In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about lots of things Google did, how root apps have some troubles ahead, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
Google’s Chrome Beta on Android has a few new tricks up its sleeve. Admittedly, we’ve already seen these features on the desktop browser, but now possible on Android will be the ability to reopen a closed tab, fullscreen HTML5 video playback, support for some multi-window supporting devices and the ability to send some video to your Chromecast.
While Google’s Pokémon Challenge slipped out a day before April Fools’ Day, the Chrome team’s gag will only work on April 1, and will let you translate websites into the most important of languages: emoji. Read on for more!
Redditor suggests a simple tweak that actually seems to work at making Chrome for Android scroll smoother. The tweak involves changing a setting in Chrome://flags.
Reports emerged over the past week about adware and malware peddlers buying popular Chrome extensions and turning them into data-collecting or ad-injecting tools. Google removed two of these extensions, but the problem runs deeper.
If you run Chrome Canary, you can enable Google Now for your browser right now by setting a few flags in the settings page. Google Now for Chrome will show weather, sports scores, commute traffic, event reminders cards, and more.
Commits found in the Chromium open source project, the precursor of Chrome and Chrome OS, suggest that Google may be bringing Chromecast support to the Android version of the browser in the close future.
The latest version of Chrome Beta will feel much faster when you browse mobile-optimized websites thanks to the removal of an unnecessary delay between taps and responses.
Finding the perfect web browser can be a challenge because they all have such widely different features. In this list, we’d like to help you find the best.
Chrome 31 packs some neat new features, under the hood improvements, and a patch to close an exploit found at yesterday’s Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest in Tokyo