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Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Officially released

Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 had just been released to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 9 security fixes which are all listed below. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Security Fixes: High CVE-2016-1660: Out-of-bounds write in Blink. High CVE-2016-1661: Memory corruption in cross-process frames. High CVE-2016-1662: Use-after-free in extensions. High CVE-2016-1663: Use-after-free in Blink’s V8 bindings.

Google Chrome 50 released

The Chrome team recently announced the release of Google Chrome 50 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 50.0.2661.75 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 20 security fixes. Highlight Of Fixes: High CVE-2016-1652: Universal XSS in extension bindings High CVE-2016-1653: Out-of-bounds write in V8 Medium CVE-2016-1651: Out-of-bounds read in Pdfium JPEG2000 decoding Medium CVE-2016-1654: Uninitialized memory read in media Medium CVE-2016-1655: Use-after-free related to extensions Medium CVE-2016-1656: Android downloaded file path restriction bypass Medium CVE-2016-1657: Address bar spoofing Low CVE-2016-1658: Potential leak of sensitive information to malicious extensions Complete list of changes is available in thelog Install Google Chrome 50 on Ubuntu OS sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.

Chrome 48 Beta Introduces Present to Cast with Custom Notification Buttons, and Network Estimation

The latest Chrome 48 Beta release, introduces Present to Cast with Custom Notification Buttons, and Network Estimation. The latest release of Chrome on Android now allows mobile sites to present to Google Cast devices using the standards-based Presentation API and the Cast Web SDK. In the latest Chrome release, sites can now add custom buttons to notifications, enabling users to complete tasks entirely within the notification. Developers can now use NetworkInformation.

Google ends support of Chrome for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8

Earlier this year, Google announced that Google Chrome would continue support for Windows XP through the remainder of 2015. At that time, its is strongly advised that users on older, unsupported platforms such as Windows XP to update to a supported, secure operating system. Such older platforms are missing critical security updates and have a greater potential to be infected by viruses and malware. Marc Pawliger, Director of Engineering and Early Notifier – posted on Google Chromes Blog, that Google is ending support for Chrome on Windows XP, as well as Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.

Google Maps upgraded to work offline

Google has upgraded its Android Maps app so it can provide directions when not connected to the internet. The software also lets devices find businesses’ locations, opening hours and telephone numbers while offline. The firm said tourists visiting places outside their mobile subscription plans and people living in emerging markets, where data can be expensive, would be among those who would benefit most. But one expert said budget-phone owners would now have to juggle data.

Google and Asus Will Be Releasing The Second OnHub Router Soon

Two months ago, Google and TP Link have announced the first Google OnHub router (premium), a device that delivers fast wireless internet access and has an easy-to-use interface. But it looks like Google takes the router business very serious, now announcing that the second OnHub router will be manufactured by Asus, a vendor that has already worked with Google and released a Nexus device. Unlike the first router, the Asus OnHub router will also support motion control, permitting the users to wave the hand over the top of the router to increase the speed for a specific device, via the newly implemented “Wave Control” feature.

Find out how to cast to your TV with Chromecast 2

For those new to Chromecast 2, Chromecast is Googles devices that allows you to stream media to your TV or speakers using your phone, tablet or laptop. You can simply cast your favourite content from your apps on your iPhone, iPad, Android device or laptop right to the biggest screen and best speakers in the house. Chromecast 2 recently released now comes with brand new looks, with lots of improvements which includes improved wi-fi performance which now supports 5GHz and also comes with three internal antennas for optimizing streaming performance.

Install / Update Google Chrome 46 on Ubuntu / Elementary / Linux Mint OS

The Chrome team recently announced the promotion of Google Chrome 46 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This latest release Google Chrome 46.0.2490.71 comes with a number of bug fixes and improvements, including a number of security fixes highlighted below. Cross-origin bypass in Blink. Credit to Mariusz Mlynski. Use-after-free in PDFium. Credit to anonymous. Use-after-free in ServiceWorker. Credit to Collin Payne. Bad-cast in PDFium. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.

You Can Now Transform Paper Planes In Controller Drones With PowerUp FPV And A Google Cardboard VR Set

PowerUp has managed to transform paper planes into remote controlled drones, via the PowerUp FPV project. Used along with Google Cardboard, the users can view the video feed and control the paper plane by with their head movements. By attaching a fully rotating camera on the top of the plane, PowerUp provides a live stream of the in-flight video on the user’s smartphone and by using the Google Cardboard cheap VR set, the users can either control the drone via their head movement or from the in-app gamepad provided by PowerApp.

Samsung Is Releasing The Second Tizen-Based Phone In India

As you may know, Samsung has started working at Tizen, its own Android flavor, hoping to replace both Android and the Google Play Store on some markets (to cut some of the revenue it gives to Google), when their OS becomes mature enough. This way, Samsung has more control over the device’s software, but unfortunately, it is lacking support for a lot of apps that already run well on Android. Also, Tizen is Samsung’s OS for wearable devices and smart TVs.

