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The beginning of a new week means, arrival of a new Google Chrome build. This week is no different. Google has updated its dev channel and has released Google Chrome 188.8.131.52. As per the usual trend, this release brings minor fixes. The latest Chrome update is available for download for both Windows and Linux platform.
A new week means a new Google Chrome build. This week is no different. This time, an update has been made to the dev channel taking the build number to 184.108.40.206. As usual the update is of minor nature. The latest dev channel release is available for Linux, Mac and Windows platform.
Google, a few hours back conducted an event in which it gave an insight of what Google Chrome OS is all about and what is that they intend to do with it? As we informed you earlier, Chrome OS source code is now available for the open source community.
Just finished watching the Google Chrome OS webcast. If you are expecting a beta release of Google Chrome OS, then sorry to disappoint you, there is no Chrome OS release to talk about as of now. However as we informed you, Google Chrome OS code just went open source.
They said they will be open sourcing the Chrome OS source code. And guess what, that’s what exactly has happened. Google has just posted the source code for Google Chrome OS on the Chromium site, making the source code open. This was just announced in the press event for Google Chrome OS. Be sure to tune in, as we will post more details whatever is revealed in the currently running webcast for Google Chrome OS.
Say bye bye to the time consuming Caption insertion process for YouTube videos. Google has just made another nice and much needed addition to its ever popular video portal YouTube. YouTube videos now have the ability to automatically generate captions and subtitles in English. (Video is embedded below that show how to use this cool feature)
Ever since Google announced its Google Chrome OS, various rumors surfaced onto the web showing fake pictures of what Google Chrome OS might look like and similar stuff. Well all this is set to come to an end. Google is holding a Google Chrome OS demo event this Thursday in which it will showcase the capabilities of its yet to be released OS. Google Headquarters is the decided venue.
Google has just released Google Earth 2.0 for iPhone. This is the second update to the Google Earth app for iPhone that was rolled out a year back. Version 2.0 brings some exciting features such as the ability to view maps you created on your desktop machine from your iPhone, addition of more languages, enhanced icon look and improved performance.
Bad news for Microsoft and Windows Mobile users. According to the figures released by market researcher, Gartner, Windows Mobile’s market share have taken a decline of 28% in comparison to last year’s third quarter. Apple and BlackBerry have seen their market share rise whereas Symbian‘s market share are going through a decline as well.
Sources told TechCrunch that Google‘s Chrome OS has an early version launching next week. Early screenshots proved to be fake, and later screenshots depicted the browser component of the OS. Sources inside Google have said there’s more to Chrome OS than that.
One thing we know is that the browser in Chrome OS will be able to mount drives and function as a system navigation tool. How will hardware support be in these early builds? Although Google and device manufacturers are on the case writing drivers for your favorite peripherals, don’t count on all your devices working with Chrome OS right away.
The new OS will initially target netbooks with a particular aim to give Windows XP users something besides a crippled, expensive Windows 7 to upgrade. Now the question is that which computers will be able to run Chrome OS, it is guessed that Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Toshiba will be able to run Google’s Chrome OS. But does it mean hardware or software from other companies won’t be compatible?