July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Latest Chrome Beta Drops OpenSSLSay hello to BoringSSL.

After the recent Heartbleed bug paranoia, it looks like Google took a pretty significant step to minimize such risks in the future. According to the report, the search giant is replacing OpenSSL with its own BoringSSL (yes, they did call it like that) in an effort to streamline security patches and improve overall user security.
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Download Google Chrome 37 Beta

By | July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 37 BetaWith DirectWrite (Windows only) support and more.

It seems like there was a while since a decent Chrome update, which actually brought useful features, at least up until now as the latest Beta version does deliver.

First in the list is DirectWrite support, which is Microsoft’s latest text layout and glyph rendering API introduced in Windows 7. Thanks to this, text will no longer look like from the Windows XP era (see the picture below).
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Google To Fix A 4 Year Old Chrome Bug

By | July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google To Fix A 4 Year Old Chrome BugTalk about priorities.

A battery draining bug that was first reported back in 2010 is now being investigated by Google, according to the reports.

The issue stems from a poorly set system clock tick rate (1.000ms) while Microsoft themselves recommend developers to use (15.625ms). So what does that mean? It means that the processor is being woken up far more frequently that it should be, affecting battery usage by as much as 25%.
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Chromebooks Might Become Even Cheaper

By | July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chromebooks Might Become Even CheaperConsumer is the winner.

Even though Chromebooks prices aren’t that big of a deal anyway (unless you are buying Chromebook Pixel), it looks like you might be able to get one even cheaper in the future.

Recently, MediaTek made some code contributions to the Chromium OS and tested an entry level ARM Cortex A7 processor, which is a big step down compared to the already inexpensive, Samsung Cortex A14/A7 SoC.
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Chromecast Now With Mirroring

By | July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chromecast Now With MirroringGood news for all you Chromecast users out there, the upcoming app update (version 1.7) will allow you to mirror your Android device to the TV! All you have to do is select “Cast Screen” in the app menu and select the Chromecast device.

Which means that you can now share anything on your TV, including photos, maps, the possibilities are endless.

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Download Google Chrome With Oculus Rift VR Support

By | July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome With Oculus Rift VR SupportWebVR API it is.

Earlier this year, Mozilla has announced its plans to support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and now it looks like Google is too joining the party.

As revealed by Brandon Jones, the search giant has created the experimental branch that have WebVR support enabled, which would allow developers to utilize APIs and create appropriate content for the Oculus Rift users. On a slightly negative note, various WebVR features won’t be added to the other builds of Chrome until the API matures a bit.
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HP Continues To Push Chromebooks

By | July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

HP Continues To Push ChromebooksWants to attract more customers by lowering the price.

If the budget computer is what you’ve been looking for then you’ll be happy to learn about the latest HP Chromebook attempt to lure in more people into purchasing one, which is exactly they are doing right now. How so? The company has introduced new and colorful Chromebook models with the same internals as Chromebook 11 yet at a lower price point, which starts at $279 for an 11 inch model.
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June, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome – Up; Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | July 2, 2014 | 2 Comments


And now we do the desktop.

Starting with Internet Explorer, it looks like Microsoft’s web browser has finally regained what it has lost last year, up from 58.17% to 58.38 (0.21 point increase).
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