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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome.Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera, though the exact ratios and scores depend on workload and use-case.

Google Chrome will start blocking all Flash content next month

Google Chrome will start blocking all Flash content next month The next phase in Adobe Flash’s agonizingly slow demise starts next month when Google Chrome begins blocking all Flash content.Last year in Chrome 52, Google made most Flash content “click-to-play.

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online Fortunately, Microsoft is attempting to dissuade doubtful developers through a multi-pronged strategy that includes tempting app developers from platforms beyond Windows.To further encourage developers from iOS environments, Microsoft is announcing iOS Web Debugging for VS Code available on Windows and Mac.

Having problems getting to Microsoft sites on Chrome? Try clearing your cookies

Having problems getting to Microsoft sites on Chrome? Try clearing your cookies While this isn’t something that’s been a problem for me, a number of users across the web have been running across problems visiting some Microsoft.com sites in Chrome, getting 400 Bad Request errors, which certainly can be annoying.

From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10

From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10 I thought it was time we looked at some alternatives to Windows 10.I’ve heard people complaining that Mac OS is difficult to navigate.

Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10

Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10 Now, the extension has been bombarded with one-star reviews from unhappy users who are frustrated with the way Windows 10 “recommends” this particular product.The bigger problem Microsoft is facing is the Windows Store is supposed to be the future of application distribution and software purchases.

Google Chrome will now reload web pages faster

Google Chrome will now reload web pages faster Don’t you find it annoying when Chrome takes an additional second or two to reload a web page you had visited only recently?Explaining how it managed to cut short the time it takes to reload a page, Google said it is changing the way its browser handles what is known as "validation.

Google just added a feature we always wanted for Chrome on iPhone

Google just added a feature we always wanted for Chrome on iPhone The feature can be accessed from the 3D Touch menu of Chrome, or by simply writing QR in Spotlight.At the time, Google had positioned the new feature as an ability to quickly learn about products using their QR codes.

Sleek and quick, Asus’ Chromebook Flip digs Chrome OS out of the bargain bin

Sleek and quick, Asus’ Chromebook Flip digs Chrome OS out of the bargain bin As seems to be the trend lately, the Flip C302CA is equipped exclusively with USB Type-C connections.The touchpad is on the small side, but that’s to be expected given the Flip C302CA’s small size.

Windows XP and Vista users could lose the Gmail they love by the end of 2017

Windows XP and Vista users could lose the Gmail they love by the end of 2017 While those are impressive numbers given that Windows 10 has only been available for about 18 months, that leaves quite a few stragglers who haven’t yet made the move.Many reasons exist to upgrade to Windows 10, and for Windows XP and Vista users — which according to some data represent a bit more than 10 percent of all PC users — perhaps the biggest reason is for the night-and-day differences in support and security that Windows 10 provides.

Google wants Chrome to be a window for web-based VR on any device or headset

Google wants Chrome to be a window for web-based VR on any device or headset Her selling point is the use of Chrome for Android to access virtual reality content on the web that can be experienced in the new Daydream View headset.” But the real message here is that Google is working to bring web-based VR content to all devices and headsets through its Chrome browser.

Google brings virtual reality directly to your web browser

Google brings virtual reality directly to your web browser Escaping into virtual reality is now as easy as typing a URL into your browser." The update integrates a technology called WebVR, which allows VR experiences to be hosted on websites.

Samsung’s quick and versatile Chromebook Pro is the future of Chrome OS

Samsung’s quick and versatile Chromebook Pro is the future of Chrome OS The Samsung Chromebook Pro sports an Intel Core M processor, 2,560 x 1,600 panel, and multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports.At $549, though, the Chromebook Pro is one of the more expensive Chrome OS options on the market.

How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

How to install Android apps on a Chromebook One of Google’s most exciting announcements regarding its Chrome OS platform and Chromebook hardware is thesupport for Android apps.While Chrome OS can run Chrome browser extensions, web apps, and Chrome apps, the addition of the millions of Android apps greatly increases the platform’s value.

Android app abilities, hotter hardware boost Google’s Chrome OS

Android app abilities, hotter hardware boost Google’s Chrome OS It looks like Google’s Chrome operating system is steadily gaining against its better-known Windows and Mac OS competition.DT’s Brad Borque put the latest version of Chrome OS through its paces on the new Samsung Chromebook Pro and came away impressed.

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support An upcoming browser update, Chrome 58, looks likely to include support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar, as a recent Canary release has that functionality included.When Apple debuted the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, many people weren’t convinced it was a worthwhile feature.