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Maxthon web browser coming to 100 million phones, tablets in 2014

Maxthon has been making web browsers for over a decade, but the Chinese company’s browser hasn’t exactly become a household name like Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. That could change next year, when as many as 100 million mobile devices are expected to ship with the Android version of Maxthon’s browser preloaded. Maxthon has made […]

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Google introduces Chrome Apps which work more like desktop apps

Google is doing its best to turn the web into the only operating system you really need. The company is pushing a new type of web app designed to work offline, offer desktop notifications, and launch directly from your desktop — all while offering the benefits of a web application including the ability to pick […]

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Motorola Connect Chrome extension: Get phone call, SMS notifications on your PC

Smartphones are designed to be mobile devices, letting you not only make calls, but surf the internet, listen to music, read books, or play games on the go. But let’s face it: odds are you spend about half your day sitting at a desk staring at a computer screen. It looks like Motorola plans to […]

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Chrome browser for Android gets enhanced audio, video, communication tools

Google is bringing more features from the desktop Chrome web browser to Chrome for Android. Chrome 29 Beta is now available for desktop and Android devices, and the update brings support for the Web Audio API and WebRTC to Chrome for Android. In other words, you can use Chrome on your phone or tablet for […]

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Google Glass adds web browsing, other distractions (features)

Right now Google Glass is an expensive device for developers and enthusiasts looking to test (and build) the future of wearable computing. Many early reviews of the $1500 Google Glass Explorer Edition have pointed out that the device doesn’t actually do very much aside from provide directions, snap photos, shoot video, and answer some questions. But […]

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Firefox 16 brings Reader mode to mobile, web apps to desktop

Mozilla has released Firefox 16 for Windows, OS X, Linux, and Google Android. That’s not too surprising. Mozilla releases new versions of its popular web browser every 6 weeks at this point. But there are a few nifty features which make the latest release notable. Firefox Mobile updates Firefox 16 for Android features a new […]

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This is what Firefox for Windows 8 looks like (you can test it now)

Mozilla has been working on a new Windows 8 style user interface for the Firefox web browser for a few months. Now a preview version is available for community testing. You’ll still be able to run the full desktop-style version of Firefox on a Windows 8 computer, and navigate with a keyboard and mouse. But […]

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Chromium beta now available for the Raspberry Pi

Developer Liam McLoughlin is still working on porting the Chromium OS operating system to run on the Raspberry Pi $35 mini-computer. But today he’s released the next best thing – a beta version of the Chromium web browser designed to run on the Raspbian Linux operating system. Raspbian is a version of Debian Linux optimized […]

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Google introduces Chrome browser for iPhone, iPad

Google is bringing the Chrome web browser to iOS. You can download the new app for iPhone, iPoud touch, and iPad from the App Store for free. Chrome for iOS looks an awful lot like Chrome for Android — which means that if you’re using a tablet it looks a lot like Chrome for desktop […]