Category: Google

Microsoft Is Working On Its Own Cookie Replacement

By | October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Microsoft Working On Its Own Cookie ReplacementRecently, we learned that Google is working on its own cookie alternative and now, it looks like it’s not the only one.

According to AdAge, Microsoft is too developing a similar technology, which would track users across PCs, tablets, smartphones and even Xbox. The replacement itself is basically a device identifier, which means that you could opt in or opt out of such service. Unlike now, where any company can collect data, such technology would make Microsoft directly responsible for your data, be it for better or worse.
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Mozilla Is Working On A Chromecast Mirroring Alternative

By | September 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Is Working On A Chromecast Alternative

Software over hardware?

It looks like Mozilla wants to get into the screen mirroring game. As see in the blurry photo posted by a claimed insider, Mark Finkle, the open source organization appears to have developed some sort of mirroring technology that (among other Android devices) works between a Roku box and Nexus 4.
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Google To Ditch Cookies For AdID

By | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google To Ditch Cookies For AdIDBetter privacy control as long as you trust Google.

If you haven’t heard about the AdID before, it’s because there is no such thing yet. However, according to USAToday, Google is working on an anonymous identifier (AdID), which would eventually replace everyone’s beloved cookies.

As stated in the article, AdID would allow ad companies to target various web browser users but there are certain guidelines that would give consumers more control over their privacy, which does sound good on a paper.
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Google Analytics To Drop Internet Explorer 8 Support

By | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Analytics To Drop Internet Explorer 8 SupportNow here’s a non-news story for you.

If you are using Google Analytics and IE8, then you’re going to have a bad time as the search giant has recently announced its plans to drop the support for Microsoft’s web browser by the end of 2013.

As it says in the blog post, Google has “decided to do this to both accelerate the pace at which we can innovate new product features, and to facilitate adoption of newer web technologies in the design of the Google Analytics product.”
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ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

In addition to HP’s and Acer’s Chromebooks, Intel has also announced models from ASUS and Toshiba.

While specs or pricing are yet to be revealed, it was revealed that ASUS is working on a lightweight PC for those that want some screen flexibility.
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HP Chromebook 14 Announced

By | September 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

HP Chromebook 14 Announced

$299 meets beautiful colors.

If Acer’s 11.6 inch package is too small for you daily needs then HP’s 14 incher could very well solve your dilemma.
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Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

Brace yourselves for a new wave of Chromebooks.

Thanks to a fresh line up of Intel Haswelll processors, OEMs have announced a bunch of new Windows and Chrome OS laptops.
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Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome Apps

By | September 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome AppsCalls it “a new breed”.

It looks like Google has been cooking something special for its 5th birthday and no, it’s not a cake. Turns out, the search giant has been working on a next generation of Chrome apps that are set to rival those of Windows and Mac.

Not only will they work offline but those apps behave like any native app on other operating systems, meaning that they can access pretty much any part of your computer hardware, including storage, ports and Bluetooth connection.
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Google Announces Chromecast, A $35 Streaming Gizmo

By | July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Google Announces Chromecast

Works on PC, Android and iOS.

In one of the most boring events ever, Google has revealed Chromecast, a streaming device for your TV, which allows you to quickly share your content from your PC, tablet or a smartphone.
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Watch Live Stream: Google’s Nexus / Android 4.3 Event

By | July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

In case you have some time to burn or are simply interested in the technology, then in two hours Google will be streaming their Android / Nexus announcement event, which is rumored to have a new set of Nexus devices as well as Android 4.3.

How is this browsers related? Well, assuming it’s a new version of Android, you can always expect some browser related changes too. Not to mention that the guy running Android team is also behind Chromium. So, grab your popcorn and sit tight, the event is about to begin.