Meet Google Stars aka Chrome Bookmarks 2.0

Remember Google Stars? It was recently leaked online, the whole extension itself. I finally managed to get this Chrome extension installed and take a tour of this revamped Chrome Bookmarks. It looks awesome. More than the looks, there is another thing that I am excited about. I have collected a lot of bookmarks on Chrome [...]

This Chrome Extension Exports Google Docs to WordPress Posts

I know that not many of you will need this extension, but as a blogger and Wordpress fan, it is my duty to post about this extension :). Meet Send to WordPress, a Chrome extension that helps you send articles written on Google Docs to your Wordpress blog. Once the extension is installed, you can create [...]

Firefox for Android Gets Chromecast Support, In Nightly Builds Now

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Oh, what do we have here? Firefox news on Chrome Story? Well, this is Chromecast news for me, that's why this is here. We saw this coming  a while back, but this is now available on nightly builds of Firefox for Android. You can download the nightly build from here to try this now, but [...]

Chromium for Android

I always wanted this one, but never knew that it existed. Thanks to François Beaufort, I now have Chromium installed and working on my Android phone. What is Chromium? Chromium is the open-source web browser project from which Google Chrome draws its source code.[3] The browsers share the majority of code and features, though there are [...]

Google Wants Web Apps to Be As Powerful as Mobile Apps, With More APIs

It's a shame that I haven't collected many of the Chromium code commits that I could have listed here to explain why I am saying this. Lately, I keep seeing more features showing up on Chrome and Chrome OS from the Android land. Anyways, I decided to write this one up mainly because of this [...]

Senkatel C1101 Chromebook is Now Available on Amazon for Pre-Order

Senkatel recently announced a school friendly Chromebook based on the Intel reference design. The $314 C1101 Chromebook is now available on Amazon for pre-order, but for a slightly higher price, $340.00 + $11.38 shipping. Senkatel C1101 1 Chromebook is available for pre-order here. Now, specs re-cap: Display 11.6″ 1366 x 768 IPS, TFT-LCD; Anti-Glare for bright classrooms CPU Intel ®Celeron™ [...]

Safer Downloads, Better Looking Hosted Apps and More #chromeweekender

Good, I am still writing these weekender posts. It feels good to know that I am doing a better job of bringing you Chrome news these days. Another slice of Chromebook news that I want to add here is the items shared by Chris Robato on Google Plus. He shares news about new schools adopting Chromebooks. [...]

Chrome Profile Management System Gets an Update, Looks A Lot Like Chrome OS Now

Google has updated the Chrome User Management making it look and work almost like Chrome OS. This is currently available only on developer channel and the Canary build, but do not worry, you all are going to get this update in coming weeks! Update: You do not need Canary build to test this. Open chrome://flags [...]

Buy 2 Chromecast from Best Buy, Save $15 and Get Free Shipping Too! #deal

Here is a hot Chromecast deal from Best Buy. You can get a $15 dicount if you buy 2 Chromecasts, and also get free shipping with it. So, that is $55 for 2 Chromecast dongles instead of $70, the regular price. Here is the offer text from Best Buy: Buy 2 Chromecast, Save $15 Enjoy [...]

Google Might Add Live Chat Support for Chromebooks Users

Charlton Trezevant, a Chromebook user, noted something intereting on the pre-installed "Get Help" app on his Chromebook. On the bottom left corner it said "Questions? Contact Us Beta". When clicked, the link opened a hangouts chat session with a Chromebook support agent. From an email that he sent to OMG Chrome: The button does work, and there [...]