The Google Chrome team has released beta versions of its browser for the Mac OS X and Linux platforms. You can download the latest versions from the Chrome website. In addition, there are now over 300 extensions that are available for the Windows and Linux platforms for extending the browser’s functionality.
No, not a release of the much blogged about Chrome OS, but a webcast given by a VP of Product Management, Sundar Pichai. He starts off by talking about Chrome, the browser, then gets into Chrome OS itself. Perhaps the biggest news of all is that the Chrome OS has been open sourced. Kudos again… Continue reading Webcast of Google’s intro of Chrome OS and open source announcement
The results are in and they are quite impressive. Some of my favorite creations include the Lego one of course, the dominos, and the Transformers-styled video.
Google has taken the much rumored step of creating its own OS. Named Chrome after the browser of the same name, this new OS will have a windowing environment based on a Linux kernel (of course) and will naturally contain the Chrome browser as its browser-of-choice. Google expects Google Chrome Operating System to be available… Continue reading Google launching its own operating system – Chrome OS
This week saw us yearning after some ‘appliance 2.0’ technology including ‘connected’ washers/dryers and a freezer failure sensor kit. We reviewed a poster printing service which we thought was pretty good. The Easy iPod Media Sharer‘s name says it all – useful family gadget. We do love our Gmail; their new lab is cool –… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 29, 2009
Google sure knows how to light up the news sites and blogosphere – release a brand new Web browser! Called Chrome, it’s Google’s foray into a once-crowded market that is now dominated by just 2 players (at least on Windows) – Microsoft and Mozilla. Everyone else has reported on and given their opinion, so why… Continue reading Google enters Web browser market with Chrome