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I Want To Be In Your Circle (on Google Plus!)

Going a little off-topic today. Can we meet, greet and talk a little more? My social network of choice? Google Plus! I spend a lot of time on Google Plus every day. I share/discuss mostly Chrome and other Google products, but occasionally, I share some random funny stuff. Here is my profile, you can follow from […] Read More

Speed Up Google Plus By Loading WebP Images on Chrome

This post is about speeding up Google Plus on Chrome. This post is also about a new Chrome API, and also about an extension that uses this API. Let us get started. Use the chrome.declarativeWebRequest API to intercept, block, or modify requests in-flight. It is significantly faster than thechrome.webRequest API because you can register rules that are evaluated in […] Read More

Chrome Celebrates 5th Birthday with Chrome Apps (Native Apps)

Google Chrome is celebrating its 5th birthday today. To celebrate, Google is launching Chrome Apps, or native apps for Chrome and Chromebooks, officially to the general public. There are only a small number of native apps available at the moment, but Google is pushing the platform to get more developers on board with better apps. […] Read More

Chrome App Launcher for Mac OS X Gets Ready

We already know what the Chrome App launcher is, and h0w it works. Chromebook users use them the most, and Chrome users on Windows got this very recently. And today, Google is launching the Chrome App Launcher for Mac OS X  on the developer channel. Excerpts from the Chromium Blog: The launcher provides an easy way […] Read More

Use Chrome’s Kiosk Mode for Guest Browsing

Remember Kiosk mode of Google Chrome and Chrome OS? It is a feature supposedly for enterprises, but you can put this to another use on your computer. By enabling kiosk mode and creating a secondary user profile, you can provide a guest with a full-screen browser devoid of any of your personal data. I am not […] Read More

Default Port Forwarding and Git Integration for Your Chromebook

If you are a developer and a Chromebooks fan, I have news about two new features coming to Chrome and Chrome OS. Default Port Forwarding and Git Integration. Default Port Forwarding configuration have been added to the latest Chromium build. It might take a few weeks for it to land on developer builds and up. When […] Read More

Chromoting to Support Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions

Chromoting the remote desktop app for Chrome, Chrome OS and Android is getting support for simultaneous sessions. Here is the report from the François Beaufort daily: The Chromoting Packaged App has now a "New connection" option to allow multiple sessions to run at the same time. For information, Chromoting Packaged App builds are freely available at<Revision>/ where <Revision> is the […] Read More

My Story Editor is a Beautiful Chrome App That You Must Try!

Here is a beautiful Chrome app from François Beaufort that you must try. My Story Editor is a simple Chrome Packaged App that lets you create a story within seconds. It can be anything: a "Choose Your Own Adventure Book", a modern Photobook, or even a simple message to deliver. "Cool thing is that your creation can be exported […] Read More

New Tab Page on Chrome for Android Gets A New Design, Complete with Google Search

Google is testing a new design for Chrome for Android's new tab page, behind a flag. If you open up chrome://flags and enable the flag Enable the new NTP and restart Chrome, here is what you will see. The first thing up there is the Google logo. I am not 100% sure but I think Google […] Read More

Chrome for Android Gets New Gestures and Search By Image

I ignored Chrome for Android for a while, didn't I? I use Chrome for Android Beta on my Android phone, but I am not impressed by the start up speed of it. There is a lot to be done to get the mobile experience on par with the desktop experience of Chrome. Meanwhile, Google is […] Read More

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