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Google wants Chrome OS on desktops; manufacturers disagree

11/10/2011, It looks like Google isn’t satisfied with only having its Chrome OS on netbooks aka Chromebooks. Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, recently shared in Taiwan to PC manufacturers about the benefits of having Chrome OS-powered desktops. However, it...

New Chrome Beta hits the market

11/04/2011, For those of you who have experienced Chrome on more than a single device, chances are you would have realized that the entire Chrome experience is different compared to when you are using it on your primary computer, as chances are you will be missing on...

Google+ Notifications now available for Google Chrome

11/03/2011, If you’re a heavy Google+ user, and Google Chrome is your browser of choice, you’re in luck. Google has just released an official Chrome extension that brings the social network right to your very browser. You know that little red...

Google Chromebooks more flexible to purchase

10/24/2011, We live in an age of choices, and gone are the corporate tyrannical days of Henry Ford when he churned vehicles out in just a single color – black, in a case of “take it or leave it”. After all, how else do you explain the myriad of...

Chrome browser coming to Android soon

10/03/2011, So Apple has their own browser built into the iPhone – Safari, but oddly enough there has been no sign of Google Chrome making its way onto Android, at least until recently where a post on the Chromium Code website seemed to suggest that Chrome for...

Microsoft Security Essentials deletes Google Chrome browser

10/03/2011, Microsoft and Google have no love lost between them, but the latest hijinks by the Redmond-based company could prove to be an embarrassment – as a bug in the anti-malware product known as Security Essentials deleted the Google Chrome browser...

Chrome browser handles DOS games

08/12/2011, There is nothing quite like rolling back the years by indulging in a little bit of nostalgia – and for hardcore gamers, surely you would have had your fair share of games on the MS-DOS platform? Ah, to run a game directly from a command prompt...

Google Chrome OS for tablets spotted on video

08/08/2011, We’ve previously reported about some screenshots of Chrome OS being used in some sort of tablet-friendly mode, and now some video footage of it has surfaced. A web developer named François Beaufort recently finished compiling a software build of...

Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

Chrome OS supports ZIP files now

08/05/2011, Google’s Chrome OS takes a closer step to being a respectable operating system as it is now capable of supporting ZIP files – which might come across as a surprise to many considering how we have taken ZIP file support for granted all this...

Google Chrome 13 features Instant Pages

08/03/2011, Google has just released a new stable version of its Chrome browser (hooray for updates) which brings the very interesting “Instant Pages” service that makes browsing the internet even faster. In case you didn’t know how Instant Pages...

Acer AC700 Chromebook unboxed

07/13/2011, While most of us are still waiting to get our hands on the latest Chromebook from Acer, some lucky people have already gotten their hands on the computer before the rest of the world. Well, the folks over at Spanglish Review are one of them, and...

MightyText will send phone calls and text messages to your browser

07/07/2011, There are times when you may have left your phone in the car, home or office, but instead of going to retrieve it, what if SMS and calls could instead be routed to your computer and inside Google Chrome itself? If that sounds a lot like Google Voice, you...