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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Google Chrome, Third-Party Apps Coming To Infotainment System Next Year

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk spoke at a reception in Munich recently where he revealed that the auto company is hoping to open the infotainment system to third-party apps by the end of 2014.  Google Chrome will also be coming to the infotainment system.  The infotainment systems is built in the Tesla Model S and will also be in the Model X crossover vehicle when it arrives next year.
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Google To Offer Chrome Support For Windows XP Until April 2015

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Google has decided to offer Google Chrome support for Windows XP through April 2015.  This includes potential security holes.  Google’s support for XP is one year after Windows XP support from Microsoft is due to ending.  Microsoft actually ended mainstream support for XP in 2009 too.

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Acer C720 Chromebook: $249, 11.6-Inch Screen, 8.5-Hour Battery Life, 16GB SSD

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Acer has announced the new C720 Chromebook computer series today.  The C720 is available for pre-order from Amazon.com and Best Buy.  The first model in the series is the C720-800, which costs $249.99 in the U.S.
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A Google Chrome OS-Like Experience Is Being Built Into Windows 8

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Google has been updating the developer version of the Chrome browser so that it runs software that looks similar to Chrome OS within the Windows 8 Metro mode. 
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Open A Lot Of Tabs In Chrome? Download The Great Suspender Chrome Extension.

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I have a tendency to open hundreds of tabs in the Google Chrome browser every single day.  Tab browsing is important for people that spend a lot of time multi-tasking.  However, the more tabs you open up, the slower your computer gets.  Since the Google Chrome opens up every tab as a separate process to prevent the browser from crashing, it takes up a lot of hardware resources and slows down the computer.  This is why you should download a Google Chrome plugin called The Great Suspender.

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Chrome 29 For iOS Has Faster Search Results, Better Voice, And Sign-On Improvements

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Google has updated the Chrome app for iOS to support several new features. Chrome 29.0.1547.11 lets you find results faster, save on data, and supports pronouns.  There is also improvements on single sign-on with other Google Apps.
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New Version Chrome Has A Reset Button

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If you use the Google Chrome browser, you probably know how quickly that the number of extensions and themes that get added to the browser can add up.  If you want to reset the browser from scratch, there is a reset button in the latest version of Chrome stable.  Chrome 29 also has more of your personal information stored in the Omnibox search suggestions.  The Omnibox improvement adds recently visited websites to the mix of suggestions.

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Google Chrome “Canary” Test Release Gets Touch Controls

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Google has added several touch friendly features to the Google Chrome browser under the “Canary” test release, according to The Verge.  In the latest nightly Canary build, there are three new early-stage options for browsing the web using touch gestures with your fingers.  These new features includes slide to navigate, pinch to zoom, and support for the Windows 8 on-screen keyboard.  Not a bad addition for Chrome users that spend a lot of time using the browser on touch-screen PCs!