Tag Archive: Chrome


With the Pixelbook on its way, is Chrome OS ready to be a tablet OS?

Building a good two-in-one laptop is hard; building software that works both ways is even harder.

When Google shows off its new products on October 4, one of them will be the Pixelbook, the latest in the Chromebook Pixel line.

The Pixelbook has a lot in common with the previous Chromebooks that came directly from Google, with a high price tag and a spec sheet to match, but the Pixelbook will showcase the two newest enhancements to  [Read More…]

Daydream View users can now browse the web in VR with Chrome

Google is looking to make VR more mainstream. To that end, Chrome’s “happiness evangelist” François Beaufort, recently announced on Google+ that VR web browsing capabilities are coming to Chrome in the near future. Actually, basic support is already available in the newest Chrome 61 stable build. What does this mean exactly? Well that Google Chrome […]

Enable Reader Mode in Chrome for Android [How-To]

As most of you probably know all too well, reading on a mobile device isn’t always a pleasurable experience. In cases where a web page is heavily loaded with ads, pop-ups and other additions trying to read text you came becomes quite inconvenient. The good news is that there are solutions to this problem. For […]

Fill out forms automatically with Chrome for Android [How-to]

Every time you purchase something online you will need to go through a standard set of steps: you’re required to fill in your personal info, address, as well as credit cards details. But this ritual can get annoying fast, especially if you shop online frequently. Fortunately, if you use Chrome as your mobile Android browser, […]

Change your Android phone’s default browser to Chrome [How-To]

Most Android manufacturers usually bundle their phone or tables with their own web browsers. My Xiaomi Mi 4i has one and it’s super slow and frustrating to use. If you too are sick and tired of your phone automatically opening links from third-party apps in the stock browser, you should know there’s a simple way […]

Chrome Buyer’s Guide

You’ve decided on Chrome computer. Now you just have to choose which one fits your needs best.

Plenty of people have started to consider Chrome computers — whether that’s for a primary, secondary or travel machine — for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being price and simplicity. Chrome enables you to have a simple yet powerful computer that can be handed to anyone and used right away, without all of the headaches of  [Read More…]

How to block or allow pop-ups in Chrome

Pop-ups are an annoying business, especially on mobile. But if you’re using Chrome on your Android, there’s an easy way to block them from view. Just follow these simple steps: Turn pop-ups off 1.    Take your Android phone out and find the Chrome app and tap on it. 2.    Tap More 3.    Go to Settings […]

Google testing a new touch-oriented design on Chrome OS

Chrome OS is getting closer to being tablet-friendly!

Once upon a time, Chrome OS wasn’t the most touch-friendly system. There weren’t many touchscreen models of Chromebooks, and there was no real rush to fix how a system designed for a mouse and keyboard wasn’t really designed for touchscreen input.

Well, Chrome OS has come a long way since then, and now that touchscreen Chromebooks are becoming more and more popular, thanks in no small part to Android  [Read More…]

Dreams do come true: Chrome OS will soon have a native night mode

Your circadian rhythm thanks you.

Night owls, I understand your perspective. Night time is the right time to hunker down, light a few candles, and get into the zone with your Chromebook. But all that blue light shining in our faces is detrimental to our sleep health, which is why Chrome OS will soon have a native night mode.

By way of Android Police, there’s a Night Light feature that’s just entered the Canary channel, where new features get  [Read More…]

Google needs to build a Chrome tablet

Developers needs the right tool to get their products ready for the future of computing, and Google is the company that needs to build it.

Many people reading this will have paid at least a passing interest to Apple’s WWDC 2017 announcements. Among all the hyperbole and salesmanship in the keynote address there was one thing that became clear: the iPad is closer than ever to the only “computer” most of us need. Apple is serious about  [Read More…]