Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults

Apple is considering letting users set third-party apps as the iPhone and iPad’s default web browsers and email clients, Bloomberg reports. The company is also reportedly working on allowing third-party music services like Spotify to run directly on its HomePod smart speaker, bypassing the need to stream them from an Apple device over AirPlay. Although the plans … Read more

The Pixel Slate Chrome OS tablet can multitask with a keyboard or with a stylus

Chrome OS has evolved, starting on laptops it has gotten on tablets too. After Acer’s tabGoogle unveiled its own hardware – meet the Google Pixel Slate. The Slate has a 6MP screen with a sharp 293ppi pixel density. Google optimized the Chrome OS interface for a more desktop experience. It starts with a version of desktop … Read more

Google Chrome For Android Is Getting A Lot Faster With Chrome 59, Rolling Out Soon

Google Chrome is about to get a considerable speed boost on Android, as the latest Chrome 59 has started rolling out with some cool improvements. As mobile use has increased tremendously in the past few years, we’ve become more reliant on smartphones and other mobile devices for a number of tasks — including surfing the web. … Read more

Google tests Copyless Paste in Chrome for Android

Google has introduced the first code for a new feature called ‘Copyless Paste’ in itsChrome app running on Android OS that will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps. Users can now enable ‘Copyless Paste’ in chrome://flags in Chrome Canary for Android, although turning it on might … Read more

Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

The war on insecure webpages has begun, and Mozilla fired the first shot. Recently, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 51 to its mainstream user base. With the new release comes an insecure warning on any page that offers a login form over an HTTP connection instead of HTTPS. Chrome plans to follow suit with version 56, … Read more

Severe vulnerability in Cisco’s WebEx extension for Chrome leaves PCs open to easy attack

Anyone who uses the popular Cisco WebEx extension for Chrome should update to the latest version pronto. Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy recently discovered a serious vulnerability in the Chrome extension that leaves PCs wide open to attack. In older versions of the extension (before version 1.0.3) malicious actors could add a “magic string” to a … Read more

Opera’s 4 standout features that make it competitive with Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

When you talk about major browsers for PCs, you usually mention Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer or Edge. Then most people throw in Opera as an afterthought. While it’s still considered to be part of the “big four,” Opera often gets ignored because the usage base for the other browsers is so much higher. It … Read more

Android apps on Chrome OS display the failure of the internet as an utility platform

what is Chrome OS, besides? With the current assertion that the Google Play shop and the entireuniverse of Android apps will come to Chromebooks, that’s a absolutely properly query. It’s really no longer simply a web browser anymore. What Chrome OS became presupposed to be Time tour back to 2009 and take a look at … Read more