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Google Updates Search On Chrome For Android Google Updates Search On Chrome For Android

Chrome didn’t just get a major update on the desktop. Google has also updated Chrome for Android with some new features. Users will now see search queries in the omnibox, as opposed to the long search URL. This makes it …

Google’s New Conversational Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of) Google’s New Conversational Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of)
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UPDATE: When asked about the “Okay, Google” feature, Google’s Matt Cutts tells us, “I think that will take a little while longer, but Chrome updates move along quickly.” Update 2: While we should be able to expect the “hotwording” functionality …

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, …

Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated] Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated]
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Update: It turns out that Google only penalized a single page from Mozilla. Matt Cutts weighed in on the “penalty” in that same forum thread (hat tip: Search Engine Land). Google has penalized Mozilla.org, the nonprofit site of the organization …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Internet Explorer 10 Adoption Slow Going, Still Strong Overall Internet Explorer 10 Adoption Slow Going, Still Strong Overall
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In a perfect world, everybody who uses Internet Explorer would be on the latest version so all the problems affecting IE8 wouldn’t be happening. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on who you ask, IE10 is only available on Windows 8. That …

Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition
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Google released Chrome 25 in beta today, and this version of the browser is noteworthy because it supports voice commands via the Web Speech API. Developers will be able to tap into this to integrate speech recognition into their web …

Chrome To Get Even More Search-Friendly Chrome To Get Even More Search-Friendly
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One of the best parts about Chrome has always been the omnibox, and the ease with which searching the web is compared to browsers that came before it (though some have caught up in this regard now). Google has made …

Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome

Google Now may soon be part of the Chrome web browser. A note was discovered on the Chromium (the open source project on which Chrome is based) site, indicating that such an integration is being buit. CNET, which points to …

Google Updates Chrome For Android And iOS Google Updates Chrome For Android And iOS
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Google announced updates for Chrome on both iOS and Android on Wednesday. Chrome for iPhone and iPad has been updated to Chrome 23 / 23.0.1271.91. Chrome for Android has been updated to 18.0.1025469 for ARM devices and to 18.0.1026322 for …

Mozilla Launches Firefox With MSN Mozilla Launches Firefox With MSN

Mozilla announced the release of a new version of Firefox for MSN fans called, appropriately, Firefox with MSN. It’s described as a customized version of the browser for MSN users, which sets Bing as the default search engine in the …

Firefox Is Now 8 Years Old (Is That All?) Firefox Is Now 8 Years Old (Is That All?)
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Mozilla is celebrating Firefox’s eighth birthday today. It was November 9, 2004, when Mozilla launched the browser. Frankly, I can’t believe it’s been only eight, but that is a long time in Internet years. “We had the audacity to believe …

Chrome Update Saves Windows Users Battery Life, Privacy Chrome Update Saves Windows Users Battery Life, Privacy

Google pushed anew Chrome stable release today, potentially saving Windows users battery life. “We recently enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows,” the company said in a blog post. “Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer’s …

Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8 Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8
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Google announced the availability of its new Google search and Chrome web browser apps for Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, which hit the market today. The Google Search app was spotted previously. We talked it about it here, but …

Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16 Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16
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Mozilla has launched a new feature with Firefox 16 called the Developer Toolbar, which comes with what Mozilla calls the Developer Command Line. This is designed to provide easy keyboard control over Firefox developer tools, and it completes commands and …

Is Apple Restricting Google Chrome For iOS Out Of Spite? Is Apple Restricting Google Chrome For iOS Out Of Spite?
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Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6 has been a constant source of entertainment since its launch. Beyond the laughs, Apple going with their own Maps app underscores a very important point – Apple now sees Google as their main …

Google Apps Will Soon Stop Supporting Internet Explorer 8 Google Apps Will Soon Stop Supporting Internet Explorer 8

Google announced today that it will soon stop supporting IE 8, so if you’re an Internet Explorer user who also uses Google Apps, you might want to consider upgrading soon. “As we announced last year, we support the latest version …

Google Makes Chrome For Android More Secure Google Makes Chrome For Android More Secure

Chrome for Android just got an update, which Google says makes the browser safer. Google software engineer Jay Civelli explains in a blog post, “This release strengthens Chrome for Android’s sandbox technology, which helps ensure malicious mobile websites are contained …