Category: Google Chrome

January, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Opera Mini, Android – Down

By | February 4, 2013 | 4 Comments


As the “New Year” passes by, it’s time to take a look at the mobile market share data for January, 2013, which includes one new player: Internet Explorer.
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Google Chrome Tip: Reclaim Hijacked New Tab Page

By | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome Tip: Reclaim Hijacked New Tab PageThe joys of installing everything.

If for one reason or another your browser’s new tab page screen has suddenly changed, there is a high probability that it was just hijacked by the 3rd party extension(s) such as: good-search, conduit, searching4all and similar names.

Fortunately, not all is lost yet and you can claim it back by following these simple steps:
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Leaked HP Document Reveals Its Upcoming Chromebook

By | January 28, 2013 | 4 Comments

Leaked HP Document Reveals Its Upcoming Chromebook

Is this the beginning of a major trend?

It looks like things are about to get wild and crazy out there as yet another OEM is joining the Chromebook family.
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Chartbeat, A Real Time Market Share Monitoring Tool

By | January 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

Chartbeat, A Real Time Market Share Monitoring Tool

No Opera in sight.

If monthly or daily market share numbers no longer satisfy your curiosity, then we might have just found a solution for you: Chartbeat.
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Microsoft Releases A Demo Of Its Own Web Audio / Video Chat Standard

By | January 18, 2013 | 5 Comments

Microsoft Releases A Demo Of Its Own Web Audio / Video Chat StandardOver the WebRTC, which doesn’t seem to be standardized.

Back in 2012, WebRTC, Google’s proposed web standard for audio, video chat and P2P file transfers, has gained a wide acceptance among various web browser vendors, including: Firefox, Opera, Maxthon and Google Chrome. While Apple is yet to implement and comment on WebRTC, Microsoft did raise some concerns and suggested their own web standard. That was back in August.
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Lenovo Joins The Chromebook Gang

By | January 17, 2013 | 11 Comments

Lenovo Joins The Chromebook Gang

Meet the ThinkPad X131e.

When Microsoft introduced Surface, people wondered whether or not other manufacturers will “fight back” and start releasing laptops with other operating systems. With Ubuntu and similar Linux distributions being out of the picture, it looks like at least one more manufacturer has solved the issue and is about to enter the Chromebook market: Lenovo.

Targeting students, Google promises a battery that lasts 6.5 hours, which should be more than enough to get you through the day. The hardware itself is far from impressive, it’s the average 11.6 inch laptop with a 1366 x 768 resolution display, Intel’s Core i5 or i7 processor and few ports here and there.
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Google Chrome 25 Beta Includes The Web Speech API (Video)

By | January 16, 2013 | 6 Comments

Google Chrome 25 Beta Includes The Web Speech APIProvides a glimpse into the future.

If you thought that talking to your phone and/or tablet is a bad idea, wait till you read this. As of now, the latest beta build of Google Chrome 25 includes a support for the Web Speech API, which allows developers to integrate voice controls into their web applications.

For example, assuming that voice recognition isn’t that bad, you could “write” an email to your boss without touching a finger.
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Download Google Chrome 25 Beta For Android

By | January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 25 Beta For AndroidThe first public beta build for Android.

It looks like Google has decided to turbo charge the competition as they just announced the availability of the very first Google Chrome Beta build for Android.

This isn’t just a minor release though, especially since previous build was based on the Google Chrome 18. That’s a pretty significant bump. As far as features go, Google Chrome 25 Beta for Android includes major performance improvements (think 25-30% increase), new HTML5 features (such as CSS Filters) and as you can expect from all Beta builds, some bugs that are yet to be ironed out (see list here).
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December, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Up; Firefox, Safari – Down

By | January 3, 2013 | 2 Comments


When you look back, in 2011 a lot of people thought that Internet Explorer was pretty much doomed and that Google Chrome and Firefox will dominate the desktop space for an indefinite amount of time. Well, look how things have change… or did they?
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December, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Chrome – Up; Safari, Android – Down

By | January 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ever wanted to know what happened to web browsers before (and after) the world has come to an end? Well, now you can, we have the technology.
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