Posts tagged chrome

Image: Google.

Image: Google.

Google is currently in the process of distributing a much-anticipated visual overhaul for its official Chrome for Android client via the Play Store. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade brings a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements, speed optimizations and a Material design makeover, which we first caught sight of on the Chrome Beta last month.

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Facebook today became the first third-party Android app (not build by Google) to surpass 1 billion installs from Google Play. It’s even more popular than a number of Google’s own apps, including Hangouts, Google Search, and even Chrome.

Quick reply for SMS right in your browser. Image: Pushbullet.

Quick reply for SMS right in your browser. Image: Pushbullet.

Pushbullet is one of those useful little apps that every Android device should be running — even more so following its latest update, which finally adds the ability to reply to text messages from your computer.

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Chris Lacy, developer of Action Launcher and Link Bubble, has released another unique app on the Play Store — TapPath. The app’s premise is pretty simple: It lets users specify different apps they want to open when they single, double or triple click a link. 

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Google today rolled out a new Chrome beta for OS X — officially dubbed Chrome Canary — which finally takes advantage of the 64-bit processors built into the latest Macs. The change should mean better performance when browsing the web, but it isn’t quite ready to become your daily driver just yet.

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