Posted: January 1st, 2016 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Chrome, Chrome Extensions, Google, SPONSORED POST | Comments Off on Three Chrome Extensions You Can’t Live Without
On its own, Google’s Chrome is a pretty neat browser, however extensions can either increase or weigh down its potential exponentially. So, exactly what are extensions – I hear you whisper? Essentially, they’re small apps that add extra – external – functionality. For Chrome, there are literally tens of thousands of available extensions, performing a huge variety of functions – everything from find shopping coupons, to extensions that make your computer run much faster. A visit to Googles Chrome Web Store Extensions page can be overwhelming, so we’re going to simplify things for you, here are 3 extensions you can’t – or shouldn’t – live without.
For newbies to the Chrome browser, consider this your extensions starter pack. If you’re a Chrome power user, you’ll no doubt be familiar most or some of these, but you might learn about some you’ve never heard of before. Once you’ve tried any one of these extensions, you won’t know how you ever lived without them :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 27th, 2013 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Android, Apple App Store, Chrome, Glass, Google, Google 2013, Google Glass Explorers, Google Mobile, Google Play, Google Stock, Google Zeitgeist | Comments Off on Five Reasons it was Good to be Google in 2013
2013 marked Google’s 15th anniversary, however the search giant that is Google showed zero complacency, exuding none of the fanfare of previous world-dominating tech monoliths, indeed for many the landmark celebration went completely unnoticed.
For Google 2013 was simply another year, steaming on to solidified its place at the center of almost every arena in internet economy.
In the quadrangle of the internet age, sidled up with Apple, Facebook and Amazon, Google is the only one to have competed in all arenas including: retail, hardware, television, social networking and search. Although it performed better in some arenas – wink wink, Plus Google – it’s a hardship to write-off Google from any of them.
Google’s 2013 success was the result of a largish range of new product releases, acquisitions and long term project coming to fruition. From Google Glass, Chromecast, Play,Moto X and all the way back to it’s roots, search.
The one thing Google hasn’t done is remained still. We’ve rounded up some of Google’s most important moments of this past year, moments that contributed to the giants exponential tech-rise :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 11th, 2011 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Browser Games, Chrome, Flash, Google, Java, NaCl, NativeClient, Technoid Gaming News | Comments Off on Google Native Client Gaming: Future of Browser Games Makes Flash Nervous
Browser based gaming, while being fun they are commercial gaming’s poor cousin. Google is single handily changing this with a new updated Chrome, giving Chrome the ability to surf games. While working with the web is still Chromes daily bread Google is working hard to allow Google to run games at full speed. Native Client is Google’s new technology aimed at achieving this, gaming that combines the ease of use of browser games with the speed and detail of full commercial games. 2012 looks to be a good year for gaming with more choice than ever. Game developers are enthusiastic about Native Client hoping that the technology will create a new gaming category, creating a middle ground between expensive commercial games and free to play Flash and Java games. The technological wheels at Google relentlessly keep turning, churning out innovations. B★B READ MORE
Posted: December 10th, 2011 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Browser Wars, Chrome, Firefox, Google, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Technoid Computer News, Web Browser | Comments Off on Google Chrome Sidles Up Behind Internet Explorer as the Second Most Popular Web Browser
Much chatter has been spewing from the interweb on Googles Chrome browser taking up second place in the three way battle for browser supremecy. Headlines like “Google’s Chrome browser surging past Firefox” and “Will Google Chrome kill Firefox? ” A slow news week perhaps? The build up has been the usual steady and well thought out Google conquest, when Google Chrome launched in 2008, net experts espoused that Mozilla/Firefox had the most to lose from Chromes release. Right about now: the behemoth that is Microsoft must be looking in the rear view wondering just how long before it loses it’s long held grip on browser superiority? This week Google Chrome has finally slotted itself into second place in the browser wars. According to web analytics company StatCounter Chrome now has 25.69 percent of the market while Firefox has 25.23 percent, hardly a surge, but nice work if you can get it!. Both browsers are trailing Microsofts stallwart browser Internet Explorer, IE still owns 40.63 percent of the market. M★D READ MORE
Posted: June 7th, 2011 | Author: Buster Cookson | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: Blip, Buster Cookson, Chrome, chromium os, Google, kogan, Laptop, Technoid, Technoid Computer News | Comments Off on Kogan Got The Chromium
Australian consumer electronics manufacturer and ubersales biz Kogan, has shipped the world’s first notebook running Chromium OS. The release of the 11.6” Agora Chromium Laptop means that Kogan has pipped Samsung and Acer, whose Google-sanctioned Chromebooks are due out in a week.
The Kogan isn’t exactly a high-end wizbang machine, it’s lacking a little on the specs, the 11.6” Kogan Agora laptop features a 1.3GHz Celeron M ULV CPU and 1GB of DDR2 RAM, upgradeable to 4GB. An Intel GS40 chipset with 256MB of shared graphics memory, 30GB SSD storage, 3 USB ports, 1 HDMI port, a memory card reader and a 1.3 megapixel webcam. Wireless connectivity is achieved via 802.11 B/G/N Wi-Fi, while battery life is a little disappointing – estimated at 3.5 hours.
A key selling point for the Agora Chromium Laptop is fast loading – the machine boots in under 5 seconds and resumes instantly according to Kogan. The Kogan Agora Chromium Laptop is available online for Australian consumers and is priced at around – live pricing – $AUD290
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