Just as everyone was about to forget about the possibility of x86-64 builds, Windows 7 and 8 users are about to rejoice as Google has just released the very first 64 bit builds of Google Chrome in Dev and Canary channels.
25 countries total.
Good news for all the Chromebook fans out there that are unable to purchase your dream device due to region restrictions.
Toda, Google has announced that they will be selling affordable laptops in 6 more countries: New Zealand, the Philippines, Norway, Denmark, Mexico and Chile, and with 3 additional ones following shortly afterwards, and they are: Belgium, Spain and Italy.
Here comes two updates for all you guys out there for both Android (Build 36.0.1985.36) and iOS (Build 35.0.1916.38).
Besides expected bug fixes and various performance / stability improvements, here’s what else is new:
Chrome 36 Beta for Android Changelog:
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Recently, Mozilla has announced a new Firefox OS device which is company’s first attempt at a “reference design” phone. Aimed at developers and contributors, the goal was to create a mid-tier phone with the lowest price possible.
The following device, dubbed Flame is equipped with a Qualcomm dual core 1.2 Ghz Snapdragon CPU; a 4.5 inch 480p display; dual SIM and NFC support.
If you are interested in picking it up for $170, see the following page.
Today, Microsoft has announced a new website, which aims to provide users with some transparency regarding the development of Internet Explorer.
From now on, you will be able to see what the software giant has planned for the future versions of IE and what is under consideration.
So what’s next for Internet Explorer? According to the web site, Microsoft is currently working on:
Less malware is always a good thing.
Earlier this year, Google has announced a new policy where Windows users will no longer be able to install Chrome extensions that were installed from various third party sites and now through the Web Store.
Well, today is the day when the new policy is kicking in, expect to see such extensions disabled automatically (with no way to re-enable them) until all of them are hosted in the Web Store.
Good news for all you alternative Windows Phone browser users out there as the guys behind Surfy has just released an update.
Bringing it to version 4.3, the following build introduces a Launch Pad, allowing you to quickly open pinned web pages. There is also a separate HTML5 Game section pinned in the launch pad, with web based games that can be played offline.
China not included.
Now here’s a quick shout out for you: today guys at Opera are opening 20,000 Opera Max slots and are allowing you to test the software even if it’s not officially available in your country.
A pretty interesting developer preview update has been released today by Opera, which is now sitting at the version 23, and here‘s what new:
A new Heart menu has been introduced, which will now take two instead of one click to add your favorite pages to Stash, although you can also add them to Speed Dial or bookmarks bar (no sight of bookmarks yet).
To celebrate Rubik’s cube 40th anniversary, guys at Google have created a new Chrome experiment, which (as you can see from the video above) allows you to experience (and create) a bunch of fascinating puzzles that revolve around the famous Rubik’s cube.