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Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015

The new Google Chrome desktop browser will allow you to stop Flash content

The new Google Chrome desktop browser will allow you to stop Flash content

In its next release, the Google Chrome desktop browser will allow you to stop non-essential Flash content on web pages. Read on to uncover details about this nifty feature.

Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015

Wakka Wakka! Pac-Man runs wild on Google Maps

Wakka Wakka! Pac-Man runs wild on Google Maps

Imagine if Google Maps had a mod that lets you play Pac-Man on the roads. Imagine no more.

Thursday, 6 Nov 2014

Google Drive now works with desktop applications

Google Drive now works with desktop applications

Google Drive has just gotten a new feature, which allows you to launch files in Google Drive with your favorite desktop applications. This is pretty handy if you frequently use applications on your PC to work on files you have saved in Drive.

Friday, 7 Feb 2014

Dell Extends Collaboration with Google, Develops Dell Chromebox for Videoconferencing

Dell Extends Collaboration with Google, Develops Dell Chromebox for Videoconferencing

Dell has further partnered with Google to develop the Dell Chromebox for meetings, an integrated solution designed to help geographically dispersed teams conduct meetings from a large variety of devices, from nearly anywhere, and collaborate 'face-to-face' in a virtual environment.

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, sites can activate your microphone and listen in on your conversations, turning the web browser into an espionage tool.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.

Friday, 17 Jan 2014

Google Chrome for Mobile Updated with Optional Data Compression Feature

Google Chrome for Mobile Updated with Optional Data Compression Feature

Google recently announced a few new features baked into the latest verison of Chrome for Mobile. The most significant one is the data compression feature that will help users reduce data usage by up to 50% while browsing the web on their phones.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google is locking down Chrome for Windows users by blocking the downloading and installation of any Chrome extensions not found in the company's own Chrome Web Store. Google says that malicious extensions that take advantage of the option to side-load additional extensions upon install are the "leading cause of complaints from our Windows users."

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013

Google Introduces New HP Chromebook 11

Google Introduces New HP Chromebook 11

Google introduces the affordable HP Chromebook 11, the result of a partnership between the two companies. It costs US$279, and is already available in the US Google Play Store. Read on to find out more about it.

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013

iOS Users Get Data Compression Feature on Chrome

iOS Users Get Data Compression Feature on Chrome

With Android users having had the opportunity to test the data compression feature on Chrome Beta, it's now time for iOS users of Chrome to try out this new feature.

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