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Microsoft expands Skype for Web beta worldwide with 30 languages supported

Microsoft expands access to its Skype for Web beta to everyone in the world, not just the US and UK. Anyone in the world can now access Microsoft's Skype for Web beta test. The company has revealed it has expanded the reach of the beta worldwide after previously limiting the web client to just...
Google brings automatic pausing for Flash content to Chrome desktop beta

Google brings automatic pausing for Flash content to Chrome desktop beta

Google is looking to better your laptop's battery life by automatically pausing any unnecessary Flash content in Chrome. Google announced that it has worked with Adobe to bring a new feature to its Chrome desktop browser that automatically pauses Flash content that isn't essential to a website...
New Touch to Search feature to be rolling out in Chrome

New Touch to Search feature appears to be rolling out in Chrome for Android

Chrome for Android appears to be gaining some new functionality, Touch to Search, in a server-side update. Some users are noticing the ability to highlight text in Chrome on their Android devices and get access to other search results without leaving the page they are on. The new feature, Touch...
Chrome OS stable channel update brings physical keyboard autocorrection and more

Chrome OS stable channel update brings physical keyboard autocorrection and more

Google has started rolling out an update to the stable channel for Chrome OS that brings a bug fixes, security updates, and a few notable features. The update brings Chrome OS up to version 43.0.2357.81 and adds a few new features such as autofill for credit card info stored in Google Wallet,...
Latest Chrome for Android update brings faster online checkouts, touch to search

Latest Chrome for Android update brings faster online checkouts, touch to search

Google announced the rollout of Chrome 43 for Android today, which brings faster online checkouts and more. Google says that Chrome 43 will begin rolling out on Google Play over the next few days, bringing with it a faster checkout process when shopping online, along with a new touch to search...
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Over 5.7 million Chromebooks shipped worldwide in 2014, according to Gartner

The number of Chromebooks that shipped worldwide in 2014 totaled 5.728 million units, according to the research firm Gartner. Shipments of Chromebooks worldwide reached 5.728 million units in 2014, according to a new report from the research firm Gartner. 72 percent of those Chrome OS notebooks...
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The Chrome Android development team is holding a Reddit AMA at 6 p.m. EDT

Google's Chrome development team for Android will be ready to answer some questions later today during a AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit. If you have any burning questions about the current and future state of the Chrome web browser for Android, they might just be answered by members of...
Chrome Web Store to be only place to get extensions

Chrome extensions will soon only be available through the Chrome Web Store

Starting in July, the only place Chrome Windows and Mac users will be able to get extensions for the web browser will be from Google's official Chrome Web Store. Google stopped the sideloading of Chrome extensions for Windows users back in May 2014, and only allowed them to be offered via the...
Submit feedback on your browsing experience with Google's latest Chrome extension

Submit feedback on your browsing experience with Google's latest Chrome extension

Google has released a new Chrome extension today that allows you to easily submit feedback about the popular browser. Eager to give some feedback on Chrome for desktop while you're browsing away? Google has released a new extension for just that purpose called "Chrome User Experience Surveys...
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Inside Google Chrome for Android

It comes pre-loaded with just about everything Android nowadays, and with good reason. Google has been changing the very nature of the web browser for a long time now. There are a lot of features we take for granted, both on mobile and desktop browsers, that exist because of Google Chrome....
Google's 'Password Alert' Chrome extension helps protect your Google account from phishing attacks

Google's 'Password Alert' Chrome extension helps protect your Google account from phishing attacks

Google has released a Chrome extension called "Password Alert" that notifies you when a website is phishing for your Google account password. With the Password Alert Chrome extension installed, users entering their Google account password anywhere other than accounts.google.com will receive a...
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Chrome browser developer channel now available for Android

For those who like to live on the bleeding edge when it comes to software, Google has announced the Chrome developer channel for Android. It's a seperate install from Chrome (stable) or the Chrome beta channel, and can run along side both or either. Pretty much like the desktop version(s) of...
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The best Chromebooks, as of April 2015

They all run the same software, but there are big differences between these Chromebook models We've done our best to keep up with Chromebook coverage here at Android Central for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being that we use these machines every single day. We spend time with...
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Box cloud storage integration is coming to Chrome OS soon

Soon Google Drive won't be the only option for cloud storage on your Chromebook. Speaking at an enterprise-focused Chrome Live online event, Google announced that Box integration will soon be coming to Chrome OS. In a forthcoming release of Chrome OS users will be able to sign in and have access...
Chrome OS stable channel update brings Material Design touches, updated calculator app, more

Chrome OS stable channel update brings Material Design touches, updated calculator app, more

Google has announced an update to the stable channel for Chrome OS today that brings a number of notable changes, including a refreshed Files app. The update bumps Chrome OS up to version 42.0.2311.87, and in addition to bringing the Files app up-to-date with Material Design guidelines, the...
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Latest Chrome update for Android adds website update notifications and more

Google is now rolling out the latest version of its Chrome web browser for Android. It brings the version number to 42 and adds a way to be notified when websites are updated. The feature was first revealed by Google in March as part of the beta for Chrome 42. Website developers can use the new...
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Chrome 42 pushed to stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux

Chrome 42 brings a new push API, fixes and enhancements, and the answer to life, the universe and everything. Google has pushed the latest version of Chrome — version 42 — to the stable channel for users on Windows, OS X and Linux. Your browser should automatically pull the new version through...
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Why your next Chromebook should have a touch screen

A slew of Android apps are coming to Chrome, and they are all designed to be touched. The web isn't very touch-friendly. I've used a Chromebook Pixel as my primary laptop for years, and I can say with authority that websites and web apps are designed for a mouse and keyboard. That makes...
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Weekly poll results: The Chrome browser is king of the hill

Other great web browsers for Android exist, but most people seem to love Chrome. Last week we asked about web browsers. Specifically, which browser everyone was currently using. We were pretty sure the numbers would show that Google Chrome for Android has a pretty high following, but we didn't...
Google's ARC Welder helps Android developers bring their apps to Chrome

Google's ARC Welder app helps Android developers bring their apps to Chrome

Google released a new tool called ARC Welder today to help developers bring their Android apps over to Chrome OS and the Chrome browser. With the ARC Welder Chrome App, developers can easily run their app's APK file in Chrome OS and the Chrome browser to test compatibility and make tweaks before...

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