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Malicious Chrome Browser Extension Installed By 37,000 Users

10/11/2017, It is typically advised by companies that users should not install apps from third-party app stores. This is because there is no guarantee that these apps have been properly vetted as to their legitimacy, and whether or not they could be masquerading as...

Allo For Web Now Works In Non-Chrome Browsers

10/03/2017, Allo is Google’s new messenger platform which is meant to replace Hangouts as far as regular users are concerned (Hangouts will be more enterprise focused). Given that it is a Google product, it wasn’t surprising that when Allo for the web was...

Chrome Update Lets Daydream Users Browse The Web In VR

09/26/2017, Virtual reality (VR) seems like a good place and medium for entertainment, where users can play more immersive games, enjoy videos that make them feel like they’re there, and so on. However if you thought that maybe browsing the web in VR sounds like a...

Google Chrome Will Block Autoplay Videos Starting In 2018

09/17/2017, It used to be that if you wanted to play a video, you’d have to click it to play it. However these days there seems to be a trend in which quite a few websites will play videos the minute it loads the page, meaning that if you have multiple tabs open,...

Google Assistant Could Soon Be Available From The Web

08/06/2017, As it stands Google Assistant is only available on devices like the Pixel handsets and Google Home, although there are reports to suggest that it could be finding its way onto Chromebooks as well. However it seems that might not be all the platforms that...

Native Ad Blocker For Chrome On Android Spotted In Developer Build

07/31/2017, For a company who makes a lot of money by selling ad spaces to companies looking to advertise their products, you imagine our surprise when we learnt earlier this year that Google could be baking in an ad blocker into its Chrome browser. We weren’t...

Google Chrome Update Adds Support For The MacBook Pro Touch Bar

07/25/2017, Back in February it was reported that the beta of Google Chrome (back then) had signs of support for the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar. This is great news for Chrome users because so far, Apple’s Safari browser is the only major browser that offers up...

Google Chrome Gets Picture-In-Picture Video Support In Android O

06/26/2017, Given that due to the way our phones are built physically, its software also needs to be configured in such a way that works with the way it has been designed. This also means that in some instances, what we can do on a computer might not necessarily be...

Chrome Will Start Blocking ‘Annoying’ Ads In 2018

06/01/2017, As much as you might hate ads, they are a way for companies and publishers to make money and draw attention to products. Unfortunately sometimes the way some ads are designed can be annoying, which is where ad blockers come in where they block all ads...

Google Chrome For Windows 10 S Might Remain A Dream

05/10/2017, A couple of weeks back, Microsoft announced the launch of Windows 10 S. It’s a new iteration of Windows 10 which will enable Microsoft to effectively compete against Google’s Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks in the education sector. Microsoft is...

Offline Reading Just Got Easier On Chrome For Android

05/09/2017, If you’re the type of person who never really has the time to read articles because you’re busy with work or school, not to worry as there are plenty of apps and tools that helps you save articles for later. However if you’re a Chrome user, you...

Chrome Will Automatically Migrate To 64-Bit On Windows

05/03/2017, If you are a Google Chrome user on Windows and for some reason you have chosen to use the 32-bit version of the browser, it seems that moving forwards you may no longer have the option and will instead be automatically upgraded to the 64-bit version of...

Google Testing Copyless Paste Feature In Chrome For Android

04/24/2017, Back in March it was reported that Google was apparently testing out a feature for Android that would save users a couple of steps when it comes to copying and pasting text. This was done by predicting what users wanted to copy and it would then offer up...

Google Could Build An Ad Blocker Into Chrome

04/19/2017, As Google’s Chrome browser supports extensions, this has led to the creation of a variety of different ad blocking extensions and services. However those extensions may soon no longer be necessary because according to a report from The Wall Street...