Chromebook

Revealed: The secret Chrome and Google Search tricks that'll make your browser even more powerful

Both Pac-Man and Breakout can be played on your desktop computer and there's also a secret game for when you don't have an internet connection.<p>To …

Google

How to Run Android Apps in Google Chrome

<i>This is Twitter running in ARC Welder in Chrome</i><p>Most games we tested did not work, or loaded to a black screen. This isn’t hugely surprising, as ARC …

Android Apps

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Acer 13-inch Chromebook $275, Moto 360 Sport $110, SanDisk 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $25, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:<p>Acer’s 13-inch Convertible 4GB Chromebook for as little as <b>$275</b> (Reg. $400)<p>Get a …

iOS

5 AWESOME WEB BROWSERS FOR ANDROID

Browsing the web on your mobile device doesn’t have to be an exercise in futility. Sure, some of the stops along the information superhighway butcher …

Firefox

No network? No problem for Google Docs on Firefox

If you're ever stuck without a network connection, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will work even without Chrome, Google confirms.<p>If you use Google's G Suite apps and Mozilla's Firefox browser, good news: The two are going to get along much better.<p>The G Suite tools for word processing, spreadsheets, …

Google

Asus Chromebook Flip C302 review: standard issue

The new baseline for Chrome OS convertibles<p>Using the Asus Chromebook Flip C302, you can almost see how Chrome OS devices are going to stop being education machines or backup couch computers and become something different for a lot of people. Just computers (or, well, maybe just tablets).<p>It's a …

The Ultimate Guide to Chromebooks and Chrome OS

Chromebooks are no longer in their nascent stages. Their sales have been gradually increasing for the past year. Irrevocably, Chrome OS too has …

23 extensions, apps, and tricks that will boost your productivity

Over the past two years, I've tried and tested hundreds of apps, Chrome extensions, and productivity hacks to make myself become a more effective and efficient student.<p>I found most of these through my friends and through reading other lists of productivity tools online, but I wanted to write a …

Productivity

“Content unavailable in your location?” Never again.

<i>The AAPicks team writes about things we think you’ll like, and we may see a share of revenue from any purchases made through affiliate links.</i><p>It’s an error message that’s become as common as it is annoying.<p>Content not available in your location.<p>This is especially frustrating for those traveling …

TIL

We all know how good is Chrome Dev Tools when it comes to the web debugging capabilities. There are number of features in the Dev Tools which are …

Programming

Chrome Tab Management Tips and Extensions

5 days, 5 killer tech tips is a TechSpot monthly feature<p>On the third week of every month, we'll publish 5 killer tech tips, one for each day of the …

Google

USB2Air Wireless USB Video Extension System

Transmit your videos like never before with the USB2Air Wireless USB Video Extension System. Compatible with a whole range of products, this device …

Chrome OS 57 hits stable with new sleep behavior for the power button on convertibles

After rolling out to desktops and Android in recent weeks, version 57 is now in the stable channel for Chrome OS devices. There are a number of new features in this release that are especially geared at newer Chromebooks.<p>With the rise in convertible Chromebooks, Google is finally changing the …

Technology (India)

O my! 5 key takeaways from Google's Android O preview

Surprise! Just when you thought Android news couldn't possibly get any slower (hi, Bixby!), Google came along and dropped an early preview of Android …

Google

LastPass Fixes Serious Security Flaw in Chrome, Firefox Extensions

3/23/2017<br>09:35 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>Password manager LastPass creates a workaround for a serious vulnerability affecting browser extensions in Chrome, Firefox, …

Information Security

Java and Flash top list of most outdated programs on users' PCs

52% of the most popular PC applications, including Flash and Java, are out-of-date. People are exposing their PC and their personal data to risks, as …

Microsoft Windows

This Browser Extension Is About To Become Your New Favorite Productivity Hack

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest as “This Clever Trick Will Keep Annoying Coworkers From Disrupting Your Day.”</i><p>Think of it as the workplace version of the emergency call on a bad date.<p>You’re working. You’re in a groove. Suddenly, one of <i>those</i> colleagues sneaks up on you and says, “got a …

Productivity

When a Basic Laptop Will Do: Our Top Budget Picks

<i>Ever since the advent of the iPhone and iPad, some people have been using their laptops a lot less. It made me wonder if I need one at all. So I asked Kimber Streams, who tests laptops at The Wirecutter, a product reviews website owned by The New York Times, for some advice.</i><p><b>For people who basically</b> …

Laptops

The next version of Chrome will add support for fullscreen Progressive Web Apps

Android users will soon get a new version of Google’s Chrome web browser. Chrome 58, which is currently available in Google’s beta channel, will of course have a number of improvements and one of them should offer a better way to view Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in the browser.<p>As detailed on the …

Google

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: Android's best foe to the iPad Pro

I am in productivity hell. For the past week, I’ve been using Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 to read Twitter, correspond on Slack, and write articles for this website. The Tab S3 is capable of doing all these things — in some cases, it’s even capable of doing them quite well — but it’s not capable of …

Tablets

Five Experimental Chrome Settings Worth Enabling

<b>#enable-scroll-anchoring | Scroll anchoring</b> There are few things more frustrating while browsing than going to click a link and having it move as the …

Google

Chrome Proves Unhackable: Edge And Firefox, Not-So-Much

Google’s Chrome Browser continues to flex its muscles as the most popular way to surf the web. This week Chrome is showing of superiority in the …

5 ways to speed up Chrome: Tips for power users and newbies

Chrome is already the most popular and powerful browser for your PC, but you may be missing out on more ways to improve your experience. Delve into Chrome’s massive extensions library or tinker with under-the-hood features, and see how you can enjoy smarter, faster browsing.Chrome has a …

Business Technology

Netflix *Finally* Adds Support for Firefox on Linux

<b>You can now watch Netflix in Firefox on Linux, no plugins required.</b><p>Deja vu? Sort of.<p>Firefox added support for the necessary DRM modules required to …

Netflix

Apple’s cheap iPad is tailor-made for education

Lost amidst the red iPhone and death of iPad Air hoopla was Apple’s latest attempt to turnaround its education market:<p>A $299 iPad.<p>Apple didn’t lead with that news and the pricing for the new 9.7 iPad flagship is only for education institutions, but make no mistake, it’s a critical strategic move …

Education

Chrome for iOS Now Comes With Read Later Option

Chrome for iOS users who would like to save articles for perusal later will finally get their wish as the <b>Chrome 57 update brings with it the “Reading</b> …

iOS

Digital Learning, Browsers, and Apps | Technology and Learning

Next July will mark the 10th anniversary of the iOS App Store. Since the Apple App Store went live, more than 140 billion apps have been downloaded. …

Apps

Critical security flaws found in LastPass on Chrome, Firefox (updated)

Last year Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy quickly found some "obvious" security problems in the popular password manager LastPass, and now he's done it again. Last week Ormandy mentioned finding an exploit in one version of its extension for Firefox, before following that up with a new …

Information Security

Super Mario Run is out on the Play Store [APK Download]

Super Mario Run is Nintendo's second smartphone game, the first being Miitomo. The company no doubt annoyed some Android users when it announced …

Nintendo

Acer's Sexy Chromebook 14 Drops to $270

Some Chromebooks have the bad reputation of being underpowered and unattractive second-rate laptops. Fortunately, the Acer Chromebook 14 is able to …

Laptops