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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

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Must Read: Here’s Your First Look at Lenovo’s New Chromebooks

The Lenovo Chromebook C340 and S340 are showcased in a slick new promotional video from Lenovo. The new notebooks go on in the summer.

31 July 2019

Google Chrome 76 is Rolling Out, This is What’s New

As Google Chrome 76 rolls out to users we take a look at the new features and key changes the browser update brings.

31 July 2019
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Chrome for Android Will Let You Play YouTube Videos In The Background

The latest Google Chrome Beta update will allow video sites like YouTube to keep playing in the background A long requested feature of many, developers will be able to support backgrounded video elements using a new Page […]

15 September 2016
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How To Enable Unread Count in Pinned GMail Tabs

Keep Gmail pinned in Chrome? If so, you may have noticed that the favicon - the little icon that shows up in the tab - isn't very informative by default. But it can be…

15 September 2016

Acer Chromebook R13 Full Specs, Early Benchmarks

Dive in for full, detailed specifications of the new convertible Acer Chromebook R13, plus early benchmark results that reveal a big surprise…

4 September 2016

Google Kills Chrome Apps: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Google is dropping support for web apps on Windows, Mac & Linux. In this post we look at the reasons why, what happens to apps already installed, and more.

23 August 2016

Chromecast Support Lands in Latest VLC Nightly Builds

I know that a great many of you have been waiting a long time for VLC Chromecast support. Well, it's here…

1 August 2016

Google Photos (Finally) Gets a ‘Slideshow’ Option

Google Photos finally has a slideshow feature. Yes, long missing from the Android app and the photos.google.com website was a way to quickly play through an album or collection without manually jabbing the arrow keys. […]

16 June 2016

Google Will Stop Updating Older Chromebooks From This Month

The first Chromebook to go on sale will stop receiving updates from June, as Google's End of Life policy for Chrome devices only offers 5 years of updates.

10 June 2016
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Google Kills the Chrome App Launcher

Are you a fan of the Chrome app launcher on Windows, Mac and Linux? Well, I hope you aren't as I've some bad news for you

23 March 2016

New 14-inch Acer Chromebook Coming Soon

Acer is to launch a brand-new 14-inch Chromebook running on an Intel Braswell processor.

15 March 2016

Web Pages Will Soon Load Even Faster in Google Chrome

Brotli is Google's new HTTP compression format. It can reduce the size of web assets, which makes them transfer quicker. The net result: faster page loading.

20 January 2016