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How to Stop Automatic Google Chrome Updates on Windows

Google Chrome Updates are configured to run automatically on non-managed Windows devices. This guide provides step by step instructions to disable automatic updates of Google Chrome. Most web browsers are configured to […]

Google will disable classic extensions in Chrome in the coming months

Google published an update on the deprecation timeline of so-called Manifest V2 extensions in the Chrome web browser. Starting this June, Chrome will inform users with classic extensions about the deprecation. Manifests […]

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Chrome extensions may slow down browsing significantly

Extensions are one of the greatest strengths of web browsers. They allow users to extend functionality, but this comes at a cost. A test of the 5000 most popular Chrome extensions showed […]

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Another Google Chrome 0-day vulnerability fixed: update asap

Google released a security update for its Chrome web browser to address another 0-day security vulnerability. This is the second 0-day vulnerability that Google fixed in Chrome in recent time and the […]

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Google Chrome 123 launches with security fixes and Google Update changes on Windows

Google released a new stable version of its Chrome web browser for desktop operating systems and Android today. This new version of Chrome, Google Chrome 123.0,  is a feature and security update. […]

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Microsoft shows another Bing popup advertisement to Windows users

Microsoft has done it again. This time, the company displayed a popup advertising its Bing search service to Chrome users on Windows devices. The popup appeared for users who launched Chrome on […]

First look at Google Chrome's upcoming link preview feature

Google is working on a link preview feature in its Chrome web browser that enables users to preview links without opening them in a tab. The link preview feature has been in […]

Google Chrome gets improved Search suggestions on desktop and mobile

Google Chrome gets improved Search suggestions on desktop and mobile

Google is improving the search suggestions that are displayed in Chrome's address bar, as part of the February 2024 Updates. The new capabilities include a read-only on-device model that works in incognito […]

Google Chrome will soon prevent malicious websites from attacking your home network

Google changes Chrome's "add bookmarks" flow and users are not happy

Google has changed the flow of adding bookmarks in its Chrome web browser recently. While it is still possible to click on the bookmark star icon in the browser's address bar, doing […]

Google Chrome will soon prevent malicious websites from attacking your home network

Google Chrome will soon prevent malicious websites from attacking your home network

Google Chrome is getting a new security feature that can help prevent websites from attacking your home network. The mechanism has been termed "Private Network Access for Navigation Requests". To be more […]

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Google integrates Chat with Gemini option silently into Chrome

It is probably only a matter of time before all Chrome users gain access to Gemini directly in the browser. Microsoft led the way with its integration of Copilot in Microsoft Edge. […]

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Chrome 121 ships with security updates and new AI tools

Google released new version of its Chrome web browser today. Google Chrome 121 Stable is now available and already in distribution. The browser update patches several security issues and introduces several new […]

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Time to patch: Chrome 120 fixes a 0-day security issue

Google released an update for its Chrome web browser a moment ago that fixes four security issues in all desktop versions and in Chrome for Android. One of the patched security issues […]

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Google updates Chrome's Incognito Mode disclaimer to admit it is tracking users

Google is rolling out a change to the Incognito Mode disclaimer of the company's Chrome web browser. It admits in it that it is tracking users even while the mode is active. […]

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Microsoft confirms Microsoft 365 service degradation for 1% of Chrome users

Google enabled Tracking Protection for 1% of all Chrome Stable users as part of the company's greater plan to drop third-party cookies support. Microsoft has now confirmed that the 1% may run […]

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How to enable Chrome's Tracking Protection feature right now

Google picked 1% of all Chrome installations today and enabled a feature called Tracking protection in them. Unveiled in September 2023 and then announced officially in mid-December 2023, it is the first […]

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Google removes 3 fake VPN extensions with 1.5 million users from Chrome Web Store

Security researchers at Reason Labs discovered three malicious Chrome web extensions that were installed on 1.5 million installations of the web browser. Distributed via torrents, these extensions acted as legitimate VPN extensions […]

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Chrome: permanent Safety Checks, Tab Groups syncing and Memory info rolling out

Google announced today that new features are rolling out to Chrome Stable users in the coming week. The three features -- permanent Safety Checks, Tab Groups syncing and tab memory information -- […]

Google Chrome update fixes 0-day vulnerability exploited in the wild

Google has released a security update for Google Chrome Stable and Google Chrome Extended Stable that addresses a security vulnerability that is exploited in the wild. Chrome users are encouraged to update […]

