All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chrome’

Is Apple Restricting Google Chrome For iOS Out Of Spite?

Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6 has been a constant source of entertainment since its launch. Beyond the laughs, Apple going with their own Maps app underscores a very important point – Apple now sees Google as their main competitor. To that end, Apple may be engaging in some decidedly anti-Google tactics. As pointed out by Thomas Baekdal on …

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Google Makes Chrome For Android More Secure

Chrome for Android just got an update, which Google says makes the browser safer. Google software engineer Jay Civelli explains in a blog post, “This release strengthens Chrome for Android’s sandbox technology, which helps ensure malicious mobile websites are contained and do not impact the entire browser. This is made possible by the innovative multi-process architecture in Chrome for Android, …

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Google Launches An Important Feature For Chrome Use On Apple Devices

Gmail for iOS got a new update. Beyond bug fixes, the only feature is a new option to open web links in Chrome, if installed. While it may not be a feature-rich update, it could be a very significant one. Chrome has been available for iOS just over the summer, and getting it integrated in such a fashion with more …

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Google Launches Chromebook Rental Program

If you run a business and are looking to supply your fleet with personal computers, Google hopes that a new program will send you their way. Today, the company is announcing a new Chromebook rental program, which will allow organizations to rent the devices for just $30 a month. “Imagine you’re setting up shop for a local political campaign and …

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Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs

Today, Google has announced their second update to their Chrome for iOS app (on both iPhone and iPad). Version 21 / 21.0.1180.80 fixes a few user-reported issues that have been a problem since the launch of the app back in June. According to the Google Chrome releases blog, here is what the team tackled with the new version: Resolved compatibility …

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A Visual Evolution Of Google’s Chrome

Google is celebrating Chrome’s 4th birthday with the launch of the Chrome Time Machine, an interactive site that takes you through the browser’s evolution from launch to today. In retrospect, it’s gone through quite a bit in that short time. “When we launched Chrome four years ago, most people accessed the web through a personal computer,” writes Sundar Pichai, SVP, …

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You Can Kind Of Play Quake 3 In Chrome Right Now

HTML5 continues to expand as it aims to take over the entire Internet in the next few years. One major stumbling block, however, has been the development of core games in HTML5. It’s easy to create games like platformers and puzzle games because they rely on simple keyboard or mouse controls. Other genres like first-person shooters were much more difficult, …

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Chrome For iPhone, iPad Gets First Update

Google announced its first update for Chrome on iPhone and iPad in version 21 / 21.0.1180.77. The update adds the ability to share directly from Chrome to social networks and email. Other features include: “more actionable” sync sign in error messages, improved detection for the welcome tour, and fixes for pages loading blank in Incognito mode. Not a huge update, …

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Opera And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014

Most major browsers currently available on the market use Google as their default search provider. Mozilla continues to utilize the search engine in Firefox after announcing an agreement in December that will extend their partnership for at least three more years. Opera has just entered into a similar deal. Opera Software has entered into a new agreement with Google. The …

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Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks

Is it just me or is Chrome OS getting more and more WIndows-looking? Remember, when you just signed in, and you were in Chrome, and that was basically it? Google has gradually added more of a traditional operating system-like interface to its OS, and that continues today with the latest stable update, which introduces a new redesigned app list (pictured …

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The Internet Was Kind Of Terrible In 2002 [Infographic]

Looking back 10 years ago is kind of hard. It’s difficult to remember much of anything from when I was a snot-nosed brat. I was, however, already messing around with the Internet at that point, but it was mostly for school or playing Shockwave games. It’s actually kind of astounding to see just how far we’ve come. A new infographic …

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Google Created This Interactive Visualization Of The Global Arms Trade

Google has built an interactive visualization, looking at (and mapping out) data about the global arms trade, using the open source WebGL Globe on Google’s Chrome Experiments site. The visualization lets you look at numerous data points by country and year, by letting you spin around and zoom in and out of the globe. “The tool was produced by Google’s …

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