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Google Chrome now freely available in Cuba

If Chrome were human, he’d/she’d be puffing on authentic Cuban cigars right about now. The browser’s finally made its way to the Caribbean country, where it was blocked, along with other Google services, for the longest time. While Mountain View…

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Google Chrome arrives in Cuba

Google Chrome is now available for download in Cuba, one of the world’s most isolated internet regimes. Google announced the move in a short Google+ post Wednesday, noting that American sanctions against Cuba and other countries have made it more difficult for the company to launch products abroad. Although Cuban internet users have been able to access Chrome through unofficial channels, they’ll now be able to download the web browser directly from google.com.cu.

This week’s announcement comes after Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a delegation of web activists visited Cuba in June, pushing for a free and open internet. The government of Raúl Castro has inched toward greater web access in recent months, with new fiber-optic connections…

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Google to fix Chrome for Windows bug that drains laptop batteries

Google is promising to fix a bug in Chrome for Windows that has been draining laptop batteries for years. The problem was first reported in 2010, but a recent investigation by Forbes has bumped the issue to the top of Google’s Chrome bug report list. Chrome’s battery drain problem affects Windows users as Google sets a parameter for processor-intensive tasks much lower than Microsoft recommends. The result means laptop processors are waking up far more often than they should when Chrome is open on Windows and a webpage is idle. Internet Explorer and Firefox don’t exhibit the same battery drain problem.

Google confirmed the issue to PC World, and an engineer has been assigned internally to address the problem. The promise of a fix…

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Google Chrome gets one-click video chats, no download required

It used you be that if you wanted to round up some chums on a Google+ video hangout in Chrome to figure out how Sherlock really faked his death, you all had to download and install a plugin first. ‘Twas hardly a dealbreaker for most, but the process…

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Google chrome OS – Google operating system?

Question by Amber: Google chrome OS – Google operating system?
Google chrome OS – Google operating system, will Google chrome OS – Google operating system beat Microsoft windows , can anyone give a little detail on Google chrome OS – Google operating system .

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Answer by Schecki™
Personally, I think that if Google produces a fast, nice and easy-to-use OS, it might beat Microsoft, but that’s going to be hard, since a lot of people use Windows XP and now Windows 7.

You can find more details about Google OS here: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/

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Motorola Solutions Latest To Sign Microsoft Licensing Agreement For Chrome, Android Devices

mybuddy-microsoft Microsoft continues its quest to fleece companies over use of its intellectual property in devices running platforms made by competitors. Motorola Solutions, the enterprise counterpart to the consumer-focused Motorola Mobility, has signed an agreement with Microsoft to use its IP in Chrome and Android devices. Read More

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Microsoft And Dell Sign Patent Royalty Agreement For Android And Chrome OS Devices

Today Dell and Microsoft announced that they have signed an agreement relating to intellectual property, which will see the two companies “license each company’s applicable” patents regarding Android and Chrome OS devices, as well as Xbox consoles. Read More

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Microsoft And Dell Sign Patent Royalty Agreement For Android And Chrome OS Devices

Today Dell and Microsoft announced that they have signed an agreement relating to intellectual property, which will see the two companies “license each company’s applicable” patents regarding Android and Chrome OS devices, as well as Xbox consoles. Read More

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Move over Chrome, Google Docs has add-ons now too

Power users have been tricking out Google’s Chrome browser with extensions for years, and now they can do the same with… Google Docs? Today the search giant launched an add-on store for its word processing and spreadsheet web apps so that…

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Google Chrome For iOS: Best Browser On iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad On iOS 5/5.0.1/5.1/5.1.1

Google Chrome iOS – Google Chrome on iPhone, iPad, & iPod Touch Google Chrome for iOS Overview Google Chrome (Web Browser) iPhone iPod touch iPad Browser App…
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