Posts Tagged ‘Chrome Canary’

You can Launch Chrome OS Mode in Chrome on Windows 7 as well now

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

I’m still not exactly sure why one would want to do this, but it’s sort of an interesting trick anyway.

When Google released the Chrome browser for Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system it included a basic version of Chrome OS in the browser. Whenever you would run Chrome in Windows 8 mode, it would display a Chrome OS-like bar at the bottom of the screen that acts as a taskbar in the operating system.


How to Block Chrome from Running in the Background

Friday, March 15th, 2013

If you’ve noticed that Chrome is behaving differently lately, you’re not alone …

For the past week or so I have been noticing that various versions of Google Chrome started to add icons to the Windows system tray. I first noticed it in Google Chrome Canary, and since yesterday in Chrome Beta as well. The icons and the browser’s behavior is not the same right now, which is certainly puzzling. Note that Google is displaying those notifications for quite some time now in various editions of the browser, but that you do not really see the icon until you enable at least one application to show them in the browser. The Canary notification on the other hand is a new thing.


Test Google’s Chrome OS on Windows

Monday, February 11th, 2013

If your curious about Google’s initial foray into the operating system business, here’s an interesting way to check it out on a Windows computer without actually buying a Chromebook …

If you are thinking about getting one of those cheap – as in price – Chromebook’s you have heard about but do not really know if they provide you with all the functionality you need from a computer system, you have now the chance to take Google’s Chrome OS, the operating system powering the devices, for a test drive.