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Google's Chrome desktop browser finally adds Google Now cards and notifications

Google's Chrome desktop browser finally adds Google Now cards and notifications

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Google has updated Chrome for Mac and Windows today, finally bringing Google Now cards and notifications to its desktop browser. In January, Google Now appeared in the Mac and Windows build of Chrome Canary. That's a developer, or pre-release, version... >>

Google Chromecast review
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Google Chromecast review

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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... >>

Samsung Chromebook 2 could be the next to get faux-leather

Samsung Chromebook 2 could be the next to get faux-leather

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Samsung will extend its faux-leather treatment past the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab series, to its Chromebook 2, if a photo from EvLeaks is to be believed.  The tipster posted a photo to his Twitter account Saturday that shows a Chrome symbol mixed... >>

Google Chrome beta adds built-in 'Ok Google' voice search

Google Chrome beta adds built-in 'Ok Google' voice search

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Google Chrome will get voice search built-in for all users, if a new beta released on Thursday is any indication. Google updated the Chrome Canary (beta) build with the addition of its "Ok Google" search functionality, made popular on several Android... >>

Google building a way to use Chrome apps without running Chrome

Google building a way to use Chrome apps without running Chrome

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Google is experimenting with code that will allow users to run Chrome applications without running the full Chrome web browser.  The "app_shell" code was found in Google's Chromium project by The Next Web. Google is currently experimenting with the feature.... >>

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

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Asus has unveiled a new Chromebox, set to launch in March for $179.  The mini Chrome OS computer sits 4.880-inches wide and 1.65-inches tall, making it the world's smallest Chrome computer. The Chromebox features 802.11 b/g/n wireless, four USB 3.0... >>

Google Now notification cards land in Chrome beta

Google Now notification cards land in Chrome beta

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Google has updated the beta version of its Chrome browser for Mac and Windows with Google Now notification cards. Google Now was launched on Android 4.1 as a personal assistant to track calendar appointments, flight information, emails, news, sports scores,... >>

Google releases developer tools to port Chrome apps to iOS and Android

Google releases developer tools to port Chrome apps to iOS and Android

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Google wants to take Chrome apps beyond the desktop and on to iOS and Android, and released new developer tools on Tuesday to make it happen. Called Apache Cordova, the open-source mobile development framework will help developers wrap their Chrome App... >>

Google Chrome update lets you track down noisy tabs, launch ChromeOS-like interface on Windows 8

Google Chrome update lets you track down noisy tabs, launch ChromeOS-like interface on Windows 8

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Google has released a new version of Chrome, and it's actually a pretty sizable update. It adds the ability to track down noisy tabs, thanks to a new speaker icon that will let you know which is playing music or is showing a video. YouTube added this... >>

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

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It's been a rollercoaster ride through the world of tech in 2013. The promise of wearable tech seems to have all but worn off - pun intended - and we're at the advent of Ultra HD 4K content and devices becoming mainstream. Or supposedly. The chatter of... >>