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Google Fixing Chrome Bug That Leaves Users Open To Phishing

04/17/2017, Google has confirmed that it’s working on an update for the Chrome web browser to fix a bug that leaves users open to phishing attacks. The vulnerability will be patched on all versions of Chrome, including those on iOS and macOS. Google will be a...

Chrome 57 Gets Background Tab Throttling

03/14/2017, Google Chrome on desktop doesn’t really place any restrictions on what inactive tabs can do. On the other hand, Chrome on Android is capable of heavily throttling and even killing background tabs. Many would have wanted the browser to offer the same...

Microsoft Edge Browser Didn’t Perform Too Well Last Year

01/02/2017, Microsoft decided to leave the infamous Internet Explorer browser in the past with Windows 10 as the new OS came with a new browser that it build from scratch. The Microsoft Edge web browser is admittedly a lot better than IE, but was it good enough for...

Chrome Will Mark HTTP Connections As Insecure Starting Next Year

09/11/2016, Google is going to make a major push starting next year to get websites to better protect users and rely more on encryption by flagging plain HTTP connections as insecure in Google Chrome, which is undoubtedly the most widely used internet browser in the...

Chrome Will Block Flash Content Starting Next Month

08/09/2016, Google has hammered another nail in Adobe Flash’s proverbial coffin. In a blog post today the company sang praises of Flash and acknowledged the “pivotal role” it has played in the adoption of gaming, video, and animation on the...

Microsoft Trying To Prove Chrome Is A Battery Hog

06/20/2016, Laptops users know all too well that Chrome can be a battery hog. Even though Google has promised to improve Chrome’s battery usage the fixes don’t appear to have made major gains. Microsoft sees an opportunity in this to prove a point: that...

Chrome vs. Firefox: What You Need To Know

06/16/2016, Performance The main reason why many people choose different browsers is because of perceived performance differences. Everyone wants the fastest browser on their machines to reduce start-up delays and navigation lag. Both Firefox and Chrome are...

You Can Now Mute Individual Tabs In Chrome

10/20/2015, Trying to locate the audio source when you have dozens of tabs open can be a real pain, that’s why most major browsers show a small icon with tabs when audio is playing in any one of them. Chrome got this feature last year which certainly made life...

Chrome Will No Longer Respond To ‘Ok Google’

10/18/2015, Chrome 46 recently entered the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux, which basically means that it was declared fit for public consumption on the aforementioned platforms. The latest version of Google Chrome takes more than it brings to the...

Chrome Notification Center Will Bite The Dust

10/14/2015, It hasn’t been long since Chrome started supporting push notifications for web pages via the web push standard, but notifications aren’t new for the browser, apps and extensions for Chrome have supported push notifications on desktop since as...

Google Chrome Is Apparently Bypassing Adblock

09/07/2015, Many AdBlock Plus users have taken to Twitter today because it seems that Google has neutralised the popular ad-blocking extension. The extension was created back in 2006 and it allows users to block ads on the internet, which happen to be very crucial to...

How To Run Android Apps in Chrome

07/17/2015, Android is the biggest mobile platform, which is why developers make so many amazing apps for Android. You can easily run your favorite apps on your Android phone, but what if you could run the same apps on PCs as well? With the appropriate tools, you can...

Google Rolls Out Chrome Version 42 For Windows, OS X And Linux Users

04/14/2015, Google has rolled out the latest version of Chrome, the version 42 for Windows, OS X and Linux users. The latest update will be automatically recognized by the browser, or users can also download it manually via Google, and Linux users need to install the...

Google Kills URLs In Chrome Beta Channel

05/01/2014, Before features hit the stable build of Google Chrome they’re tested out in the beta channel. Chrome Canary builds are often updated with new features to check if the code is stable enough for a public release and also to gauge the reaction of a...