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Boostaler browser extension extends caching periods to speed up browsing

Boostaler is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers that is designed to speed up web browsing by extending cache periods. The extension may work with other […]

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Google deprecates Chrome Data Saver extension for the desktop

Google will deprecate the Data Saver extension for desktop versions of the Chrome web browser when the stable version hits version 74; the company renamed Data Saver to Lite mode and decided […]

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Chrome 74 Stable is out with Dark Mode and Lazy Loading support

Google released Google Chrome 74 to the Stable channel of the web browser on April 23, 2019. The new version of the web browser is available for all desktop and mobile platforms, […]

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Missing Chrome's "Use a Prediction Service" Setting?

If you have upgraded Google Chrome to the newest stable version, version 73, and checked the preferences and settings, you may have noticed that the preference "Use a prediction service to load […]

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Skyload: music and video downloader for Chrome and Chromium

Skyload is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers to download music and video files from nearly any site out there. Skyload is available on the Chrome Web Store […]

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Fix Chrome blocking keyboard multimedia keys from working

If you use the multimedia keys on your computer keyboard to control playback in apps such as Spotify or iTunes, you may notice that functionality stopped with the release of Chrome 74. […]

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Fix Google Chrome screen flashing on Windows 10

Some Google Chrome users on Windows 10 have reported for some time screen flickering issues when they use the web browser. The issue dates back to as early as January 2018 and […]

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Google Chrome: remove suggestions from the address bar using the mouse

Google is working on a new Chrome feature currently to improve user control and interaction with address bar suggestions displayed to the user. When you type text into the address bar, Chrome […]

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Firefox extension NoScript is now available for Chrome

The popular Firefox security and privacy extension NoScript has been released for the Google Chrome web browser. NoScript has the sixth largest user count of all Firefox extensions at the time of […]

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Chrome may block some high-risk downloads soon

Google plans to integrate new functionality in the company's Chrome web browser to "drive down non-secure downloads" to reduce the impact that malicious downloads have on Chrome users. The company plans to […]

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Simplify Gmail for Google Chrome

Simply Gmail is a browser extension for Google Chrome that changes the Gmail web interface to a simpler less-cluttered version. The extension is developed by Michael Leggett, former Gmail lead designer and […]

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About Google Chrome's Managed by your Organization entry

Google Chrome users who run a recent version of the web browser, Chrome 73 or newer, may have spotted a new entry in Chrome's main menu called "Managed by your Organization". The […]

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Protect yourself against a pure CSS data stealing attack called Exfil

CSS Exfil Protection is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that protects data against CSS Exfil attacks. Internet users who have a good understanding of online security know that […]

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Google Chrome experiment to make PWAs more discoverable on desktop

Google implemented a new experimental feature in the company's Chrome web browser recently that tries to make Progressive Web Applications (PWAs) more discoverable to users. Google's Chrome web browser supports PWAs already; […]

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Preview Google Search results in Google Chrome

Google Results Previewer is a new browser extension for Google Chrome to preview search results directly on Google Search. Google Search lists page titles, the URL, and some descriptive words for each […]

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Display hidden results on Google Search with Google Unlocked

Google Unlocked is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that displays hidden results on Google Search automatically. Google hides results from Google Search when it receives DMCA complaints. The […]

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Google is working on an Extension Icon for Chrome

Recent versions of Google Chrome Canary include a new experimental feature that adds an extension icon to the main Chrome toolbar. Most extensions for Google Chrome add an icon to the main […]

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A look at Chrome's new Focus this Tab feature

Focus Mode is a new experimental feature of Google's Chrome web browser. Google added a Focus Mode flag to Chrome Canary in February 2019 but enabling it at that time did not […]