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Chromium 64 Brings Unified Autoplay: Videos With Sound Won’t Always Play Automatically

Autoplay can be greatly beneficial on certain websites and for certain usecases, but it's also known to annoy users who don't want random videos creating distractions all over the screen -- especially if autoplay initializes annoying sounds, prompting us to frantically look for and annihilate (or pause) the culprit. Chromium has a partial answer to...

How to Sync your Desktop Chrome Bookmarks with Third-Party Chrome Browsers on Android

Over the past year, third-party browsers based on Google's Chrome have exploded in popularity. This trend started after the Code Aurora Forum (CAF) began publishing Chromium builds optimized for Snapdragon devices in October of 2015. Developers interested in making the ultimate, feature-filled browser began forking the project and added features such as a night mode,...

Chrome for Android to be Updated with WebGL 2.0 Soon

The WebGL JavaScript API makes it possible to display hardware-accelerated 3D graphics on websites and it's becoming more and more popular these days. In version 56 of Chrome for Windows, macOS, and Linux, those with modern graphics hardware can now take advantage of WebGL 2.0. This is a major upgrade to the API that enables the possibility of...

Chrome 57 Beta Adds the CSS Grid Layout, Enhances Add to Home Screen and More

Google has recently rolled out new Chrome updates to Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac and Windows. If you haven't already received your latest Chrome update, be sure to check and see if it's available for you now. This means that work from previous release channels are now being shifted to the next branch (Canary to...

Google Talks About the Latest Speed Improvements for Chrome

Google has four core principals for Chrome that include Speed, Security, Stability and Simplicity. The company is constantly working on the speed aspect as there are generally always some type of improvements to be made with the current system. Their goal is to make websites display at 60 frames per second and doing this means...

XDA Spotlight: Living on the Bleeding Edge with Chromium Auto Updater

Back in October of 2015, developers started compiling the first builds of Chromium optimized for Snapdragon devices. Popularly known as "CAF Chromium" builds (named after the Code Aurora Forums where the source code originated), these open source derivatives of Chromium quickly began proliferating the net. Soon, there were dozens of CAF Chromium based builds available...

Chromium Optimized for Snapdragon Devices

What in the world is CAF? Remember CAF? You might have seen that name all over the forums back when kernel developers for Qualcomm Snapdragon devices maintained two separate forks of their work. One for code based on Google's AOSP, and another based on CAF. Code Aurora Forum is maintained by the Linux Foundation, and is...