Google has enabled VP9 video codec in the latest Chromium build. This should arrive to the Chrome Canary and other pre-release builds of Chrome soon. VP9 is an open-sourced and royalty-free video codec, and claimed to reduce bandwidth/size requirement by up to 50% in comparison to the popular but proprietary H.264 codec. In past, Google [...]
SyncIt is a new App for Google Chrome browser and ChromeOS which synchronizes files across multiple computers and Google Drive.
Google has announced to discontinue its Chrome Frame plug-in for Internet Explorer by the January 2014. This open sourced plugin enables users of legacy browsers to enjoy the latest features available only in the modern browsers.
Google may release a ‘cheap’ HDMI WiFi receiver, Chromekey, that could be plugged in to any supported device like TV or monitor to display the mirrored content from a smartphone, tablet or computer.
Opera’s desktop team today announced three release channels for the upcoming ‘Chromium Powered’ Opera browser for desktop platforms. Opera will release three separate builds: Stable, Next and Developer.
Users can add web pages in their stash queue by clicking on the heart icon in the address bar. On stashing a web page, Opera takes screenshot of the visible area and adds it to the stash queue.
Google has decided to kill popular Chrome app Scratchpad, and asking users to migrate to the recently launched Google Keep.
With Packaged Apps, Google is creating a new ecosystem for the developers around Chrome OS, similar to Google Play and App Store.