Tagged with: Chrome

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 25, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 25, 2014

No matter which wireless carrier you choose, chances are good that you’re probably going to have a pretty high monthly data bill. But thanks to Google Chrome’s mobile browser, you can use less data each month and maybe even save a few bucks. Google has a couple features in its browsers for Android and iOS that reduce ...

Microsoft’s First Chromebook Competitor is a $199 HP Laptop

Microsoft’s First Chromebook Competitor is a $199 HP Laptop

Microsoft announced that it would be working with its partners to release ultra-low-cost Windows laptops just over a month ago, and now thanks to a leak from MobileGeeks, it looks like HP will release one of the first of these ultra-low-cost computers. The HP Stream 14 is a 14-inch, Windows 8.1 computer that is expected to ...

Google is Building a Safer Web for Kids Younger Than 13

Google is Building a Safer Web for Kids Younger Than 13

Children under the age of 13 are a massive and relatively untapped market for internet companies due to federal privacy laws, but now Google is ready to risk those treacherous legal waters in order to sign them up. According to the Information (subscription required), Google is preparing features like a kid-safe version of ...

These Are the Best and Worst Browsers for Laptop Battery Life

These Are the Best and Worst Browsers for Laptop Battery Life

Ever wondered how much the weight of 10,000 open browser tabs is dragging down your laptop's battery? Fear not: AnandTech just dug into the particulars with a delightfully detailed test to find out which browser is the biggest battery hog. This information could save mankind('s laptop batteries). You really should go read ...

The Best Chrome Extensions to Make Your Browsing Better Than Ever

The Best Chrome Extensions to Make Your Browsing Better Than Ever

Earlier this week, we asked you to share with us that one, special Chrome extension that you just can't bear to live without. As it turns out, for most of you, that one is actually more like eight. So to help, we've pared it down to the absolute cream of the Chrome extension crop. Here are 18 tried and true Chrome ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 30, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 30, 2014

If you’re a regular user of Google Chrome, you probably know that you can perform Google searches directly in the browser’s “Omnibox” – that text box at the top of your screen that shows a website’s URL. But did you know that you can also add other site-specific search engines to that box? It saves you a step ...

Microsoft’s Holiday Goal: Conquer Google’s Chromebooks

Microsoft’s Holiday Goal: Conquer Google’s Chromebooks

Microsoft is aiming straight for Google’s Chromebooks this holiday season. At the company’s partner conference today, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner revealed that HP is planning to release a $199 laptop running Windows for the holidays. Turner didn’t provide specifications for HP’s "Stream" device, but he did detail ...

Google Play for Education is Now Available on Chromebooks

Google Play for Education is Now Available on Chromebooks

Last November, Google launched Google Play for Education, a portal for teachers and schools to more easily buy Android apps, books and educational YouTube video, and distribute them to their students. At the time, the program was solely focused on tablets, but starting Thursday, the team also launched support for ...

Google Unveils ‘Material Design’, A New Android Design Language

Google Unveils ‘Material Design’, A New Android Design Language

Google has just revealed a new design language for Android, Chrome OS, and the web. The new look — which was first previewed in a Google+ app update last month — includes splashes of color, refreshed iconography, typography, and a more consistent interface hierarchy. The entire interface is based on what Google calls a ...

Google Launches 64-Bit Chrome: Safer, Faster, More Stable

Google Launches 64-Bit Chrome: Safer, Faster, More Stable

Google has released test versions of its Chrome browser for PCs with 64-bit chips, a move that will improve performance, security, and stability. The mainstream stable version of Chrome and its beta precursor haven't yet made the change, but Google offers a 64-bit installer for the very rough Canary and more polished Dev ...