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Chrome Gets Faster, Safer With New Stable Release Chrome Gets Faster, Safer With New Stable Release
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Earlier this month, Google announced a beta release of their Chrome browser that they said would improve its speed and security. Today, they’ve announced the stable release. With this update, Chrome will begin loading your most frequented pages even before …

Chrome For Android: The First Step In The Convergence Of Google’s Operating Systems? Chrome For Android: The First Step In The Convergence Of Google’s Operating Systems?
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As previously reported, Google launched Chrome for Android in beta today. Unfortunately, not all Android users will get to try it out yet. It’s only available in select countries and languages for devices running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s …

Google Launches Chrome For Android Google Launches Chrome For Android
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Google has announced the beta release of an Android version of their popular Chrome web browser. The Android app promises the same speed and simplicity fans love in the desktop version of Chrome. Features of the app include the same …

Chrome Market Share Down Following PageRank Penalty Chrome Market Share Down Following PageRank Penalty
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This is some unexpected news. Chrome’s market share has actually fallen? That’s the case according to new data from Net Applications. The firm attributes the loss in Chrome market share to the penalty Google placed on it after the the …

Firefox 11 Gets SPDY Firefox 11 Gets SPDY

It was just last week that Google was talking about SPDY gaining adoption. Google announced SPDY in 2009 as a protocol for transporting content over the web. SPDY, Google explained, was designed for minimizing latency through features like multiplexed streams, …

Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow
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Firefox is moving on to double digits tomorrow with the release of Firefox 10. PC Mag is reporting that the update will apply to the desktop formats as well as the mobile edition for Android. For those “people,” who never …

Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome
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Update: We received the following statement from Johnathan Nightingale, Senior Director of Firefox Engineering, regarding the rapid release process and what role Nightly (and experimental versions) play into the release cycle: Firefox Nightly builds are early, untested versions of Firefox …

Google: SPDY Gaining Adoption Google: SPDY Gaining Adoption

In 2009, Google announced the SPDY application-layer protocol. You know, “Speedy”. As Google explained at the time, it’s for transporting content over the web, and is designed for minimizing latency through features such as multiplexed streams, request prioritization and HTTP …

Nuke Comments Chrome Extension Lets You Rid Yourself Of Google+ Annoyances Nuke Comments Chrome Extension Lets You Rid Yourself Of Google+ Annoyances

Are you a prolific Google+ user who often invites unsavory comments from unsavory people on your posts? If so, a new Chrome extension will allow you to get rid of your problem in two clicks. It’s called Nuke Comments and …

Facebook: You Can Get the Old Look Back Facebook: You Can Get the Old Look Back
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Do the newfangled bells and whistles on on Facebook seem like just too much? Were you just getting used to things the way they were? Just got adept at reading through your friends’ stuff, and now you’re lost? Would you …

Chromebook Ad: You Can’t Protect Your Chromebook From Aliens Chromebook Ad: You Can’t Protect Your Chromebook From Aliens
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Google has put out a new ad for its Chromebooks – the Chrome OS-based computers, which essentially rely on Google’s cloud for all storage purposes. The ad highlights this point, claiming that you can’t keep anything safe from aliens, including …

Google Improves Offline Gmail For Chrome Google Improves Offline Gmail For Chrome

Google took to the Official Gmail Blog today to discuss some updates it has made to the Gmail offline Chrome app. First would be the addition of a settings page, which lets you choose if you want to sync 7, …

Chrome Gets Instant Pages, Better Malware Detection Chrome Gets Instant Pages, Better Malware Detection
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Google announced the latest Beta release of its Chrome browser today. And no, this post was not paid for by Google. The release, Google said improves security and speed. Speed has always been one of the big draws to Chrome, …

No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet
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Worried that your average, everyday interweb browsing could be inadvertently supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act? Well, you’re in luck. Now there’s an extension for your Chrome browser that will notify you when you visit a website of any company …

Google Demotes Chrome PageRank Following Paid Link Fiasco Google Demotes Chrome PageRank Following Paid Link Fiasco
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Following the previously reported upon controversy surrounding a marketing campaign for Google’s Chrome browser, Google has apparently decided to devalue its Chrome landing page (in terms of PageRank). At least temporarily. Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land acquired a statement …

Google, Virgin America Gives Fliers Free Chromebooks Google, Virgin America Gives Fliers Free Chromebooks
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The lustre of traveling via airplane has been lost in the past few years. Paying to check bags is a pain, you’re lucky if you even get those generic salty peanuts during the flight (and if you do, I’m sure …

Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor
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Last week, Google and Mozilla renewed their deal, which makes Google the default search option in the Firefox browser. The deal is worth about a billion dollars, according to reports. Since the deal was announced, there has been a lot …

Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS
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Google announced the launch of offline support for Google eBooks for those using Chrome or Chrome OS, so they can continue reading books even when they’re not actually connected to the Internet. “We’ve all been there: the Internet is suddenly …

Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft announced today that it will soon be rolling out automatic updates for Internet Explorer. The roll out will begin in January for Australian and Brazilian users, and will gradually spread from there. By instituting automatic updates, Microsoft takes user …

Is Google Making Daughters Cry? Is Google Making Daughters Cry?
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Age restrictions in relation to the Internet is an interesting beast in relation to enforcement. There is, of course, a great deal of adult-related content children need to be protected from, but is email one of them? How about blogging, …

Chrome Gets New New Tab Page Chrome Gets New New Tab Page
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Google introduced some new changes to Chrome (at least new to the stable release). First and foremost, Google has redesigned the New Tab page in a way the company thinks will make it easier for users to access and organize …