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  • WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, could change the way we communicate December 12, 2014

    Singapore: WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Web Real-Time Communication is a proposed Internet standard that would make audio and video as seamless as browsing text and...
  • Google to introduce child-friendly versions of search, YouTube, Chrome: Report December 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Google plans to roll out child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for children", USA Today reported, quoting Pavni Diwanji, the company's vice president of engineering. The company will likely create specific versions of its search, YouTube and Chrome products for children...
  • LG launches 21.5inch Chromebase, a Chrome OSpowered allinone computer, in India at Rs 32,000 July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: LG Electronics has launched its firstever Chromebase, an allinone computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system, in India at Rs 32,000. The LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241) has a 21.5inch widescreen Full HD IPS display that delivers a 178degree viewing angle. LG says, the Chromebase allinone computer is...
  • Google makes it tougher for spies to snoop on your email, releases 'EndtoEnd' Chrome extension June 5, 2014

    San Francisco: Google stepped up its effort Wednesday to make it tougher for spies or anyone else to snoop on email, unveiling Chrome browser software for scrambling digital messages. A test version of a software tool called "EndtoEnd" was released so Internet engineers can dabble with making miniprograms that plug into...
  • Google releases Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, lets you access your computer through your Android device April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: With Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, Google is bringing the ability to remotely control your desktop to your Android device. This feature was available for desktops since 2011. You can install the app for Android from here. Launch the Android app on your phone or tablet, tap on...
  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views April 1, 2014

    San Francisco: OkCupid.com, the popular online dating site, called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world's No. 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponent as chief executive. OkCupid visitors who accessed the website through Firefox on Monday were told in a message to use other browsers such...
  • Asus Chromebox review: This inexpensive computer also doubles as a great streaming device March 13, 2014

    New York: Devices that let you watch Netflix and other streaming video services on a big TV screen are popular, but there are limits to what you can watch. NBC, for instance, didn't make its Olympics apps compatible with Roku, Apple TV and Google's Chromecast. With HBO Go, Comcast subscribers can...
  • 'Streak' for Gmail notifies senders when a recipient reads an email February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Here is a new feature - email tracking - that changes the way you track sent emails. Streak has come up with a Google Chrome browser extension that lets senders track when recipients open and read an email. Once you have installed Streak for Gmail, the first thing...
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox face threat of mischievous attacks February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiple vulnerabilities have been detected in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and cyber security sleuths have advised Internet users in the Indian cyberspace to guard against arbitrary activities on their systems. In view of these suspicious virusbased activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade...
  • Google to make 'strategic' investments in Android, Chrome, YouTube February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Pumped up by robust demand for content, apps and devices across its platform, search giant Google is set to make "strategic" investments in Android, Chrome, YouTube and Enterprise, among others, to further shore up revenue. The company, headquartered in Mountain View, California, said last week that consolidated revenue...
  • Google Tips: From Android to YouTube, Google's handy tutorials for its services December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us straightaway get to the Google search engine and look for solutions whenever we encounter problems related to Google's services including Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. We visit various websites and keep hunting them until we get the best solution to our problems. But to facilitate your...
  • Google brings Android 4.4 KitKat's 'OK Google' feature to Chrome desktop browser November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Introduced first with the Nexus 5, Google has now brought its 'OK Google' feature to its Chrome desktop browser. The 'OK Google' feature lets users activate Google search without having to push a button. The feature, which was earlier exclusive to the Nexus 5, is now available to...
  • Google Chromebooks go on sale in India from today at Rs 22,999 onwards October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Google Chromebooks have finally made its way to India more than twoyears after they were launched globally. The Acer C720 Chromebook and HP Chromebook 14 are available at select Reliance Digital and Croma stores in Delhi and Mumbai starting October 17. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's Chrome...
  • Google unveils $279 HP Chromebook 11 with highend features October 9, 2013

