Google makes it easier to test experimental features in Chrome

  • March 5, 2021
It turns out increasing the cadence of Chrome updates isn’t the only change Google has planned for its web browser. In a tweet spotted by 9to5Google (via XDA Developers), Chrome design head Alex Ainslie detailed a new feature that makes it easier to…

Google Chrome update cycles are about to get even shorter

  • March 4, 2021
Google is moving Chrome to a more frequent release schedule. The company announced on Thursday it will push future milestone releases that add new features every four weeks. Those updates come about every six weeks at the moment. Google said you can…

Google is policing itself on privacy because it knows it has to

  • March 4, 2021
Most people have known for years that technology giants like Facebook and Google make a ton of money by knowing exactly what people do online and selling that knowledge to advertisers. The advertisers, in turn, get better and better at serving people…

House Democrats ask YouTube to explain extremism policies

  • March 4, 2021
House Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee are again pushing YouTube to explain its policies around extremist content. In a letter sent to Google CEO Sundar Pichai Wednesday, the committee leaders said that “incendiary content that indoctri…

Gmail’s web client can’t handle inclusive emojis properly

  • March 3, 2021
If you frequently use Gmail’s native web client to send emails, you may have noticed something odd about how it handles emoji. Google may have said goodbye to its distinctive blobs in 2017, but for whatever reason, Gmail on the web still renders most…

Google Play Books update brings audio narration to kids titles

  • March 2, 2021
Google has been trying to make ebooks accessible to a wider global audience including those who are learning to read. The web giant is continuing its focus on youngsters by launching a set of audio resource tools for children's titles on Google P…

‘Terraria’ will hit Stadia after all

  • February 26, 2021
Terraria will come out Stadia after all. In a state of the game post spotted by Android Police, developer Re-Logic said it had resumed work on the port after settling its differences with Google.
“After a month of pushing (and with the immense suppor…