Category: Google Chrome

US Schools To Receive 27 000 Chromebooks

By | January 26, 2012 | 10 Comments

US Schools To Receive 27 000 ChromebooksDuring the FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) keynote, Rajen Sheth, Google’s Group Product Manager for Chromebooks, has announced a new deal, which would bring nearly 27 000 Chromebooks to the US schools.

Where are they headed?
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Future Firefox Releases To Include Sandboxing And More

By | January 19, 2012 | 4 Comments

Future Firefox Releases To Include Sandboxing And MoreIf you are wondering what Mozilla has been up to recently, then this article is a good starting point.

According to Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla’s Director of Firefox Engineering, the company has been quite busy at brainstorming and implementing new ideas to improve Firefox’s security,

First in the list is the JIT (just in time) compiler hardening, which should protect users against JIT spraying attacks.
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HTML5 Game: Skid Racer 3D

By | January 18, 2012 | 6 Comments

When most of the popular sites are down due to SOPA boycott, here is another HTML5 game for you to try.

SKiD Racer, a WebGL based 3D racing game, not only provides entertainment value but also demonstrates what’s possible with the web browsers technology, that require no additional plug-ins nor any configuration. How good is it? See the video above.

So, in case you are up for a challenge, head over to the Google Chrome Store and check it out.

[Thanks, Shane Bundy]

Download Google Chrome 18 Alpha (Dev)

By | January 17, 2012 | 5 Comments

Download Google Chrome 18 Alpha (Dev)As the search giant has recently released the Beta version of Google Chrome 17, it’s no wonder that the 18th version is already available as the Dev build.

Tagged as 18.0.1003.1, Google Chrome 18 Alpha is mostly bug fixes so far. Excluding those, there are also few minor improvements worth noting.

From now on, Google Chrome will reject weak RSA and DSA keys when validating certificate chains for HTTPS and do a better job at error handing in audio wave out.
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Google Chrome + Arcade Games Machine Emulator = Win

By | January 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome + Arcade Games Machine Emulator = Win

In an effort to “boost” employees productivity around the globe, a group of programmers have decided to port a popular Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) into Google Chrome and thanks to that, you can now play pretty much all the classics directly from your web browser.
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Google Chrome 17 Beta Hands On

By | January 12, 2012 | 5 Comments

With the release of Google Chrome 17 Beta, we go hands on to see the latest and greatest new features and other improvements.

As this is our first try, expect the quality of videos to improve over the weeks to come. This time: two new features that we could not test :)

Feel free to provide us with a feedback and any tips you might have.

Download Google Chrome 17 Beta

By | January 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Google Chrome 17 BetaNow with sites pre-loading and safe browsing.

A new Google Chrome release has recently hit the streets, which can now be downloaded from the official page as version 17 (Beta).

Including various tweaks and bug fixes, Google Chrome 17 also brings two new features that will benefit both hardcore and new users.
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Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

By | January 9, 2012 | 32 Comments

Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

With the Firefox 10, Opera 12 and Internet Explorer 10 releases just around the corner, guys from TomsHardware have decided to test the latest stable builds of the top 5 web browsers on both Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion.

How did your favorite web browser perform? Let’s find out.
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December, 2011: Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | January 3, 2012 | 17 Comments


Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the month again when we look at the market share results for the last month. How your favorite browser did finish the 2011 race? Let’s find out.

Already broken through the 50% barrier, Internet Explorer share continues the downtrend, this time it has decreased by 1.19 point, from 48.95% to 47.76%.
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Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefox’s Growth

By | December 20, 2011 | 13 Comments

Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefoxs Growth

Google denies the charges.

Remember the study by Accuvant, which concluded that Google Chrome is the most secure web browser?

NSS Labs, a California based company that publishes web browser security results of its own, has issued a statement, which claims that Google is pretty much on its own now and has already done some dirty things to undermine Firefox’s and other web browsers growth.
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