Google Chrome: Way More Powerful Than You Know


Cool Chrome tricks, the Internet of Things, the “Lego Phone,” and more. It’s Five for Wednesday.

  1. You can search your GMail and Google Drive directly from Chrome’s address bar? You can drag and drop keywords? Check out these and seven other cool things you can do with Chrome.
  2. Ivee’s voice-activated home assistant and the Pebble smartwatch are among the growing number of products that work with Google’s Nest thermostats.
  3. Goldman Sachs’ “What Is the Internet of Things?” infographic explains where the IoT is now, and where it might be headed.
  4. Google’s Fit for Android is taking on Apple’s Health app. Let the feats of strength begin.
  5. Remember the idea of a modular “Lego” phone, which would allow users to swap out components? Google does, and they have a prototype.

Joseph Sullivan

Joe Sullivan is a User Experience Designer for the Center for REALTOR® Technology.

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