Google Chrome to Get Extensions Framework

The very fact that Google put Aaron Boodman on the Chromium project should have told us something.  Aaron invented the popular GreaseMonkey add-on for Firefox, and on Saturday he announced the publication of a design document for adding extensions to Google Chrome. The lack of extensions for Chrome has been a major barrier to adoption […]

Gmail Plays Dress-Up

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Those of you accessing Gmail through the web (as I do) may have noticed the new “Themes” that showed up yesterday. I’m already a fan, myself! The options encompass everything from basic color scheme changes to more complicated redesigns that use soothing photos or cute cartoons. To change your […]

Ding! Dong! Lively’s Gone!

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] What the hell? No sooner have I gotten my bed up the stairs and my bachelor pad all set up, Google has decided to pull the plug on its Second Life-like set up, Lively. As of the end of the year, they are killing it. It’s history baby. What is it with […]