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Grammarly Browser Extension Bug Lets People See What You Type

02/06/2018, Grammarly started off as a tool that let people check their grammar in their writing, and also offered users suggestions on what they could change to make it better. It eventually found its way onto browsers and also as a keyboard app, but unfortunately...

Chrome 64 For Android Released, Will Block Redirecting Website Ads

01/24/2018, Have you ever been to websites with sneaky ads that redirect you to other websites without your knowledge or permission? That can be rather annoying, and potentially dangerous as the redirected website could contain malware or malicious pieces of code....

Chrome Incognito Mode For Android Isn’t As Discreet As You Think

01/15/2018, There is a reason why you might choose to browse the web or certain websites using Chrome’s Incognito mode, a feature which is supposed to keep what you’re doing under wraps from those who might use the same browser later. However it seems that on the...


College Students Design Browser Plug-In That Detects Fake News

12/26/2017, Fake news is becoming a huge problem and many companies know it. Companies such as Facebook are working on ways to help users identify fake news, and recently during a hackathon held at Yale University, a group of college students managed to develop a...

Chrome For Android Could Soon Get Double Tap To Fast Forward/Rewind

12/24/2017, One of the nifty features that Google has brought to the YouTube app is the ability to allow users to fast forward or rewind videos by double tapping at either sides of the video. The good news is that if you liked that feature and didn’t want it to be...

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...