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Closed Tabs may reopen faster in upcoming Chromium browsers

Chromium engineers are working on a new feature currently that is designed to speed up the process of reopening closed tabs in Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome. All web browsers […]

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Chrome will soon warn you if too much storage is being used

Google plans to introduce a new feature in the company's Chrome web browser soon that will inform users if too much storage is being used. New web technologies give sites and applications […]

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GoodTwitter 2 is a userscript that restores Twitter's legacy interface

Remember GoodTwitter? It was a very useful add-on that helped users stick to the legacy interface of Twitter. It did so by spoofing the browser's user-agent to an older version, which tricked […]

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Some Chrome users are getting signed out automatically on Windows 10 version 2004

Some Google Chrome users who use the browser on a device running Windows 10 version 2004 are reporting that they are getting signed out of their Google account and other accounts automatically. […]

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Google to test simplified domain display in Chrome

Google Chrome users may soon see only the domain name in the web browser's address bar instead of the full page address. Google published several development bugs on the Chromium website that […]

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Google Chrome is soon going to be installed in a different directory on Windows

If you use a 64-bit installation of Google Chrome on a Windows device, you may know that the browser's default installation folder is C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\. Similarly, if you install other Chromium-based […]

Add a ton of keyboard shortcuts to Firefox and Chrome with Surfingkeys

Do you use keyboard shortcuts while browsing? F5, Ctrl + T, Ctrl + Enter, Backspace are some of the common ones that most users use. If you're a power user, and wanted […]

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Drag & drop functionality changes soon in Chromium-based browsers

Most Internet users know that they can drop files on the browser window to have them displayed by the browser or opened provided that the file type is supported. If you drag […]

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How to delete Chrome address bar suggestions with the mouse

Google's Chrome web browser displays suggestions as soon as you start to type in the browser's address bar (Google calls it omnibar). These suggestions come from the browsing history, bookmarks, and also […]

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lesstabs for Chrome archives old open tabs automatically for more space and memory

How to deal with tab overflow syndrome on Chrome? If you use the browser or have used it, you may know that Chrome runs into a "too many open tabs" limit fairly […]

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Chrome 83: Google starts rollout of redesigned privacy and security settings

Google released Chrome 83 Stable for all supported operating systems this week. The new browser is being rolled out currently to all devices configured to update the browser automatically. Chrome 83 is […]

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Chrome 83: rollout of DNS over HTTPS (Secure DNS) begins

Google started the rollout of DNS over HTTPS yesterday in Chrome Stable with the release of Chrome 83 Stable to the public. The company calls it Secure DNS. DNS lookups are unencrypted […]

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Google tests Tab Groups Collapse option in Chrome

Google added a new tab grouping functionality to the company's Chrome web browser last week as an experimental feature. Experimental means that the feature is in testing and that Google plans to […]

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You may block heavy ads in Google Chrome natively now

Google announced plans in 2019 to do something about what it calls heavy ads in the company's Chrome web browser. The effort complements other targeted ad-blocking implementations in Chrome that it launched […]

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Google Chrome is getting Tab Groups soon

Tabbed browsing has not changed all that much ever since browsers made an evolutionary leap from displaying a single site per browser window to separating sites in tabs in a single browser […]

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How to deal with Chrome's "downloading proxy script" message

The message "downloading proxy script" may be displayed by Google Chrome. If you see it frequently, you may want to know why the message is displayed by the browser and what you […]

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Google's next attempt to reduce spam in the Chrome Web Store

Google plans to introduce changes to the company's Chrome Web Store designed to keep "spam off the Chrome Web Store". The Chrome Web Store is the extension repository for the company's Chrome […]

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Google Chrome 81 released

Google released Chrome 81, a new stable version of the company's web browser to the public. The company announced previously that it would skip Chrome 82 to jump straight to Chrome 83 […]