News tagged ‘chrome’

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.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Less than a day after Google announces the availability of both Chrome and Google Drive apps for iOS devices, the former has already topped the free apps chart for iPhone as well as reigns second for iPad apps.

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Google's Chrome web browser for Android is now out of its beta phase and ready for prime time, provided you have an Ice Cream Sandwich device that is. Chrome is also the default browser for Android devices running Jelly Bean. The Chrome app is now available for download in the iTunes app store for Singapore.

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