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Sneak Peek at the New Look Chrome Download History Page

Google Chrome's Downloads page (the one inside the browser, not the one you visit to get the browser) is undergoing a 'material design' makeover.

7 August 2015

Chrome Will Discard Your ‘Least Interesting’ Tabs To Free Memory

A new power-saving feature is heading to Google Chrome automatically 'discards' background tabs to free up memory.

29 July 2015

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 Is Testing New Ways to ‘Install’ Website Shortcuts

Google Chrome is making it easier to add shortcut links to frequented websites to the task bar, dock and applications folder on Windows, Mac and Chrome OS.

19 June 2015

How Google Is Making Chrome for Mac Less of a Battery Hog

Google Chrome’s power management problems in OS X are far from subtle, with some stats showing it reduces battery life by as much as 3 hours versus Safari. The one-time lightweight browser has become weighty around the edges […]

15 June 2015

You’ll Soon Be Able to ‘Cast’ Your Entire Chromebook Desktop Easier

You'll soon be able to cast your Chromebook desktop to another screen straight from the Chrome OS system tray.

11 June 2015

A Redesigned Video Player Is Coming to Chrome OS

A redesigned video player is coming to Chrome OS shortly.

24 May 2015

Chrome’s New Video Renderer Aims to Play 4K Videos Smoothly

If you long to able to stream 4K video smoothly on your Android device or desktop PC, Google Chrome hears ya’. The Chrome Dev Channel on Android and Canary Channel on Windows and Mac OS X, are […]

15 May 2015

Chrome for Android Dev Channel (Finally) Arrives

Google has launched a new dev channel version of Chrome for Android, letting mobile users test Chrome's bleeding edge changes for the first time.

30 April 2015

It’s Now Even Easier to Add Other Cloud Providers to Chrome OS

The latest Chrome OS Dev update makes it even easier to add other cloud providers, like Dropbox and One Drive, to your Chromebook.

9 April 2015

Developers Can Now Bring Their Android Apps to Chrome OS

Any Android developers are now able to bring their their Android apps to Chrome OS, as Google expands the 'ARC' plugin project with documentation and tools.

31 March 2015
Chrome App Builder

Google’s New ‘Chrome App Builder’ Tool Does What It Says On The Tin

A new 'by Google' Chrome app has surfaced in the Chrome Web Store. Its job: to let users make a Chrome app from a website easy as pie.

13 March 2015