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Google makes changes for Developers, offers app translation and cloud solutions

Google has rolled out a few changes for Android Developers today, and they could end up making the experience much better for everyone. By offering more cloud solutions for Developers, which allows them to focus more on designing and building great apps, Google takes a lot of the laborious tasks off their hands. Increased language support for Android apps also helps Developers reach a broader audience.

Google Chrome to block extensions from outside the Web Store

In an ongoing effort to tighten their control on services, Google has announced that their Chrome browser will no longer support extensions loaded from outside the Web Store. Google says they’ve had complaints lately regarding the security issues brought on by such extensions, with things like browser settings being altered without permission. The new policy will go into effect starting in January.

Tesla Model S to get Chrome browser and Android emulator

The prolific Elon Musk, who heads Tesla Motors as CEO, among other things, has just revealed a few interesting tidbits that will tickle the fancy of software developers eyeing to get into the automobile scene. It won't be long before they will be able to develop and run custom software, including Android apps, right on the Tesla Model S "smart" car's dashboard.

Chrome “Supervised Users” feature arrives as beta channel preview

Google has announced the latest new feature for Chrome. This one is called "Supervised Users" and for now it will be available by way of the beta channel. This one will be coming for those using a Chromebook as well as those using the Chrome browser on Windows, Mac or Linux. Basically, as the name would imply, this will allow the manager (parent) to create a restricted user profile.

PushBullet update adds Push-to-Chrome feature

Syncing tabs and bookmarks between mobile and desktop web browser is easy, presuming of course you're using the same browser on both. But what if you wanted to do that with other types of data as well? PushBullet may just have the answer with the new Push-to-Chrome feature feature for its Android app.

Chrome gets Android screencast support, debugging features

In what looks to be an attempt to get developers thinking more mobile centric about their design, Google has introduced into Chrome a utility to allow for real-time alterations. As more and more users turn to their phones and tablets ahead of desktop or even laptop computers, the mobile website has increasing value for developers. From monetization to simple navigation, making it look right on mobile is crucial.