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A few weeks ago, I wrote about Chrome’s signed distance field setting for fonts and how it seemed to be the cause of a memory blowout in the browser’s GPU process. Unfortunately, the issue was not related to the SDF feature and in fact is a known bug that was introduce a few versions ago.
Chrome: If you’ve ever researched anything medical, you know what it’s like to have a bunch of jargon thrown at you, only to feel just as confused as when you started. Iodine’s Medical Translator translates confusing medical terminology into plain English when you hover over the word.
Android: Pushbullet, the awesome app that syncs notifications between your phone and PC, got yet another update today. Now, you can send text messages through your Android phone from the Chrome extension, turning Pushbullet into a fully-featured text-from-your-PC solution.