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Chrome RAM Usage Has Increased Because Of Spectre Fixes

07/12/2018, Google has patched the Spectre CPU vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser but they have resulted in Chrome using more RAM than before. Google has confirmed in a blog post that a feature that protects users against Spectre side-channel attacks results in...

Chrome 66 Autoplay Changes Partially Rolled Back

05/16/2018, Google rolled out Chrome 66 earlier this month and it brought new autoplay blocking functionality to the world’s most popular web browser. The new autoplay rules blocked audio that played on its own as soon as the user opened a website, however,...

Chrome Will Now Learn Your Browsing Preferences Before Muting Sites

05/03/2018, Chrome already has the ability to mute auto-playing content but you can either have it on or off. So the feature will either block all auto-playing content or none at all. Google feels that there should be a middle ground which is why the latest version...


Fix For Windows 10 Chrome Freezing Issue Being Developed

05/03/2018, Microsoft released the new Windows 10 April 2018 Update a couple of days ago and since then many who installed this update have complained about device freezing and crashing when using Google Chrome. You can imagine that this presents a problem for many...

Chrome 66 Released With Autoplaying Content Disabled By Default

04/18/2018, Google Chrome is one of the most widely used mobile browsers on the planet and the company continues to add new features to it to ensure that users don’t move to another browser. Google has now rolled out the latest version of its web browser and...

Google Chrome Will Soon Let You Cast Local Files

03/28/2018, Google’s casting functionality works like a charm when you’re casting a webpage, video or even the entire screen to a TV but there has long been one glaring shortcoming. It didn’t allow users to cast local files from the PCs to the TV...

Google To Block All Ads on Sites With Most Disruptive Ads

02/13/2018, Google has received a lot of feedback from Chrome users who are frustrated with annoying ads. They’re video ads that play at full volume or giant pop-ups with a hidden exit icon. These ads are designed to be disruptive and get in the way of people...

Google Chrome Lands On Windows Store As A Download Link

12/19/2017, One would have never expected to see Google’s Chrome browser listed in the Windows Store but the popular browser has now been published in the store. However, it’s not an app like many would have been expecting. The listing is just a download...

Google Chrome Will Soon Block Unexpected Website Redirects

11/08/2017, We’ve all encountered websites that redirect us someplace else unexpectedly. It’s a tactic many websites use to funnel traffic to unintended destinations. Google wants to prevent that from happening. As part of its ongoing efforts to expand...

Google Chrome Will Soon Allow You To Permanently Mute Websites

08/27/2017, Websites that autoplay videos as soon as a visitor lands aren’t really gunning for the user experience of the year award, in my humble opinion, which is why I am particularly looking forward to this Chrome feature that Google has come up with. Soon,...

Google Chrome Kills Vibrating Ads

08/02/2017, With the latest build of Chrome, Google has taken care of a particularly annoying type of ad that no doubt irks mobile users if they ever come across it. Vibrating ads are the type of ads that hijack a user’s smartphone and make it vibrate while...

How To Bookmark on iPhone (Safari+Chrome)

07/15/2017, Bookmarks are shortcuts to your favorite web pages for quick access. For instance, if you are looking for a guide to install Ubuntu on Windows, and let us assume that the web page you encountered is beneficial to get the job done. In this case, you might...