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Chrome is listening: Google adds Web Speech API to Chrome browser

If you have a computer or mobile device that supports speech input, you can talk into a microphone to enter text, initiate voice commands, or perform other actions. Now it’s a little easier to do the same thing when visiting websites using the Google Chrome web browser. Starting with Google Chrome 25 beta, Google’s web […]

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Panelize turns any website into a Chrome OS Panel

One of the slicker features in Google’s Chrome OS is referred to as Panels. They’re the pop-in panes you see in some Chrome OS screenshots for things like the file browser, download shelf, and Google Talk.┬áThose native features are pretty slick in panel form, but wouldn’t it be cool if you put your favorite web […]

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Google introduces in-app payments for Chrome Web Store (Angry Birds for the web)

Google has announced that the Google Chrome web browser now has 160 million users, and the company is pushing new features such as speech input and updates to the Chrome Web Store — including support for in-app payments. Developers can now add the ability to use Google’s payment system to a web app simply by […]

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iDuple unveils web tablet plan: iPad killer, or JooJoo clone?

An Indian company called iDuple has just announced plans to build an internet tablet. The concept combines a couple of ideas that have been kicking around for a couple of years. On their own, they’ve all seemed like rather bad ideas, but when you combine them… well, iDuple might actually be on to something here. […]