The Google Cardboard App Has Been Updated, Now Supporting Street View walkthroughs

As you may know, Google has created a cheap, Google Cardboard virtual reality (VR) headset, in order to try and break into the VR market. While Google’s VR set cannot compete with Oculus Rift, some of the users may prefer to spend up to $10 on such a headset to toy around with virtual reality apps. Recently, Google has added Street View walkthroughs support for its Cardboard VR, permitting the users to explore the world from the comfort of their homes, without having to interact with people or annoying neighbours.

It looks like Google OnHub Router Is Using A Custom Version Of ChromeOS

As you may remember, Google and TP-Link have announced that Google OnHub Router, a premium router that was first said to run a modified version of Gentoo, one of the oldest Linux distributions. It is a modern dual-band wireless router, operating networks on both 2.4GHz and 5GH frequencies. But a bunch of geeks have disassembled the router and studied it closely, discovering that the device is actually running a modified version of ChromeOS, which is the default OS of the Chromebooks.

Go 1.5 Beta 3 Programming Language released

Go 1.5 Beta 3 recently released, is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. The latest Go release – v1.5, is a significant release, including major architectural changes to the implementation. The biggest developments in the implementation are: The compiler and runtime are now written entirely in Go (with a little assembler). C is no longer involved in the implementation, and so the C compiler that was once necessary for building the distribution is gone.

Chrome 45 beta updates released with new ES2015 feature

The newest Chrome 45 beta recently released includes new JavaScript language features, an improved audio experience on Android, and a large number of minor API improvements and deprecations. Chrome 45 beta comes with lots of new features including New ES2015 features, improvements to Service Worker, Media Controls, Changes to Push, additions to Touch API and much much more. Chrome 45 beta changelog Service worker improvements: Chrome 40 introduced support for service workers, enabling developers to build high performance sites that work offline.

Chrome OS Graphics Stack replaced with Freon

Early this month, Google announced the release of it’s latest stable Chrome OS 41.0.2272.76. This release comes with a notable change which is the replacement of Chrome OS default graphics stack X11 with Freon on some devices. According to the announcement, Google has decided to develop their own graphics stack “Freon” to improve the performance of graphics on devices. Freon is designed to provide better performance, lower power consumption and binary file size.

Google Web Designer made available for Ubuntu

Google Web Designer according to Google is an advanced web application built with HTML5 which lets you design and build HTML5 advertisements and other web content using an integrated visual and code interface. Using Google Web Designer’s design view you can create content using drawing tools, text, and 3D objects, and you can animate objects on a timeline. Once you’re done creating your content, Google Web Designer outputs clean human-readable HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript.

Install latest Google Earth in Ubuntu

Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like London, and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. Google earth as at the time of writing this post cannot be installed on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. This is due to the required ia32-libs which is deprecated and no longer available in Ubuntu 13.

Install latest Google Chrome on Debian 6/7

Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. In this post, I will be installing it on a x64 Debian Desktop [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]For those running Debian 6.0 XFCE desktop environment, or any other desktop environment like KDE, MATE, GNOME, Unity etc, do the following first: – Edit gnome-keyring-pkcs11.

Become a Google’s Pokemon Master on April Fools’

It’s 31st of March, and already the April Fools’ pranks are already rolling in. One of the first is Google, known for its weird and wonderful April Fools’ Jokes :). Its already April 1st in Australia and Japan, the Google Maps team has introduced a reality Pokemon Challenge game. As an aspiring Pokemon Master :), Google gives you an opportunity to start discovering and catching some famous Nintendo’s creatures appearing on Google Maps.

Install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10

Read on how to install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. The name comes from the box graphical user interface , or “chrome” of the browser comes in three versions, Chrome (Vrowser ), Chrome ( android ), ChromeBox (OS), Chromebooks (OS).

Create a Chrome App for your Website

I recently created a Google Chrome for this website so I have presence in the Chrome store hence making the website more known to the wider audience. In this post, I will be showing us how to make a Google Chrome APP for your website the step-by-step instruction below. Step 1: Verify Website – You need to first verify the website in Google Webmaster Tool in order to link to it in a Chrome web app.

Installing Google Chrome 32 on CentOS 6.5

If you ever desire to use Google Chrome as your preferred choice browser in CentOS, then this article will show you howto install the latest Google Chrome and keep up-to-date. Step 1: Enable Google YUM repository – Open Putty and log into CentOS using root account. Run the following command to edit/create a new file called “google-chrome.repo“ [code language=”js”]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo[/code] – Add the following lines of code to it [code language=”js”]