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.
mention of a newer Android version on the Chromium site. If the information proves to be correct, we could see this new version before the year is out.
Android 4.4, one major, underlying goal is to get the operating system on a variety of devices. Specifically, lower end devices that have languished on older versions of Android. While the initial footprint for KitKat is smaller, and lends itself to that end, there are other Google services to consider.
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.
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.