Don’t like viewing ads while you’re surfing? Well there’s plenty of options for that if you were surf on your computer. However when it comes to mobile, there aren’t as many options. Sure there are a few, and more than a few of them requires the user to root their phone, a process which some aren’t familiar with or comfortable with. Show More Summary
No one wants a laggy phone. Google shows how a Finaland-based company tests its devices before they hit stores.
This behind-the-scenes tidbit by Googler François Beaufort may not be useful for the common user to do anything practical, but it's interesting nonetheless. Google apparently uses an automated robot to test latency in Chrome OS and Android.
Google's François Beaufort revealed that the search giant uses a robot — build by Finnish vendor OptoFidelity — that measures "measure end-to-end latency of Android and Chrome OS devices." The video above highlights how the robot constantly taps different sections of the screen to gauge the responsiveness of the display. Show More Summary
Yes, Google hates lag on smartphones as much as you do -- enough so that the search giant has a robot dedicated to spotting that delay between your finger input and what happens on screen. Meet the Chrome TouchBot, an OptoFidelity-made machine that gauges the touchscreen latency on Android and Chrome OS devices. Show More Summary
Over on the official Google+ page for Chrome, the team showed off a neat trick for iOS users, one which makes us, faithful Android fans, a wee bit jelly. As shown in the above GIF, when a user pulls down on a tab, they can slide their finger ever so slightly to select between adding […] So Much Jelly: Look at This Neat Trick for Chrome Users on iOS is a post from: Droid Life
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Google has paid researchers more then $1.5 million over the years for discovering bugs in Chrome and other services. Finding vulnerabilities presents the best opportunity for fixing them and protecting users. Google is now hoping to improve the security of Android. It recently expanded its bug bounty program to cover the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet.
I'm using various web browsers on my Moto G device running Android 5.0.2 including Google Chrome and Firefox. The reason I do that is that I check these browsers out regularly to check out new features and stay up to date with their development. Show More Summary
The folks in Mountain View have been paying security researchers who find flaws in Google's software for years. After announcing a program that specifically targeted Chrome, the company is looking to find vulnerabilities in its mobile OS. Show More Summary
The most recent version of Chrome Beta for Android allows you to view a revamped New Tab page with larger icons by simply enabling a few flags.
By default, the Facebook app launches all sites in its own slow, annoying browser. In just a couple of simple steps, you can force it to open links in your regular web browser.
Google’s head of engineering for Android and Chrome Hiroshi Lockheimer explained why it took so long for the company to change course when it comes to permissions.
Tucked inside the latest Chrome Beta for Android (v44.0.2403.30) is a Flag that turns the thumbnail previews on your “New Tab” screen into icons. You can see it in action in the shot above. How clean is that? On the flip side, you have...Show More Summary
Google did parade the rather impressive “Now on Tap” feature over at their recently concluded Google I/O not too long ago, and apparently, that feature will make its way to Android M only, and is not part of the existing developer preview. Show More Summary
Just over a week ago, Chrome for Android received an update to version 43.0.2357.78 that included a feature called Touch to Search. If you have used the Chrome Beta within the last several months, you know exactly what this feature is. Show More Summary
At the end of January, WhatsApp introduced the Web feature for Android and Chrome, then later, the client was made available for Firefox and Opera, but it still can’t be used on iOS due to Apple platform limitations. However, there are...Show More Summary
Google Now on Tap was one of the coolest features the company showed off at this year’s I/O conference in May, but it’ll only be available in Android M later this year. However, for those that want a taste of how it will work, Google’s happy to oblige. Today, Chrome for Android received an [...]
Arguably the biggest announcement to come out of Google I/O last week was the Now on Tap feature that lets you search within apps. Well, a new update for Chrome on Android looks like it could be pretty similar: it lets you search within a web page for information without leaving the page. Show More Summary