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Amazon Might Square Up Against Google by Launching a YouTube-Rival Service

December 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

YouTube has got a supremacy when it comes to video library. But this very dominance had created problems to developers over the past, and it came under limelight when Amazon and Google squared up against each other. Back when Amazon introduced its Echo Show device, it showcased various capabilities of the device including streaming of […]

Chrome is Finally Letting You Keep the Autoplaying Videos Tight-Lipped

December 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is keeping its word. The company has started addressing issues around content that autoplays in the Chrome browser as assured back in September. As a first step, Chrome will now feature the ability to mute videos that autoplay by default. Before you search for it in Chrome, we would like to inform you that […]

Chrome Gets More Secure with Latest Version; Chrome Home Roll Out Soon

December 13, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Chrome is becoming more secure on the mobile platform. Version 63 of Chrome has now hit the stable channel release, offering new security features particularly aimed at the corporate market. The highlight is the addition of new feature called site isolation, which will help bring down the spread of malicious codes from one site to […]

YouTube TV is Finally Offering a Dedicated TV Experience

November 3, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google has kept on updating YouTube TV with newer features including integration with Google Home and Assistant. But it has been missing out on one thing that was needed the most, an optimized experience for TVs to pitch it on to the living rooms. It finally seems like YouTube TV is getting ready for that. […]

Google’s Family Link Parental Control is Now Available for All

October 4, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google’s parental controls for Android devices are now accessible for all. After having it introduced earlier this year, Google has kept the feature, called Family Link, available only via invites. But it’s now axing the limit as Family Link is finally available to everyone inside US. The feature will initially have three basic groups of […]

Google Ad-blocker Goes Live on Canary and Dev Versions of Chrome

August 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google has earlier confirmed that it would be introducing a native ad-blocker to Chrome browser. They have also revealed that the native ad-blocker would be ready by 2018. But it seems like they have expedited the process. The first ever version of the native ad-blocker from Google for Chrome is now available. The ad-blocker has […]

Google is Letting You Go Personal Right from the Search Engine

May 29, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is a universal search engine that can search anything on web. Now, we all know that. But how about having Google search more deeply by stretching its hands inside what’s personal? That’s what Google will be from now on. The search engine has now added a new Personal Tab along with the search results, […]

Google Makes Offline Page Management Simplified in Chrome for Android

May 11, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Chrome’s ability to download pages and let them be accessed offline is something that has become a bog-standard at present. For that reason, Google is now expanding its offline features in Chrome to take it a notch above the rest. As a result, Google is now updating its Android version of Chrome to encompass new […]

Comcast Spruces up Home Wireless Network Management with Xfinity xFi

May 10, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Comcast has revealed its plan to bolster its presence in the home wireless space. As a result, the company has come up with Xfinity xFi, a service that will let customers handle wireless networks with more ease. With its new service, Comcast will make it easier for its customers to manage and control their Wi-Fi […]

YouTube has a Hidden Dark Mode to Soothe Your Eyes

April 17, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

You might have already bumped upon some of the third-party services offered to YouTube that turns the entire display except the video to black. But those require an external plugin/add-on installed, and most of them might not appeal to normal YouTube surfers. However, if you are still interested in viewing videos without being disturbed by […]

Google Chrome Starts Throttling Background Tabs to Curb Battery Drain

March 16, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google has commenced its long-term initiative for bringing down the battery drainage in Chrome browsers caused by background tabs. A new update is now being rolled out that kick starts the effort by limiting the activity of background tabs. The initial step involves throttling the background activities by limiting the timer fire rate for those […]

Google Finally Brining in Open-Sourced Chrome for iOS

February 3, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google has kept its open-sourced Chromium project reserved for the desktop users. But that started changing with the onset of 2015 with which Google started rolling out Chromium for Android devices. iOS devices were however devoid of Chromium, but only until now as Google is opening up the open sourced Chrome for the Apple ecosystem […]

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