With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.
The Norwegian software company plans to throw its weight behind the browser engine used by Google and Apple this year instead of developing its own.
Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.
You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.
Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.
Google Chrome's remote desktop feature comes to Chrome for Android, so that you can control your desktop computer from an Android phone or tablet.
Accidentally close a tab in Chrome for Android? You can now undo it, but you better be quick!
Shepherded by Google, the CSS Regions technology that Adobe hopes will improve Web layout has found a home in the WebKit browser engine.
The problem with some Web sites showing block-A characters instead of text in Safari 5.1 is likely rooted in the sandboxing technology in the latest WebKit update. Here are some methods for addressing the issue.
HP appears to have its sights set on an Android laptop. To date, the company has focused on laptops with the Chrome OS.