- News tagged "chrome"
Thursday, 23 Jan 2014
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 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 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 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 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
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 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
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 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 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.