HP Chromebook coming to Canada

Canadians are used to our friendly neighbours to the south getting their hands on tech toys well before they migrate north, and Google's Chromebook is no exception. Though Americans could use the Samsung-built

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SkyDrive workaround enables Office Web Apps for iPad

Microsoft’s Office Web Apps-SkyDrive combo are great tools for working online, as long as you’re using a traditional mouse-and-keyboard PC. But if you’re using a tablet such as an iPad or one of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2012 Ian Paul

Bug hunter bags $60,000 for hacking Chrome

During Google's Pwnium contest at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, Russian bug hunter Sergey Glazunov demonstrated a Chrome exploit that completely defeats the browser's much touted security sandbox. Chrome is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

What Google’s ‘Do Not Track’ move means

As the White House pushed a privacy bill of rights this week and readied new online privacy legislation for Congress to consider, Google decided on Thursday to get behind “Do Not Track” technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Report of upcoming Android 5.0 (‘Jellybean’) draws doubts

If Google's Ice Cream Sandwich was supposed to unify Android devices, it may not stay unified for long. According to one report published on DigiTimes, device manufacturers are apparently already disappointed with the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 16th, 2012 Brad Reed

Firefox’s plan to catch Chrome in 2012

The Mozilla Foundation has big plans for Firefox in 2012 that can be summarized in two words: Google Chrome. That's not to say the Firefox browser won't have some unique features, such as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Google Chrome 17 release gets auto-page rendering

You're familiar with autocomplete. Now get ready for auto-page rendering.The latest version of Google's Chrome browser, known as Chrome 17, can now determine which sites you're likely to visit when you start typing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2012 Brad Reed

Chrome browser for Android won’t support Flash, Adobe confirms

Chrome for Android will not run Flash Player, the popular software that Apple has famously banned, Adobe confirmed yesterday.The acknowledgment was no surprise: Last November, Adobe announced it was abandoning development of Flash

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Google Chrome security bests other browsers in two ways: researchers

Google Chrome may be a relatively new browser compared to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, but it's making better efforts on a couple of key security fronts, according to researchers at Accuvant

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Brian Jackson

Internet Explorer 9 hammers rivals

The in-house reputation system used in Internet Explorer 8 and 9 is markedly superior at blocking social-engineering attacks than the Google equivalent used by Chrome, Firefox, Apple's Safari, an independent test by NSS

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Apple and Google: we’ve seen the cloud from both sides now

Apple and Google now dominate the world's smartphone and mobile device markets and both are now pushing quickly into the cloud. While Apple this week finally acknowledged the cloud as the future of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 9th, 2011 Ryan Faas

Free browser toolbar helps improve your Web site’s SEO

Part art and part science, search engine optimization is not for the faint of heart, what with its ever-changing rules and potential for spectacular disasters. The stories of JCPenney and DecorMyEyes, in particular, have recently provided a vivid

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Chromebooks are destined to fail

Everyone wants what Microsoft's got, namely control of the most widely used computing platform. Or, more accurately, everyone wants the billions and billions of dollars that flow in from the dominance of desktop

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 17th, 2011 Mike Elgan

Video Rewind: A closer look at Chrome OS

Google unveiled two netbooks running on its Chrome OS at its I/O conference yesterday. But the sneak peek was brief, with the crowd only seeing images of the notebooks from Samsung and Acer.Related

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2011 Brian Jackson