• Chrome App Puts Tabs to Sleep

    The Chrome browser is great. Its simple, easily navigable interface has some of the coolest apps and extensions around (Kami), and it is fully integrated with most of Google’s primary services. However, there’s one problem: it is a memory hog. Thankfully, we have one more digital vanguard that can help us mitigate this inherent problem, and this new Chrome app can wilfully put the browser to a partial sleep. The Great Suspender, this new Chrome extension has the specific function to negate Chrome’s greatest drawback by suspending tabs that you are not currently using. It does this by letting the user set an amount of time for how long the…

  • G is for Google: What is Alphabet?

    Recently, Google made a big announcement about the change in its corporate structure. Essentially, Google is now changing into Alphabet, or more specifically, Google will now be part of Alphabet. What’s with the sudden decision for this corporate change you ask? Well, this entails several different things, the most important of which we are about to discuss. Ever since its founding and establishment in 1998, Google has now grown widely as a company, stretching out into different frontiers and corners of the IT and consumer tech industry. This means that several other companies, subsidiaries, and projects now comprise Google, and it is exactly this growth that led to the decision…

  • The Chromebook Reaction

    Technology develops continuously. As a result, brand-new gadgets keep emerging. Google, a forerunner in technological innovations, released the Chromebook, its own computer, in 2011. Chromebooks run on Chrome OS, which is largely dependent on an Internet connection. NPD Data reported that Chromebook shipments doubled in 2014. The Chromebook replaced Apple’s iPad, by a thin margin, as the leading gadget availed of by K-12 schools and universities. The Appeal of Chromebook The increase in the sale of Chromebooks may be attributed to the following features: Portability Chromebooks have models that are less than three pounds, making them ideal tools for kids to use at school. Speed The Chromebook’s startup time, unlike that of its counterparts, is fast. The processing time for…

  • Chromebook Flip to get its own Acer version

    Acer’s latest Chromebook Flip might be just around the corner now, but it seems that the company isn’t the only one planning for a convertible Chromebook model release this year. Acer had also, in fact, set sights on releasing their own, and it might even be unveiled or released at around the same time as Asus’ flagship Chromebook. The Acer C738T is introduced as an 11.6-inch, 1.4 kg Chromebook that, much like the Chromebook Flip, mainly features a yoga-bending 360-degree hinge. News about the upcoming Chromebook model was first leaked from a confirmed German tech article, which also revealed some of its specifications. Most notably, this new Chromebook will feature…