Articles Filed Under Chromium

Easily Install Chromium for Windows with Chrlauncher

A new tool makes it easy for Windows users to run an up-to-date version of Chromium, the open-source browser Google Chrome is based on.

26 January 2016

These Are Google Chrome’s New Material Design App Icons

Anyone using Chromium, the open-source base that underpins Google Chrome, will soon notice something different: a brand new icon. The newly revamped Chromium logo is already in use in the latest developer build of the open-source browser, where it’s displayed on the […]

29 July 2015

Chrome for Android Is Now ‘Almost Entirely Open Source’

Chrome for Android is now largely open source after a drop of more than 100,000 lines of code, including the browser's UI, lands in the Chromium repo.

22 May 2015

Chrome Devs Adding ‘Revoke App Permissions’ Feature

Chrome users could soon be given greater control over what apps can do on their computers, as developers work on a 'Revoke Additional Permissions' feature.

9 October 2014

Silence Noisy Sites Faster with Chrome’s New ‘Tab Audio Muting’ Feature

The latest Chrome Dev release introduces a new one-click tab audio muting feature that lets you silence a site without having to close it.

5 October 2014

This is Chrome’s Newest Easter Egg. And It’s Awesome

Offline and bored? The latest Canary builds of Google Chrome comes with a hidden extra — an endless running game featuring the lonely T-rex character.

25 September 2014

Is Wireless Charging Coming to Chromebooks?

Is Google preparing a new Chromebook with wireless charging capabilities? A Chromium commit suggests that it could be a real possibility.

17 September 2014

Opera for Mac Follows Chrome to Go 64-bit Only on OS X

The latest developer release of the Chromium-based Opera web browser is now 64-bit only on OS X, a move that follows a similar decision from Google.

5 September 2014

Opera Developer 25 Debuts with Native Desktop Notifications

Native desktop support for web notifications is enabled in the latest developer build of the Chromium-based Opera web browser as of version 25.

8 August 2014

Leaked Android ‘L’ Images Show New Look Google Chrome

A pair of screenshots alleged to be taken from Android 'L', the next major release of Google's mobile operating system, have surfaced online.

24 June 2014

Opera for Android 22 Adds New Tab Closing Gestures, Improves Download Handling

Opera for Android 22 debuts a number of improvements designed to make the browser easier to use, including gesture-based tab closing and better downloading.

19 June 2014

Google Open Sources PDF Code in Chrome, Brings Built-In PDF Viewing to Chromium

Google and PDF-centric company Foxit has announced that it is open sourcing the PDF library used in Google Chrome.

16 June 2014