Tag Archives: Chrome Browser

Google+ Ultimate Chrome extension

Google+ Ultimate + Stylish + dark user style One of the cool things about joining a social network run by the creative force behind a bunch of other products you already use is integration. And having a Google+ notification panel visible whenever a Google web app is loaded is one of the key design elements that keep people returning to the Google+ Stream… Read more

Google Chrome 12 stable released

Chrome users will be happy to know that there’s a good chance their browser has already been automatically updated to the newest stable version of the Google Chrome web-browser, Chrome 12, bringing with it a lump of new features to keep you more secure, and enhance your browsing experience. On the security front, Chrome will now scan any downloaded… Read more

Google drops H.264 video support in Chrome, goes open

Google announced via their Chromium Blog today that the Chrome browser will soon stop supporting the H.264 video codec in favor of open solutions. As a result, some websites will need to be updated for Chrome compatibility. Specifically, the < video > tag support in Chrome for HTML5 will work with the video codecs WebM (VP8) and Theora. Google also said… Read more

John’s top 5 Chrome Web Store entries for music and video

Since receiving Google’s Cr-48 Chrome OS netbook two weeks ago (unboxing, impressions), I’ve spent a fair amount of my time with the device looking for the coolest extensions and web apps. Those you’ll find in the Chrome Web Store range from highly specific apps that are tailored for the Chrome browser on the Chrome OS to icons that are nothing but… Read more

Learn a language with this Chrome extension: Polyglot

If you’ve been working seriously on learning a new language for more than a few months, you’ve likely found that a multi-pronged approach yields faster absorption and better retention than a closed approach. It also alleviates the monotony and boredom of hammering away at a single book/tape system. I like to toss as many media types and methods as… Read more

MKBHD’s ChromeDeck tips & tricks

Marques Brownlee, for the unfamiliar, provides a weekly post titled MKB Reviews. Usually they consist of a video or several screenshots and a look at the less-known features of a popular Android app or an overview of an app you may not have come across. But Marques covers a lot of non-Android tech over at his YouTube channel, and he recently put… Read more

ChromeDeck gets desktop notifications per column

The TweetDeck app made specifically for the Chrome Browser, commonly referred to as ChromeDeck, just got desktop notifications. TweetDeck founder and CEO Iain Dodsworth announced the new feature minutes ago via Twitter. Notification settings exist for each individual column and allow for handsome pop-up boxes and sounds. If you’re running 0.9.5.12 or up,… Read more

Google Chrome beta now features WebGL: 3D web!

You may not find many sites featuring fully three-dimensional content on the web today, but soon, you will. And it looks as though Google might be the first to bring access to such content to the masses. All of the big browser companies have been working to standardize and implement 3D technology into their software for the past year. The tech is called… Read more