diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)

Tag Archives Chrome OS

New $249 Samsung Chromebook with 100 GB Free Google Drive Storage Debuts

In order bring more affordable computing, Google together with Samsung, launched a new Samsung Chromebook for $249 –“the computer for everyone.”

At $249 price tag, the new Chromebook is one of the lightest laptops currently avialbe on the market — weighing at 2.5 pounds, and a mere 0.8 inches thick, the new Chromebook …

Google Play Crossed 25 Billion Downloads; Chrome 22 Stable Release Adds Mouse Lock, 3D Apps and More

Google Play, that homes to 675,000 apps and games has now hits 25 billion downloads from Google Play. To celebrate this achievement, Google is offering some great discounts for the next five days letting you choose from a collection of apps from some of the world’s top developers including Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full …

A Single Google Search Uses Same Amount of Computing as the Apollo Program; Blogger’s Dynamic Views Templates Now On Mobile Devices; Map Maker in Lesotho;

Google in a blog post published its findings of comparision of the amount of computation available to NASA engineers in 1969 versus what’s available now stated, “It takes about the same amount of computing to answer one Google Search query as all the computing done — in flight and on the ground — for the …

Chrome OS 21 Redesigned Apps List Experience, Performance Updates and More; Introducing Octane JavaScript Benchmark Suite

The stable release of Chrome OS 21.0.1183.0, Platform version: 2465.127.0, released this week, for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3 comes with “redesigned apps list experience” making it easier to access favorite apps and websites.

Google says, “the apps list is now …

Google Play Policy Change Tightens Up ‘Naming/Icon, Payments, Privacy, Ads, Spam Rules’; Delays Nexus Q, Pre-Order Customers Gets Free Dev Unit; Chromebook Users to Get 100 GB of Free Google Drive Storage

Google sent out a letter to its Android app developers informing them that it is making several changes to tighten its developer app policies on Google Play covering; “naming apps, app icons, payments, privacy, spam and advertising.”

“Android developers will now be required to meet the new policy; and apps that are seen …

Microsoft Silicon Valley Office Opens; Buys Perceptive Pixel Inc.

Microsoft Opens Office in Silicon Valley; Acquire Perceptive Pixel Inc.; Signs Android Patent Agreement with Aluratek & Coby Covering Android and Chrome Devices; Imagine Cup 2012 Winners, Ukrainian Team Takes Top Imagine Cup 2012 Prize.

Chrome Browser and Googe Drive for iOS Devices, Offline Document Editing Announced

Chrome web browser reaches 310 million active usersChrome web browser reaches 310 million active users

Day at Google I/O said today there are more than 2.3 billion users on the web–Chrome browser now has 310 million active users. “Chrome has nearly doubled since last year’s I/O–from 160 million to 310 million active users around the world,” said Sundar Pichai, SVP, Chrome & Apps.

As …

Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook, Chromebox, Chrome OS, Web Store UI Update, Robust Apps Announced

Google in a exciting developments around Chromebooks announced — new hardware, a major software update and more robust apps. “For businesses and schools, we’re introducing zero-touch deployment, more affordable desktop virtualization, and a simplified pricing model,” posted Glenn Wilson, Product Manager, Chrome for Business.

Samsung has announced a new faster and portable Chromebook …

Google Student Veterans Summit; Getting to know Chromebooks; Cross-Origin Resource Sharing An Alternative to JSONP; DoubleClick Search V3 (DS3) Turns One!

In this Help Desk Hangout On Air episode Google continued the conversation about Chromebooks for business. Chrome product manager Glenn Wilson and Will Paulus walked us through the management console, which allows you to oversee your fleet of Chromebooks in a low-touch, scalable way.

You can watch the whole thing in the video …

Chromebooks Hangout On Air; Google for Entrepreneurs Nashville; Goes Arbor Neutral; Talks Freedom of Speech at Belgodyssee; Winners of ‘Zeitgeist Young Minds’ Announced

After been carbon neutral since 2007, Google this Arbor Day, gone “arbor neutral” — what does that mean? In short, “every tree that is cut down for Google’s printing needs, Gogole will replant it…twice.”

In a Google Green blog, Jaclyn Held, Operations Manager, said, “Google will be making a donation …

Google Drive Integrated into the ChromeOS Dev Channel File Manager

Google released the ChromeOS Dev channel update version 20.0.1116.0 (Platform version: 2199.0.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

This release in addition to functional, security and stability improvements contains Google Drive integrated into the ChromeOS file manager as well.

Adding support for Google Drive puts more emphasis on …

Chrome OS Build 19.0.1048.17 Adds New Window Manager ‘Aura’

Chrome OS Build 19.0.1048.17 Adds New Window Manager ‘Aura’.

Chrome Web Store Categories System Overhauled to Improve Discoverability for Apps

Chrome Web Store Category System OverhauledChrome Web Store Category System OverhauledGoogle Chrome Web Store’s app category system received a couple of changes to improve discoverability for apps. “The new structure of the store will improve discoverability for apps,” posted Google.

Adding, “For example, users searching for a photo album app can now easily drill down to the “Photos” subcategory level and …

Snazzier Graphics Added to Chrome 18 Beta; High-severity Chromium OS Bugs and More added to Chromium Security Rewards Program

Chrome 18 Beta Adds GPU accelerating 2D Canvas and enabling 3D content for older GPUs - Expanding the Chromium Security Rewards ProgramChrome 18 Beta Adds GPU accelerating 2D Canvas and enabling 3D content for older GPUs - Expanding the Chromium Security Rewards ProgramChromium Security Rewards Program, which reflects several of core security principles: engaging the community, building defense in depth, and particularly making the web safer for everyone – today expands its scope to formally include more items:

  • “High-severity Chromium OS security bugs are now in scope. Chromium OS includes much more …

Chrome 17.0.963.46 Stable Release Now with

Chrome 17 Stable Release Now More Faster and Safer Web BrowsingChrome 17 Stable Release Now More Faster and Safer Web BrowsingGoogle’s Chrome browser 17 released to Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame now contains a number of new features mentione under. In addition, “with version 17.0.963.46 now when you start typing in the omnibox and the URL autocompletes to a site you’re very likely to visit, Chrome will prerender the …