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Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want? Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want?
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Are Chromebooks the right choice of computer for businesses? Google certainly thinks so. The company’s rivals (namely Microsoft) obviously disagree. Either way, recent data indicates that the light, low-cost machines are gaining significant ground in the B2B space, not to …

Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’ Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’
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Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but …

Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded
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Throughout the past two years, Google has been releasing its “Chrome Experiments” showcasing what its web browser and HTML 5 are capable of. Past experiments have included a variety of topics and games, including star charts, skee ball, and multiplayer …

Chrome Now Makes It Easy To Find The Noisy Tab Chrome Now Makes It Easy To Find The Noisy Tab

Have you ever drove yourself nuts clicking through all of your open tabs trying to find where that sound, music or audio was coming from? With that in mind, Chrome has just released an updated Chrome Beta that visually shows …

Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially
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Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting …

Google Introduces Supervised Users For Chrome OS Google Introduces Supervised Users For Chrome OS

The Internet can be a scary place for a young child. After all, you never know when your young child will accidentally stumble upon a porn site when researching the history of the White House. There are Internet filters that …

Google Chrome To Support Windows XP Until 2015 Google Chrome To Support Windows XP Until 2015
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Are you still using Windows XP? If so, you should probably upgrade already. Microsoft will be taking if off of life support soon, and Google isn’t giving it much longer. Google announced today that it intends to support Chrome for …

New Digg.com Extension For Google Chrome New Digg.com Extension For Google Chrome

This writer thinks it’s probably safe to assume that readers here at WebProNews have at least some interest in keeping up with current events. As such, most readers are probably familiar with Digg.com, an awesome news source for a variety …

Google Announces HP Chromebook 11, Will Cost $279 Google Announces HP Chromebook 11, Will Cost $279
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Last month, Google announced a number of new Chromebooks from a variety of OEMs, including HP, Toshiba and Asus. At the time, HP had only announced a refresh of its previous Pavilion Chromebook – the HP Chromebook 14. Now the …

Chrome for iOS’ Incognito Mode Isn’t Working, Leaving Your Naughty Searches Visible in Regular Windows Chrome for iOS’ Incognito Mode Isn’t Working, Leaving Your Naughty Searches Visible in Regular Windows
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Just a friendly warning here, guys. If you use Google’s Chrome app on iOS 7, you might want to pay attention. The current version of the app has a bug that pretty much renders Incognito mode useless. The Parall.ax blog …

Google Adds Search By Image To Chrome Google Adds Search By Image To Chrome

A little over two years ago, Google introduced Search By Image, which essentially brought the mobile Google Goggles functionality to the desktop. To use the feature, you’ve been able to click the camera icon in the search box (from Image …

iOS 7 Update For Chrome Has New Look, New Features iOS 7 Update For Chrome Has New Look, New Features

The new iOS update that reared its head earlier today has brought on a mixed wave of emotions and reactions. There are those who love it, who choose to embrace the change and roll with it as best they are …

Hugo Barra Leaves Google For Xiaomi Hugo Barra Leaves Google For Xiaomi

Earlier this year, Android boss Andy Rubin left his team to go join another department at Google. Now the Android team has lost another executive member, but he’s leaving Google for another company. All Things D reports that Hugo Barra, …

Chrome Omnibox Suggestions Get Recency Tweak, Browser Gets Reset Button Chrome Omnibox Suggestions Get Recency Tweak, Browser Gets Reset Button

Google announced a few updates to Chrome, including what the company is calling “smarter” omnibox suggestions. All Chrome users will start seeing omnibox suggestions that are based on the recency of sites they have visited. Google says this will resultin …

Yahoo Has A New Toolbar, And This Time It’s Even Available For Chrome Yahoo Has A New Toolbar, And This Time It’s Even Available For Chrome
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Yahoo announced today that it has launched a new version of the Yahoo Toolbar for web browsers. In addition to Firefox and Internet Explorer, for which Yahoo has offered a toolbar in the past, it is also now available for …

Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic] Companies Are Duking It Out Online For Consumers’ Hearts And Minds [Infographic]

Everybody is fighting to have you access the Internet on their hardware or software platforms. In fact, you may even call it a war. Some wars are more contested than others, but they’re all fighting to gain your favor at …

Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome

Google’s Chrome Canary build, which is used for the testing of new features, now includes new touch features, such as slide-to-navigate and the ability to swipe left or right for back/forward while browsing the web. The Verge reports: Pinch-to-zoom also …

Chrome Omnibox Suggestions Get Recency Adjustment Chrome Omnibox Suggestions Get Recency Adjustment

Google announced some tweaks to Chrome’s beta channel today. The biggest change is to the omnibox, Google’s web address box, which doubles as a web search box. Google has made an adjustment to how recency plays into the search suggestions …

Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts
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When Google recently transitioned Gmail’s chat feature to Hangouts, it got rid of voice calling, but Google announced that is back as part of Hangouts. In addition to that, calls to the US and Canada are free from all countries …

The New Opera Is Out Of Beta And Available On Windows, Mac The New Opera Is Out Of Beta And Available On Windows, Mac

Earlier this year, Opera said that it would be ditching its own rendering engine in favor of Google’s Blink. The new browser launched in beta in May, but now a final version is available for all who want to try …

Google Now Cards Feature Spotted In Chrome Google Now Cards Feature Spotted In Chrome
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It was a little surprising that Google Now coming to Chrome wasn’t one of the Chrome announcements Google made at Google I/O last month, but just because it hasn’t been announced doesn’t mean it’s far off. There have been rumors …