The standout feature of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system from Microsoft has to be the sumptuous Metro user-interface, and with the Release Preview having arrived in the past few days, Google has added to the anticipation of end-user release by giving us a little preview of how its popular Chrome browser will look once it's been Metro-fied.
With all eyes on Facebook, and being the company of the moment, it would seem that not even the tiniest little detail seems to slip by the watchful eyes of the technology loving world. Facebook has over nine hundred million registered members, the majority of whom visit and use the social network’s services regularly by logging in through a variety of different methods such as the web, mobile browsers or mobile apps.
Google's Chrome browser has been updated to version 19, and apart from an array of bug fixes and performance enhancements, the Big G's iconic browser will also be offering integrated tab-syncing.
Those in any way affiliated with the tech industry will know of Microsoft's plans to release Windows 8 to the consumer pretty soon, and from what's been showcased hitherto, most have been impressed. While the latest iteration of the software maker's operating system has many strengths over preceding versions, the Metro user-interface has been the most celebrated by consumers, and although perhaps better suited to the tablet, it's been running nicely on the PCs of those running the Consumer Preview.
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Google has opened up two Chrome Zones in London recently, Redmond Pie has learned. Google has opened these Chrome Zones to explain the advantages of cloud computing and cloud-oriented Chromebooks to the general public.
Google seems to be implementing Skype-like technologies into Chrome, if a recent build of Chromium is any indication. For starters, the inclusion of this technology will allow video and audio chats though Google Talk without the need for a proprietary plugin. But what could this mean for the rest of the industry?