New Chrome Extension Enables Google Voice Calls from Browser
Google recently made a new extension available for its Chrome browser. Once installed, the new extension adds a button to the toolbar, which displays the number of unread messages in a user's Google Voice inbox. The extension also provide users with access to their most recent messages with transcripts; lets them initiate calls and send text messages; and lets users call phones numbers embedded on web sites by clicking on them. The extension is free to install. It will work with the Windows version of Chrome, and the beta Chromium builds for Macs. It won't support the official beta of Chrome for Macs. Google Voice works with a number of smartphones, including Android handsets.
Chrome Remote Desktop for iOS Debuts in App Store
Google today published a version of its Chrome Remote Desktop application on the App Store for iOS devices. The app allows iPhone and iPad owners to remotely access their home computers.
Google Adds Tap-to-Search Feature to Chrome
Google today revealed a new feature for the Chrome browser on Android devices that lets people quickly search by tapping text. Users can tap any word on a web page when using Chrome and Chrome will automatically search the web for that word in the context of the web site on which it is found.
Google Adds Android Pay to Chrome
Google recently updated its Chrome browser for Android devices with several performance improvements. Fire and foremost, Android users can rely on Android Pay to make purchases online when browsing.
Chrome Beta for Android Adds Material Design
Google today delivered a new beta version of its Chrome browser to the Android platform. The chief new feature of the updated app is broader support for Google account sign-in.
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