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Chrome for Android gets single sign-in, Material Design

Google is rolling out an updated version of Chrome beta for Android which starts to incorporate Material Design features borrowed from the upcoming Android L release. This version of the Chrome browser also supports single sign-in, which means that as long as you’re using Chrome while logged into your Google account, you won’t have to […]

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Stream embedded web videos to Chromecast with Chrome Beta for Android

Google is adding Chromecast support to the Chrome browser for Android. That means in addition to streaming video to your TV from apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus, you can now visit websites using your Android phone or tablet and if you find an embedded video there’s a decent chance you’ll be able to send […]

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Google Now notifications arrive in Chrome beta for Windows, Mac, Chrome OS

Google Now is making the jump from phones and tablets to laptops and desktops. Google’s smart notification system now works with Chrome beta. That means you can get notifications in a web browser when you’re using Chrome OS, Windows, or OS X. What makes Google Now different from most notification services is that it won’t […]

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Chrome 28 Beta for Android includes Google Translate

Google has released a new beta version of the Chrome web browser for Android. Among other things, Chrome 28 Beta includes built-in support for Google Translate. When you visit a website in a language other than the default language on your device, a note will pop up asking if you’d like to translate the page. […]

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Chrome beta for Android adds password sync, data compression

Google has rolled out an update to the Chrome beta web browser for Android which brings more features from the desktop version — and at least one very mobile-specific update. The mobile browser now synchronizes your passwords and auto-fill entries across devices, which means if you have saved passwords and other data on your desktop […]

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Chrome Beta for Android adds support for chrome://flags experimental settings, WebGL

Google’s Chrome web browser for desktop allows you to toggle experimental features by entering chrome://flags into the address bar to view a list of flags which you can disable or enable. Now you can do the same thing with an Android device. Just download the latest Chrome Beta from the Play Store and type chrome://flags […]

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Google launches Chrome Beta Channel for Android

Google is now offering a Beta Channel of its Chrome web browser for Google Android 4.0 and later. Just like the desktop version, Chrome Beta for Android offers a chance to check out new features and improvements before they’re widely available in the stable channel. On the other hand, it also means that you get […]

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Google Chrome 21 beta can interact with cameras, mics, and game controllers

The latest beta version of Google Chrome adds two new APIs that allow web developers to do a few interesting things. They can write web apps that will use your computer’s mic or camera without a plugin. Apps can also take advantage of video game controllers plugged into your PC. What that means is we […]