An open-source browser plug-in gives games and other Web applications the ability to take advantage of a computer's graphics chip.
A powerful new Google+ photo app embodies a sticky situation facing Web developers: embrace the Native Client tech for high-performance Web apps and risk sites that only work for Chrome users.
In a Q&A, Chrome leader Sundar Pichai promises the Android version will improve "by leaps and bounds" and says the browser will make Google money directly.
The Khronos Group has released its technology for hardware-accelerated 3D graphics on the Web. Now allies have to coax Microsoft to support it.
Two major efforts are under way to bring 3D graphics to the Web: Flash and WebGL. It's not clear which, if either, will prevail--but Microsoft holds the swing vote.
Google has released an updated version of its video chatting service found in Gmail, iGoogle, and Orkut, that's bigger and better-looking than the one that came before it.
Game developers will hear in October about a new dimension coming to Flash Player, challenging native 3D interfaces and WebGL.
Google's O3D plug-in is officially over. Instead, the company is rebuilding it as a higher-level add-on to the WebGL effort for 3D Web graphics.
Web developers, brace yourselves for Firefox 4 features. One in particular, IndexedDB, gives Web applications new data storage abilities.