Tag Archive: Canary

The latest Chrome Canary beta finally brings Live Caption to the desktop

The company is also working on enabling Live Caption for phone calls.

What you need to know Alongside expanding support for more Android devices, Google is also working to bring Live Caption to the desktop. The latest Chrome Canary release includes an experimental flag to turn the feature on. Live Caption automatically generates captions for any audio or video playing in the browser, even if subtitles aren’t explicitly provided with the source file.

One of the most  [Read More…]

Google tests macOS-like ‘Quick Answers’ in Chrome OS Canary builds

Google Assistant is geting more to do on the desktop platform.

What you need to know Google is testing Quick Answers, a Chrome OS feature that uses the Google Assistant to provide resources based on highlighted text. Quick Answers works a lot like macOS’ ‘Look Up’ feature. Google is currently testing it out on Chrome OS 81.

Google is working on a new feature for Chrome OS — Quick Answers. Doing exactly what the name implies, Quick  [Read More…]

Chrome Canary will soon let you send webpages to your phone via QR code

The experimental feature is not up and running yet.

What you need to know Chrome Canary just received a new way of sharing webpages with your phone. The experimental new flag generates a QR code for the URL of any page you are visiting. You can scan the code using your smartphone to access the page.

While you can already send webpages from your PC to your phone — and vice versa — on Chrome, that currently  [Read More…]

Chrome’s bleeding edge Canary channel makes its way to Android

Chrome is available in four builds: the Stable channel is the main public client, the Beta channel has a few bugs but gets new features roughly a month before the Stable build, and the Dev channel is for developers looking to test out the latest features. Then there’s the Canary channel, an untested build that gets updated every weekday with the latest codebase as soon as it’s built.

The Canary channel was limited to desktop versions of  [Read More…]

Canary channel for Chrome is now Available on Android

Google has made it possible for developers and those who like to live on the edge to try out pre-release versions of Chrome for quite some time, even on Android. But for the folks who want the absolute freshest version of Chrome, known as Canary, that was only possible on Mac and Windows. Until now.

The Canary channel for Chrome is now available on Android. The Canary channel has always released the most “bleeding-edge” version of Chrome possible. But of course it’s pre-release  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Canary, an all-in-one indoor security system

Cameras aren’t so much getting smarter as they are getting easier to use and nicer to look at.

There’s a lot of connected cameras out there, for users who want to keep an eye on their home or office from their phone. The key to a lot of these experiences is a quick and painless setup with a convenient app that will keep an eye on things for you. A quick notification lets you know when  [Read More…]

Latest Chrome Canary release utilizes next-gen HTTP/2 web standard

The latest build of the experimental Chrome Canary web browser, which early testers can download to see what’s coming to Google’s web browser, now supports the HTTP/2 web standard. This next-gen standard requires websites to be configured to use the improved tech (so you’ll likely fail to notice any improvements for the time being), but it’s a solid step towards a speedier web experience.

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