Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

Google at its ongoing developers conference unloaded tons of new information regarding its augmented reality and virtual reality efforts. During the keynote address, Google confirmed Daydream VR support for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, apart from detailing an upcoming standalone VR headset. Day two saw Google getting into some more detail regarding Daydream’s next major update which will include features like Web browser and and screen capture features, to name a few. The Internet search giant spoke about some of the new developments coming to Daydream 2.0, codenamed Euphrates,…

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Chrome 53 for PCs Released; Finally Brings Material Design to Windows

Chrome 53 for PCs Released; Finally Brings Material Design to Windows

  The Chrome team has announced quite a few things recently. From natively building Google Cast into Chrome, to phasing out Chrome apps – its been a busy couple of weeks. Now, Chrome browser version 53 has graduated to the stable channel, and the update is already rolling out to Windows, Mac, and Linux users. The company has announced that the rollout will happen over the coming weeks. Chrome 53 brings the usual bugs and security fixes, but it also introduces Material Design for Windows users. The first to receive…

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Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Google has released Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux. The update brings several improvements, as well as bug and security fixes, apart from new features. An update for Android and Chrome OS is also expected to roll out soon. As announced back in November, Google has retired support for older operating systems, namely – Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, and OS X 10.8. Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux updates the Push API to add push notifications payloads, which is meant…

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Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Google has released Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux. The update brings several improvements, as well as bug and security fixes, apart from new features. An update for Android and Chrome OS is also expected to roll out soon. As announced back in November, Google has retired support for older operating systems, namely – Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, and OS X 10.8. Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux updates the Push API to add push notifications payloads, which is meant…

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Chrome Update Ensures Attackers Won’t Be Able to Hide Malicious Extensions

Chrome Update Ensures Attackers Won’t Be Able to Hide Malicious Extensions

A recent change made to Google Chrome has many users anxious. Many people aren’t able to piece together why Chrome is showing them icons for all of their installed extensions. For those who are looking for an answer as well, fret not, it is just a security measure from Google. Originally planned last year, Google last week flipped the switch on an update that puts all of the extension icons to the right of the omnibar. Furthermore, these extensions also show up in the Chrome Menu (which opens when you…

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