Google Chrome will disable third-party tracking cookies for some users in January 2024

Google Chrome will disable third-party tracking cookies for some users in January 2024

Google has announced that it will disable third-party tracking cookies for some Chrome users, beginning in 2024. This is not the first time we are hearing about it, Google had published a […]

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Google Chrome 120 update fixes 9 security issues

Google released the weekly security update for its Chrome web browser a few hours ago. The update for Chrome Stable and Chrome Extended Stable fixes nine unique security issues in the browser. […]

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Google Chrome to display "choose your search engine" prompt

Google Chrome users will soon get a "choose your search engine prompt" when they start the desktop web browser. This prompt allows them to select a search engine out of several ones […]

Chrome 120 launches with security updates, password sharing and automatic Safety Checks

Google released Chrome 120 to the public a moment ago. The new version of the Chrome browser is available for all supported platforms. Most Chrome installations will update automatically thanks to the […]

Chrome shows how much memory a tab uses

Google is testing a new feature in its Chrome web browser that reports the memory usage of each browser tab to the user. The new feature is available in Chrome Canary already […]

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Soon, Google has even more leverage against adblockers

Google plans to roll out Manifest V3, a new rules system for browser extensions, by mid 2024. The old system will no longer be supported by then, which means that all extensions […]

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Time to update Chrome, another vulnerability is exploited in the wild

Google released an update for its Chrome web browser some hours ago that fixes several vulnerabilities. One of these, CVE-2023-6345, is exploited in the wild according to Google. Chrome users may want […]

Ad Accelerator mutes and speeds up YouTube ads

Ad Accelerator is a new browser extension for Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. It's only purpose is to make ads on YouTube easier to bear. The extension […]

Your Chrome extensions may stop working in 2024

Google has resumed the plan to deprecate Manifest V2 extensions and will end support for these by mid-2024. Extensions for Google Chrome use Manifest V2, a kind of rulebook that highlights what […]

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How to disable the new Google Chrome 2023 design temporarily

Google is rolling out the Chrome 2023 design refresh to more and more users. You may notice that the design is more colorful and that you can select different themes that range […]

Google Chrome 120 won't run on Android 7 (Nougat) devices

Android users who still run Android Nougat on their devices won't be able to upgrade the Google Chrome browser to version 120 on their devices. Google announced the change on its Chrome […]

Google Chrome 119 fixes 15 security issues and privacy changes

Google published a new stable version of its Chrome web browser for all supported operating systems. Chrome 119 is a security update first and foremost, but it does introduce new features and […]

Google Chrome for iOS now lets you move the address bar to the bottom

Google Chrome for iOS now lets you move the address bar to the bottom

You can now move the address bar from the top to the bottom of the screen in Google Chrome for iOS. The feature had been tested for a few months before it […]

Google Chrome 118 update fixes 2 security issues

Google release a point update for Chrome 118 today that addresses two security issues in the web browser. The new version is available already via the browser's integrated updating system and as […]

IP Protection tests start in Google Chrome to improve user privacy

Google plans to start testing a feature in Google Chrome that it calls IP Protection. It is designed to protect user IP addresses through the use of proxy servers. The IP address […]

Report: This Chrome feature may leak frequently visited sites

Google Chrome and all other Chromium-based web browsers collect site engagement statistics. It measures how "engaged" a user is with a particular site. The score ranges from 0 to 100, with 100 […]

Google Chrome's address bar is getting five improvements

Google Chrome's address bar is getting five improvements

Google has announced that Chrome's address bar is getting five new features. Here's a breakdown on how each of these improvements work. 5 new address bar features in Google Chrome Smarter Autocomplete […]

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Google Chrome 118 is a massive security update

Google Chrome 118 is now available. The new version of Google's web browser addresses 20 security issues in the browser, one of which is rated critical, and also introduces new features and […]

Would you trust your browser's tab organizing skills?

Microsoft and Google are working on automatic tab organization options in Edge and Chrome. Tabs play an important role for most users who use a desktop or mobile web browser. All modern […]

Another Chrome security issue is exploited in the wild (and affecting all Chromium-based browsers)

Google released a security update for a security vulnerability in Google Chrome that is exploited in the wild. It is the fifth 0-day vulnerability in Google Chrome in 2023. Other Chromium-based browsers […]

Chrome is getting Tracking Protection, but don't get your hopes up

Google is in the process of switching on its euphemistically named Privacy Sandbox in Chrome, which, depending on who you ask, is either a step in the right direction, or, the first […]