Category: Google Chrome

German Government Recommends Google Chrome

By | February 8, 2012 | 16 Comments

German Government Recommends Google ChromeDas ist gut.

BSI (Bundesamt fuer Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik), Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security, which has a habit of issuing software recommendations, has picked Google Chrome as the most secure web browser.

Complimenting various Chrome’s features, such as: silent update (which also updates Adobe Flash Player), BSI officials also stated that other web browsers are behind in this area, “This sandbox protection is implemented most consistently in Chrome…and similar mechanisms in other browsers are currently either weaker or non-existent”
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Google’s Chrome Market Share Declines For The First Time, Firefox’s Drops Below 20%

By | February 1, 2012 | 26 Comments


New Year brings big changes.

It’s February already as we look at the January’s browsers marker share numbers. As it turns out, there were few substantial differences for major vendors.

For the first time since eternity, Internet Explorer has actually increased its share from 47.76% to 48.16% (0.4 point jump). Is IE cool again?
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YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix That

By | January 30, 2012 | 11 Comments

YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix ThatOver the course of last few last days, a huge amount of Google Chrome users have started experiencing crashes when surfing YouTutbe web site. While the search giant is presumably working on a way to fix that, here is what you can do to stop crashes from happening again:

- Right click on the video
- Click “Stop Downloading” before you close the tab
- Job done

[Via reddit]

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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