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.
Google I/O is well under way and we’ve already seen some really exciting stuff from the team at Mountain View. We’re anticipating even more as the developer talks go on over the next two days. From the Google Assistant evolving to a full-fledged concierge to the official announcement of Linux apps for Chrome OS, this […]
Join us live and chat with the Chrome Unboxed team as we look in on Google I/O 2018 to see what’s new in the world of Chrome OS, Chromecast, Assistant and more. We’ll be here though both the first keynote and the Developer keynote as well. This is our first attempt at live chatting on […]
Those of you familiar with my ramblings here on Chrome Unboxed are likely keen to the fact that I am a huge fan of Dark Mode’s on just about everything. Ever since the late 90’s and the release of the NeoPlanet browser, I have favored draping a dark look on my browser and that look […]