All items tagged with "web link"

Preview Web Links Right In Messages App [OS X Tips]

Preview Web Links Right In Messages App [OS X Tips]

If you’re anything like me, you use the Messages app in OS X Mountain Lion to keep chatting with those iMessage-happy iOS users in your group of friends when you’re at your computer. Nothing’s more annoying than having to pick up my iPhone while I’m on my Mac, just to text someone back.

With the OS X Messages app, I can just chat with them as if they were on any other instant message client, using the full keyboard on my app instead of the tiny one on my iPhone. Sometimes, though, friends might send along a web link. When I don’t want to have to click through to see it in Safari or Chrome, I preview it right in Messages.

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Google+ For iOS Now Offers ‘Open In Chrome’ Feature, Teen Hangouts & More

Google+ For iOS Now Offers ‘Open In Chrome’ Feature, Teen Hangouts & More

Every app should have an “Open in Chrome” link.

Google has issued an update to Google+ for iOS that makes it the first app to offer an “Open in Chrome” button for URLs. Version 3.1 also brings teen Hangouts, and bug fixes that promise to improve performance.

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