ChromeSync is the feature that lets you sign into Chrome and let it store your bookmarks, passwords, extensions and more. ChromeSync has an API that Chromium based third party browsers were using on Android. Google is dropping support for Chrome Sync API for third party browsers. Google Chrome’s opensource cousin, Chromium, is used by many […]
Google Chrome for Android Phones and Tablets
Google Chrome for Android News and Tips. This category serves up news and tips about Google Chrome on Android. If you have an Android phone or a tablet, this is a category to watch out for!
With all the features that my favorite read it later app Pocket gives, I am not sure if I am going to use this Chrome feature, but here goes. Google Chrome for Android is currently testing a native read it later service. Google Chrome for Android Beta version 53.0.2785.97 or later has this feature hidden behind a flag, […]
The latest update to Google Chrome for Android Beta comes with support for a new API: Page Visibility 2. This allows apps like YouTube to continue playing even when you switch tabs or apps. You can even turn the screen off and continue to listen to the audio. The Page Visibility 2 API This is not a […]
Tap. Pay. Done. That’s what Android Pay is all about. With Android Pay you can simply unlock your phone, place it near a contact-less terminal, and you are good to go without the need to open an app. Android Pay is accepted at millions of stores across the US, and is now available in your Android apps. Google has expanded its […]
Beyond building a popular browser, Google’s intention with Chrome is to make a better web, which will be good for both users and Google’s business. Here is an example, PaymentRequest API PaymentRequest API PaymentRequest is a new API that Google has added to Chrome for Android, currently available in version 53 Beta. This is intended to […]