chrome

Mon
08
Apr
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Already Fast Chrome Browser Getting Faster: Google

A few weeks back I reported on the addition of spelling and grammar checking to Google's 26th version of Chrome, the search company's low-frills web browser. Now, it appears that Google is promising a serious speed boost with Chrome version 27. ... Specifically, Google says that Google Chrome 27 -- which is currently available in beta form for PCs and Android mobile devices -- will offer a five per cent speed boost over previous versions of the browser. Tests Show Chrome the Speed Leader Given that Chrome is already a blazing-fast browser, that's a substantial improvement in overall performance. ... (view more)

Wed
27
Mar
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Google Chrome Browser Checks Spelling, Grammar

Are you a bad speller? Could your grammar skills use some work? Then you might want to download the latest version of Google's popular Chrome Internet browser. Google's latest version of Chrome includes an in-browser spell-checker that can recognize ... many different types of spelling and grammatical errors. According to reports, it can recognize grammar mistakes, distinguish between homonyms, and even make context-sensitive corrections. Enable "Ask Google for Suggestions" It's important to note that, in order for the spell checker to function, users of Chrome must enable the "ask ... (view more)

Mon
11
Feb
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'Microsoft Process Explorer 15.3', and 'Google Chrome 25.0.1364.68 Beta'

Microsoft Process Explorer 15.3 Microsoft's very own Process Explorer is designed to help you figure out exactly what's running on your system. It displays information in two sub-windows -- one shows active processes, while the other is highly ... customizable. Use this application to keep tabs on your PC! http://technet.microsoft.com Google Chrome 25.0.1364.68 Beta Google Chrome is a fast, safe, and absolutely free web browser. It's available for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and even Windows XP. Click below to try out the brand new beta version of edition 25. http://www.google.com This ... (view more)

Mon
12
Nov
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Google Chrome Browser Update Saves Battery Life

A new version of Google's popular Chrome Internet browser reportedly reduces power consumption and extends the life of a portable device's battery. According to Google, the updated browser now uses a new video decoding technique that puts a device's ... dedicated graphics processing unit (GPU) to work instead of its central processing unit (CPU). The firm says that because graphics chips require less power than CPUs, this approach significantly reduces power consumption and extends battery life by as much as 25 per cent. (Source: computerworld.com ) Google says it has tested the system ... (view more)

Fri
25
May
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Google's Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer, Briefly

Google's Chrome has become the most widely used web browser in the world. Although its lead is probably temporary, the surge in popularity ends a 14-year-reign by Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The figures come from StatCounter's weekly usage ... charts. For the week ending May 20, the company estimates that 32.76 per cent of people across the world were using some version of Chrome, compared with only 31.94 per cent using Internet Explorer. Mozilla'a Firefox took third place with 25.47 per cent of all usage, while Apple's Safari lagged behind the other three browsers at just 7.08 per cent. ( ... (view more)

Tue
20
Mar
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'MiniBin 3.8.3', and 'Google Chrome 18.0.1025.113 Beta'

MiniBin 3.8.3 MiniBin is a free recycle bin for your Microsoft Windows system tray area: the area next to the clock, in the lower right corner of your screen, in your taskbar. Besides saving you some clicks, Minibin also comes in handy when you are ... hiding the recycle bin on your desktop, or if you are using a replacement shell that contains a system tray but does not provide a usable or customizable recycle bin. In addition to providing some extra functionality, Minibin is more convenient, and allows you to empty your recycle bin without minimizing your open windows. http://www.e-sushi.net ... (view more)

Thu
09
Feb
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'Hexonic PDF Split and Merge 1.0.2', and 'Google Chrome for Android 0.16.4130.199'

Hexonic PDF Split and Merge 1.0.2 Hexonic PDF Split and Merge allows you to easily merge an unlimited number of PDF documents into a single one. Using the splitting feature, you can create a new document for each page of the source documents. ... Hexonic PDF Split and Merge is free for private, non-commercial use. http://www.hexonic-software.com Google Chrome for Android 0.16.4130.199 Presenting your favorite Chrome features, now on your Android phone and tablet. Pages load in a snap and hardware-accelerated page rendering lets you fly through long pages. Experience the mobile web, Chrome fast. ... (view more)

Tue
02
Aug
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Report: WinXP Loses Majority Share; IE User IQs Lower

For the first time in years, Microsoft's Windows XP operating system has sunk below a majority share of the operating system market. The report comes just as a new study finds that Microsoft Internet Explorer users are slightly less savvy than users ... of other web browsers. According to Microsoft, Windows XP is now used by 49.84 per cent of all Internet users world-wide. Although the operating system (OS) is still the most widely-used system in the world, that percentage of the total market represents its lowest point in several years. Luckily for Microsoft, the damage hasn't been done by ... (view more)

Tue
17
May
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New Google Netbooks Won't Need Antivirus: Report

The man who co-founded Google believes that just one in five of the company's employees still use Windows. Sergey Brin also described Windows as a fundamentally flawed operating system. Brin was promoting Chromebooks, the first range of machines ... that will ship with Google's Chrome operating system built-in. The system works on the basis that the user is always online, and is effectively a glorified version of the Chrome web browser with built-in links to online applications such as Google Docs. The theory is that the majority of computer users spend most of their computing time using their ... (view more)

Tue
10
May
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Security Experts Stunned as Google Chrome Hacked

A French security firm says it now knows how to hack its way into Google's Chrome browser. If the claim turns out to be true, it would represent a surprising weakness for a web browser considered by some to be the safest available. The hack report ... comes from France's Vupen, which says it was able to sidestep Chrome's defenses -- including the highly reputable sandbox design -- as well as Windows 7's built-in anti-exploit infrastructure. Report Stuns Security Experts The exploit is "one of the most sophisticated codes we have seen and created so far, as it bypasses all security features ... (view more)

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