Google Play Music All Access customers are reporting issues with playback on some web interfaces. While the issue is not widespread, it is affecting enough customers to get our attention. Oddly enough, the Android app seems to work just fine.
Acer has officially announced the C720 Chromebook, and as we had been expecting to happen, this one has arrived with Haswell. In this case, the processor will be an Intel Celeron 2955U processor based on the Intel Haswell micro-architecture. The processor will be paired with 4GB of RAM and the notebook will sport an 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366 x 768.
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.
As Chrome and Android start to trade utilities, one very important Android feature may be coming to your Chromebook. OMGChrome! has spotted a few bug reports that suggest the ability to create folders for Chrome apps is coming.
The Chrome Beta Android app is a solid way to get a bit of an advance look at what is coming in the general non-beta release. And in this case, you can comfortably rock the regular Chrome and Chrome Beta apps side-by-side. One example was the new gestures and search improvements. These rolled out in the beta in late-August and arrived on the non-beta side earlier this month.
It's been quite a while since we've last heard from Google about their popular cross-platform web browser. Now it is finally announcing the latest version of the Chrome browser for Android that brings in new features that were introduced in Chrome Beta more than a month ago.
One of the many interesting features of the Moto X is the ability to check messages and view incoming calls on the computer screen. While other apps and services have their own extensions or Chrome Apps, only a select few can handle SMS or phone calls. Motorola’s Connect is one of those, and today it’s seeing a slight update pushed out.
Google is always looking for innovative ways to integrate its Chrome and Android platforms deeper into our lives, especially in the way we work. With Open Project (as in projection), Google is getting close to offering an easy, low-cost solution to one of the most difficult problems technology problems: face-to-face collaboration.
Android 4.4 KitKat is coming, and coming soon. While we all sit here and patiently await more details from the folks at Google, others are looking around for any sort of indication that a final build is coming soon. Well, today's latest news comes from the Chromium Bug Tracker, which spotted a build of KitKat from just last week.
Sony is finally announcing something that we already know since early this week. The company has officially unveiled its Smart Stick accessory that includes support for Google Services, meaning, Android apps and the Chrome browser. And, as already reported, it only works with Sony's BRAVIA TV line.