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  • Google launches tool to open Office docs in Chrome
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    Google launches tool to open Office docs in Chrome

    By 25 April 2013

    Google has launched Chrome Office Viewer in beta form, allowing users with the Chrome Beta on Windows or Mac to open documents in the Redmond format. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files can be directly opened in your browser, saving time from downloading....

  • Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed
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    Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

    By 12 May 2011

    You may have read about the first Google Chromebooks and their arrival. You may also have wondered why all the fuss over some fairly low spec looking laptops. Chances are that’s because you’re not really sure what Chrome OS is all about and, luckily,...

  • Google spring cleaning brings improved Android Market and Chrome Web Store
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    Google spring cleaning brings improved Android Market and Chrome Web Store

    By 12 May 2011

    With all the big announcements over in San Francisco at Google I/O, there's a couple of little stories of note that have gone slightly unnoticed. Included in that group is the fact that Google has had a bit of a spring clean for its app portfolio houses...

  • Google Chrome Web Store detailed and launched
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    Google Chrome Web Store detailed and launched

    By 7 December 2010

    “The web has thousands of applications, more than we can count, but it's hard to find them”, said Sundar Pichai, Google’s vice president of Product Management, at the Google Chrome event in San Francisco. “The goal was to help users find great...

  • Google Chrome 8 becomes official
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    Google Chrome 8 becomes official

    By 3 December 2010

    Google has launched the stable release of Chrome 8, adding a couple of nice new features as well as numerous security and bug fixes for the speedy browser. Version 8.0.552.215, to give it its full moniker, comes with a new PDF viewer that brings the security...

  • Chrome Web Store shows apps future
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    Chrome Web Store shows apps future

    By 19 May 2010

    Google has outlined plans of how it expects users of its yet-to-be-released operating system to get the latest apps and games at its annual Google I/O conference in the US. The Chrome Web Store, as it will be known, will allow users of the Chrome browser...