Category: Google Chrome

November, 2011: Google Chrome Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | December 2, 2011 | 51 Comments

With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.

Falling below 50% last time, Internet Explorer is now down from 49.58% to 48.95% (0.63 point decrease).
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Backup Your Browser Data: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

By | December 1, 2011 | 12 Comments

Browsers Backup: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

Good news, we have just released a new version of FavBackup for you to play with. No major changes, just additional web browser versions support.


- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support


Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google “Console” On The Way?

By | November 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google "Console" On The Way?

With the growing popularity of HTML5 games and applications, it looks like Google has a vision of its own.

According to the EDGE, during the Develop Liverpool conference in London, Google’s developer Paul Kinlan has announced that Google Chrome will receive gamepad support tin the first quarter of 2012. In addition to that, it will feature a support for cameras and microphones that don’t have to be plugged in.
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Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

By | November 29, 2011 | 22 Comments

Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

It looks like web browsers with dual or triple rendering engines are becoming more and more popular (thanks to Maxthon and Lunascape).

Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.
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Google Chrome: Now With Ads!

By | November 25, 2011 | 32 Comments

Google Chrome: Now With Ads!

In the world where most people block ads and want to get everything for free, Google has decided to try a different approach: in-browser advertising.

Technology blog Ghacks has found an interesting screenshot in the Google’s Plus group, which shows and ad in the Google Chrome web browser, which says: “Get a Chromebook for the holidays: the computer powered by Chrome.“
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Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

By | November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

If you are not a big fan of recently introduced Facebook News Ticker feature, then here is a simple way to remove it.

Arik Fraimovich has created a Google Chrome extension which does exactly that: removes the Facebook news ticker.

Go ahead, try it.

Google Chromebook Holiday Deals

By | November 22, 2011 | 14 Comments

Here come the price cuts and updates.

With the introduction of Chrome OS back in 2009, Google has unveiled the very first Chromebooks a year later.
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Download Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev)

By | November 18, 2011 | 24 Comments

Download Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev)As Google Chrome 16 has already reached Beta status, it’s only natural for Google to start working on the Chrome 17 release, which is now in Dev channel. Are there any changes or features worth checking out? Yes, there are.

Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev) Changelog

Although there are usual bug fixes and JavaScript engine updates, which now sits at version, Google Chrome 17 has also few new features and tweaks for you to try:
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Download Google Chrome 16 Beta

By | November 16, 2011 | 17 Comments

Download Google Chrome 16 BetaAfter releasing the final version of Google Chrome 15 a couple of weeks ago, the search giant has since then pushed Google Chrome 16 into a Beta channel, which includes a really smart feature.

Google Chrome 16 Beta Changelog

As with every software release, you can expect various bug and security related fixes. However, the one feature that has been added is a support for multiple profiles on a same computer.
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Multiple Profile Support Comes To Google Chrome

By | November 8, 2011 | 7 Comments

Multiple Profile Support Comes To Google ChromeThe latest Google Chrome beta supports multiple sign ins, allowing users to have their own apps, bookmarks, and settings in the browser. This is great for people who do not want to create multiple OS profiles, or for people with separate accounts for business and personal use.

Once you’ve installed the Chrome beta, you can set up multiple profiles in the options menu, under Personal Suff, by clicking “Add New User.” This automatically generates a nickname and an avatar for the user, both of which can be modified. Users can also sign into their Google accounts from the options menu to fetch Chrome settings from the cloud.
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