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Google tests enhanced notifications in Chrome browser

Google has released a beta version of Chrome that introduces what the company describes as "richer" notifications from the browser's apps and extensions.

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Free Chrome extensions power up Gmail

From keyboard shortcuts to inbox managers, these handy Chrome extensions make a good email program even better.

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Hands on with Hangouts, Google’s swipe at Facebook

Google revamped its social network, Google+, and launched its popular video chatting service, Hangouts, as an iOS, Android, and Web app.

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Google Drive gets automatic offline sync in Chrome

Google Drive users no longer have to worry about accessing their documents without an Internet connection--as long as they’re using Google’s Chrome browser

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Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Google is beta testing an extension called Chrome Office Viewer, which allows Windows and Mac users to view Microsoft Office files without having to download them.

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Hands on: Chrome for iOS adds full-screen, save to PDF

Google's latest update to its browser on iOS has added a few new features, such as full-screen browsing on the iPhone and iPod touch, and a slew of printing features, including save to PDF.

Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

Remains of the Day: Friends and foes

T-Mobile is firing up the iPhone compatibility, Apple's jettisoning some VPN functionality, and Google is swapping out browser engines.

Yontoo Trojan horse injects ads as you surf with popular Mac browsers

A Russian security firm has identified a new Trojan horse that disguises itself as an Internet plug-in.

Review: Google Chromebook Pixel is an expensive curiosity

As an idea sprung from Google’s view of the future of technology, the Chromebook Pixel is intriguing, even intoxicating. But it’s hard to fathom how it works as a real-world product.