Tag Archives: Browser

Chrome For Android Updated, Adds Full Screen Mode

Chrome for Android started pretty poorly, with lag issues and lack of features. For a long time, I simply did not want to use it. But Chrome quickly grew, with big speed improvements and the addition of many useful features. Today, Chrome for Android was updated to version 27 (to match the desktop version), and with it came a few new features. The… Read more

Google Now May Be Coming To The Web

Google Now for Android (well, Jelly Bean anyway) has been an absolutely fantastic product. Not only is it useful, it’s also smart. But being limited to one platform can’t be good for Google Now, as Google relies on their services to earn them money. Android isn’t their primary focus. And we’ve seen some people that suggest it’ll come to iOS, and even to… Read more

Update: Google Creates Its Own Rendering Engine For Chromium

Chromium (and the Chrome browser that is built from it) is a complex web browser. Though it’s built on the standard WebKit rendering engine, it uses multi-process architecture. This is what allows one tab to crash horribly and the rest of the browser to keep working. However, integrating this and many other things into WebKit became complex and slowed… Read more

Samsung Teams Up With Mozilla To Create New Browser Engine

We may soon see a new browser from Samsung. As you know, Google discontinued the stock Android browser in favor of a more closed browser, Chrome for Android. Samsung, who builds their own browser off the stock Android browser, could be a little stuck. So of course, they go and work with Mozilla to create not just a new browser, but an entirely new… Read more

Users Spend The Most Time Of Their Smartphone Usage On Games

Flurry, an analytics company, has released a ton of information recently collected from smartphones of both the Android and iOS persuasion. This data revealed how people were spending their time using their smartphones, and for how long. And shockingly, people used their phones 2 hours and 38 minutes a day on average. The biggest use of time has been… Read more

Chrome For Android Beta Now Available On The Play Store

Chrome Beta is available on desktops for those daring enough to try it, so why not Android? Today you can finally get your fix, as the beta version of Chrome is now available to download straight from the Play Store. These builds will be updated often with new features, new fixes, and lots of bugs. That’s right, there will be bugs, and they may be… Read more

Rumor: Samsung Developing Their Own Android Web Browser

Samsung has always modified the stock Android browser to its liking. On the Galaxy S II, the browser was very heavily modified, being faster and smoother than the AOSP version. It had tiled rendering, independent brightness settings, and a lot of other great features. Samsung’s browser has, in my opinion, been the best Android browser out there…. Read more

Firefox For Android Updated With Tablet Improvements

The new update for Firefox For Android mostly focuses on tablets, which is great. It comes with a new UI, which is absolutely gorgeous. Very well thought out. Here is a full changelog: Native UI for tablets, including faster startup and a beautiful new Awesome Bar! Desktop sites can now be requested from the menu Even better tabs experience -… Read more