Mobile is the future, and Google has pursued both Android and Chrome OS as mobile platforms for a while now. Chromebooks still haven’t been doing well, accounting for 3% of all PCs purchased, but Android has been excelling. The strategy of using a platform for apps seems to be working a lot better than bringing ... Read More »
There are plenty of browsers on the Play Store, and many of them are good. But if you’re anything like me, you’re happily using Chrome because it’s both integrated with Google services and it’s already there, pre-installed on all Android devices. But there’s a new option, and it’s actually pretty nice.
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HTC has been more than willing to release some of its more popular apps into the Google Play store as stand-alone services, and the trend continues with its traditionally built-in browser.
On Tuesday, January 13, HTC officially made its proprietary browser available to download through the Google Play store. The app itself is called “Read More »
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We saw it coming, but Chrome for Android is the biggest news for Google’s mobile platform this year. It signals that Android will be around for a long time, but we might also look back on today as the day that native operating systems began to die and web operating systems started to take over.
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At long last, Google has released an Android version of the popular Chrome browser onto the Android Market as a beta for all Ice Cream Sandwich devices. Similar to it’s PC and Mac brethren, Google Chrome for Android focuses on bringing speed and simplicity to your browsing experience, as well as offering the ability to ... Read More »
One of the biggest unanswered questions in the Android development world is “where’s Chrome?” Google has made huge strides in web development attached to the Chrome name, some of which Android’s “Browser” has not been a part. Thanks to a bonafide Android port of Chromium, that’s about to change.
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Ever since Chrome OS was announced, the excitement for the operating system seemed to be matched by the curiosity of its purpose. Shortly after the initial announcement, when the CR-48 devices were being shipped, I remember being asked repeatedly “If I have an Android phone and a tablet, do I really need a cloud computer?” ... Read More »
Today must be the day for major app launches, or something. Mozilla just officially dropped Firefox for Android in the Market, available for download now.
Mozilla has released an updated version of their Firefox 4 Beta browser application on the Android market. With this update, Mozilla is touting faster start-up, page load times and improved zooming ability and responsiveness.
Mozilla does have some benchmark tests to back up their speedy claims, with several tests showing that Firefox is 2-3 times ... Read More »
Mozilla releases a pre-alpha version of Firefox’ little cousin.