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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.

Monday, 16 Sep 2013

Evernote Ups User Experience for Windows and Chrome

Evernote Ups User Experience for Windows and Chrome

Evernote has presented a whole line of updates, including the new and improved Evernote 5 for Windows Desktop and Evernote Webclipper 6 for Chrome.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

 Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

The Google+ Photos app, previously only available on Google's flagship Chromebook Pixel, is now available on all Chromebooks. It's an app that automatically extracts and uploads photos to your Google+ account from storage media (SD card) inserted into the Chromebook.

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

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.

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