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Linux Won't Get Aura UI Stack Until Google Chrome 33

While Google's Chrome 32 web-browser will feature the Aura UI stack from Chrome OS, the Chrome desktop web-browser on Linux won't get the GPU-accelerated interface until one version later.
16 October 2013 - Chrome Aura - 35 Comments

Chrome 31 Lands Portable Native Client (PNaCl)

Chrome 30 was just made stable this week but Google has already released the Chrome 31 Beta. There's several user-facing changes for Chrome on Android while in the desktop version the major change is the arrival of Portable Native Client.
3 October 2013 - Chrome 31 Beta - 4 Comments

Google Web Designer Comes To Push Along HTML5

Google announced this week the debut of their Web Designer project, which is a WYSIWYG editor/designer for creating HTML5+CSS3 content to compete with Adobe Flash in the realm of rich media experiences on the web.
3 October 2013 - Flash Competitor - 17 Comments

Google Chrome 30 Lands As Stable

Version 30 of Google's Chrome web-browser is now deemed stable for Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms.
1 October 2013 - Chrome 30 - 4 Comments

GNOME 3.10 Has Been Officially Released

The good news this week besides the continued Valve Linux news and other great things this week is the release of GNOME 3.10.
25 September 2013 - GNOME 3.10 - 20 Comments

New Haswell-Based Chromebooks Unveiled

Aside from the Intel Bay Trail unveiling today, exciting news out of the Intel Developer Forum today is a set of new Chromebooks thanks to Google and their partners. Being at IDF, these are Intel-based devices and using the latest-generation Haswell CPUs.
11 September 2013 - Haswell Chromebook - 8 Comments

Google To Bring New Packaged Chrome Apps To Linux

For celebrating the fifth birthday of Google's Chrome project, the search giant has today unveiled "For your desktop" Chrome Apps that work from the desktop. Initially this new generation of Chrome Apps is for Chromebooks and Windows, but Linux support is coming soon.
6 September 2013 - Google Chrome Apps - 23 Comments

"Atomic Display Framework" Shown For Linux

A Google developer has released code to a new Linux kernel project: ADF, the Atomic Display Framework. This kernel framework came about as the developer was experimenting with KMS and Android.
29 August 2013 - By Google - 11 Comments

Chrome 30 Beta Delivers More Android Features

Just days after Google stabilized Chrome 29, the company has released their first beta of the Chrome 30 web-browser and with it comes new features, but mostly for Android mobile users.
22 August 2013 - Chrome 29 - 3 Comments

Google Chrome 29 Now Out As Stable

Google released their stable Chrome 29 web-browser on Tuesday.
20 August 2013 - Google Chrome 29 - 4 Comments

The State Of GSoC 2013 X.Org/Mesa/DRM Projects

For this year's Google Summer of Code with the X.Org Foundation, three of the developers working on interesting X.Org/Mesa/DRM are on track while one student developer already dropped out.
9 August 2013 - 25% Failed - 3 Comments

Google Chrome OS Developers Working On DRM Code

There doesn't appear to be much to get excited about right now, but it appears some Google developers working on Chrome/Chromium OS have begun working on some improvements to the Linux DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) kernel graphics drivers.
9 August 2013 - DRM Graphics Driver Code

Android AOSP Leader Quits Over Binary GPU Drivers

Google's maintainer of the Android Open-Source Project (AOSP), has quit the project out of being frustrated with the lack of open-source ARM GPU drivers. In particular, Google's flagship devices not working with the Android open-source project over no vendor-backed open-source graphics drivers.
7 August 2013 - Android Open-Source - 32 Comments

Google Details PNaCl Native Client LLVM Bitcode

Google has begun making public the details concerning their Portable Native Client (PNaCl) implementation.
31 July 2013 - PNaCl Bitcode

Google's Chromecast Already Exploited

Released this past week by Google alongside Android 4.3 and the new Nexus 7 tablet was the Chromecast, a $35 device to essentially relay web-pages and video content from your PC or mobile device to an HDMI TV. The Chromecast has now been exploited so a root shell is accessible.
28 July 2013 - Google Chromecast - 21 Comments

Google Releases Updated Nexus 7 Tablet

While it shouldn't come as a surprise given the recent (accurate) leaks on the device, but Google unveiled today a new ASUS-manufactured Nexus 7 tablet. The new Nexus 7 has a higher resolution display and is powered by the just-announced Android 4.3 operating system.
24 July 2013 - Nexus 7 Tablet - 7 Comments

Android 4.3 Brings OpenGL ES 3.0, Bluetooth Smart

Google announced Android 4.3 this morning during their new Nexus 7 tablet launch event.
24 July 2013 - Google Android 4.3 - 1 Comment

GNOME 3.10 Gets Photos App, Clutter On Wayland

The GNOME 3.9.4 development release was made available this week with many changes to its desktop stack ahead of the official GNOME 3.10 release in September. With this release, GNOME is in better shape when running with Wayland.
12 July 2013 - GNOME 3.9.4 - 12 Comments

VP9 Codec Now Enabled By Default In Chrome

Google has just enabled their new, royalty-free VP9 video codec within their Chromium / Chrome web-browser.
17 June 2013 - Chromium / Chrome OS - 54 Comments

Chrome 28 To Offer More Speed Improvements

This week's release of the Google Chrome 27 web-browser was made known by its faster load-times. While now in beta form, Chrome 28 will also bring greater speed improvements to Google's web-browser.
23 May 2013 - Google Chrome 28 - 4 Comments

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