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Google Chrome Is Now Quietly Forcing You to Log In—Here’s What to Do About It 

Once again, Google has rankled privacy-focused people with a product change that appears to limit users’ options. It’s easy to miss the fact that you’re automatically being logged-in to Chrome if you’re not paying attention. Read More >>

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Why I Can’t Quit Chrome

Google Chrome was released to the world 10 years ago today. I’ve been using the browser since it launched on OS X in 2009, and let me tell you what, I feel trapped now. This power-hogging, data-gobbling piece of software is where I spend most of my days, although not necessarily because I want it this way. As hard as I’ve tried, I just can’t quit Chrome. Read More >>

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Here’s Why Google Chrome Is Telling You Your Favourite Sites Aren’t Secure

Google’s throwing its weight around and using its latest edition of its Chrome browser to make the web a little safer by shaming sites that haven’t implemented the more secure data transfer protocol HTTPS--which keeps bad actors from digitally watching over your shoulder as you browser. BBC reported the browser’s URL bar will not show the phrase “Not secure” when visiting sites that have failed to implement HTTPS. It could be the kick in the pants companies need to finally secure those websites. Read More >>

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The Latest Version of Chrome Will Prevent Tabs From Killing Your Battery Life

The latest version of Google Chrome (which is available now) will finally do something to prevent background tabs from killing your laptop’s battery. Read More >>

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8 Ways to Stop Your Web Browser From Crippling Your Computer

Many of us spend most of our time on the web, but all too often browsing sessions can descend into a sprawling mess of memory-hogging, audio-playing tabs that bring your computer and your productivity to a shuddering halt. It doesn’t have to be that way. Read More >>

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This Chrome Extension Will Fact-Check Trump’s Tweets for You

As we move towards eventually annotating the entire internet for truthiness, Washington Post reporter, Philip Bump, has created a Chrome Extension to fact check the U.S. President Elect’s notoriously dodgy tweets. Read More >>

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The Most Useful Chrome Extensions Ever Made

One of the great things about Google Chrome is that it offers thousands of third-party extensions that developers have come up with to add features, boost performance, and fix problems. Here are 17 Chrome extensions that we’d have a difficult time living without. Read More >>

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How to Mute Specific Sites in Your Browser

Having to close a tab with audio blaring from an auto-play ad is one of the web’s greatest annoyances, but at the same time, most of us want to hear videos coming from YouTube or Netflix. How do you mute one without the other? Fortunately, there are a couple of easy solutions available. Read More >>

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How to Use One of iTunes’ Best Features in Google Play Music

One great feature we lost in the transition from iTunes to all-you-can-eat streaming services is the smart playlist. When you have 30 million tracks to choose from, queueing up everything you’ve not heard for six months makes less sense. Thankfully, you can bring the feature to Google Play Music with a simple Chrome extension. Read More >>

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10 Tricks That’ll Make You a Google Chrome Master

With a billion or so users to its name, Chrome has been a huge success story for Google since its introduction in 2008. Right from the start, the browser aimed to be as lightweight and user-friendly as possible, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some advanced features hidden away behind the scenes. Read More >>

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Google Chrome Will Soon Be as Dodgy as Internet Explorer for Windows XP, Vista and Old OS X Users

Google is ending support for Chrome on Windows XP, Vista and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 computers, as the operating systems are simply too old to give a toss about. The company announced the bad news (for a few people, anyway) on the official Google Chrome blog this week. Read More >>

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Google’s Masterplan to Make Chrome Suck Less

Google Chrome has this slight problem where it hoards RAM and battery like Smaug hoards shiny things. It completely ruins an otherwise brilliant browser. But luckily, Google knows about Chrome’s problems, and it has a plan to fix things. Read More >>

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Google Tone Shares Chrome Links Through Sound

How many different ways do you need to share a link with your friends? We've got email, texts, social networks and work flow apps already. Was anyone hankering for a way to share URLs through sound? Read More >>

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New Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your iPhone or iPad

The Google Chrome Remote Desktop app that was released to Android users last spring just hit the iOS app store. It lets you access your computer via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. Read More >>