MUST KILL.

There’s a voice coming from your computer telling you about car insurance. A song is blaring from your speakers and it is awful. But you can’t find which tab it’s coming from, which browser window is the source of this unwanted noise. If you use Chrome, help is near: The new beta release will locate the sound and allow you to kill it dead, swiftly. [via Engadget]

Hold me, I'm scared.

Gmail Briefly Goes Down, Everyone Proceeds To Freak Out On Social Media As Per Usual

It seems that noon is the magical time chosen by the Gmail elves to abruptly shut things down and throw everyone who uses it into a social media tizzy. We at Consumerist were right there with other Gmail users back during the Great Gmail Shutdown Of April 2012 when the site also crashed around noon ET, and today was like a giant flashback. Everyone make it back in once piece? [More]

Google Knocks Chrome In Its Search Rankings After Sponsored Blog Post Controversy

Google Knocks Chrome In Its Search Rankings After Sponsored Blog Post Controversy

Google is slapping itself on its own metaphorical wrist after a bit of controversy over sponsored Chrome ads on various blogs boosted the site’s Google PageRank. The company announced they’ll lower the offending page’s rank for two months at the least. [More]

Google Teams Up With Samsung & Acer To Release Chromebooks In June

Google Teams Up With Samsung & Acer To Release Chromebooks In June

After the commercial success of its Android smartphone operating system and the growing number of people using its Chrome web browser, Google has announced that it has made a deal with Samsung and Acer to release a slate of PCs running the Chrome operating system. [More]

Google Wants To Sell You Web Browser Games, Apps

Google Wants To Sell You Web Browser Games, Apps

Imitating Apple’s concept of selling apps for devices through a unified storefront, Engadget reports Google announced it’s going to launch a Chrome web store that will offer a lot of stuff you can find on the App Store, including games such as Plants vs. Zombies. Engadget raves about a Sports Illustrated app: [More]

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