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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 …

Google Lets You Export Your Blocked Sites From Chrome to Google Account Google Lets You Export Your Blocked Sites From Chrome to Google Account
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Google has added a new export feature to its Chrome extension that lets you block sites from your search results. You can export the list from Chrome to your Google account. This makes a lot of sense, as you should …

Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011 Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011
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Google’s Chrome browser is growing in popularity, and naturally that means that it’s drawing users away from the other big boys, Internet Explorer and Firefox. Currently, Internet Explorer is still the most popular browser by a pretty wide margin, and …

Search Google+ With This Tool Search Google+ With This Tool
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Many of us have wondered why Google+ didn’t launch with a search feature. I mean, it’s Google. Still, there are ways to search it that should suffice, at least until Google finally launches an official feature. Developer Andrew Shen, for …

Google Chrome Web Store Expands Into 24 New Countries Google Chrome Web Store Expands Into 24 New Countries

Google announced that the Chrome Web Store is now available in 24 new countries, after having been available in the U.S. only. “Nine months ago, we launched the Chrome Web Store in the United States,” says product manager Rahul Roy-Chowdhury. …

Google +1 Button Chrome Extension Launched Google +1 Button Chrome Extension Launched

Google has launched a Chrome extension for the +1 button, so you can easily +1 any piece of content that you come across on the web, regardless of whether it not it has its own button readily available. The description …

Google Translate for Google+ Chrome Extension Launched Google Translate for Google+ Chrome Extension Launched

Google Translate engineer Josh Estelle announced via Google+ that there is a new Chrome Extension called Google Translate for Google+, which uses Google Translate to automatically translate any post or comment on Google’s new social network into over 50 languages. …

Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome

Back in June, Google brought voice search to the desktop via an update for Chrome, enabling users to click the microphone icon on the search box and speak their search, rather than type it. Today, Google announced that this functionality …

Web Apps to Get More Useful Web Apps to Get More Useful
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Google announced via the Chromium blog that it is working on the Web Intents framework, which will essentially manifest itself as an API that will allow web apps to communicate with one another, similar to how Android apps can. The …

Google Instant Pages Now Default in Chrome Google Instant Pages Now Default in Chrome
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You may recall, back in June when Google announced Instant Pages. The concept is that Google begins loading the page it thinks you’re most likely to click on before you even click on it. This means, in theory at least, …

Are Internet Explorer Users Dumb? Are Internet Explorer Users Dumb?
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We are all well aware that IE has been the butt of many jokes over the years, justly or unjustly depending on who you ask. A new report from consulting firm AptiQuant may have just provided ammunition for a whole …

OK Go, Google Team Up For New HTML5-Powered Music Video OK Go, Google Team Up For New HTML5-Powered Music Video

OK Go, the band responsible for some of the most viral music videos in recent memory, has teamed up with Google and a dance troupe called Pilobolus for an HTML5 Chrome experiment called All Is Not Lost. From the Google

Google Launches In-App Payments Google Launches In-App Payments

At Google I/O, Google announced In-App payments for for web app developers (among other things). Now, Google has made them available. “Integration is simple with just a few lines of code. And pricing is set at just 5-percent,” says Product …

Larry Page: Google+ Has Over 10 Million Users (And Other Stats) Larry Page: Google+ Has Over 10 Million Users (And Other Stats)
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Google CEO Larry Page spoke today on the company’s earnings call, following the fresh report for the second quarter, in which Google posted recored quarterly revenues of over $9 billion. On the call, he dropped a few stats: Over 10 …

Chrome Now 20% of Global Market Chrome Now 20% of Global Market
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According to StatCounter, an online analytics company, Google has a lot to smile about. Their Chrome browser is seeing massive growth in the global market. For the first time in StatCounter statistics, Chrome has exceeded 20% of the market share, …

Google on How Instant Pages Affect Analytics Google on How Instant Pages Affect Analytics
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Yesterday, Google introduced Instant Pages (among several other things), which is a new upcoming feature of Chrome that will instantly load a search result, when Google is confident that it is the one the user is going to click on. …