Google introduces Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

Ever wanted to access your computer from your phone while out and about? There have been a wide range of RDP (Remote Desktop) applications available on the Play Store but Google just made things a bit more official. With the newly introduced Chrome Remote Desktop  app for Android, Google will let you access your Mac or PC no matter where you are. Continue reading “Google introduces Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android”

Google Voice Search Hotword “Ok Google” Chrome extension now available

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Missed the “Ok Google” hotword search on your PC? The wait is finally over as Google stared rolling out a chrome extension that does the job. Still in Beta, this chrome extension from Google brings all the functionality of the hot word to the chrome browser. Although the beta is only available at “google.com” and not elsewhere. Continue reading “Google Voice Search Hotword “Ok Google” Chrome extension now available”

Google launches Blink rendering engine based on Webkit

Google has announced today that it is forking Webkit to launch a brand new rendering engine called Blink. Blink will be focussed on speed and simplicity and will be a part of Chromium. The rendering engine will also power future versions of the Chrome app for phones and tablets.

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Google Chrome to bring server side compression for faster browsing?

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Opera Mini’s been doing it for a long time, with Amazon Silk and the Nokia S40 Xpress Browser chiming in with similar functionality over the past years, all aimed at reducing the amount of mobile data consumed while browsing on the go. It may seem like a not-so-great idea considering the ubiquity of mobile data today, but the problem is still real, with carriers getting choked on one end, and people unwillingly spending their valuable data on the other end. Like other, Google too is now looking at fixing this using server side optimization of websites using a proxy server. This was spotted by Google Plus user Francois.

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Set up user agent to desktop mode on Chrome for Android

Google Chrome is one of the best browsers for Android in the play store right now, its sleek, easy to use and integrates well with all our devices. The only problem in Chrome is that you can permanently set the user agent to desktop mode, instead there is an option to Request desktop site. For some people it is really irritating to open the options tab and select request desktop site all the time, so those people can follow this guide to open all the websites in desktop mode permanently.


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Google helping developers to bring native browser behavior to Chrome on iOS

Google’s Chrome browser on iOS has been getting rave reviews and currently ranks as one of the top free apps on Apple’s app store. With a 4.5 rating, a lot of users have been clamoring for a way to make it the default browser on their iOS device of choice.

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