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  • Use Chrome on your phone to control PC games in Chrome Super Sprint Sports
    Gaming

    Use Chrome on your phone to control PC games in Chrome Super Sprint Sports

    By 27 February 2013

    A new Chrome Experiment will let you control games in the Chrome browser on your PC with Chrome on your smartphone. The experiment relies on the syncing feature that's built into the Chrome browser and landing on the same pages on both devices will allow...

  • Latest Google Chrome release adds voice support for web apps
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    Latest Google Chrome release adds voice support for web apps

    By 21 February 2013

    Google has released the latest version of Chrome, version 25, boasting several enhancements and features over the previous version. The biggest is the addition of Chrome's new Web Speech API that allows developers to integrate speech recognition right...

  • Google announces high-end Chromebook Pixel, we go hands-on
    Laptops

    Google announces high-end Chromebook Pixel, we go hands-on

    By 21 February 2013

    Google has revealed its anticipated high-end next-generation Chromebook, known as the Chromebook Pixel. Sundar Pichai, senior vice-president of Chrome and apps at Google, introduced the new premium Google notebook, which is pitched at the premium Chrome...

  • Windows Chrome developer preview gains web app launcher, from the task bar
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    Windows Chrome developer preview gains web app launcher, from the task bar

    By 21 February 2013

    Google's Chrome team has announced a new app launcher for the Chrome web browser, allowing users to quickly open apps when outside of the browser.  Available now in a developer preview, the launcher experience is similar to that available on Chrome OS....

  • HP Pavilion Chromebook now official and available today
    Laptops

    HP Pavilion Chromebook now official and available today

    By 4 February 2013

    HP has officially launched the Chromebook device that was leaked at the end of last month. Having accidentally put it up on the company's own website, HP really let the cat out of the bag. But it still had one surprise up its sleeve - rather than the...

  • HP Pavilion Chromebook slated for 17 February release
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    HP Pavilion Chromebook slated for 17 February release

    By 28 January 2013

    Looking to take on Acer and Samsung, HP is set to introduce a Pavilion-branded Chromebook in the near future.  First spotted by Slashgear, a leak from HP's website (now pulled) detailed everything we need to know about the Series 3 and C7 competitor. ...

  • Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page
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    Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page

    By 14 January 2013

    Google has released the latest beta version of its Chrome web browser, featuring a new voice input feature for developers, the disabling of extensions installed without acknowledgment from the user, and other improvements. The Web Speech API is built...

  • Android Google Now heading to Chrome browser?
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    Android Google Now heading to Chrome browser?

    By 10 December 2012

    Google Now, Google's Siri-like service that gives helpful snippets of information on Android, might be coming to the Chrome browser in future builds if new code found in the developer version, Chromium, is anything to go by. Looking into the latest code...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range
    Phones

    Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range

    By 26 September 2012

    Reports claim Samsung is working on its own open-source WebKit browser that will be implemented in future Galaxy devices. According to the Electronic Times in Korea, the manufacturer has been looking to recruit WebKit developers to begin working at Samsung’s...

  • Google Chrome on iPhone pictures and hands-on
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    Google Chrome on iPhone pictures and hands-on

    By 29 June 2012

    Google has announced that it’s Chrome browser is now available as an app on both the iPhone and iPad. The words had barley left the lips of Brian Rakowski, Chrome's VP, before we headed to the Apple App Store to download. Then we had to wait 12 hours...

  • Google admits Chrome causes new MacBook Air crash but it has a fix
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    Google admits Chrome causes new MacBook Air crash but it has a fix

    By 29 June 2012

    After several customers complained that their new MacBook Air would crash while using Chrome, Google has admitted there is an issue - or rather there was. The internet browser has now received an update that will prevent further problems, at least temporarily....

  • Chrome comes to iPhone and iPad with seamless transfer across all your devices
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    Chrome comes to iPhone and iPad with seamless transfer across all your devices

    By 28 June 2012

    Google has opened up its Chrome browser to the iOS platform, with Chrome vice-president Brian Rakowski demonstrating the new app on both an iPhone and iPad. Speaking at the Google I/O event in San Francisico, Rakowski spoke about how the internet giant...

