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.


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Chrome’s Offline T-Rex Is Now Available As A Cute Toy

We’re sure many of you have encountered the “offline” page in Google’s Chrome browser in the past. This occurs when you aren’t connected to the internet and are trying to load a website. The cute mascot representing this offline page is a pixelated dinosaur where users can actually activate a hidden game which is an endless runner where the goal is to avoid running into the cactus plants.


Google Chrome For Android Testing A Tabs Toolbar At The Bottom

Managing your open tabs on a desktop browser such as Chrome is pretty easy. Due to the fact that our laptops and desktops usually have much bigger displays, the extra screen real estate allows us to view tabs easily. This is, unfortunately, a different experience on mobile where trying to switch between tabs can be a bit tricky and inelegant.


Google Fixes Chrome Zero-Day Exploit, Update Your Browser Now

If you haven’t updated your Google Chrome browser yet, you will want to do so ASAP. This is because Google has recently issued an update to its Chrome browser where it patched a zero-day exploit. This is particularly urgent because according to Google, there is some evidence that malicious parties are actively exploiting it.


Dark Mode Goes Live In Chrome Canary

Earlier reports had suggested that Google is working on dark mode for Chrome. References to the upcoming feature were spotted in early development builds of the browser and now it’s possible to enable dark mode for content and webpages in Chrome Canary. The mode is actually capable of tweaking a site’s design and displaying it in a darker tone.


Chrome Will Soon Let Users See Extension Activity

Have you ever wondered what your Chrome extension does while it is running? A recent study has found that a whopping 85% of extensions do not have a privacy policy and that more than a few are using third-party libraries that have known vulnerabilities. This means that extensions could be hijacked or running rogue without our knowledge.


Study Finds 85% Of Chrome Extensions Do Not Have A Privacy Policy

Google’s Chrome extensions are pretty useful where they can block ads, manage passwords, save articles for offline viewing, shortcuts, and more. However it seems that an unfortunate number of Chrome extensions actually lack a privacy policy, according to a study by Duo Lab (via Engadget).


A Chrome Bug Is Preventing Extensions From Working Properly

While Google’s Chrome browser is a pretty good browser by itself, however with the support for extensions, it has allowed users to customize their browser experience by installing ad blockers, password managers, privacy protection, and so on. However, it appears that a recent Chrome bug has resulted in extensions not working for users.


Google’s Changes To API For Chrome Extensions Leads To Public Outcry

Thanks to Google launching an API for Chrome which would allow developers to create their own extensions for the browser, it has led to the development of extensions such as ad blockers. There is a bit of gray area when it comes to ad blocking, where some believe that it is wrong, while others claim that the creation of intrusive ads has forced their hand.


This Extension Helps You Learn A New Language While You Watch Netflix

Learning a new language can be fun, but we imagine that attending classes or reading a book can be a bit boring. However there is some good news for those looking to learn a new language. There is a Chrome extension which when installed, will help users learn a new language while watching their favorite Netflix show.


Google Makes It Harder For Sites To Detect Chrome’s Incognito Mode

One of the main reasons behind Google Chrome’s Incognito mode is to allow users to browse the web in private, where their information will not be saved by the browser, and that certain identifying information about the user won’t be shared with websites. This is done by logging users out of their accounts such as Facebook, Google, and so on.