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Chrome Now Has Over 750 Million Active Users [Google I/O] Chrome Now Has Over 750 Million Active Users [Google I/O]

Earlier, Google announced that Android has seen over 900 million activations. After talking about Android and Google Play for about an hour, the Google I/O keynote shifted to Chrome. Last year Chrome had 450 million monthly active users. Since then, …

Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O

People are expecting big things out of this year’s Google I/O. Last year’s conference introduced the world to Glass, the Nexus 7 and the ill-fated Nexus Q. What could Google possibly do to top that? It seems that they aren’t …

Google Keep Comes To Chrome Google Keep Comes To Chrome

Google recently launched Google Keep, a mobile to-do list app for Android, which lets you keep notes, lists, pictures and voice notes. Today, the company announced the launch of a new Chrome app. “The Google Keep Chrome app launches in …

Chrome Beta For Desktop Adds Support For Microsoft Office Documents Chrome Beta For Desktop Adds Support For Microsoft Office Documents
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Despite Google’s best attempts at getting people to switch to Google Docs, much of the world still works in Microsoft Office. It may be a while before Google can win the format wars; but in the meantime, it will make …

Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management

Google announced a couple of new Chrome for Business features including Legacy Browser Support and cloud-based management of Chrome for Google Apps for Business and Education customers. With Legacy Browser Support, businesses that have custom web apps that were built …

Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine

After years of Chrome running on the WebKit rendering engine, Google announced earlier this week that it was moving to its own rendering engine. The new engine, named Blink, is a fork of WebKit, and will apparently not affect Web …

Google Begins Work On Chrome’s New Rendering Engine Google Begins Work On Chrome’s New Rendering Engine
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WebKit has been powering Google’s Chrome Web browser since its launch in 2008. Google says that “its flexibility, performance, and thoughtful design” made it an obvious choice for Chrome when it launched, but the modern Web and modern Chrome require …

Spell Check Improvements Come To Chrome Stable Spell Check Improvements Come To Chrome Stable

A month ago, Google announced Chrome 26 Beta with improved spell check capabilities as it refreshed the dictionaries the browser’s default spell check uses, and started supporting proper nouns. It also started supporting Korean, Tamil and Albanian. Google announced the …

Turn Sites into Playable Mazes with New Chrome Experiment Turn Sites into Playable Mazes with New Chrome Experiment
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Since the NCAA tournament started today and we know you’re not doing any real work anyway, how about a fun little game to waste more of your time? A new Chrome Experiment lets you turn almost any site into a …

Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate (But With More Overlap) Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate (But With More Overlap)
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Some of us have expected that Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems would eventually converge into one operaring system. That’s mostly because Google co-founder Sergey Brin once implied that this would be the case. Since then, Google has given off …

Google’s RSS Subscription Chrome Extension Is Back, Sans Google Reader Support Google’s RSS Subscription Chrome Extension Is Back, Sans Google Reader Support

Shortly after Google announced that they would be killing off Google Reader, angering a significant amount of users, they dealt another blow to RSS by yanking the Google RSS Subscription Chrome extension. More anger ensued. Why must you destroy everything …

Google Deals Yet Another Blow To RSS Google Deals Yet Another Blow To RSS

Fan of Google Reader and RSS feeds in general? You’re going to love this. Not only has Google announced the demise of Google Reader, but they’ve also killed the RSS Subscription Chrome extension. It’s no longer in the Chrome Web …

Google Now May Be On Its Way To iOS [Rumor] Google Now May Be On Its Way To iOS [Rumor]
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For almost a year, Google Now has remained an exclusive feature of Android. The service may very well be coming to Chrome in the near future, but an iOS version seemed unlikely. Well, it’s not unlikely anymore if a leaked …

Chrome For iOS Updated With New Features Chrome For iOS Updated With New Features

Last week, Chrome for Android received a pretty substantial update that added a slew of new features to the mobile browser. At the time, I suggested a similar update would hit iOS sooner rather than later. Google didn’t disappoint as …

Chrome OS Beta Gets A Meaty Update Chrome OS Beta Gets A Meaty Update

Has the Chromebook Pixel convinced you to finally pick up one of Google’s Web centric laptops? If so, you might want to jump onto the Chrome OS beta channel to get the latest features before anybody else. The latest Chrome …

Chrome For Android Gets A Substantial Update Chrome For Android Gets A Substantial Update

Android users who prefer to browse the Web using Google Chrome will be pleased to know that the browser has received a hefty update today. Chrome 25 for Android contains the following new features and enhancements: Improved scrolling performance Increased …

Google Makes Your Phone/Tablet The Controller In New Chrome Game Google Makes Your Phone/Tablet The Controller In New Chrome Game

Google announced the launch of a new game under the Chrome Experiments label. It’s called Chrome Super Sync Sports, and lets up to four people compete in running, swimming and cycling on a shared computer screen, using their smartphones or …

Chrome Gets Better At Spell Check In Latest Beta Chrome Gets Better At Spell Check In Latest Beta
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Google announced Chrome 26 Beta today, with improved spell check capabilities. Google has refreshed the dictionaries the browser’s default spell check users, and it now supports proper nouns as well as Korean, Tamil and Albanian. “Users who sync their settings …

Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable) Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable)
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Google launched Chrome 25 beta last month, which included support for voice commands via the Web Speech API. Now, voice recognition has come to the stable release. Developers can use the API to to integrate speech recognition capabilities into their …

Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real

The Internet lit up last week as rumors of a new, more powerful Chromebook began to disseminate after a leaked video showed off a product called the Chromebook Pixel. It was touted as a super high resolution Chromebook that rivals …

Google Translate Adds Input Tools Google Translate Adds Input Tools

Google announced that it has integrated new input tools into Google Translate. When you choose an input language, you should see the input tools icon at the bottom of the text area. Click on this to turn on the input …