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App Review, Applications

Google Chrome update limiting ad blockers coming in June 2024

November 21, 2023

Via: BGR

Last fall, Google caused an uproar by announcing that it would begin winding down support for Manifest V2 extensions in Chrome in 2023. Because this would have a largely negative impact on several popular extensions, including ad blockers, the backlash […]


App Review, Applications

Google Chrome update may improve your laptop’s performance and battery life — how to try it early

December 8, 2022

Via: Laptop Mag

While I still use Google Chrome as my primary browser, there’s no denying that it’s a battery and RAM-devouring monster. Google claimed repeatedly that it is working to fix that in updates to little avail, but hope springs eternal and […]


App security, Applications

Update Google Chrome now to patch a high-risk security flaw

November 1, 2022

Via: BGR

Not every Chrome update brings new features to the browser, but bug fixes and patches are just as important. On Thursday, Google issued an update for the desktop version of Chrome to patch a zero-day security flaw that hackers are […]


Android, Operating System

7 secrets for a smarter Android Chrome experience

September 29, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Let’s face it: This wishy-washy world wide web of ours can sometimes be an endless-seeming series of nuisances and annoyances. And while you can take total control of most parts of your Android experience, the web itself is far more […]


App security, Applications

Google Chrome Patches Multiple Security Bugs. How to Check If Your Browser is Updated

August 18, 2022

Via: CNET

Google said Tuesday that it patched multiple security bugs in Chrome, adding that one bug is being actively exploited. Because of this threat, Chrome users should update their browser as soon as possible. The bug is one of 11, though, […]


App Review, Applications

Apple targeted for Safari lacking WebXR support despite company’s AR/VR ambitions

May 9, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has been investing a lot in augmented and virtual reality since the introduction of its own ARKit API. However, when it comes to open standards on the web, Apple is still far behind its competitors. In the opinion of […]


App Review, Applications

Google Chrome’s side panel is a new UI for your reading list and bookmarks

March 23, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google has introduced a new sidebar feature to Chrome, which lets you quickly access your bookmarks and reading list while using the desktop version of the browser (via 9to5Google). Previously, the reading list’s main home was as a button on […]


App Review, Applications

Top 3 Best Google Chrome Alternative Web Browsers on Android in 2021

November 8, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Google Chrome alternatives have been filling up the web browser choices on Android, but here are some of the best options in 2021. Google Chrome on Android Although Google Chrome is the built-in browser of Android, it does not mean […]


App Review, Applications

20 best Chromecast apps for Google’s streaming puck

March 25, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

The best Chromecast apps can turn the entertainment experience in your home from bland to brilliant. However, with so much choice you need to know which Chromecast apps are the best ones and worth your time and which you shouldn’t […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 14: How to set Google Chrome as your default browser on iPhone

September 11, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 14 allows for third-party web browsers and email clients to become the default, so if you really don’t like Safari and Apple Mail, you now have other options. With the latest update to Google Chrome, now available on the […]


App Review, Applications, News and Press

Google Chrome offers you a new way to shame slow websites

May 5, 2020

Via: CNET

Google on Tuesday released a Chrome extension called Core Web Vitals that gives you a direct measurement for lodging complaints about slow websites. The tool accompanies a new push to get developers to focus on speed by measuring what Google’s […]


News and Press

Instagram is finally bringing notifications to your browser

September 26, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Instagram is beginning to roll out notification support to users who’d prefer to scroll through photos from their friends and people they follow from a browser rather than the mobile app. Although you’ve long been able to scroll through Instagram’s […]


iOS

Google Chrome for iOS is updated to include a “Read Later” feature

March 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

An update to Chrome for iOS has added a useful feature to the mobile browser. A new icon that says Read Later allows a Chrome user to save an online article to the iPhone’s native memory from where it can […]


Tech

Google’s Masterplan To Make Chrome Suck Less

June 15, 2015

Via: Chris Mills

Google Chrome has this slight problem where it hoards RAM and battery like Smaug hoards shiny things. It sucks, and it completely ruins an otherwise perfect browser. But luckily, Google knows about Chrome’s problems, and it has a twelve-step program […]


Laptops

Archos joins ChromeOS army with 11-inch Chromebook

February 24, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google’s Chrome OS has added yet another vendor to its portfolio as French company Archos said it would release a laptop based on the platform. The product is set to be one of four models unveiled as part of a […]