• Why I’m considering a dual-screen USB Type-C portable monitor

    At Computex 2024 last month, ASUS debuted a bunch of new monitors for creatives and gamers, but the one that caught my eye was a bit different.


  • How to use iCloud with Windows

    How to use iCloud with Windows

    If you have an Apple ID, you can use iCloud with Windows, which means you can access your email, videos, photos, calendars, bookmarks, files and other iCloud data from your PC – useful when you’re at your desk or traveling without an Apple device, or if you are inside Boot Camp on your Mac. How…


  • Pixel 8 screen issues? Google’s got you covered with extended repairs

    Google has heard Pixel 8 owner’s gripes about those pesky vertical lines and flickering displays.


  • Chrome on Android can read webpages out loud from within the app

    Illustration: The Verge Google is rolling out a new option called “Listen to this page” that can read a webpage out loud to you from within the Android Chrome browser.


  • The new ChromeOS GIF recorder is simple and awesome

    You’d be forgiven for not tracking all the new features that rolled out in the latest ChromeOS 125 update.


  • A Chrome User Tries the Arc Browser

    A Chrome User Tries the Arc Browser

    Arc is a new playful and feature-rich browser from The Browser Company. They recently launched a version and I am here to give it a try. First, let me tell you about my relationship with Chrome. I was a Firefox user when Google released Chrome.


  • Chrome Dev for Android Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Dev 128 (128.0.6537.2) for Android. It’s now available on Google Play.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.


  • The Chrome Cast 268: ChromeOS is moving to the Android kernel

    This week on The Chrome Cast podcast, we dive into a big announcement from Google regarding the backend framework of ChromeOS and all of the new software features for Chromebook Plus that were announced at the Chromebook Showcase a few weeks ago in NYC.


  • Time to say goodbye to the 1st-gen Acer Chromebook 516 GE

    Just about a month ago, we saw the first Chromebook Plus model get listed as clearance over at Best Buy.


  • An unreal deal gets even better on the ASUS Chromebook CM14

    Deals tend to follow a semi-reliable pattern in the world of Chromebooks. At one-week intervals most times, Chromebook deals usually begin on Monday, stay through Sunday, and reset on Monday the next week.


  • Unlocking API performance insights with Apigee custom reports

    Monitoring API performance is crucial for user experience, business protection, and proactive issue resolution. To understand API performance, you need to understand key metrics like response time, throughput, error rate, latency, and availability.


  • Chrome Dev for Desktop Update

    The Dev channel has been updated to 128.0.6535.2 for Windows, Mac and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the Git log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.


  • Apple and OpenAI make a deal

    Apple and OpenAI make a deal

    Image: Alex Parkin / The Verge So, Apple reportedly isn’t paying OpenAI to handle its users’ ChatGPT queries, and OpenAI isn’t paying Apple for its massive distribution. (A billion pockets, y’all!


  • 080: Animating to and from top-layer

    In this episode Una and Adam continue talking about dialogs and popovers, but this time it’s all about animating them into and out of the top layer.. We’ll be introducing starting-style, a new mode for transitioning discrete properties, and the overlay property for smooth entry and exit animations.


  • Chrome for Android Update

      Hello, Everyone! We’ve just released Chrome 126 (126.0.6478.71) for Android: it’ll become available on Google Play over the next few days.This release includes stability and performance improvements. You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log.


  • The Pixel 8 and 8A now have access to on-board AI thanks to the June Pixel update

    Google’s latest feature drop is a pretty substantial update for folks who want AI smarts on budget-friendly devices.


  • Stable Channel Update for Desktop

    The Stable channel has been updated to 126.0.6478.61/.62 for Windows, Mac and 126.0.6478.61 for Linux which will roll out over the coming days/weeks. A full list of changes in this build is available in the Log.Interested in switching release channels? Find out how here.


  • Databricks’ strategic shifts in data engineering and interoperability: theCUBE keynote analysis from Data + AI Summit

    The latest advancements and strategic shifts in data engineering and data interoperability are setting the stage for a transformative era in tech. Industry leaders, such as Databricks Inc.


