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Preview the new Chrome packaged apps

Preview the new Chrome packaged apps

A few months ago, we announced the developer preview of Chrome packaged apps and the Chrome App Launcher. That preview enabled you to to upload your Chrome packaged apps to the Chrome Web Store and test the app install flow. However, a Chrome packaged app was discoverable only if you had a direct link…

Category : Software   01-05-2013   by Janeth Kent

Home networking explained: How to set up a home network

Home networking explained: How to set up a home network

Computer networking allows you to browse the internet, stream music from one location to another and much more. Save yourself the pain of weak wireless signals, slow internet browsing and other problems through these useful tips. CNET editor Dong Ngo explains us the basics of home networking in 6 parts: Part 1:…

Category : Software   26-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Remove duplicate and empty Google+ photo albums in your Gallery

Remove duplicate and empty Google+ photo albums in your Gallery

Has your Gallery gone haywire with blank and duplicate Google+ albums? Don't worry, you're not alone. Since the implementation of Google+ Instant Upload and its deep integration into the included Gallery app, more and more of the photos you see on your device aren't actually... on your device. This all works…

Category : Software   26-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Useful Bookmarklets for your iPad and iPhone

Useful Bookmarklets for your iPad and iPhone

The Safari browser of your iOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) doesn’t support extensions (or add-ons) but you can still add extra functionality to the mobile browser with the help of bookmarklets. Bookmarklets, if you are new, are like regular bookmarks but instead of opening new websites, bookmarklets are often used…

Category : Software   26-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Google Drive can now automatically sync all your Docs, Sheets, and Slides so you can access any file offline

Google Drive can now automatically sync all your Docs, Sheets, and Slides so you can access any file offline

Less than three hours after the last Google Drive update, Google has announced a very useful feature: automatic syncing of all your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. You can now also create and edit drawings offline. The two features are rolling out over the next “few days” so you should see them…

Category : Software   25-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

The Best Experimental Chrome Features You Should Check Out

The Best Experimental Chrome Features You Should Check Out

Google Chrome is a great browser as it is, but that doesn't mean it doesn't come with its share of annoyances and curiosities. You can fix some of these, as well as add new features by playing around with Chrome's experimental settings. Here are a few we really like. When you…

Category : Software   24-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Secret way to zoom in closer on Google Maps

Secret way to zoom in closer on Google Maps

(Credit: Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET) In an effort to debunk a supposed Google Maps murder scene, Reddit user "xythrowawayy" shared a simple trick to zoom in closer than Google Maps allows. Google lets you zoom in only so far, but if you make a small tweak to a URL for a…

Category : Software   24-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Top Ten Android Tips

Top Ten Android Tips

Welcome to the sometimes wild, often wonderful, but always fascinating world of Android!  Chances are the Android OS is a bit different than what you're used to, even if you are moving over from another smartphone platform.  We want to help you get settled in and familiar with your phone…

Category : Software   22-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

100+ Best Google Chrome Extensions

100+ Best Google Chrome Extensions

There are a lot of extensions specific to Google and its services, which isn't surprising considering Chrome is Google's browser. They work across operating systems. Best of all, every extension mentioned here is entirely free, so there's no harm in giving them a try. If you don't like one, just…

Category : Software   16-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

13 Top Free Android Productivity Apps

13 Top Free Android Productivity Apps

If you are an android user and a blogger, then this post is for you. We have listed the top free 13 android apps for productivity. 1. Google Goggles Search the real world by taking a picture. Search by taking a picture. Goggles uses image recognition technology to recognize objects and return relevant…

Category : Software   15-04-2013   by Janeth Kent

Top 10 Alternatives for Whatsapp

Top 10 Alternatives for Whatsapp

Are you a user of the messaging app WhatsApp? If you are part of the crowd who don’t like paying for messaging apps, we’ve got 10 awesome alternative free messaging apps you can try. Recommended Reading: Send & Receive SMS On Computer With Mysms App 1. Line Line is developed by NAVER. It is a…

Category : Software   11-04-2013   by Janeth Kent