Android and Chrome: No merge in sight

There has been ongoing talk about Google merging Android and Chrome. Despite seeing some crossover such as the touchscreen display being added to the Chromebook Pixel, or peripheral support being improved back in Honeycomb -- Google is not pushing to merge the platforms anytime soon. In fact, Matias Duarte recently spoke with SlashGear and said that the "two platforms meet different needs.”

Chrome for Android update adds background audio and more

If you happen to have an Android device running Chrome, you may want to head over to the Play Store and grab this latest update. The update is for Chrome 25, specifically for version 25.0.1364.123 and it has brought some new features along with some notable improvements on existing features.

Google Chromebook Pixel: Justify the cost by considering the extras

Google officially announced the Chromebook Pixel and despite the decent set of specs, it is hard to ignore the price tag. We covered the Chromebook Pixel here in this post, however for those who missed that -- the price is $1,299 for the Wi-Fi only model and $1,499 for a model equipped with LTE. The LTE model also has double the storage as compared to the Wi-Fi only model, but that is beside the point. The point here is that these are some expensive Chromebooks.

Google Chromebook Pixel announced for $1,299

Today Google has just unveiled their brand new Chromebook Pixel. The rumors and leaks from earlier this month turned out to be accurate, and the Mountain View company has just detailed and launched the next evolution in Chromebooks. The Pixel certainly comes at a price, but has tons of amazing features you won't want to miss. Read on for more details.

Chrome Beta for Android update arrives with bug fixes

Google has released the latest Chrome Beta for Android app update. And while this one may not be quite as exciting as the previous update that added support for experimental features, it did bring a handful of bug fixes. Along with the details in terms of the fixes, Google has also offered an update in terms of the known issues. That being said, lets dive in with the more exciting of the two -- the fixes.

Chrome Beta for Android found to be hiding a full-screen browsing mode

It seems Google may have hidden a full-screen browsing mode in the latest Chrome Beta release. Though, before anyone thinks of switching to the beta -- we should point out that this seems to be more of an unintentional discovery at this point. Simply put, the latest Chrome Beta can enter a full-screen browsing mode, however there are a few things that need to be done in order to make it work. Not to mention, there are some glitches when returning after you have closed the app.

Chrome Beta for Android adds support for experimental features

Google launched the Chrome Beta for Android app earlier in the month and it looks like we have been given an app that will see regular updates. The app had some new features added a few days after the launch and some more have arrived today. For those trying to keep track, this latest Chrome Beta update brings the version number up to 25.0.1364.47. Of course, if you have any doubt about the version you are running, it is likely easier to fire up the Play Store and see if an update is waiting.