Category: Google Chrome

US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

By | December 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

Windows tablets too but no one cares about them anyway.

Now here’s something for the New Year’s Eve. According to the latest NPD Group report, Google’s Chromebooks has overtook Mac and Android Tablets in terms of sales among US businesses and schools.
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Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store Toolbars

By | December 26, 2013 | 5 Comments

Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store ToolbarsAs soon as June 2014.

In a world where the majority of toolbars are pretty useless, Google has announced a policy change for its Chrome Web Store, which marks the end of such junk.

According to Google, “toolbars that provide a broad array of functionality or entry points into services are better delivered as separate extensions, so that users can select the services they want.”, and while such policy change won’t be enforced for current extensions until June 2014, the search giant will no longer approve new toolbar submissions, as simple as that.

Google Chrome Beta For Android Brings Touch Improvements

By | December 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome Beta For Android Brings Touch ImprovementsIf you’ve ever used Android and then switched to iPhone or Windows Phone, then droid’s touch responsiveness and scrolling performance is not something you will ever miss or dream about experiencing again.

Now, it looks like Google has managed to pull something neat out of its magic hat as the latest beta version of Google Chrome for Android offers significant responsiveness improvements. According to the latest report, a 300ms delay that takes place every time someone taps a portion of the screen has been since removed, which was demonstrated in the video below.
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Chrome Experiments: The Middle Earth

By | December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now here‘s something interactive to kickstart your workday. To celebrate the release of a new hobbit movie, guys at Google went ahead and created an interactive version of the Middle Earth (don‘t get too excited, not all of it), which aims to demonstrate how well Chrome works with both touch and a keyboard.
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Google Plans To Port Chrome Apps To iOS & Android

By | December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Plans To Port Chrome Apps To iOS & AndroidHere come the hybrid apps.

It looks like Microsoft and Apple are not the only ones that think about the unification. According to the latest report, Google is working on a toolkit, which will help developers to create Chrome apps for their own Android platform as well as iOS.

The main difference between Android and Chrome apps is that later are built for the web by default and Google is using Apache Cordova (a core of PhoneGap) to accomplish their goals.
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November, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has seen a small dip in its numbers, from 55.88% to 55.61% (0.27 point decrease).
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Chrome And Opera Optimize For Asm.js

By | November 28, 2013 | 6 Comments

Some time ago, Mozilla has revealed asm.js, a subset of JavaScript that offers tremendous performance improvements, resulting in ability to run heavy goodies like Unreal Engine 3 right in your web browser.

Now, it looks like Chrome 31 and Opera 18 are joining the fun as they too can now run Epic Games created tech demo called Epic Citadel. Who’s next, IE or Safari?

Microsoft Attacks Chromebooks With Its Latest Scroogled Ad

By | November 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

Microsoft Attacks Chromebooks With Its Latest Scroogled AdYou just got Scroogled.

Either Microsoft has too much cash or they feel threatened by the (possibly) rising Chromebook demand. In its latest video, the software giant goes to show you how Google is using your data to make cash, why these laptops are bricks and why it’s not worth anything.

Check it out:
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$299 Touchscreen Chromebook Is Here

By | November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

$299 Touchscreen Chromebook Is HereIt looks like Google’s Pixel won’t be the only Chromebook that has a touchscreen. Today, Acer has announced C720P, an 11.6 inch laptop running on Celeron 2955U CPU, 32 GB SSD and 2GB RAM.

However, unlike Chrome Pixel, it won’t cost you a fortune. In fact, it’s only $299 and with a reported battery life of 7.5 hours.

So when is it coming? As soon as early December, which is next week!
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New Chrome For iOS To Include Autofill, Android Version Gets Other Improvements

By | November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Chrome For iOS To Include Autofill, Android Version Gets Other ImprovementsMakes all the difference in the world.

Now here is something useful that will soon come to Chrome for iOS: Autofill. Introduced earlier this year on Android, this feature allows you to complete online forms using info pulled from other devices you’ve signed into.

What about those running Chrome on Android? The good news is that is just got even better, according to Google, it offers “some improvements to Autofill to further streamline online forms”, such as taking info from your Google Wallet and making checkout process as simple as 1, 2, 3.
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