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Google is working to provide virtual reality content on any device via Chrome

The latest blog from Google talks about viewing virtual reality content based on WebVR through Chrome for Android and Daydream View headsets. Google's Chrome browser will support more VR headsets in the coming months.
Computing

Upgrade to Windows 10 to hang on to the latest and greatest version of Gmail

Many reasons exist for Windows XP and Vista users to update to Windows 10, including better security and ongoing support. Now, Google added another reason: Gmail will revert to the HTML version for XP and Vista users as early as December.
Mobile

Web apps are about to integrate a whole lot more deeply in Android

Google announced it is taking steps to integrate web apps much more deeply into Android. In fact, you may soon not be able to tell the difference. The update is rolling out and will include the ability to add web apps to the app drawer.
Web

Adobe Flash blocked by default for all users in the latest version of Chrome

Google released the latest version of its Chrome browser this week, bringing its new Flash-blocking HTML5 by default feature to the masses. The updated browser also now supports WebGL 2.0 for richer web-based 3D experiences and…
Mobile

Google’s Progressive Web Apps turn mobile sites into Android apps

At Google's Chrome Dev Summit, the company introduced a new initiative that bridges the gap between a typical mobile web experience and an app. As of this week, Progressive Web Apps are live for users of the Chrome Dev and Canary…
Computing

Chrome browser will be able to handle FLAC lossless audio in next release

Google is preparing to add FLAC audio playback support to its Chrome browser, and will introduce the functionality in version 56, which is scheduled to launch before the end of January.
Virtual Reality

Ready to browse the web in VR? Google Chrome for Android gets WebVR API

Google updated the beta version of Chrome with the WebVR API, meaning developers have access to the information they need to build VR features into their websites. So be prepared to browse websites in VR soon.
Computing

If a site is not HTTPS, Google Chrome will tell users it's not secure

The tech giants of the world are continuing in their efforts to make the web a safer place. On Thursday, Google announced that Chrome will begin marking HTTP pages as nonsecure if they collect passwords or credit card information.
Mobile

Download before reading: Chrome on Android now supports offline page viewing

Included in the latest update for Chrome for Android, along with the bug fixes and performance improvements, is the ability to download videos and web pages for later viewing -- perfect for the train.
Computing

Pop-ups in Chrome driving you mad? Here’s how to block them

Pop up ads and other forms of advertisements can be annoying. No one would disagree. Well, if you use Google Chrome, here's how to put the clamps on the amount of ads you have to deal with.
Computing

Here’s how all the major web browsers are tightening up web security

Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla have all laid out their timelines for ending support for the SHA-1 hashing algorithm because its security is now fundamentally broken. Websites have until around February to get updated.
Computing

Microsoft says Edge is safer than Chrome or Firefox 2:19

Those helpful little Windows 10 notifications are back. Where they once told you how Chrome killed your battery life, now they say Edge is a "safer" browser than Chrome or Firefox.