    New York: Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internetcentric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the highend features found in models that cost $1,000 or more. HewlettPackard makes the new HP Chromebook 11. Although its price is in line with most other Chrome OS notebooks, the new model...
  • Google takes Chrome Apps beyond the browser, emulates installed software September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: With its Chrome web browser first introduced five years ago Google has unseated Internet Explorer and now it is striving to venture deeper into the user's computing needs with a new kind of Chrome Apps that would work more like the other software installed on your computer. The new...
  • Malware targets Facebook users on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Facebook users, especially those accessing the service on Chrome and Firefox browsers, here's something that you ought to take note of. On its Technet blog, Microsoft has revealed that it has received reports about a wave of malwareridden browser extensions attempting to hijack Facebook profiles. This threat, which they...
  • Microsoft, Hon Hai sign patent deal for Android, Chrome devices April 17, 2013

    Taipei: Microsoft Corp and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd signed a global patent licensing agreement on Wednesday designed to protect Hon Hai clients from patent claims arising from their use of Google Inc's Android and Chrome operating systems. Google and Microsoft have been locked in patent battles, with Microsoft contending...
  • Google's Chrome, Android systems to stay separate: Eric Schmidt March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Google Inc's Chrome and Android operating systems will remain separate products but could have more overlap, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said, a week after the two came under a single boss. Google last week said Andy Rubin, the architect of Android - the world's top-selling mobile operating system -...
  • HP unveils Pavilion 14 Chromebook, its first Chrome OS device February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Extending its PC and workstation portfolio, HP has announced its first Chromebook Pavilion 14 Chromebook which boasts a display that is approximately 2 inches wider (diagonally) than any other Chromebook in the market; it has a 14inch display. According to the company, the HP BrightView display...
  • Opera reportedly working on 'Ice' mobile browser January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: To compete on smartphones and tablets, Opera Software is reportedly working on a new browser dubbed "Ice". Opera is using the WebKit rendering engine which is the same browser engine that powers Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome for this new mobile browser. Pocketlint has posted a video...
  • Made for Chrome? Star Trek: The Original Series doodle September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google doodles are fun, more so when they are interactive such as Saturday's 'Star Trek: The Original Series' doodle, posted to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the cult science fiction television series that aired on NBC in the US from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969. It appears...
  • Browser wars: 4yrold Chrome emerges as winner September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The story of the battle of the browsers reads like an edgeoftheseat thriller. The beginnings of the browser wars were murky with many shots taken below the belt. It was a David vs Goliath battle and Goliath, after an initial setback was winning. Netscape put up a brave...
  • Review: Samsung Chromebook vs Chromebox July 20, 2012

    Atlanta: Two new computers running Google's Chrome operating system are looking to lure people to a browserbased environment. Both target lightduty computer users who don't need the full range of capabilities that traditional Windows and Mac computers provide. The first thing to know about these machines is they lack regular hard...
  • Google Chrome's now the No.1 free iOS app June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Only yesterday did we report about one of the most popular browsers Google Chrome coming to Apple's iOS platform. Although Google Chrome for iOS had been announced on Tuesday, it was only yesterday that it did get available on the App store. That, however hasn't deterred it...
  • Google releases Chrome for iPhone, iPad June 29, 2012

    San Francisco: Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad. The Chrome application released Thursday is the latest volley in the escalating rivalry between Google Inc. and Apple Inc., which makes those two popular mobile devices. The announcement highlighted the second day of...
  • Google, Samsung unveil new version of Chromebook May 30, 2012

    San Francisco: Google will try to win more converts to a computer operating system revolving around its popular Chrome Web browser with a new wave of lightweight laptops built by Samsung Electronics. Tuesday's release of the nextgeneration Chromebooks will give Google and Samsung another opportunity to persuade consumers and businesses to...
  • Google using Bob Moog doodle to promote Chrome May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: While you were busy creating new tunes with the Google doodle version of the Moog Synthesizer on your nonChrome Web browser a little link below the doodle may have missed your eye. It says "Upgrade to a modern browser and see what this doodle can really do" and...
  • Google releases Chrome beta for Android ICS February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has finally introduced the first ever version of Chrome for Android. However, the browser (a beta) is currently available only for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone or tablet. In other words, a beta version of Google's desktop browser can be installed on any device that runs...