Hands on with Chromecast

A few weeks back, Google finally made the Chromecast available in Canada, and that excited a whole lot of people. It’s easy to understand why: for just $39, you could have a device

Published on: April 28th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Google quickly patches Chrome

Last week’s annual Pwn2Own hacking contest at Vancouver’s CanSec West conference did more than generate money for those who were able to crack browsers. It also spurred Google to quickly post patches to

Published on: March 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Internet Explorer 11 arriving: Browser is not over yet

When Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for Windows 7, end-users no longer using it might ask why it should bother. Microsoft still has the majority market share worldwide, but then again, which

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Chris Lau

Chromebook to enter business world with Intel chips

With the exception of Google’s Core i5-powered Pixel, the majority of Chromebooks run on low-end processors and caters to budget-focused laptop users - up until now. At the Intel Developer Forum this week,

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

New Chrome apps marry cloud, software qualities

Google Inc. today unpacked a new type of application for its Chrome browser which the company said brings together the speed and flexibility of Web-based services and the functionality of installed software. The

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Chromebooks are hot sellers

Chromebooks appear to have replaced netbooks as the small form laptop of choice for cost and weight-conscious computer shoppers.  According to a report in Computerworld U.S., Chromebooks – lightweight laptops that run Google’s

Published on: July 12th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Latest Chrome browser can activate Webcams

Here we go again. In the midst of the controversy over whether Microsoft can access your Skype calls comes word that the latest version of Google's Chrome browser can access the Webcam and

Published on: August 2nd, 2012 Howard Solomon

Google adds WebRTC to Chrome for in-browser UC

MIAMI -- Google has built the WebRTC technology into a test version of Chrome to let the browser run voice and video chat applications within the browser interface.Chrome's Dev Channel version now has

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Juan Carlo Perez

Browser ranking on malware report

New test results showing comparisons of Web browser protection against socially engineered malware has one analyst a bit surprised to see Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer 9 leading with such a significant discrepancy above

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Kathleen Lau