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Why Alphabet’s Google will combine Chrome and Android OS for desktops

  • 02/11/2015 at 00:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Google Chrome LogoThe convergence of single operating systems on many devices is something Apple worked out early, and other companies took a while to see the potential of, like Microsoft and Google. All three of these companies started out as something different from one another and became competitors through their paths intertwining and converging. Google’s start is far removed from Apple or Microsoft’s, with the company starting out as a search engine before branching out into more and more areas.

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Google increases reward for Chrome bug detections

  • 13/08/2013 at 20:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

GoogleLast week we covered a story about Chrome not protecting user passwords saved in its database. Google seems to have taken the embarrassment of that find – and the reaction to Justin Schuh’s comment on Y Combinator – to heart. Because now they are offering more cash than ever as a reward for finding bugs in their flagship browser.

Google has always been pretty generous with the payouts for security flaws in the Chrome system. Which is why developers are always on the lookout for potential vulnerabilities in the software. In the last three years alone Google has given $2 million in rewards to people who have stumbled across these problems.

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Chrome secures your passwords by not securing your passwords

  • 07/08/2013 at 20:52 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Google Chrome LogoGoogle has come under fire for their security practices, which includes keeping a database of all saved passwords stored on your device, easily accessed through your account.

This means that anyone who has physical access to your machines can get immediate access to all passwords you have chosen to store on your device.

Elliot Kember, software developer at Riot, points out that not only is this a questionable security measure, but it gives people a fast track to your online data.

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Amazon’s Kindle Cloud Reader App Ready for Safari and Google Chrome

  • 19/08/2011 at 22:40 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Amazon Kindle Cloud ReaderThere are instances when we really want to search for something very important (or maybe not very important, but simply reading the best part of a novel) and the Internet connection is not available. And like Murphy’s Law, this tends to happen when we need the connection the most.

Of course, we have to consider also that there is a higher price to pay for using the Internet non-stop. So, what could be the best option for people who want to read books even when they are not connected to the Internet all the time?

Well, the best option is to take advantage of the Kindle Cloud Reader. The Kindle Cloud Reader is quite convenient and efficient. The features of Kindle Cloud Reader are quite amazing and they’re truly something else.

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Mozilla’s Firefox 4 new Features and Improvements

Firefox 4 At the end of the last month Mozilla just came out with their latest browser version of Firefox-4 and brought again in discussions the never ending war of Internet Browsers. A few days back we all have seen how the download counter of Mozilla website was running with an insane speed. But still that is not enough as the actual percentage of market share of Firefox is going down to the speed and simplicity of Google Chrome and the aggressive marketing and new features of Internet Explorer 9. Being a new competitor in the market-Google Chrome is catching up Firefox very fast and to stop it they brought a huge change in the last version of their famous browser.

The first thing on the list of changes in the Firefox 4 will have to be its UI and the chrome-ish look. Similar to the most of the competitors, Firefox has also changed their browser appearance and kept the tabs on top of their browser window instead of the menu bar.

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Internet Explorer 9 tries to overcome Mozilla

  • 18/03/2010 at 03:02 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

IE vs MozillaMicrosoft wants again to win a battle against Mozilla Firefox and it seems Internet Explorer 9 is set to go. The announcement has been made during MIX 2010 which take place at Las Vegas during 15 and 17 of March.

Internet Explorer is one of the browsers that we all had to use some day when we didn’t knew we had another alternative to browse the Internet. In modern days IE browser is used just to browse towards Mozilla site and get Firefox browser. Statistics say that, we don’t. 🙂

At the beginning Microsoft didn’t understood Firefox success, but lately Bill Gates boys seemed to use their brains a little more and find a solution. Internet Explorer 9 uses some of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome secrets. How cool is that? Is not, really.

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