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Web Push Notifications: Evolution Of Google Chrome Web Push Notifications [INFOGRAPHIC]

Chrome is the most popular and widely used web browser in the world on both mobile and desktop. It has always been one of the innovators who constantly keep striving to make themselves the best browser. So there were no surprises when it became the first browser to support web push notifications.

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Web push Notifications are swift, succinct and personalised. They are customizable, thus making it easier to send out personalised push notifications to the right people at the right time. This modern and refreshing way of communication makes it easier for the marketers to take advantage of both mobile and desktop. Website push notifications for ecommerce websites play a vital role as they need to be in constant touch with their users. Web push notifications help to boost user engagement and increase retention.

From Chrome 42 to Chrome 53, it was one of a kind journey of innovation, revolution and transformation of web push notifications. Push notifications have changed the way marketers function and has evolved the concept of marketing in a way no one ever imagined. Now, Chrome pushes 18 billion push notifications everyday and over 50K websites use web push notifications.

Also Read: Two Nigerian Teenage guru got tired of Google Chrome, built their own web browser

This infographic shows how google has over a short span of time tweaked to make push notifications as we now know it. It projects the major milestones in the development of Chrome web push notifications from the day of initiation to the present.

Web push notifications are the future of marketing and Google chrome is going to play a major role to make it the best channel for marketers.

The Evolution of Chrome Web Push Notifications

The Evolution of Chrome Web Push Notification
The Evolution of Chrome Web Push Notifications

Do you use Google Chrome browser? How has Push notification integration into your browser feels like to you? Could you share your views with us?

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Two Nigerian Teenage gurus got tired of Google Chrome, built their own web browser

“We got tired of waiting for Google Chrome to load on our phone, then we decided to create our own browser; Crocodile Browser Lite”

Many times, we complain when we encounter a problem, this is not the same with the case of 13 and 15 years old Nigerian brothers; Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime.

These young chaps got tired of waiting another seconds for Google Chrome browser to load on their phone and thus; they decided to build a faster web browser.

Crocodile browser liteOsine and Anesi Ikhianosime

The duo young coding whiz are ordinary African teenagers who attends Greensprings School, Anthony campus, Lagos, their hobbies are; making friends, Soccer and of course Coding.

Osine and his brother are always tired of the slow speed at which Google Chrome load on their phones and decided to do something about it instead of complain.

Crocodile browser liteLast year, they decided to build a better mobile browser which they called; Crocodile Browser Lite. The browser is currently available on Google Play store for download; I actually downloaded a copy and found the browsing speed amazing.

Education and technology is the bedrock of a better life, that is the belief of the parents of these whizzes, no wonder their kids were able to perform some wonders in the world of technology. Their mother thought them how to use the computer even before they started learning to read. They have always been fascinated with technology, creating, building and solving problems.

At age 7 and 9, the duo knew they would like to start their own technology company. Getting an inspiration from the Microsoft Windows platform, they decided to name their company “Doors,” and later changed to “Blu Doors” after they got to know that the name “Door” had been taken.

At ages 12 and 14, they started learning how to code on their own using their school computer.

“I started learning how to code by myself in 2013, I used sites like Code Academy, Code Avenger and books like; “Games for Dummies” and “Android for Game Development” said Anesi.

Creating a better browser for low end phones is a necessity in the developing world, while Google Chrome and other web browser are great on high end smart phones, other world are not able to access these big technologies and they needed a low-end option that will still look great and quick in response, so this is what these young men are up to. They built a better mouse trap for their phones.

The latest version of the Crocodile Browser Lite version 3.0 will be made available on Google Play later in the year and it is something you should check out to give these young guys support.

They have an ambition of attending MIT in the USA because of the great resources they will access to furnish their dreams.

With this crocodile browser lite, do you think these guys deserve to be bestowed a chance in the African technology ecosystem? I strongly believe they are worth it for their age. 

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Yesware added Sync and Reminder tool for Business decision making

The Awesomeness of Yesware at Email tracking, Sync and Reminder tools that help you close deals now added.

Sometimes when you send out important Emails maybe on business proposal or about deals, you eagerly await a reply. You never knew maybe your Email was opened at all lest to talk about getting a reply. What if you have a tool that will help you track all your outgoing Email messages?The Awesomeness of Yesware Business Marketing Tool - with calendar sync and Reminder tool

Yesware has a solution to take care of that for you!

The greatest problem in business development, sales and partnership is managing your pipeline. The closely related challenge is managing, tracking and keeping up to date with the email inbox. Searching the online far and wide, no tool seems to be able to be accurate in nailing the shortcomings.

Recently, a friend told me about Yesware, although he sent it to get points into his referral account, but it did me better. I immediately installed Yesware into my Gmail account and my inbox got transformed into a nerve body, sensitive to all activities.

Yesware has a goal of helping sales people close deals via Email tracking and gauging their efficiency in email communication with customers. The app is concerned with these questions; was the message opened? When and how many times? Is there any response to my email messages?

Founded in 2010 by Matthew Bellows (CEO) and team members, Yesware have grown and by January 2013, already running 17 employees. The user base rapidly increased from 5,000 to more than 120,000. Some of the big customers that use Yesware include, Groupon, Xactly, GoodData, BrightCove, HubSpot, Demandforce, Adroll and Cloud Sherpas.

Yesware Email tracker is adding new features to its product line.

Matthew and his team have worked to build two more features to Yesware to aid the sales battle: Yesware Reminder and Calendar Sync.

The Reminder Feature

The Reminder allows user to set a future time to check in with the email recipient, the reminder will pop up important information about the prospect; number of email sent, where and when they were opened, if at all they were opened.

Rivals of this feature are Followup and Baydin. But I believe these companies has a long way to go to catch up with Yesware present popularity in helping business close business deals.

The Calendar Sync Feature

Calendar Sync will allow you sync appointments that are mostly scrambled between Google Calendar and Salesforce.com. This feature directly competes with Appiro’s Cloud Sync.

Want to follow up a track of all your Email messages, join the league here: www.yesware.com.

Have you had time to check how Yesware really works? What do you think about Yesware business benefits? Can you recommend yesware to your friends and relatives? Let me know your views and suggestions.

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Chrome

Google Chrome 18 Stable Version Available for Download

After a week when we covered an article about Google Chrome 18 build, the Google Chrome team of developers has just released its final and stable version for users to download via the official stable channel. The first developer version which we revealed here last time and this new update comes with lots of great features that you will find interesting.

It has many improvements and has this version number  18.0.1025.142  with cool new features along with fixes to security bugs and some other improvements. This new release features good and high quality graphics which is even better than the previous versions – it promises to give you a better internet browsing experience as the new Google Chrome browser comes with feature that makes that easier.

One of the popular among the fixes of this version is the SPDY proxy certificate checking error and some others like memory corruption problem and other bugs.Google Chrome 18 stable and final version

To get this stable release of Google Chrome browser, you can easily update your browser simply by checking the “About Google Chrome” area on your browser option section. Go to tools and select about chrome browser option, then check the version and it will automatically check for updates and show you option to update it.

Better still, you can download it from the link below:

Download Google Chrome 18 Stable/Final Version