Google has offered an option to reduce the amount of data Chrome uses on Android and iOS for a while, and now it's rolled out an extension to do the same for desktop users. Just like the mobile option, it works by compressing the data on Google's ser...
It also hopes to not be annoying by only showing for repeat visitors.
The web is quickly becoming as powerful as native apps and Chrome 42 beta brings a number of huge features for developers to Android devices. First, it brings a new “App Install Banner” that allows websites to show a prompt to users that asks if they want to add your site to their home screen. Show More Summary
Android: Once you experience pull-to-refresh in apps like Twitter or Facebook, it's hard to imagine life without it. Now, if you use Chrome, this feature is standard on every website you visit. Read more...
Google is rolling out the latest version of Chrome for Android devices. The update to Chrome 41 brings with it a new feature that lets users pull down a page from the top to refresh it. If that feature sounds familiar, it's because Google added it to the last beta version of Chrome for Android in late January.
Google today kicked out a minor update to its Chrome browser for Android devices. Chief among the new features is the ability to pull down to refresh most web sites. The update also includes improved site permission management, bug fixes, and performance tweaks for devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop. Chrome is free to download from the Google Play Store.
Last fall, Google CEO Larry Page anointed former Android and Chrome SVP Sundar Pichai as the overseer of all of the company's core products. It's a big job, but luckily for Pichai, Google's got a crack team of other execs hustling away on each vertical. Show More Summary
Google won't be updating its Chrome browser past version 42 for older Android devices, so it can better focus on its mobile browser for more current phones and tablets. The company…
Google will no longer provide updates to its Chrome browser for devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Google first released Android 4.0 in 2011. Continually developing for it takes resources away from updating/creating apps for newer platforms, says Google. Show More Summary
Ad giant to old OS users: Move on already! Google says Chrome 42 will be the last version for phones, tabs and other things running Android 4.0 to 4.0.4, aka Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).…
As Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) approaches four years old, Google has announced today it will no longer release updates for Chrome on the operating system. In today’s announcement, Google said that it’s released twenty-four versions of Chrome for Android 4.0. Show More Summary
People who are still using a device with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon won't be able to get any more updates for Google's Chrome browser.
Google today announced that Chrome 42 will be the last version of its mobile browser to run on devices that still use Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), which launched in 2011. Chrome will still continue to run on these devices, but Google...Show More Summary
It looks like Google plans to release a new version of its Chromebook Pixel in the near future. The company published a video to YouTube in which Renee Niemi, Google's global business lead for Chrome, Android for Work and Education, confirmed that a new version of the high-end laptop is in the works (via 9to5Google). Show More Summary
When Gmail first launched its Inbox mail platform last October, it only worked in Chrome, on Android phones and on iPhones. Google has now added support for Safari and Firefox, and introduced tablet-optimised versions for iPads and Android tablets. More »
Back in November, Pushbullet added a way for Android users to send and reply to texts from the Chrome browser, with messages actually being initiated from a connected phone. Last month,…
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One interesting feature of Firefox on Android is the web browser's reader mode. It is basically replicating functionality that extensions and bookmarklets such as Readability for Firefox, Readability Redux for Chrome or the Readability bookmarklet have offered for years: a way to improve how content is displayed in the browser. Show More Summary