It’s a quiet thing, the Chrome Developer Summit, but the stuff being announced there could quietly revolutionize apps and app delivery forever. While that may sound like a pretty lofty statement, I don’t think it is that far-fetched at this point. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs from this point forward) have been shaping up over the […]
If you’ve been in the Chrome ecosystem long enough, you probably remember the Chrome to Phone app initiative. It was one of the first attempts at unifying the phone and desktop browsing experience by allowing users to ‘push’ an open Chrome tab from your desktop to your phone. The idea was simple: when at your […]
For many months, rumors have been swirling around Google creating a gaming platform. Most agreed that this would come in the form of some sort of Android-powered gaming box or via online game streaming. It seems the latter is the answer.
The Credential Management API was introduced into the Chrome browser in version 51. The API set the foundation for websites to have the capability to leverage Chrome’s credential management and in turn, allow users to sign into various web-based platforms without the need to type usernames and passwords. One area of credentialing that has gained […]
I’ve exhausted a lot of breath and energy expressing my distaste for the Windows ecosystem. However, I can honestly say I have zero issue with this latest news from the folks at Microsoft. More on that in a moment. The Windows 10 October update will soon start rolling out to users across the globe. Early […]
Another Chrome Extension has come under attack this week. Mega Cloud Storage service based in New Zealand announced Tuesday in a blog post that their Chrome Web Store account had been compromised and the attacker was able to upload a corrupted version of the Mega Chrome extension. Unfortunately, Chrome extensions generally update automatically in the […]
We’re anticipating some major upgrades when Chrome OS 70 hits sometime in early October but in the meantime, the Chrome team over at Google is giving desktop and mobile users a reason to join in on the browser’s 10th birthday. Saturday was the official anniversary of Chrome’s initial Beta launch on September 2nd, 2008 and […]
It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the world of Chrome so, without any further ado, let’s get down to business. Chrome Unboxed 3.0 In case you hadn’t notice or you’re new to our site, Robby has been hard at work over the past week giving Chrome Unboxed a brand new look. We really […]
Well, it’s been a long time coming, but it seems users will finally be able to browse the web with the Daydream headset using the Chrome browser. I took a look and we wrote about the infant stages of this development all the way back in September of 2017, so to say this development is […]
As new variants of the dreaded Spectre CPU vulnerability have come to light, developers are making moves to patch and protect against the attacks. The core updates from Intel include a patch to thwart the now fourth Spectre variant but users who enable the fix have been warned that CPU performance could be affected negatively […]
Months before the Pixelbook’s official debut, we were convinced that the Chromebook formerly known as ‘Eve’ would come equipped with a fingerprint sensor. Sadly, as we travelled to San Francisco last October, we were met by Google’s flagship device sans this feature.
In mid-April, the Chrome team rolled out version 66 of the desktop browser and with it came a huge list welcome and anticipated changes. Along with Site Isolations trials, Symantec distrust and a slew of bug fixes, the most front-facing feature in version 66 was easily Chrome’s new autoplay policies for embedded media on websites.