Even if the Chromebook never steals much market share from conventional PCs, it could accomplish important goals for Google.
Google splinters WebKit; Mozilla strikes a deal with Samsung. This could be a landmark moment for browsers.
In August 2011, I outlined why I believed that Chrome was more important to Google than Android. At first blush, this sounds kind of crazy, but when you look at the bigger strategic picture it makes sense.
For the first time ever, the future of Google’s mobile operating system will be determined by someone who isn’t Andy Rubin.
The Chrome app launcher makes Google’s web browswer like an operating system within an operating system.
The Chromebook Pixel is an extremely high-end laptop — by far the fanciest Chromebook to date, with specs that would be impressive if it were a Windows Ultrabook or a Mac.
Poor Google. Every time it unveils a new Chromebook, like the $249 version announced on Thursday, the company gets confronted with critics who think the concept has no business existing.
You can’t stop the mighty deluge of e-mail. You can only hope to contain it. In that spirit, Google Chrome add-on Inbox Pause lets you add a big blue PAUSE button to your Gmail inbox.
It works pretty much like you’d expect: …
Ah, remember the days when our AOL accounts told us “You’ve got mail!” and Meg Ryan was in movies sometimes? Well, now you can surf the World Wide Web like it’s the late ’90s with the new You’ve Got Mail extension for Google …
As CNET’s Lance Whitney is reporting, the latest browser market-share numbers from Net Applications show that Internet Explorer’s once-overwhelming lead is slipping. Except–well, the report still shows that Microsoft’s browser …