Chrome Web Store

Google is killing Chrome Apps for desktops, for good

Google is officially done with Chrome Apps for desktops: it’s now removed the Apps section from the Chrome Web Store, leaving only Extensions and Themes available for you to customize your browser with from here on out.<p>The company explained its intention to do away with apps a year ago, and as we …

Google

4 Fantastic Rubric Tools for Google Docs

<b>On the 4th day of Tech-Mas my true love gave to me… four rubric writers.</b><p><b>Note</b>: This post is part of my "<b>12 Days of Tech-Mas</b>" series for 2017. You can …

Google Docs

Google releases web app version of Chrome Remote Desktop

Google is trying to phase out Chrome Web Store apps, in favor of more modern (and cross-platform) Progressive Web Apps. One of the most well-known …

Android News

Google kills Chrome apps as section disappears from Web Store, apps to stop working Q1 2018

A while back Google announced that it would kill off apps for its Chrome browser. In the time since, we’ve seen some apps convert to extensions, but no steps were taken to get rid of apps entirely. That is, until today, as Google has just plunged a dagger into what was Chrome apps.<p>If you’ll recall, …

Google

Google Chrome apps disappear today, functionality ends in Q1

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) will remove Chrome app functionality in Q1, according to emails sent to developers.<p>Google has removed the apps section from the …

Google

Progressive Web Apps will Replace Chrome Apps in 2018

Progressive Web Apps will Replace Google Chrome Apps in 2018<p>Are web apps better than native apps? That’s the question which users have been debating …

Software

Google shuts down the app section of Chrome Web Store and emails developers saying Chrome Apps are deprecated, although they main remain on Chrome OS

Google

Bot or Not: Could a New Platform Help Schools Detect Fake Twitter Profiles?

As fake and suspicious profiles continue to circulate on social media platforms, posing challenges for educators and students, two undergraduate …

Social Media

Meet Remote for Google Slides, a new way to control your presentation slides

Say hello to Remote for Google Slides — a <b>Chrome Extension</b> and a <b>Progressive Web App</b> that allows you to control Google Slides on any device, remotely, …

Google

How to enable Night Light blue light filter on Chrome OS

Night Light is a feature that lets users avoid eye strain when using a screen late at night, and it is now available for Chrome users.<p>As someone who …

Android News

Life After the Interactive Board

Is It Worth It?<p>Long has it been that companies like SMART or Promethean have dominated display options in the classroom. SMART really revolutionized …

Google Chrome

Dittach adds a file finder to your Gmail inbox

Looking for an easier way to rifle through your Gmail attachments? There’s a search filter for that, but it’s not of much use when you have tons of messages to comb through. Dittach, on the other hand, makes the whole process go a lot quicker.<p>The free browser extension adds a sidebar to your inbox …

Google

6 Ways To Make YouTube (And YouTube Kids) Safer For Your Children

There’s a very good chance that while you’re reading this (or while you’re scrolling through your social media accounts and newsfeeds today), that …

Kids

How to Force a Docs Copy WITH Pre-Loaded Comments to Help your Students

We are always looking for new and improved ways to provide additional assistance to our students when they are doing digital work. Recently Google …

Google Chrome

Browse-Secure Extension Harvests Contact Info from Facebook and LinkedIn

A new Chrome extension called Browse-Secure is promoted on the Chrome Web Store as being able to secure searches. What it does not tell you is that …

Google Chrome

Hands-on: ‘Focus’ Chrome extension can help you put an end to aimless web-wandering

It’s really easy, especially if you work at home, to get entirely off task and wander around the web aimlessly for hours. We’ve all been there — in the midst of doing something for work, only to find that 2 hours passed after a “short” Reddit tangent. We’ve covered other similar productivity apps …

Time Management

Google shuts down apps section in Chrome Web Store for Mac, Windows and Linux users

The company is now trying to get developers to build Progressive Web Apps for the desktop and will launch it in mid-2018<p>Google has shut down the …

Technology (India)

Battle of the beautiful: How does the Pixelbook stack up to the MacBook Pro?

The new premium Chromebook from Google is here, and it’s called the Pixelbook. It’s a flashy laptop with a bold design that might make you question …

Laptops

Sick of 280-character tweets already? Here's how to go back

Twitter's maximum tweet length has finally been raised to 280 characters. For some users, this is super exciting. For others, it's the worst thing …

Google Chrome

Chrome Has a Malware Problem, and Google Needs to Fix It

Google's Chrome browser has been praised for continuously upgrading its own security. Chrome OS, which is based on the browser, is one of the safest …

Cybersecurity

The best Google Chrome extensions to revolutionize your workday

Security<p>Adblock Plus<p>Chrome Web Store<p>Adblock Plus is one of the most popular ad-blocking tools on the web. It blocks large selections of advertising …

Software

Top Google Chrome extensions to enhance your productivity, security, and performance | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Software

The Web began dying in 2014, here's how

Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there are still many people using services from those three tech giants (respectively, GOOG, FB, AMZN). Not much has changed, and quite literally the user interface and features on those sites has remained …

Marketing

Developing Android Apps Right On Your Chromebook

Since last year announcement of the Play Store coming to Chromebooks, and more generally devices running Chrome OS, the Linux-powered operating …

Linux

How Social Media Has Evolved and Where It Is Headed

Want to prepare for emerging social technologies and marketing tactics? Wondering how to reach your audience as algorithms change? To explore the …

Social Media Marketing

Google rolling out anti-virus feature for Chrome on Windows

• Update 1: 2017/10/16 3:18pm PDT ESET's Chief Technology Officer, Juraj Malcho, commented on the performance impact of this feature: Speed of the scan …

Android News

Chrome Extension Uses Your Gmail to Register Domains Names & Injects Coinhive

A malicious Chrome extension is being used to inject the CoinHive browser miner, while registering domains for the extension developer using the …

Malware

Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your productivity, security, and performance | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Software

4 crazy Chromebook myths, debunked

Bring up Chromebooks in any online crowd, and you're practically guaranteed to get some version of a now-stock reaction:<i>Pshaw! Why would anyone pay</i> …

Software

Chrome has a massive copycat extensions problem

You have probably read about the fake Adblock Plus extension that 37000 Chrome users installed before it was removed by Google after it was reported …

Software