  • Samsung XE 300M Chromebox review
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    Samsung XE 300M Chromebox review

    By 8 June 2012

    Samsung's new Chromebox is essentially a desktop version of its Chromebook. It's a little bit cheaper at £280, instead of £380 for the Chromebook Series 5 550. It lacks the display, but has a lot more connectivity - especially in terms of video output....

  • Now Facebook is recommending Opera as its go-to browser
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    Now Facebook is recommending Opera as its go-to browser

    By 1 June 2012

    Facebook is no longer recommending its members to use Google’s Chrome web browser when visiting the social networking site. The company, which recently set its IPO share price, valuing itself at a whopping $104 billion, has replaced Google Chrome in...

  • Android and Chrome to remain separate as Google rules out Chrome OS tablet
    Tablets

    Android and Chrome to remain separate as Google rules out Chrome OS tablet

    By 30 May 2012

    There are no plans for a Chrome OS tablet, according to Google, although the internet giant has said that there will be more convergence between the Android and Chrome operating systems. Linus Upson, Google’s vice-president of engineering told TechRadar:...

  • Google Chrome on Android now in Google Play for all ICS users
    Apps

    Google Chrome on Android now in Google Play for all ICS users

    By 18 April 2012

    If you don’t already use Google Chrome on your Mac or PC, stop reading, go and download it and then ask yourself how you browsed the web without it. If you’ve got an Android smartphone or tablet there’s further good news with Google making Chrome...

  • Chrome for Windows 8 in the works
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    Chrome for Windows 8 in the works

    By 13 March 2012

    Just a couple of days or so after Mozilla confirmed that it will be launching a version of Firefox that is compatible with the Windows 8 Metro platform, Google has said that it too will be providing an internet Explorer alternative with a Metro version...

  • Google Chrome 17 guesses your desires
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    Google Chrome 17 guesses your desires

    By 9 February 2012

    Not content with unleashing the Android version of its popular browser, Google has also found time this week to reveal the 17th stable iteration of Google Chrome for your desktop. Yep, Google Chrome 17 is here - about three and a half years since the...

  • Google Chrome for Android pictures, video and hands-on
    Apps

    Google Chrome for Android pictures, video and hands-on

    By 8 February 2012

    Yesterday Google announced a beta version of Chrome for Android. As Chrome fans on the PC, we were keen to test it so we grabbed a copy. The beta software is compatible only with Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) so we're testing it on the Galaxy Nexus....

  • Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'
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    Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

    By 10 January 2012

    You may have read earlier this week that Internet Explorer, so long the undisputed king of the browser world, is under serious threat from Google's Chrome for the no.1 crown. Pocket-lint asked Gabby Hegerty, the new Internet Explorer Lead in the UK,...

  • Google Chrome to overtake Internet Explorer in 2012
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    Google Chrome to overtake Internet Explorer in 2012

    By 2 January 2012

    Google Chrome, the search giant's web browser, is growing its market share at an incredible pace and is on course to overtake Microsoft's Internet Explorer this year. StatCounter shows that Chrome is now the browser of choice for more than one in four...

  • Google Chrome 14 finally adds full screen support for OS X Lion
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    Google Chrome 14 finally adds full screen support for OS X Lion

    By 20 September 2011

    Mac OS X Lion users who have switched from Chrome to Safari in order to benefit from the recently released operating system's features, like full screen mode, can now go back to the Google browser. Its latest update now adds full screen support and the...

  • Firefox set for design revamp according to mockups
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    Firefox set for design revamp according to mockups

    By 2 August 2011

    Firefox, that speedy stalwart of the browser savvy, is set for a revamp according to screens posted by Mozilla designer Stephen Horlander.  All manner of things been stripped back, bringing a sleek and minimal look in keeping with browsers like Google...