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Google’s Chrome Installer Removed From The Windows Store

12/19/2017, Recently Google published its Chrome browser onto the Windows Store, which was a surprising move since no one really expected it. However it seems that it wasn’t done in the way that many of you guys would have expected, which is that instead of the...

How To Clear Browsing Data on Chrome, Firefox and Edge

12/18/2017, During any browsing session, every page that we visit is being saved to our browser’s history. Along with that, cookies, auto-fill data, cached and downloaded files are being stored as well. But what happens when one wants to erase all this stuff?...

Latest Chrome Beta Adds Autoplay-Muting, Improved Popup Blocking

12/16/2017, There are some sites out there that autoplay videos when you load the page, which means that if you’re juggling multiple tabs at once, this can be rather jarring and annoying when suddenly you hear audio blasting at you and you have to hunt that tab...


Chrome For Windows To Block Third-Party Apps That Cause It To Crash

12/03/2017, There are various apps that you use on your Windows PC that interacts with Google Chrome’s browser, assuming that your browser of choice. Unfortunately some of these apps can sometimes cause Chrome to crash, which can be inconvenient if you’ve got...

This Browser Extension Lets You Watch Geo-Blocked YouTube Videos

11/30/2017, We’re sure some of you guys have come across content on YouTube that is geo-blocked, meaning that depending on your location, some YouTube videos cannot be played due to possible legal/copyright reasons. One way to get around this would be through a...

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...