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[Update: Live in Canary] Google Chrome Will Add Image Lazy-Loading to Speed Up Page Loading on Mobile

Update 8/14/18: Lazy-loading is now available as a feature flag in Chrome Canary. More information below. Whenever you load a webpage on a web browser, the entire page is downloaded. This isn’t a problem on desktop devices or on mobile devices with fast Internet connections, but Google is always looking for ways to speed up…

Chromebooks may get Apple Boot Camp-like Windows 10 dual boot with “Campfire”

Everything we know about Campfire, Google’s secretive project to get Windows 10 running on Chromebooks. Since first reporting on Windows 10 capabilities on the Google Pixelbook, we’ve been closely tracking development to understand what’s going on behind Google’s doors. We’ve since found evidence that “Campfire” may be the Chromebook equivalent of Apple’s Boot Camp. Earlier…

Google Chrome on Android may soon support Incognito Chrome Custom Tabs

The Google Chrome browser is by far the most dominant browser on Android. After all, it’s pre-installed on most Android devices (which recently landed Google in trouble with the EU) and even if you use another browser, it’s probably still based on Chromium. Android’s default WebView client became Chromium-based in Android 4.4 KitKat and then Android…

Google Pixel 3 XL Clearly White model leaks in new pictures

Early last month, the first live photos of the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL (code-named “crosshatch”) were posted on the XDA-Developers forums. The pictures confirmed rumors such as the display notch, dual front-facing camera lenses, the sensor placement, a 4GB RAM and 128GB storage model, and the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip. The pictures also showed off what…

The “Pixel Stand” may be a Charging Dock for the Google Pixel 3

Ever since Apple re-popularized wireless charging with the iPhone X, many Android smartphone manufacturers have rushed to introduce the feature in their devices. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi device with wireless charging, for instance. Google stopped including wireless charging support on their devices with the Google Nexus 5X and Google Nexus…