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WhatsApp now available on desktop but only on Chrome (for now)

There are times that some intense conversations are better had with you typing away on your desktop keyboard rather than swiping away on your virtual one. Or there are also times when you can't use your mobile phone but need to keep a conversation going. If you have a WhatsApp account and Google Chrome on your desktop, that's now possible as the messaging service is now available on the Web.

HTC Internet browser app arrives at the Google Play Store

This new HTC app that recently debuted at the Google Play Store is actually the HTC Sense built-in internet browser, just that it is now being made available for download via Android’s favorite virtual app market. If you have an HTC smartphone, you can easily grab the app now, which goes by the name “HTC Internet”.

Dolphin Browser now with flash player for Android Lollipop devices

While it is not that popular of a video platform anymore, there are still some websites that use Flash videos (like Facebook sometimes). And if you use Chrome as your default mobile browser, chances are you won't be able to view said video since Adobe stopped supporting that for Android devices some time ago. So the solution would be to use another browser. The newest update to Dolphin will try to convince you to consider it for your default or even alternative browser.

Opera for Android gets bookmark sharing

One of the best features for anyone who uses multiple computers is the ability to share your bookmarks on several devices. This is one of the best features of desktop browsers like Chrome and others. Android users have the ability to share bookmarks with a new version of Opera for Android.

Mozilla Firefox for Android updated to version 34 with Chromecast mirroring support

The Mozilla Firefox browser app for Android received a big-ish update recently, pushing it to version 34. But more than that, the update does brings a number of new features to the browser. We are mildly surprised though, that the move to make Yahoo the browser’s primary search engine has not been cascaded to the Android app yet, as that deal between Mozilla and Yahoo was done two weeks ago.

Firefox for Android Beta tests out browser casting feature

There are still people who use Firefox as their browser on both desktops and mobiles, although that percentage is growing smaller and smaller by the year. Last year (2013), that percentage was 20.09%, if the guys at Statcounter are to be believed.* But that is not stopping Mozilla from continuing to develop the Android version of their browser, now coming up with a “mirroring” feature that enables devices to cast a tab of the browser to a Chromecast or Miracast streaming device.

Browse a website without data connection with Cosmos

You're visiting a remote Italian village and you suddenly forgot the name of this quaint little cafe you were looking for, but you have no data or wifi connection to go to Neive.com.it to search for the name. You're shopping for a gift for your sister-in-law but you don't know what's her favorite color and you need to look at her blog to find out what it is, but again, no data or wifi. A new browser for your mobile devices Cosmos wants to solve those dilemmas by giving you access to a website even when you're not connected all through the power of text messaging.
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