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WhatsApp Web brings messaging to your desktop: Here's everything you need to know

WhatsApp Web brings messaging to your desktop: Here's everything you need to know

By 21 January 2015

WhatsApp, one of the most popular mobile messaging apps, has just announced that it is also coming to your desktop, thanks to a Chrome web client. Rather than making a desktop app, WhatsApp Web is simply a web client, so everything is still managed by... >>

Chrome browser for iOS now supports OS X's Handoff feature

Chrome browser for iOS now supports OS X's Handoff feature

By 21 January 2015

Google has updated its Chrome for iOS app. While the new Material Design, with fluid motion and bold graphics, is a cool addition, the most noteworthy feature is the ability to transfer from Chrome on your mobile to a browser on OS X. Chrome for iOS now... >>

Autocomplete typing is coming to computers with Chrome Complete extension for Gmail

Autocomplete typing is coming to computers with Chrome Complete extension for Gmail

By 26 June 2014

It's amazing really that autocomplete hasn't arrived for keyboards sooner. While it's useful on limited touchscreens for speed, imagine how fast it could make real keyboard typing? Now it's coming to Chrome so you can see. An extension for Google's Chrome... >>

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

By 2 May 2014

There's now an easy way to stream any video file on your computer or network-connected device through Google Chromecast and to your television. It's called Videostream. Videostream is a web app available on the Chrome Web Store. You can install it on... >>

Google Chromecast review
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Google Chromecast review

By 19 March 2014

Following its successful US launch last summer, Google has launched Chromecast in the UK. And it's a rather big deal. Chromecast is an HDMI dongle designed to plug into your TV and is a rival to Apple's AirPlay and devices like Apple TV, Roku and other... >>

Chrome for Mobile update adds data compression, application shortcuts, and more

Chrome for Mobile update adds data compression, application shortcuts, and more

By 15 January 2014

People worldwide are increasingly using mobile devices to browse the web, and Google has responded to this trend by introducing new, relevant features in Chrome for Mobile. The first feature relates to data compression for both Android and iOS devices... >>

Go Away Cameron add-on for Chrome gives the gift of porn this Christmas

Go Away Cameron add-on for Chrome gives the gift of porn this Christmas

By 24 December 2013

In a bid to clean up the internet David Cameron has imposed porn filters on UK internet providers. New BT customers will automatically have porn blocked and will need to actively turn filters off. But already the internet has come to the rescue with a... >>

Chromebook voice functionality emerges, teasing more to come

Chromebook voice functionality emerges, teasing more to come

By 20 November 2013

You can now say "OK, Google" to your Chromebook. Well, developers can anyway. The latest developer release of Chrome OS has a buried feature that allows users to jump into voice search mode. All they have to do is open the App Launcher and say "OK, Google"... >>

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

By 5 September 2013

Google has released a substantial update to Chrome apps with a new "For your desktop" feature. First available on Windows and Chromebooks, Chrome apps will no longer feel like they're a web app, carrying a native feel instead, if the developer chooses... >>

Google Keep note-taking app adds reminders, navigation drawer and more

Google Keep note-taking app adds reminders, navigation drawer and more

By 21 August 2013

Google Keep for Android and Chrome can now remind users of things like important tasks by both time and place.  Google announced on Wednesday that its note-taking app is able to work with Google Now to remind users of - for instance - their grocery lists... >>


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