Future Chrome Update Will Stop Websites Preventing You From Leaving

We’re sure that you’ve encountered some rogue websites in the past where when you try to press the back button, it doesn’t take you back to the previous page. Instead, it seems that run some kind of script that forces you to stay on its website, where the only way for you to leave is to close the browser.


How To Block Websites On Chrome

Google Chrome is arguably the most popular web browser. Whether you want to increase your productivity at work or you want to set up parental control for your child, there are ample reasons why you would want to block some websites on your Chrome browser.


Chrome WIll Let Users Block Cross-Site Tracking

The unfortunate reality of the web that we know in this day and age is all about selling information, where companies learn what they can about you and sell that information to advertisers who will then try to market you products. We’ve seen how some companies, such as Apple, step up their efforts at protecting the privacy of their users by blocking trackers.


Microsoft Wants To Ensure You’re Really Incognito In Incognito Mode

With Chrome’s Incognito Mode, the idea behind it is that you will be able to browse the web with relative privacy where the sites you visit will not show up in the main Chrome. We’ve seen how sometimes it’s not quite as discreet as you might think, but it seems that Microsoft is hoping to fix that.


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Chrome Exploit Uses Fake Address Bar For Phishing

Phishing attacks come in many forms, such as URLs created to look similar to authentic websites, or emails that are seemingly legit. However, according to researcher James Fisher, he has discovered a new Chrome exploit that could let hackers create a very real-looking, but fake, address bar.


This Chrome Extension Will Tidy Up Your Gmail Interface

We know that many were bummed when Google announced that they would be shutting Inbox down. It was an excellent product that helped make emails a lot more organized and tidy, and so to this date, we still have no idea why the company shut it down. If you’re not a fan of Gmail’s interface, we have some good news for you.


Chrome No Longer Lets Websites Track You In Incognito Mode

Incognito Mode is meant to allow for private browsing but it has been possible for websites to track if the visitor is using the mode or not. Google has now made it impossible for websites to do that. However, this functionality is disabled by default in the latest Chrome version and has to be manually enabled.


Google Just Killed Chrome’s Data Saver Extension

For the most part, many of us live in countries where the internet is fast and fairly reliable. This means that websites load in a timely manner, videos can stream with no interruptions, and files can download quickly. However, there are some who don’t enjoy these fast and reliable internet speeds, which means that website optimization is very important.


Chrome Will Start Warning Users Of Flash Player’s Deprecation

Back in the early days of the internet where interactive content was starting to become popular on websites, Adobe’s Flash was the darling of the industry where pretty much every website attempted to incorporate its use, whether it be for site navigation, embedding videos, or even creating games.


Google Adding Support For Nintendo Switch Controllers To Chrome

We know that Google is looking to get into video game streaming as they ran a small test back in 2018 where gamers would stream games through the Chrome browser. In fact later this month at GDC, Google is expected to unveil more of their plans and leading up to the event, we might have an idea of what to expect.


Latest Chrome Update Will Support PC Media Keys

For the longest time ever, PCs and keyboards have come with media keys on them. These keys provide shortcuts for users to control their media, such as pausing/playing a song, skipping a track, and so on. However the only downside is that for the most part, they only worked with apps and not websites.


Chrome Lite Pages Will Help Speed Up HTTPS Websites

One of the features of Chrome on Android is the Data Saver. As its name implies, this feature will help reduce the amount of data a website consumes while helping it load faster at the same time. However the only problem was that it only worked with HTTP websites, versus the more “secure” HTTPS websites that is becoming more commonplace these days.


Alphabet’s AI-Powered Chrome Extension Will Hide Toxic Comments

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Reddit face toxic comments everyday, and unfortunately it is rather difficult to try and put a stop to. If you’re the type of person who’d rather not have your day sullied by toxic comments, then perhaps Tune might be a Chrome extension worth checking out.


Microsoft Launches Revamped Skype For Web, Only Works In Edge And Chrome

Accessing Skype through the web isn’t exactly new. However Microsoft has since launched an updated and revamped version of the chat client where if you’re using a computer without Skype installed, you’ll still be able to access some of its features through your browser. However there is a catch.