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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 Store. TechCrunch reported on this after a few other noticed. The extension appears to still be working for those of …

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Google Now May Be On Its Way To iOS [Rumor]

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 video is to be believed. Engadget reports that a video announcing Google Now for iOS popped up on YouTube, and …

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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 the company has released a new version of Chrome for iOS today. Unlike the Chrome for Android update, the newest …

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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 OS beta contains a number of new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Here’s the full list: Pepper Flash updated to …

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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 responsiveness to pinch-zooming on pages Faster interactive pages thanks to the latest version of the V8 javascript engine Audio now …

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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 tablets as the game controllers. The game takes advantage of HTML5 features like WebSockets, Canvas and CSS3. To play, just …

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Chrome Gets Better At Spell Check In Latest Beta

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 will also notice their custom dictionary gets shared across devices now, so you won’t need to teach that new Chromebook …

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Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable)

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 web apps, so Chrome users can benefit from the feature. Google has a demo here, if you want to see …

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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 Apple’s own retina display MacBooks. At the time, we didn’t know if it was real or not, but some of …

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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 tool, or switch to another one in the drop-down menu. The tools are also available in Gmail, Google Drive, Chrome, …

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Mozilla, Google Bring WebRTC Interoperability To Firefox And Chrome

WebRTC is the future of Web communication if the W3C has anything to say about it. It’s an HTML5 technology that turns your browser into a video/audio communication tool. The only problem standing in its way was that it would only work if both users were on the same browser, but the folks at Mozilla and Google have found a …

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More Indication We’ll Soon Be Seeing Google Now In Chrome

It looks like we’re getting closer to having Google Now functionality in Chrome. Google released Google Now as part of Android last year when it launched the Jelly Bean version of the OS. Developer François Beaufort points out rich templated notifications in a recent chromium build, sharing a screenshot. You can see the look of the notifications in the bottom …

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