Topic: Chrome

Meet the Man Whose Browser Tool Turns All Mentions of 'Millennials' Into 'Snake People'

Eric Bailey's 'dumb joke' strikes a chord

Ever get the sense that millennials are treated in the press like some sort of inscrutable alien race? Well now there's the perfect Chrome extension for you. Eric Bailey The "Millennials to…

Adblock Plus Develops First Mobile Ad Blocker for iPhones

New product will likely be an ad-free mobile Web browser

A top ad-blocking service is targeting mobile this year, and plans its first product that could zap paid marketing on iPhones. Adblock Plus, the European software company that has shaken…

Google's New Chrome Games Are a Dream Come True. Is That a Good Thing?

Follow the bouncing ball

Visiting the video arcade at my neighborhood mall in the '80s was both exhilarating and a bit scary. On the one hand, I feared that bigger kids would try to…

Google Chrome's Ad With Stewie From Family Guy Is Super Irritating

Shut up, Stewie!

Stewie Griffin, the 1-year-old prodigy from Family Guy, is a lovable character, but man can he get annoying. In this 15-second spot from 72andSunny for Google Chrome, he proves just…

Google Chrome Turns Any Website Into a 3-D Marble Maze Game

Winning diversion from Google Japan

Google's latest innovation in time-wasting fun—this time out of Japan—is the Chrome World Wide Maze, a browser experiment that turns any Web page of your choosing into a 3-D marble…

Android Head Andy Rubin Stepping Away

Chrome lead Pichai to take over Google’s mobile operating system

The head of Google’s Android mobile operating system Andy Rubin was supposed to speak during this past week’s South by Southwest Interactive conference. A few days before the scheduled appearance,…

JAM With Chrome Brings Agoraphobic Rock Stars Together

Google's online music-playing app

Hey, Google Chrome, are you ready to rock?! The answer is a resounding "Sort of!"—thanks to an interactive Web app called JAM With Chrome, which uses Google's browser and various…

Google Chrome Sends Grieving Daughter to College in New Ad

As if freshman year weren't hard enough

This latest Chrome spot from Google Creative Lab and BBH in New York—part of the brand's long-running and generally excellent "The Web is what you make of it" campaign—doesn't skimp…

Commune With the Eager, Friendly Robots at Google's Web Lab

Yearlong Chrome exhibit running on- and offline

The machines have won. Let us bow down to our Chrome overlords and anoint their WebSockets with precious oils! Lots of folks will enjoy Google's Web Lab, a free, yearlong…

BBH's Weepy Google Chrome Ads: Is the Love Affair Over?

The latest spot's star can't accept that

Google's cavalier attitude toward privacy makes its latest spot for the Chrome browser—by Google Creative Lab and BBH New York—feel kind of awkward, as the subject matter veers dangerously close…