News tagged ‘chrome’

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.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

A total of three Chromebooks from Acer, HP and Samsung have now been introduced to Singapore. These notebooks will be available in Courts retail stores across the island. The most affordable Chromebook would be the Acer C7 which retails at S$369.

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.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts Adds Remote Desktop App

Google+ Hangouts now comes with remote desktop, which lets you remotely control someone else's PC during a Hangout chat session. The Hangout Remote Desktop app is built using the same technology found in the Chrome Remote Desktop app.

Monday, 29 Apr 2013

Google Chrome Now Opens Microsoft Office Files Directly

Google Chrome Now Opens Microsoft Office Files Directly

Google recently announced a new extension (Chrome Office Viewer) for Google Chrome that lets you open Microsoft Office files directly on the web browser. Files are also sandboxed to prevent compromised Microsoft Office files from causing any damage to your computer system.

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, 20 Mar 2013

Google Rolling Out Chromebooks to Six Additional Countries, Extends U.S. Availability

Google Rolling Out Chromebooks to Six Additional Countries, Extends U.S. Availability

Google has announced that Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks will be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands from Tuesday.

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