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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.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Android Merges with Chrome as Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Down

Android Merges with Chrome as Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Down

Google has announced that Andy Rubin will be stepping down as head of Android. His duties will be merged into those of Sundar Pichai, who is currently senior VP of Chrome and Apps.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Hit the link for more information.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

Google Might be Working on New Messaging Platform

Google Might be Working on New Messaging Platform

There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer that shows a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.

Monday, 4 Feb 2013

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Globally

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Globally

Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally -- double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks Towards Google and Chrome

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks Towards Google and Chrome

Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8 and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone business if it is to succeed.

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.

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Reinforced Sandbox

Google releases a strengthened sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.

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