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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

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

New Look Audio Player Arrives in Chrome OS Dev Update

A new look audio player arrives in the latest development channel release of Chrome OS.

8 January 2016

ASUS Chromebook C202 – A Modular Notebook Built for the Classroom

ASUS has come up with a Chromebook that it hopes will come top of the class with American teachers and students.

6 January 2016

Samsung Chromebook 3 – Yup, It’s Real

It’s been a while since we were last able to arrange the words ‘New’, ‘Samsung’ and ‘Chromebook’  beside each other. But today, finally, we can, as the famous tech company unwraps its all-new 11-inch Chromebook 3 at the Consumer Electronics […]

6 January 2016

New Chromebooks From Acer, Lenovo Debut at CES 2016

New Chromebooks from Lenovo and Acer are on the way.

4 January 2016
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Chrome Drops Notification Center from Windows, Mac and Linux

The Chrome notification centre — a pet hate of many — is to be removed from Chrome. Upcoming Windows, Mac and Linux versions of the browser will no longer include the feature Google has announced. Why?  Well, […]

14 October 2015