Microsoft introduces the Windows 10 web browser (code-named Project Spartan)

Microsoft is building a new web browser for Windows 10. As expected, it’s code-named Project Spartan, and it’s something different from Internet Explorer. The company says Spartan has a new user interface, a new rendering engine, and new ways to interact with online content. The browser will be available for smartphones, tablets, and notebooks or […]

Skype for Web lets you chat from a browser (but not on a Chromebook… yet)

Microsoft has launched a limited beta of Skype for Web which lets you chat and make voice and video calls directly from a web browser. Skype for Web will only be available to a small group of users initially while Microsoft tests the software, but the company plan sot roll out Skype for Web to […]

Google Chrome goes 64-bit (starting with Dev, Canary channels)

Google is bringing the Chrome web browser into the 64-bit era with new builds of the browser that Google says are faster and more secure. Right now you’ll need to install the Dev Channel or Canary channel builds of Chrome for Windows to try out the 64-bit software. Eventually 64-bit builds will probably find their way […]

Google Now Cards now available in Chrome for desktops, notebooks

Google Now is making the jump from mobile devices to desktop and notebook computers. The service provides cards with notifications about news updates, weather forecasts, nearby attractions, upcoming appointments, and more. Initially available only on smartphones, Google Now will be a key feature of Google’s upcoming Android Wear platform for smartwatches and other wearable devices. […]

Unity 5 will bring plugin-free games to the web

The next version of the Unity game engine is up for pre-order, and it will be available for game developers this year. The platform brings support for advance graphics, a new audio architecture, and a new WebGL add-on that will allow users to play games in a web browser without installing any plugins. Games developed […]