Chrome: Flix Plus, a new extension from us at Lifehacker, adds new features and tweaks to Netflix.com, letting you filter its recommendations, remove spoilers, use keyboard shortcuts, and a whole lot more.
Google's relationship with television is spotty, at best. Google TV, whether as a set-top box or as a built-in product, has been an ongoing punchline. It didn't even sell television shows in the Play Store until a year ago. But Chromecast is different. It's Google's cross-platform answer to AirPlay, a video-friendly…
Chrome: Nobody likes spoilers, but unless you take a break from Twitter and Facebook entirely, you're bound to accidentally come across the ending of the newest Game of Thrones episode or thoughts on the new Arrested Development series. Silencer is an extension that blocks those spoilers with a click.
We were tired of the whole "chrome your supercar" thing — until we saw this one. It's a Ferrari 458 Challenge hitting the track at this week's Cavalino Classic Ferrari and Maserati festival, shining in the Florida sun.
This sure beats SkyMall. Google's offering free (for the duration of the flight) Chromebooks and WiFi to Virgin America passengers who will put their 'tops through the wringer, starting tomorrow. A credit card deposit's required, so don't spill your soda.
1957 was the first year since 1935 Ford outsold Chevrolet. It is hard to believe looking at this pair of west coast ‘57 Chevys that their design was initially thought to be a disappointment. (Photo Credit: Robert Couse-Baker)
Every auto show has a basement/storage area set aside for custom cars, one-offs and other strange beasts, like this Gangster Lowrider Chevy, which accounts for 94.2% of the chrome plating in the greater Los Angeles area. Photo Credit: Matt Helm
Attention SEMA goers: If you've misplaced an adorable puppy and a Dodge Viper converted to a roadster with chrome body work and some kind of metal tonneau funkiness, please come to lost and found, located near LugNut Luigi's Frozen Yogurt.
Eric Schmidt talks about his Utopian (our dystopian) belief people shouldn't be trusted driving cars at this year's TechCrunch Disrupt. We guess he prefers to let them crash under computer control. Just like Chrome.
Indie rock group Arcade Fire's teamed up with Google to incorporate Street View into a strange new music video that involves bombing your childhood street with birds. It's one of the more interesting and creepy uses of HTML5 to date.
What do you get in November with the $99 Gran Turismo 5 Collector's Edition — other than a car model, keychain, and a giant box? Five performance cars with chrome-themed paint jobs. Ahem, the fifth anniversary's usually celebrated with wood.
If we could imagine the perfect stereotype of the kind of guys who would chrome their $80,000 Shelby GT500KR, this group is exactly who we'd come up with.
Like the green credentials and low price of the Honda Insight, but wish it had more fake chrome and add-on LCD screens? Well, if you’re from a shower-averse European nation, you’re in luck.