News tagged ‘chrome’

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Read on for more information.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer showing a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.

Monday, 4 Feb 2013

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Worldwide

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Worldwide

Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally, which is double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks to Google and Chrome

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks to Google and Chrome

Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8, and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone portfolio if it is to succeed.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Google Now Includes Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google Now Includes Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google's latest developer build of Chrome now features Do-Not-Track support. This means we might see this feature in upcoming consumer builds of the popular web browser.

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Augmented Sandbox

Chrome for Android 4.1 Receives Augmented Sandbox

Google releases a reinforced sandbox for Chrome for Android 4.1, while users of Chrome for Android 4.0+ will receive security fixes and feature updates for the mobile web browser.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera has confirmed that it'd be implementing WebKit prefixes. And it has now prepared Opera Mobile Emulator builds to test the WebKit prefix support.

Thursday, 15 Mar 2012

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Google has followed Mozilla's lead and announced plans to port Chrome over to Metro. But will both the competitors, as strange as it may sound, be able to top Internet Explorer 10?

Monday, 12 Mar 2012

Hackers Attack Chrome with Google's Permission

Hackers Attack Chrome with Google's Permission

At Google's Pwnium contest, a hacker who goes by the name PinkiePie and a Russian university student have exploited a vulnerabilities in Google Chrome to break in and walk away with US$60,000 each.

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