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February 24, 2015

Chromebook Pixel 2 said to be coming “soon”

A followup to the original high-end Chromebook Pixel is said to be in the works and coming "soon", at least according to Google’s Renee Nieme.
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November 7, 2013

Google Drive for iOS now supports multiple accounts, printing

The biggie is Multiple Account Support. You can now switch between personal, work, or any other Google account.

Also with Single Sign In you can sign in once to Google Drive and you’ll automatically be signed in to apps like YouTube, Google Maps, Chrome, and G+.

The updated iOS 7 support now also lets you print your files with Google Cloud Print or AirPrint. 

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November 1, 2013

How to get an iOS 7 look on Chrome’s new tab page

The iOS 7 New Tab Page Chrome extension replaces the regular new tab page with an interface that can easily be mistaken for iOS 7.

A default set of “apps” on the screen are really just shortcuts to Web sites.

The “App Store” allows you to install additional preconfigured shortcuts to one of the three screens. If you want to delete the apps or rearrange them, clicking on one of the apps for a couple of seconds will cause the icons to shake, just like in iOS 7. 

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September 13, 2013

Google updates Chrome for iOS with faster search results, data cost savings

When you click back in Chrome to return to a search results page Google says results will now “instantly appear, ready for you to choose the next one.”

The update also adds a data cost savings feature that gives you a view of data savings in Bandwidth Management settings. 

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July 19, 2013

Google’s Chromoting app will let you control a PC or Mac from an Android device

Google’s working on a way to offer the same remote control feature available from your Android phone or tablet via a Chromoting app for Android.

With Chromoting you’ll be able to fire up the app on your mobile device and use it to login to a computer running Chrome. While not the first remote control app, many might find the integration with the Chrome browser appealing.

No word on how soon Google will release either a finished or beta version. 

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July 17, 2013

Chrome for iOS update shows fullscreen on iPad, better integration with Google apps

Or you can set a preference where all directions links in the browser will lead to the Google Maps app instead.

Also, the update gives iPad users  fullscreen browsing as well as access to your full browser history. Google noted in a blog post that Chrome for iOS now also includes and an experimental data compression service that promises faster and more secure browsing. 

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July 11, 2013

Chrome for Android now has fullscreen mode for tablets and translation integration

First, Chrome for Android users can finally take advantage of the fullscreen mode already available on smartphones.

Another significant feature is Google Translate integration. When you come across a website in a foreign language, the browser will offer to translate the text into your language.

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July 1, 2013

4 iPad apps that simplify expense tracking


One of the top apps in this space, Expensify makes it extremely easy to keep track of business expenditures. Photograph receipts to enable Expensify to transform what you buy into an electronic version.

Users can also export reports into QuickBooks or FreshBooks. Expenses can be further categorized with tags, categories, or comments. The tool extends to the desktop, with a Chrome extension for capturing receipts that are generated online.

Pocket Expense

Pocket Expense creates a complete accounting and tracking system. It takes a little bit of time to learn all the nuances given its large feature set. However, once you have it mastered then entering [...]

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June 6, 2013

The ultimate showcase charger for your iPad

Comedian Robin Williams once quipped that cocaine is God's way of telling you that you have too much money. Perhaps the same can be said of the Strut LaunchPort, a luxury charging system for the iPad.

Strut, which makes grills and wheels for luxury cars, now offers the Strut LaunchPort, a $1,500 charger that will be sold in boutique jewelry stores and Neiman Marcus.

The Strut's pedestal has a heavy sphere that rests on a chrome-plated stainless steel ring that can rotate and pivot, allowing for multiple viewing angles of the iPad.

The sphere comes in three colors – chrome, white and black – and the sleeve is available in five ready-made [...]

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May 22, 2013

Google readies speedier Chrome update for iPad with voice search

The update adds voice features so, for example, you can just touch the microphone and speak a voice query like ‘Where’s the nearest Starbucks?”

Google said “in some cases” the answer will be spoken back to you rather than displayed on the screen, though it’s not clear which queries will get the voice response.

“This update also enables faster reloading of web pages by using the cache more efficiently when the network is slow, which is especially useful when you’re on the go,” Google said in a blog post. One other new feature in the iOS app gives users the option to open links in Chrome and then return to the app with [...]

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