Chrome

Google rolls out improved Chrome app for Android, iOS

Now available as an update for Android and Apple smartphones, the new versions of Google Chrome for mobile devices offer a variety of useful improvements that go beyond traditional bug fixes.

Android Army

Chrome Super Sync Sports lets you simultaneously kick your friend’s ass on smartphones and computer

Google's latest Chrome experiment comes in the form of a desktop game that allows players to sync their mobile devices and use them as the controller. The game will also join up to four friends per session.

Computing

Next version of Chrome browser to feature Chromebook app launcher

The latest developer version of the Chrome browser for Windows includes an app launcher. Google confirmed that this functionality will be included in future versions of the browser for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

Computing

WSJ: Google developing touchscreen Chromebooks

Google is rumored to be making what could be a competitor to its own Android devices – touchscreen Chromebooks that could very well end up being very similar to the new Windows 8 touchscreen laptops available today.

Computing

Acer president says Windows 8 was a sales flop, but is that Microsoft’s fault?

Acer President Jim Wong said that fourth-quarter shipments of Windows 8 computers paled in comparison to Chrome-based ones. But the numbers may not tell the whole story.

Computing

Happy birthday Safari! Thanks for changing everything

There was once a time when the "mobile" web was significantly different from the "real" one, but that bridge has been gapped over the past 10 years thanks – primarily – to Apple's browser.

Android Army

The state of the browser war as we enter 2013

The face of Internet browsing continues to shift, ever-so-slowly, with Internet Explorer's market share dropping as more people take up Google's Chrome alternative.

Web

This browser is not a browser: Re-imagining our window to the Web

Forget everything you thought you knew about browsers. Technical innovation and creativity are pushing these simple tools to new frontiers of interactivity.

Computing

Can Google rescue the Chromebook by making it more like Surface?

Google's cloud-dependent Chromebooks haven't taken off yet. Is a touchscreen and a more Surface-like experience in order?

Computing

Best Chrome extensions for writers

Even the greatest writers of our time need a little help with their writing. Whether you're looking for help with procrastination or you just need a more comprehensive editor than Word's spell check, we've chosen a handful of Chrome extensions to ease your…

Buying Guides

Can Chrome 23 really improve laptop battery life by 25 percent?

Google believes its updated version of Chrome is so good it can increase battery life by 25 percent. We were a bit skeptical, so we put it to the test ourselves.

Computing

Google Chrome Remote Desktop and 3 other ways to offer tech support from afar

If one of your loved ones struggles with computers, we've got the skinny on Chrome Remote Desktop and four other ways to make technology less intimidating for them.

Computing

Tired of politics on Facebook? Replace it with cat pictures

Ideal for everyone tired of listening to campaign rhetoric being spouted by Facebook friends, there's a Chrome extension that can help silence the noise.

Social Media

Lock down your email with SafeGmail’s military-grade encryption

Sending sensitive personal information over email is a dangerous security misstep that could make you increasingly vulnerable to hackers. But SafeGmail plugin for Chrome takes the risk out of the whole process by encrypting your messages with military-grade…

Web

Google adds support for ‘Do Not Track’ within Chrome

Potentially useful for anyone protective of their privacy while online, Google started testing the 'Do Not Track' feature in Chrome.

Web