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Thursday, 6 Nov 2014

Opera Mini 9 for iOS introduces Video Boost; aims to get rid of video buffering

Opera Mini 9 for iOS introduces Video Boost; aims to get rid of video buffering

Opera has announced Opera Mini 9 for iOS. Among the many new features is Video Boost, a video optimization mode that aims to bring down buffering time significantly.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013

Gmail on Feature Phones Now Faster and Easier to Use

Gmail on Feature Phones Now Faster and Easier to Use

Most of us may own a smartphone or two, but feature phones are still very much alive, and are still popular in emerging markets. Because of that Google recently updated Gmail for feature phone browsers, making it faster and even easier to use than before.

Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google Chrome Test Build Briefly Gets Touch Controls

Google is currently testing touch-friendly features on the test build of its Chrome Browser. In its latest build (nightly Canary build), a slide-to-navigate feature had been discovered. This feature allows users to simply swipe to navigate between web pages.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.

Friday, 12 Jul 2013

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.

Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon Partners with AMD to Offer Web Browser Optimized for Next Gen APUs

Maxthon has partnered with AMD to release its new Windows-based Maxthon Cloud browser, which is optimized for AMD's next generation of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs).

Thursday, 9 May 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS CEO, Jerry Shen has recently revealed that ASUS is working on a Chromebook, and it will be launched in the second half of 2013.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013

New Chrome Beta Released for Android

New Chrome Beta Released for Android

Recently moved to the Beta Channel, Chrome 27 for smartphones is ready for users to test out on their Android devices. The latest version comes with an improved full screen mode as well as a host of other small fixes and features.

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013

New Google Chrome Comes with Better Spell Check

New Google Chrome Comes with Better Spell Check

Google has just moved Chrome 26 to the stable channel and it is now available for download. The most significant improvement for the new version is a vastly improved spell checker.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Google Adds Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google Adds Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google's latest developer build of Chrome now features Do-Not-Track support. This means we might see this feature in upcoming consumer builds of Google's popular web browser.

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