Google today rolled out a new feature for Chrome OS users: Smart Lock. In short, Chromebook owners can now unlock their computer just by having their Android phone nearby. Smart Lock requires a Chromebook running Chrome OS version 40+ and a smartphone (tablets are not yet supported) running Android 5.0 with a lock screen enabled. […]
Android: Once you experience pull-to-refresh in apps like Twitter or Facebook, it's hard to imagine life without it. The latest Chrome beta for Android brings this feature to every website you visit. Read more...
I've long been a fan of the "pull to refresh" gesture used on mobile apps and now you can find it Chrome for Android. You'll need the latest beta version of…
Regular readers will know that I’m a fan of Pushbullet’s Android, desktop and Chrome apps that allow you to push files, mirror notifications, control your phone and more between your different devices. Now, it’s the turn for Apple device owners, as the app is now available on iOS, Mac and as a plugin for Safari. Show More Summary
When we last heard from productivity app maker Any.do, it had just launched freemium features for its Android, iOS, Web and Chrome apps. Today it’s announced Any.do for Mac. The latest version of the to-do list app syncs your tasks from the other platforms and brings them to a native desktop client. Show More Summary
A day many people have waited for is finally here, you can now use WhatsApp in a browser — but only if that browser is Chrome, and you don’t use WhatsApp on iOS. Anyone with a WhatsApp account on their Android, Windows Phone, or BlackBerry can use the web client, all you need to do is head over to web.whatsapp.com,... Show More Summary
Google has started rolling out an update of its Chrome browser for Android devices. The update brings Chrome to version 40, with the major change coming in the form of an updated page info and content settings UI.
WhatsApp today made it possible for people to send messages from their Chrome browser in addition to their mobile device. The Chrome-based service is compatible with Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices, but not iOS due toShow More Summary
Google’s Material Design makeover isn’t just for those running the latest version of Android; the search giant is also bringing it to its slew of popular iOS apps as well. Chrome is the latest to get the fancy redesign, and … Read more ›
Google today delivered a new version of Chrome to iOS devices. The latest rendition of Google's browser for iPhones and iPads carries over Material Design from the Android version and builds in better support for iOS8 and the larger screen sizes of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Show More Summary
For a long time, Android and PC users have had to look on jealously while Mac and iOS users get beautiful journaling apps like Day One. Journey, a new app for Android and Chrome, ends the forlorn looks. A Brief Introduction To Journaling Journals are basically digital diaries. Show More Summary
If you are using Google Chrome on Android, you may know that you can enable a data compression proxy to save bandwidth while you are browsing the Internet using the app. This can be quite useful as it may speed up the loading times of...Show More Summary
After seeing an initial release on Android last year, Google has finally brought its Chrome Remote Desktop app to the iOS masses. When paired with the corresponding Chrome web app, Chrome Remote Desktop for iOS will allow users to access their computers from an iPhone or iPad. Show More Summary
Google today launched its Chrome Remote Desktop app for iOS, some nine months after releasing the tool on its own mobile platform. Like its Android counterpart, the iOS version lets you remotely control your computer using your smartphone or tablet. You can download the new app from Apple’s App Store, though it’s trickling out slowly […]
Google today released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for iOS after a release on Android devices last year. The app, available for both iPhone and iPad, allows users to remotely access their computer via the Chrome Remote Desktop app available in the Chrome Web Store. To get things started, you’ll just have to download and […]
I noticed something strange in Chrome for Android. I was already logged in to one of my Google accounts and I visited Google's homepage to log in to a different Google account. The account switching interface had a new feature called "go incognito" and the "manage accounts" link opened Chrome's account settings sections. Show More Summary
Chrome has a data compression feature that works in Chrome for Android and Chrome for iOS. There's an unofficial extension that enables the compression proxy in Chrome for desktop and Google works on its own extension called Data Saver (the codename is Flywheel).Jerzy G?owacki found this screenshot:
It looks like Google is looking to spice up your seraches on Chrome for Android. According to a Google Plus post by Google developer Ilya Grigorik, a new feature should be rolling out that speeds up searches by 100 to 150 millisecon...
If you're searching Google on Chrome for Android, you might (or might not) notice that you're receiving search results a little faster than before-- 100 to 150 milliseconds faster, to be exact…
Google today announced it has rolled out reactive prefetch to Google mobile search. The feature means the search engine is now 100-150 milliseconds faster, but unfortunately only on Chrome for Android. The limitation is due to the fact Google is only enabling reactive prefetch for Android users running Chrome. The company gives two reasons for […]