Category: Google Chrome

Learning English Is Now Super Fun

By | May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learning English Is Now Super FunThanks to Google.

If you ever wanted to improve English skills, now is your chance to shine. Thanks to the latest Google Chrome experiment called Spell Up, learning English is now more fun than it has ever been.

Basically, you talk into a microphone and spell / guess / pronounce various English words that are stacked on top of each another, building a tower that can collapse after you made a mistake. Fortunately, there are achievements and various bonuses that will encourage you to keep stacking and stacking till your eyes bleed out.
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April, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Internet Explorer – Down

By | May 11, 2014 | 1 Comment


It’s the middle of May as we dig into the previous month’s mobile market share data.

Kicking things off with Safari, Apple’s web browser has seen a decrease of 2.14 points, from 53.91% to 51.77%.
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2014 Chromebook Models Announced

By | May 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

2014 Chromebook Models AnnouncedNothing high end yet.

During yesterday’s event in San Francisco, Intel, Google and OEMs (Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG and Toshiba) have announced a new lineup of Chromebooks, in shapes, sizes and colors.

ASUS will be releasing two new laptops: the ASUS C200 Chromebook (11-inch) and ASUS C300 Chromebook (13-inch) that are set to replace their currently the number one laptop on Amazon.
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Download Google Chrome 36 Canary

By | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 36 CanaryWith some Bing improvements.

Now here’s something odd yet good for those that have set Bing as a default search engine. According to Francois Beaufort, the latest version of Chrome Canary includes a pretty subtle yet neat change.

From now on, if you set Bing as your default search provider, the pre-release build of Chrome instead of displaying a grid of used pages, will display full Bing.com front page with daily photo and all the other Microsoft goodies.
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New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On Image

By | April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On ImageAnd more.

If you ever wanted to know what does the Japanese text say on that meme image then your dreams are about to become reality.

Thanks to some kick ass algorithms from Microsoft Research (text detection) and Google’s open source OCR engine Tesseract, a new Google Chrome extension called Project Naptha can be used to select, copy, edit or even translate the text from all kinds of images; the only limitation? Text must be under 30 degrees of rotation, which is not that big of a deal at all.
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Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock Feature

By | April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock FeatureThieves can’t hold their excitement.

Now here is something pretty awesome and convenient. The recently rolled out developer preview build of Chrome OS includes an “Easy Unlock” feature, which will allow you to unlock Chromebook by simply placing your [Android] smartphone nearby.

As of now, it’s disabled by default and enabling does nothing but show a pop-up notification so it’s still work in progress. However, we are pretty excited to see it in action in the coming future.
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Latest Build Of Chrome OS Has Windows 8 Like Snapping

By | April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Latest Build Of Chrome OS Has Windows 8 Like Snapping
Now here’s something to be thankful for.

Good news for all you Chrome OS users out there, if you’ve been dreaming about the better way to multitask on your Chromebook, now you can with the latest build from Google.
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Must Have Google Chrome Extensions

By | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Must Have Google Chrome ExtensionsNow here’s a quickie.

If you have some time to spare, there is a pretty popular thread at ask.reddit with over 4000 comments of people sharing their favorite Google Chrome extensions.

Check it out. Maybe you will find something useful.

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

By | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser seen an increase of 0.39 point, up from 53.52% to 53.91%.
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First Chrome OS Tablet Might Be Coming This Month

By | April 7, 2014 | 4 Comments

First Chrome OS Tablet Might Be Coming This MonthApril 29 is the date.

If you’ve been dreaming about a tablet running Google’s Chrome OS then April might as well be the month when your dreams do come true.

According to ZDNet, Acer is planning an event at the end of April where the company will reveal all kinds of hardware, including a possible Chrome OS tablet, which so far remains a mystery.

On a scale from one to ten, how excited are you? You can’t pick -1.