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Google Is Finally Working On Fixing Chrome's Battery-Draining Bug

Have you noticed that if you’re working on the road, at uni or out of the office for the day, that Google Chrome uses a little more power than it should? A tiny bug that has been an ongoing issue for the last two years is finally being worked on by Google’s Chromium development team, which when solved — fingers crossed — could boost your laptop’s battery life by up to 25 per cent.


Speed Up Google Chrome By 25 Per Cent With The New 64-Bit Install

Do you have a 64-bit version of Windows 7 or 8 running on your PC? If you do, and if you use Google Chrome, you’re missing out on an easy and free speed boost for your Web browser: a 64-bit version has just been released, promising speed boosts of up to 25 per cent.


What Australian Android Apps Support Chromecast?

Chromecast officially launched in Australia overnight, and it’s now on sale at JB Hi-Fi, Dick Smith and the online Google Play Store. It’s nothing without good content to push to it from your smartphone, though, so here’s a quick list of some of the apps you can ‘cast’ to your new $50 wireless media streamer.


Google Chrome Has A Bug That Lets Any Site Eavesdrop On You

Voice control is an awesomely futuristic way to control your technology like a spaceman, but only if you can trust it. So you might want to stay tight-lipped around Chrome; Google’s browser has a dangerous security flaw that can let malicious sites eavesdrop on your every word.


Google's Chrome Apps Have Finally Escaped Their Browser Prison

Up until now, Chrome’s Web Apps have been trapped in your browser, living with the rest of your internet like glorified tabs. Well, Google’s putting an end to that today. A new breed of Chrome Apps is here, and they live on your desktop.


Genius New YouTube Feature Could Fix Your Browser's Most Annoying Habit

Google Chrome YouTube just added a simply little feature you’ll wonder how you ever lived without. YouTube tabs that are playing video now show a little play icon so you can tell which one of your bajillion tabs is making noise in the background. I’m so happy I could cry.


Google Chrome Is Blocking A Bunch Of Major Sites For Malware, Even YouTube

If you were just cruising around the web today and got hit smack in the face with a Google Chrome malware error, you weren’t the only one. A whole number of sites from such as imgur, DeviantArt, The San Francisco Chronicle and YouTube were blocked for many users citing malware from us.bernerverein.ch.


New Versions Of Google Chrome Will Finally Support Do Not Track

If you’re paranoid about ad networks tracking your behaviour and compiling a file on your tastes somewhere, there’s good news. Google Chrome’s developer build finally got built-in Do Not Track functionality, meaning Chrome will finally join the club with Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer.


Hands On With Google Chrome For iOS

At day two of I/O, Google repeated pretty much the same keynote, but it also finally announced Chrome for iOS. After a tortuous wait, it’s landed in the iTunes App Store this afternoon, and I spent some time using it. And it’s not quite what you’d hope.


Chrome And Google Drive Coming To iOS

Google announced at day two of I/O that Chrome is finally coming to the iPhone and iPad. If you’ve been waiting for the browser, you’ll be glad to know you can download it this afternoon.