Tag: chrome

Incognito mode in Google Chrome might become ‘Private mode’

For privacy-conscious users, Incognito Mode has long been a favorite feature of Google Chrome. It lets you browse the web without maintaining a history or saving information like cookies and form inputs. Other browsers have tended to call it Private Mode, since that’s probably a term more people are familiar with, and it looks like […]

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Chrome 70 adds fingerprint login support for Web Authentication, enables TLS 1.3, and more [APK Download]

Article Contents Chrome 69 was a massive update, as it brought a brand new interface to both desktop and mobile. Now that v69 is on stable, the beta channel has been updated to version 70. This isn’t as big of an update as the previous release, but it still has a few important improvements – […]

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Windows 10 has started ‘warning’ users not to install Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft Edge is undoubtedly an improvement over Internet Explorer, but a vast majority of Windows 10 users prefer Chrome and Firefox. In fact, nearly 60% of the worldwide market uses Chrome (according to StatCounter), which has to be the reason why Microsoft is resorting to questionable methods in order to convince Windows 10 users to […]

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Gmail Offline for Chrome will be discontinued in December

The first Chromebooks were extremely dependent on an internet connection, so to help alleviate that problem, Google published a ‘Gmail Offline’ app on the Chrome Web Store. It allowed users to read and respond to emails while the computer was offline, but the app hasn’t been updated since 2013. Google has announced that Gmail Offline […]

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Grammarly for Chrome starts rolling out Google Docs beta support to all users

When you’re writing a lot, whether for your education or profession, it’s easy to make mistakes, whether they be typos or straight up grammar errors. One of the more popular services to catch problems or offer suggestions for writing improvement is Grammarly. There’s already a Chrome extension for it (in addition to the dedicated editor), […]

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Windows 10 now begs users to stick with Microsoft Edge when installing Chrome or other browsers

Microsoft really, really wants you to use its Edge browser. When you search for the Chrome download page in Edge, you get a giant banner telling you how great Edge is. When you’re on a laptop, Windows 10 tells you that Chrome is draining your battery. Now Microsoft is about to get even more invasive, […]

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Samsung Internet v7.4 hits stable, with Quick Suggest shopping assistant and news notifications [APK Download]

Samsung Internet is a popular alternative to Google Chrome on Android, and not just because it ships on every Samsung device. It gets a lot of things right and its developers are quick to introduce new features. The latest update to the stable channel brings it up to v7.4 and offers a few improvements over […]

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Chrome Web Store’s new Material refresh matches Chrome 69’s nice makeover

Google’s web browser got a makeover with the release of Chrome 69, bringing it up to date with the search giant’s current iteration of Material Design, Material Theme, informally known as Material 2.0. Now, Chrome Web Store has a new look to match. Per the established aesthetic, there’s a lot of white space and a […]

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Chrome 69 has a new Material theme, support for display cutouts, and more [APK Download]

Article Contents Chrome 69 reached beta status a month ago, with features like display cutout support and a new download manager. Google announced yesterday that the update would also include the long-awaited Material redesign, along with a customizable New Tab Page, improved address bar, and other changes. This is might be the largest Chrome update […]

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The redesigned Chrome browser might stop you from using the same password everywhere

In celebration of its 10-year anniversary, Google released the Chrome browser redesign we’ve been waiting for. That’s version 69, if you haven’t updated Chrome on your desktop yet, which should be available on all platforms — the mobile version has also been updated. Among the various features and improvements, there’s one concerning security. Google has […]

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Google Chrome Gets a Massive Redesign Across Desktop and iPhone, Improved Password Manager, More

Chrome, the browser that dominates the internet now, officially turned 10 today. And to celebrate its tenth anniversary, Google has announced a massive redesign of the browser with plenty of new features. The massive redesign will see Google move Chrome to a completely different design language. Apart from the use […]

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Chrome is getting a Material makeover for its 10th birthday

Google has been testing major Chrome changes for several months. The updated Material theme has gone through various iterations, and the Android app redesign has been in the works for well over a year. Customizable New Tab Pages, an improved address bar, and other features have also been in development. All of this leads up […]

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Google Chrome was first announced 10 years ago today

Chrome is easily one of the most important products Google has ever released. It started an evolutionary shift for web browsers by introducing sandboxing and rapid release schedules. Fast forward to today, and Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser and serves as the operating system for a rapidly-growing ecosystem of laptops. Today marks […]

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You’ll be able to log into Windows using your Google account (eventually)

Windows 10 includes a variety of methods, referred to as ‘Credential Providers,’ for logging into user accounts. This includes passwords, Windows Hello (fingerprint/face recognition), and PINs. Microsoft also allows third-party apps to create their own credential providers, and it looks like a future Chrome update will do exactly that. First, here’s a full explanation of […]

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Chrome for Android may start disabling JavaScript on 2G connections

Google has added countless features to Chrome, especially the Android version, that are designed to improve functionality on slow connections. It can automatically download articles for later reading, and the data saver feature continues to get better. Now it appears Google is taking more drastic steps – like disabling JavaScript entirely on slow connections. If you’re […]

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‘Lazy loading’ feature to speed up browsing now available in Chrome Canary

Web pages are becoming more and more complex, but browser vendors have been hard at work trying to offset that with performance and caching improvements. For example, Service Workers allow sites to cache certain data locally to speed up load times (or work offline entirely). ‘Lazy loading’ is another performance enhancement that has been in […]

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