Google today launched Chrome 45 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android with new developer tools. You can now update to the latest version using the browser’s built-in silent updater or download it directly from google.com/chrome. Chrome is arguably more than a browser: With over 1 billion users, it’s a major platform that web developers have […]
Google launched Android Experiments today, the mobile apps counterpart to its Chrome Experiments site. Just like with Chrome Experiments, the idea behind Android experiments is to showcase apps that use new and cutting-edge technology, aesthetics and interfaces. Show More Summary
Google has had its Chrome Experiments up for some time now, showing off experimental apps for the browser. Now, the company has opted to launch a brand new site, this one focused on the future of apps for not only Android, but also Android Wear. With Android Experiments, Google is aiming to showcase applications that [...]
Google has Chrome Experiments to showcase what's possible in its web browser, so it stands to reason that there should be an equivalent for Android, doesn't it? Sure enough, the folks in Mountain View have launched an Android Experiments gallery that demonstrates what Google-powered mobile and wearable devices can do. Show More Summary
It's not a huge surprise if you stop for a second to think about it. But Sundar Pichai, who rose from the ranks of the Chrome team to lead both it and Android as senior vice president of Products, will be CEO of Google — now a technical subsidiary of the umbrella "Alphabet" corporation. Show More Summary
Back at I/O, Google previewed a few new items in Chrome. More specifically, it detailed a tool called custom tabs. Basically, it'll allow app developers employ a pop-out browser window for link previews inside their apps instead of booting you elsewhere (see an example after the break). Show More Summary
Google has just released Chrome Beta 45 for Android, and it brings with it one very cool feature we've been waiting for. It's custom tabs, a feature which allows developers to implement a custom Google Chrome tab in their app.
Chrome: Cortana is a pretty awesome voice assistant for Windows 10. If you run Android, you’re probably also used to Google Now being pretty great as well. Now, AutoRemote allows you to control your Android phone with Cortana. Read more...
Chrome Beta 45 for Android now features Chrome Custom Tabs, an updated Bookmarks interface, new media controls and a selection of bug fixes.
Google has announced the rollout of Chrome Beta 45 for Android, bringing a handful of new features to the mobile browser, along with a helping of bug fixes. Coming along in version 45 are Chrome Custom Tabs, an updated Bookmarks interface, and more.
With Chrome belonging to Google and users being able to sign into the browser and sync their history, bookmarks, favorites, and more across devices, it is understandable why many users have turned to Google Chrome as their default browser. Show More Summary
Google is pushing an update to Chrome Beta (v45.0.2454.21) this afternoon that introduces a couple of tweaks, along with a feature called “Chrome Custom Tabs.” Chrome Custom Tabs are better explained by Google here, but basically they...Show More Summary
There’s no shortage of great web browsers for Android, and which one you use is largely up to personal preference. If we had to pick one however, we think Chrome is your best bet for speed, support across devices, and integrated features. Read more...
Chrome for iOS just got a feature before Android.
A couple of weeks ago, we highlighted this really cool swiping gesture in the iOS version of Chrome that allowed you to swipe down to refresh (like in Android), but also close or open a new tab. It’s super neat and we weren’t able to hide our jealousy at the time. Show More Summary
Android is the biggest mobile platform, which is why developers make so many amazing apps for Android. You can easily run your favorite apps on your Android phone, but what if you could run the same apps on PCs as well? With the appropriate...Show More Summary
If you're wondering why you no longer see a certain someone's status updates on Facebook, you can now find out if they unfriended you thanks to an app called Who Deleted Me. Available for both Android and iOS, as well as a Chrome extension, Who Deleted Me is pretty easy to use. Show More Summary
Last week we reported that Hangouts for Android had managed to hit 1 billion preinstalls. This is impressive in the sense that it shows how many Android devices are out there, but at the same time we suppose it is “cheating” given that all Android phones come with Hangouts preinstalled, but the same cannot be said for Chrome. Show More Summary
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.