Vivaldi Is A Slick New Browser For Internet Addicts

In the beginning, there was Netscape. Then came Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and the love-it-or-hate-it Chrome. Now, there's a new competitor in the war to capture your online attention, a stripped-back browser built from the ashes of Opera and designed for power users. » 3/07/15 3:05pm 3/07/15 3:05pm

Five Best Desktop Comic Book Readers

Reading paper comics is fun, but if you want to take a ton of great reads with you on your laptop, or read your favorite titles on your computer's huge display, you need a solid comic reader. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations. » 12/29/14 4:00am 12/29/14 4:00am

Flix Plus Customizes Netflix to Your Heart's Desire

Chrome: Flix Plus, a new extension from us at Lifehacker, adds new features and tweaks to, letting you filter its recommendations, remove spoilers, use keyboard shortcuts, and a whole lot more. » 10/01/14 9:37am 10/01/14 9:37am

The World's Largest LEGO Set? Google Maps.

Go to the Build with Chrome Project with your Chrome browser. Pick a plot of land on Google Maps. Craft your finest LEGO creation. Share it with the world. This is a beautiful, dangerous thing. » 1/29/14 1:14pm 1/29/14 1:14pm

Free-to-Play Fantasy MMO Arcane Legends Launches on Android and Chrome

Spacetime Studios' latest and greatest mobile/browser MMO Arcane Legends is now live on Android devices and the Google Chrome Web Store, giving fantasy fighters everywhere a chance to take on the forces of evil with their best pals by their side. Anyone keen on a Kotaku-exclusive in-game weapon? » 11/13/12 1:55pm 11/13/12 1:55pm

Build Your Own Super-Ugly LEGO House In Google Chrome

Hey, look! There's this new thing on Google Chrome where you can build stuff with LEGO. It's part of a new partnership, and it's super cool. But don't judge by my horrendous creation that you see above. » 6/26/12 12:30pm 6/26/12 12:30pm

The Battlestar Galactica Prequel Looks Surprisingly Great

There's a prequel to the latest Battlestar Galactica series on the way, dealing with the adventures of a certain Bill Adama during the first Cylon War. » 3/21/12 2:00am 3/21/12 2:00am

The Stranger’s Dream $1 DLC for Bastion Sheds Light on the Narrator’s…

It's been a day of surprises for fans of Bastion. First, they announce that you can play the gravel-voiced adventure in the Chrome browser. And now comes word that they'll be releasing DLC for the game next week. (This comes after saying that they'd never make any.) » 12/09/11 3:40pm 12/09/11 3:40pm

I've Played Bastion in Google's Chrome Web Browser and It's Amazing

First, Supergiant Games' acclaimed action RPG came out for the Xbox 360 as one of the games in Microsoft's annual Summer of Arcade promotion. Then, shortly after that, the narrator-centric release landed on Steam, which let PC owners tour the game's shattered world of Caelondia. Now the hit indie's been made to play… » 12/09/11 10:40am 12/09/11 10:40am

Angry Birds, Happy Physicists

Galileo discovered the language of nature. Einstein questioned the color of rainbows. Today's physicists ponder the vertical acceleration and horizontal velocity of an angry bird in flight.

Cell phone owners from all walks of life have flocked to popular, affordable mobile game Angry Birds for its bite-sized… » 7/04/11 2:00pm 7/04/11 2:00pm

Who Cares About Angry Birds When You Can Play DOS Classics In Your…

Harmless distractions like Angry Birds are perfectly acceptable browser game fodder, should you have nothing better to play, but a newly released port of emulator DOSbox for Google's Chrome browser is the superior option—especially if you love LucasArts adventure games. » 5/11/11 9:00pm 5/11/11 9:00pm

Play Angry Birds Online, Right Now, for Free

Google isn't above killing a little productivity to prove the power of its web browser. The search engine king has released a special free browser-based version of Rovio's avian-flinging sensation Angry Birds on the Chrome Web Store, just to prove it can be done. » 5/11/11 1:40pm 5/11/11 1:40pm

Run a Katamari All Over This (and Any) Site

Are you browsing this page on Google Chrome right now? Well, you're going to want to. Some saint of a coder has developed an utterly delightful hack that rolls up all of a Web page's text and pictures, Katamari-style. » 3/12/11 11:00am 3/12/11 11:00am

Mirror's Edge Coming to Browsers

Today Google made lots of news: They unveiled their new "cloud based" browser, they opened up a Google Store and, they started carrying a library of in-browser games including a new Mirror's Edge title. » 12/07/10 7:30pm 12/07/10 7:30pm