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Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Rich Edmonds 180

Google has announced that a serious flaw in the web browser, reportedly affecting Windows machines since 2010, will finally be addressed. The issue is Chrome fails to return to an idle state when not being used, requiring more juice from the power supply, a serious problem for laptop and tablet owners. The company has pushed the flaw to the top of the to-do list for the Chrome team so...

UC Browser continues its update spree; version 3.3 adds Wi-Fi sharing, pin to Speed Dial and more

UC Browser continues its update spree; version 3.3 adds Wi-Fi sharing, pin to Speed Dial and more

Rich Edmonds 81

UC Browser is a super popular alternative web browsing experience on Windows Phone. Microsoft's Internet Explorer has come a long way, but should you require a web browser with more features and regular updates, UC Browser is definitely one to keep an eye on and have installed on your Windows Phone. Version 3.3 of UC Browser has just been pushed to the store, so open up a new tab and...

UC Browser for Windows Phone gets new features in version 3.2, and here’s what's coming next

UC Browser for Windows Phone gets new features in version 3.2, and here’s what's coming next

Daniel Rubino 57

When it comes to third-party web browsers on Windows Phone, it’s hard to get excited about anything besides UC Browser. The app has not only been on Windows Phone since early 2012, but the team behind it is busy pumping out updates left and right. Case in point, version 3.2 is now live in the Store and they just keep making it better and better. What’s new in version 3.2 and what’s...

Official Maxthon Cloud Browser released; turbo charge your mobile web experience

Official Maxthon Cloud Browser released; turbo charge your mobile web experience

Rich Edmonds 131

Windows Phone gets a popular cloud-based web browser to reduce data and make things faster Internet Explorer isn't necessarily a slow web browser on Windows Phone, but there are alternative web browsers from third parties. Maxthon (www.maxthon.com) is one of these alternatives, and what a second choice it is. If you're looking at a free way to improve your web browsing experience and...

SkyDrive gets more robust for online users, adds high DPI photo support, native text file editor, and more

SkyDrive gets more robust for online users, adds high DPI photo support, native text file editor, and more

Sam Sabri 56

Three screens and a cloud is a powerful idea that is moving the technology industry forward. Each ecosystem has its own idea of how that cloud should look and function. If you’re in the Microsoft camp you’re probably using SkyDrive as your cloud. The latest update for the web version of SkyDrive just became even more awesome with high DPI support and much, much more. If you use...