Google will start adding badges to websites that load slowly on Chrome so that users are aware which sites are capable of loading slower or faster. The company will consider many aspects while badging a site such as the historical load latencies, the device hardware and also network connectivity. Read More
In 2016, Google displayed its vision for a more pervasive and conventional way of interacting with technology. This year, we experienced the company’s focus on more of hardware offerings and launch of top notch devices such as The Android Wear 2.0, Daydream View VR headset, Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, Google Home Speaker, Chromecast Ultra and Google Wi-Fi router, were met with a good market response.
Google also announced improvements to Android by launching a new major update to the software, Android Nougat 7.1.1, which will be available for most of the android devices by early 2017. There was Google Duo as well, the FaceTime competitor, dedicated to a video-only experience, and not to forget Google Allo, the messaging app with a resident chatbot, the Google Assistant.
Don’t want to miss out on those important notifications about your next meeting date, time at the movies, or your anniversary but don’t want to leave whatever you’re browsing? Desktop notifications combines these two tasks, making your browser act as a hub for notifications so that you don’t miss out on those while surfing the web. Read More
People who remember the stock browser that came with all Android phones would know how torturous it was to surf the internet on it. It was slow and temperamental. But after Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it was replaced with Chrome for Android. And it was an improvement by miles! But Chrome for Android looks good only when compared with its predecessor. Judged on its own, the browser is still lacking in performance. Read More
Google Chrome on iOS devices has just been updated, bringing a new and interesting feature: support for Google Cast. As of now, developers will need to add Cast support to their Web pages, and then Chrome users will be able to ‘Cast’ them on to their supported devices. Read More
Google has just announced that Google Now notifications will be available on your desktop, Mac, or Chromebook, with the new Google Chrome beta. The Google Now cards will be displayed in the notification center of Chrome, and will include ‘weather, sports scores, commute traffic, and event reminders cards.’ Read More
Google today pushed out an update for Google Chrome for iOS that takes the App to version 27.0.1453.10. The new version comes with improved voice search functionality, faster page reloading and other security updates and bug fixes. Instead of having to type to search, users can simply do a voice search with their voice. Read More
At Google I/O today, Google launched a new unified messaging App for iOS, Android and Chrome dubbed “Hangouts”. Hangouts is now a standalone application instead of simply being a feature of Google+ and as Google describes it – “conversations which last” and “with people that you love.” Just like any other messaging App, you will find all your friends with whom you can chat, share photos, emoji and voice calls for free. Read More
Google officially released Google Chrome yesterday on the App Store and in many ways, the new browser is better than all third party browsers and even Apple’s very own Safari. Here is how you can make Google Chrome the default browser on your jailbroken iOS device. To do so, you will have to install BrowserChooser from Cydia. Read More