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Enable Native Notifications in Chrome for MacOS


Google Chrome now can show notifications from websites on your Mac's native notification center. Here is how to enable it. This feature is currently being tested behind a flag. Flags are experimental swtiches that you can use enable or disable certain features. These are temporary while Google works on features and perfect them. In our […] Read More

Chromecast 2 and Chromecast Audio Launched In India


It took a while, but the second generation Chromecast and Chromecast Audio for speakers have been launched in India. The new Chromecast will be available on several marketplaces including Flipkart, Snapdeal, Paytm and retailers like Reliance and Croma for 3,399 INR. Chromecast Audio, the dongle that you connect to your speakers to make them cloud-connected, […] Read More

Discover Beautiful Instagram Photos on Your Chrome New Tab Page With This Extension


Looks like New Tab Page is one of the most happening places on Chrome. We have seen many Chrome extensions that make the New Tab Page more beautiful and useful. Here is one more such extension. "Take Four" is a Chrome extension that will place beautiful Instagram photos and photographers on your new tab page. […] Read More

[Leak] Meet The HP Chromebook 13 G1 – 16GB RAM, USB C and QHD Display


What appears to be the complete spec sheet for the new HP Chromebook 13 G1, the Chromebook that we have been speculating about for a while now, has appeared online. This was initially leaked yesterday as a screenshot. And today, we have obtained link to a PDF hosted on HP's website which reveals the Chromebook in […] Read More

This Extension Puts a Simple Digital Clock on Your Chrome Toolbar


Windows, MacOS or Chrome OS, you always have a clock visible on your desktop. There are only very rare situations where you do not see one. However, if you are in need of a clock on your Chrome toolbar, there is an extension for that. Just a Clock - the Minutes is a Chrome extension that […] Read More

“SoniCast” Wants To Be Your “Chromecast Away From Home”, In Hotel Rooms


Google's Chromecast is one of the most useful pieces of technology that you have at home. For many, this is a blessing, especially if you have kids who demand random stuff to watch. If you are someone who adores Chromecast, you will definitely miss this little guy while you are in a hotel room, travelling. Sonicast […] Read More

Google Chrome’s Support for Windows XP and Vista Officially Over


Google launched Chrome on September 2, 2008 as a beta product, on Windows XP. With version 50, Google is officially stopping support for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac OSX versions older than 10.8. Google announced their plans to drop support for Chrome on XP back in 2015. Also, Chrome will continue to work on XP, […] Read More

Google Updates Chrome Web Store Policy, Wants More Safe and Transparent Use Of User Data


Google has updated the User Data Policy for the Chrome Web Store asking developers to be more transparent with the use of user data and also follow some guidelines for security. According to the official blog post announcing these changes, the major changes are: Be transparent about the handling of user data and disclose privacy […] Read More

HP is Testing a Chromebook With USB C and 16GB RAM


Remember this news about HP planning to bring VR to Chromebooks? Okay, and what about the recent rumors of a possible Pixel candidate named Chell? We have some new piece of code reviews that confirms that this is an HP made Chromebook. Update: The VR mentioned in Chromium code is more likely to be Voltage Regulator than […] Read More

Haier Is Back With a Convertible Touchscreen Chromebook


Is it a coincidence that two Chromebook makers who focus on the education market this touchscreen convertible Chromebooks coming out this year? Haier's first Chromebook was an 11.6 inch Rockchip device with a $149 price tag. There was nothing special about the looks or the build. They did a follow up for this device upgrading the processor. This time, […] Read More

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