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Chrome Data Saver, Compression Proxy for Desktop

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:

Google search gets a speed increase on Chrome for Android

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...

Google just sped up searches on Chrome for Android

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

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 mobile search is now 100-150 milliseconds faster, but only in Chrome for Android

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 […]

Android 5.0 devices can now unlock Chromebooks with Smart Lock

Back in April, we noticed Google working on a trick that unlocks Chrome OS devices with Android phones. Now, the feature is here; at least for those adventurous types that use the…

Enable the New Hidden "Reader" Mode in Chrome for Android

Some sites aren't exactly easy to read, especially on mobile devices. Chrome for Android now has a hidden "reader" mode that will strip the page of annoying formatting so you can get to the good stuff. Read more...

More Android Apps Arriving for Chrome OS and Chromebooks

Just a few years ago, before Android marched to its dominant position in the mobile market, there was much speculation that Google might merge Chrome OS and Android. Early last year, I wrote a post on why that won't happen. However, an interesting corollary trend is now appearing. Show More Summary

I’m a die-hard Android fan. Here’s what happened when I tried the iPhone 6

With thanks to EE for the handset I’m one of those intensely crappy people who have a passionate alliance to one side of a tech war. In fact, I have several. I’m firmly PC over Mac (though I’ll probably go Chrome OS when it’s more developed), digital media over physical, and Android over iOS. Show More Summary

Google relaunches Santa Tracker site for 2014, promises new project or game every day

Google has relaunched its Santa Tracker website, along with updates for the accompanying Android app and Chrome extension. Throughout the month of December, Google is promising Santa’s elves will unlock a new project or game each day, up until Christmas Eve, when Santa makes his annual journey around the world. As in previous years, games […]

Mobile recap: Android Chrome Reader Mode added; Xperia Z4 leaked

Reader Mode in Chrome is still experimental but at least now it works in the regular version of the browser; you don't need Chrome Beta for Android. Sony's is expected to…

Experimental Reader Mode arrives in stable Chrome for Android 5.0

After waiting for months to see the feature graduate from beta, Google's Reader Mode for Chrome is in the stable browser on Android 5.0. It's still experimental though; here's how to…

Chrome OS snags 7 more Android apps including Cookpad, Couchsurfing, OverDrive

The app selection for Chrome is getting richer. Google announced that Chrome OS is now home to seven additional Android apps. Chromebook owners will be able to load Cookpad Recipes, Couchsurfing, OverDrive, and more. These apps join existing Android apps that are available for Chrome OS, including Evernote, Vine, Sight Words, and Duolingo.

How one Chrome setting alters the Android 5.0 user experience

3 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

Most settings for Android 5.0 are in the.... Settings. But not this one. Overview mode, which shows you all of your running apps and open tabs, can actually be altered by…

Access Google Inbox from Any Browser with a User Agent Switch

Google's new Inbox service is great, but it only works on Android, iOS, and Chrome. If none of those are your preferred method for accessing your email, The Zinx shows you how to change your browser's user agent to access Inbox for anywhere. Read more...

How to access Google’s killer Inbox service on Safari

Google’s new Inbox app is a godsend for people like me who seem to teeter on the brink of inbox bankruptcy weekly, but there’s one problem with the killer Gmail manager: it’s not only available on iOS, Chrome, and Android. … Read mo...

Chrome 39 released with faster background loading

An update to Chrome for Android — version 39.0.2171.59, to be specific — is rolling out now onto Google Play. It might not hit or be available on your device immediately, but it's coming. Google likes to roll things out nice and slow, just in case something breaks. Show More Summary

Roboto font reportedly will make the jump from Android to Chrome OS

It looks like Chrome OS for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes may be joining Android in getting Google's modern Roboto font soon. If accurate, Roboto would replace the Noto Sans UI font in Chrome OS.

Google Updates Gmail With Material Design and Support for IMAP and Exchange

2 months agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Google's applications like Gmail, Camera, and Chrome are likely applications that came on your Android phone when you first purchased it. But unlike iOS where Apple has to ship an entire operating system update to update an application, Google's apps for Android can be updated right from Google Play. Show More Summary

Inbox for Gmail revolutionized my email in a week

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Google's Inbox is the latest interface for Gmail, both on the web (only through a Chrome browser at the moment) and via mobile apps for iOS and Android. It's a major and almost entirely positive upgrade to the Gmail experience. But if...Show More Summary

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