Category: Google Chrome

Google To Fix A 4 Year Old Chrome Bug

By | July 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

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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June, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Internet Explorer – Down

By | July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Safari, it looks like Apple’s web browser is now in a downtrend as we see another drop, from 48.72% to 46.07% (2.65 points decrease).
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Watch Google’s I/O 2014 Live Stream Here

By | June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you feel like spending some time watching the keynote and not relying on news, click play as it’s starting right now!

May, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome, Firefox – Down

By | June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments


Time to do the desktop.

Recovering from a short downtrend, Internet Explorer is up again, this time by 0.29 point, from 57.88% to 58.17%.
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May, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Internet Explorer – Down

By | June 10, 2014 | 3 Comments


As always, we start with the market leader: Safari, this time its market share has decreased by 3.05 points, from 51.77% to 48.72%.

Next is Android Browser, which too experienced a drop in the numbers, from 22.56% to 21.87% (0.69 point decrease).
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