Tag Archive: groups


Google begins rolling out tab groups in Chrome Beta

What you need to know Tab groups allow you to sort your tabs using custom names and color labels. Chrome Beta users can start using tab groups today. Google will include tab groups in the next stable build of Chrome, rolling out next week.

Google is making it easier to keep your Chrome tabs organized with its newly announced feature, tab groups. Available today in Chrome Beta, you can now categorize various tabs into separate tab groups, complete with custom  [Read More…]

Google wants to make navigation in Chrome easier with new UI for tab groups

The change is supposed to make tab grouping work better with the larger ‘Duet’ redesign for the browser.

What you need to know Google is looking to harmonize tab groups with a more extensive redesign of Chrome on Android. Tabs in the open tab group are currently displayed at the bottom of the screen. With the design in question, these would be moved to a floating bar above the tabs button.

Google’s engineers are currently testing a  [Read More…]

How to add new smart home hardware to Alexa Groups

Adding your new smart home hardware to an Alexa group should only take a moment or two.

Alexa works hard to make itself a hub for all of your questions and technology. This of course includes Smart Home hardware, like Hue bulbs. Before you can go about making your house listen to your spoken commands though, you’ll need to add that new hardware to Alexa. Thankfully this is a very easy process, and shouldn’t take you more  [Read More…]

How to set up and use Chromecast Audio groups

Put your music where you want to hear it by setting up Chromecast Audio groups.

One of the coolest features of Chromecast Audio and the Google Home app is the grouping setting. If you have multiple Chromecast Audio or Google Cast-ready speakers, you can set things up so that you can cast audio to specific devices while others stay silent. For me, this reason alone makes the Chromecast Audio the best solution for a complete home audio  [Read More…]

Chinese group’s $1.2 billion takeover of Opera falls through

A Chinese consortium of internet companies has failed to acquire Opera over lack of regulatory approval, according to Reuters. The Norwegian software maker is now selling off its browser business for $ 600 million.

The consortium made a $ 1.2 billion bid to fully acquire Opera in February, and the move was approved by its shareholders in the month of May. With the deal falling through at the regulatory level, Opera is now selling its desktop  [Read More…]

What you need to know about Chromecast Audio groups

Groups are now possible with Chromcast Audio, but setup can be a little tricky.

Google’s audio-only addition to the Chromecast lineup this year seemed a little lackluster at first, but a recent update adding higher quality audio and the ability to group multiple Chromecast Audio together has elevated the accessory to a must for folks with multiple speaker setups in the home.

As is often the case with new software, there’s a few things you need  [Read More…]

Skype for Android now lets you save video messages, share photos directly to groups

Skype for Android recently received a pretty handy update, bringing the ability to save video messages, share photos directly from your photo gallery to group conversations, and more.

Wireless charging groups A4WP and PMA come under one banner as AirFuel Alliance

After announcing plans to merge earlier this year, the Alliance For Wireless Power (A4WP) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) have come together under one name: AirFuel Alliance.

Microsoft releases Outlook Groups for Android to help you engage with your team

Microsoft released Outlook Groups for Windows 10 Mobile and now the company has rolled out the app to both Android and iOS. Requiring an active Office 365 subscription, Outlook Groups enables you to communicate and engage with your team. It’s possible to connect to work and school accounts to collaborate and take advantage of other unique features.

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There’s now a Facebook Groups app, because Facebook

First there was just Facebook, and then there was Messenger, and now there is Groups. Yep, Facebook has launched a dedicated app purely for their Groups feature, and, well, it’s pretty much a different user interface for the current groups that already exist in the primary Facebook app.