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Google patches Chrome browser, bans stealth add-ons

Google yesterday released Chrome 25, patching 22 vulnerabilities and debuting a new security feature that blocks silent installations of add-ons.

Google announces $1299 touchscreen Chromebook Pixel

Unlike earlier Chromebooks, which had basic specs and low costs, the Chromebook Pixel announced Thursday has touchscreen capability, a high-quality display, and pricing that starts at $1299.

Is Google really working on a Chrome OS touchscreen notebook?

Google is working on a touchscreen laptop loaded with Chrome OS, and the notebooks will be on store shelves before the end of the year. Sound familiar?


Google adds Chrome OS app launcher to Windows taskbar

The feature makes it even easier for Windows users to fire up Chrome apps instead of full-fledged desktop applications


Rogue Chrome extension racks up Facebook 'likes' for online bandits

Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a new phishing scam that installs a malicious extension in the Chrome web browser in order to turn Facebook 'likes' into cash for cyber crooks.


How to recover lost form data in your Web browser

A simple browser add-on can really save the day when all your work suddenly vanishes.

Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

With this arsenal of tips, tricks, and third-party tools, you can bend Google to your will and extract more from its services than ever before.

'Chromebook Pixel': the Google PC we've been waiting for?

New evidence found in Google's Chrome OS code is fueling rumors that a high-end device is on the way.

What's with all the Chromebooks?

Chromebooks are popping up like roaches these days. Why are manufacturers suddenly so eager to jump on Google's cloud-powered bandwagon, and what does it mean for the future of Chrome?

Hewlett-Packard joins Chromebook fray with 14-inch browser-based laptop

Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it’s getting into the Chromebook game after rumors about the company’s first browser-in-a-box surfaced in late January.