native client

  • Google’s Bet On Native Client Brings Chrome And Google+ Photos Closer Together

    Google’s Bet On Native Client Brings Chrome And Google+ Photos Closer Together

    Google is betting big on photos on Google+. Indeed, most of the innovation on the company’s social network so far has been around photos, including the #AutoAwesome launch at I/O. Last week, Google stepped up its efforts and launched a set of new photo-editing tools, including the ability to fine-tune Google+’s Auto Enhance feature, apply new filters and selectively adjust parts of… Read More

  • Google Introduces Portable Native Client, Makes It Easier For Developers To Add C And C++ Code To Their Web Apps

    Google Introduces Portable Native Client, Makes It Easier For Developers To Add C And C++ Code To Their Web Apps

    Native Client – a technology that allows developers to run native compiled C and C++ code as part of their web apps – has long been a part of Google Chrome. Even though other browser vendors haven’t adopted it yet, Google is clearly putting quite a few resources behind this technology and at I/O this year, it announced Portable Native Client (or PNaCl, which Google says we… Read More

  • This Is Not The Net You Thought You Knew

    This Is Not The Net You Thought You Knew

    You know how the Internet works, right? Of course you do: you’re a TechCrunch reader, a power user. You know what that “HTTP” means in your address bar (if you’re not using Chrome.) You know that behind the scenes, the Domain Name System translates your requests for domain names like techcrunch.com to numeric addresses like 76.74.254.121, and secure connections are… Read More

  • Google Unleashes Native Client Into Chrome, Next-Gen Web Apps To Follow?

    Google Unleashes Native Client Into Chrome, Next-Gen Web Apps To Follow?

    For well over a year now, Google has been hyping up something called Native Client. It’s an open source technology that allows a web browser to run compiled native code. In other words, it’s a potential missing link between native apps and web apps. And now it’s finally getting baked into Chrome. As Google notes on their Chrome Blog blog today, the latest beta version of… Read More

  • The Missing Native/Web App Link: Google Says Native Client Almost Ready To Go

    The Missing Native/Web App Link: Google Says Native Client Almost Ready To Go

    We’ve written a number of things about the contrast between native apps and web apps. The common consensus these days is that the two will eventually converge — but that has been happening more slowly than some have been hoping, particularly in the mobile space where native apps dominate. On the more traditional side of things, the transition is happening faster, but something… Read More