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Google Books lets you download eBooks in Chrome for offline reading

Google Books has launched a new feature that lets you download and save books using the Chrome web browser, allowing you to read eBooks even when you don’t have an internet connection. That makes Google Books a heck of a lot useful if you’re one of the handful of people that has a Chromebook, or […]

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RIM shows off BlackBerry PlayBook web browser, HTML5, Flash performance

The upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook has a dual core processor and what appear to be pretty powerful multitasking capabilities. But how does it handle everyday tasks like viewing web pages with heavy Flash or HTML5 features? Research in Motion has posted a new video of the PlayBook browser in action and it looks like it can […]

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Google Chrome OS gets an app launcher — and so does the Chrome web browser

Google’s upcoming Chrome Operating System is designed to put the net back into netbooks. It’s basically an operating system built around a web browser. While it will have some offline capabilities that will allow you to do things like watch cached videos and read cached web sites while you’re not near an internet connection, the […]