  • The ASUS ExpertBook CX54 Chromebook Plus is available and priced right

    The journey of the ASUS ExpertBook CX54 Chromebook Plus has been a bit of an odd one for a device with this sort of pedigree.


  • 5 ways to improve your corporate Chromebook experience

    With hundreds of customizable policies available in the Google Admin Console, IT administrators have the power to tailor the Chromebook experience to perfectly fit their organization’s needs.


  • Apple now offers a complete AI ecosystem

    Apple now offers a complete AI ecosystem

    When you think back to the heady days of last week, it’s hard to ignore that the introduction of Apple Intelligence on Monday now means the company formerly known as “behind on AI” just overtook Microsoft to bring home the world’s biggest and most trusted platform for generative AI (genAI).


  • Dublin-based AccountsIQ bags $65M to bring more AI-powered products to accountants

    Dublin-based cloud accounting platform AccountsIQ announced today it secured €60 million (about $65 million) in Series C funding led by Axiom Equity to fuel the expansion of artificial intelligence-powered products so that its customers can take advantage of the growing suite of tools.


  • Google’s Privacy Sandbox more like a privacy mirage, campaigners claim

    Chocolate Factory accused of misleading Chrome browser users Privacy campaigner noyb has filed a GDPR complaint regarding Google’s Privacy Sandbox, alleging that turning on a “Privacy Feature” in the Chrome browser resulted in unwanted tracking by the US megacorp.…


  • Google’s Privacy Sandbox more like a privacy mirage, campaigners claim

    Chocolate Factory accused of misleading Chrome browser users Privacy campaigner noyb has filed a GDPR complaint regarding Google’s Privacy Sandbox, alleging that turning on a “Privacy Feature” in the Chrome browser resulted in unwanted tracking by the US megacorp.…


  • Chrome Beta for Desktop Update

    The Chrome team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 127 to the Beta channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 127.0.6533.4/.


  • Google borrows from Android to make ChromeOS better

    Parts of the ‘droid tech stack are replacing laptop OS plumbing Google’s ChromeOS team has begun borrowing from Android’s tech stack to innovate faster, to reduce the burden of maintaining multiple operating systems, and to enhance device interoperability in the face of vendor kernel variability, the company says.…


  • Google is putting more Android in ChromeOS

    Illustration: The Verge ChromeOS will “soon be developed on large portions of the Android stack” so that it can roll out AI features at a faster pace, Google announced on Wednesday.


  •  Dev Channel Update for ChromeOS / ChromeOS FlexWednesday, June 12, 2024The Dev channel is being updated to OS version 127.0.6533.0 (Platform version 15917.2.0) for most ChromeOS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates.


  • Chrome Beta for Android Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Beta 127 (127.0.6533.2) for Android. It’s now available on Google Play.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.


  • The ChromeOS foundation is shifting to the Android kernel

    In what is some pretty significant news today, Google has announced that the process is beginning to bring Android and ChromeOS fare more in-line than ever before by embracing parts of the larger Android stack – the Android Linux kernel and Android Frameworks – as a part of the foundational underpinnings of ChromeOS. If that…


  • Chrome Beta for iOS Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Beta 127 (127.0.6533.3) for iOS; it’ll become available on App Store in the next few days.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.Erhu AkpobaroGoogle Chrome


  • What is Chrome?

    Web App, WebAPK, WebView, Trusted Web Activity, Custom Tab…. What’s the difference, and how do they relate to Chrome, Chrome OS, and Chromium? And how did JavaScript wind up in space? This video explains.


  • Lightricks boosts search retrieval rates by 40% with vector support in Cloud SQL

    Editor’s note: Lightricks builds innovative photo and video creation apps based on the latest computer vision and AI technology, enabling content creators and brands to produce engaging, top-performing, and scalable content.


  • Build gen AI apps quickly with LangChain VectorStore in Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

    We recently announced a suite of LangChain packages for the Google Cloud database portfolio.


  • How we’re making Android Enterprise signup and access to Google services better

    Android Enterprise connects your Google products and services across Android, ChromeOS, Chrome Browser and Google Workspace.


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