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Best Google Drive Extensions for Chrome

Are you looking for the best Google Drive extensions for Chrome? Check my list here!

Get the most use out of your favorite cloud storage with these extensions! Ever since its official launch back in 2012, Google Drive has become one of the most popular online cloud […]

Best Dark Mode Extension for Chrome

Need to protect your eyes? I have a list of the best dark mode extensions for Chrome

Save your eyes from blinding light with these great dark mode extensions! Most of us spend plenty of time looking at screens throughout the day. Hours upon hours go to gazing at […]

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Want to easily capture your screen? Here are my top screen recording plugins for Chrome

Ever find something while browsing the internet that was worth recording, but you didn’t have the right tools for it? Here are five of the best screen recording plugins for Chrome on […]

Best Chrome Extensions for Gmail

What are the best Chrome extensions for Gmail?

If you’re spending a lot of time in your email, why not add a few extensions to increase your productivity? Which Gmail extensions for Chrome will help you the most? Gmail is […]

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JavaScript Restrictor: improve privacy by limiting web browser APIs

JavaScript Restrictor is an open s0urce cross-browser extension designed to improved user privacy by limiting access to APIs of web browsers that websites may use when running JavaScript. The extension is developed […]

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How to enable Windows 11 Style Menus in Google Chrome

Google added a new Windows 11 Style Menu to the Canary version of the company's Chrome web browser this week. The new style matches the style of Windows 11 operating system menus, […]

Best Screenshot Extensions for Chrome

Which are the best screenshot extensions for Chrome?

Want to download a screenshot add-on but don’t know which one is reliable and safe? Keep reading for the six best Chrome extensions for screenshots Have you ever come across a website […]

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Another Chrome emergency update to patch 0-day vulnerabilities is now available

Google released another security update for the company's Google Chrome web browser that brings the version of the browser to  94.0.4606.71. Google Chrome 94.0.4606.71 is a security update that fixes two vulnerabilities […]

Want to edit a PDF online? Here's a list of the best 9 PDF Extensions for Chrome

Good news, you can edit your PDFs right from your browser! But which tools are the best for the job? Most file types are easy to edit. Just throw them into one […]

Best REST Client Plugin for Chrome

Need to test your API? Here are my top 5 REST Client Plugins for Chrome

REST extensions for Chrome can reduce the time you spend on manually testing your web apps, but which are the best to use? App testing takes a fair bit of the developers' […]

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How to block sites from requesting Idle Detection API permissions in Chrome

Google introduced a controversial API in Google Chrome 94 this month. Called Idle Detection API, it allows sites to query the device to find out whether it is idle or in active […]

Best Pinterest Plugin for Chrome? Here is my best choice

Chrome has extensions for all sorts of sites, and Pinterest is no exception. Which ones are the best? Plenty of people rely on Pinterest for a nice burst of inspiration or just […]

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Google Chrome: emergency update to patch zero-day vulnerability has been released

Days after the release of Chrome 94 to the Stable channel, comes another update for Google's Chrome web browser. Chrome 94.0.4606.61 is available for the desktop operating systems Linux, Mac and Windows. […]

Best Facebook Extensions for Chrome

7 Best Facebook Extensions for Chrome

Extensions can be extremely useful when a website like Facebook lacks the necessary features. Here are seven extensions you can use to enhance your Facebook experience. Facebook is a major social media […]

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Manifest v2 Chrome extensions will stop working in June 2023

Google has been working on a new extension manifest, Manifest v3, for quite some time. The company introduced support for the new manifest version in Chrome 88, released earlier in 2021, and […]

Best Google Chrome Extensions for Students

Best 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Students

Google Chrome has many extensions geared towards helping students study more effectively. However, among the hundreds available, which are the best? No more sitting at a desk with hundreds of books opened […]

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Chrome 94's Idle Detection API can be abused according to Mozilla and Apple

Google Chrome 94 is out and with the browser comes a new controversial feature: the Idle Detection API. As the name suggests, it can be implemented by sites to find out if […]

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Google Chrome 94 is out with security fixes, a 4-week release cycle, and Extended Stable channel

Google Chrome 94 is available. The new version of Google Chrome fixes security issues and the first version of the browser that is released in the new 4-week release cycle. Previously, Chrome […]

Best Weather Extension for Chrome

Weather extensions for Chrome browsers have been around for a while. However, are they reliable and which weather forecast apps are the best? Gone are the days of having your local news […]

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Update Google Chrome to patch Two Zero-Day vulnerabilities that are exploited in the wild

Google released a security update for the company's Google Chrome web browser on September 13, 2021. The update is already available and most Chrome installations should receive it automatically thanks to the […]

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Google plans to replace Chrome's cookies and site data controls with an inferior option

Comments on the official Chromium issues tracker confirm that Google plans to deprecate the browser's cookies and site data controls in favor of a page that is inferior in functionality at the […]

You can finally save any file type in Google Drive offline

You can finally save any file type in Google Drive offline

The feature to save any file type to Google Drive’s web client was made available to G-Suite users two years ago. This beta version went through many struggles during the testing phase, […]

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Top 10 New Tab Extensions for Chrome

Best New Tab Extensions for Chrome In 2007, Opera introduced a feature that changed the way browsers were used, the Speed Dial. These thumbnail-based browser bookmarks allow you to browse your favorite […]

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Here is what is new in Google Chrome 93

Google published Chrome 93, a new stable version of the company's desktop and mobile browser, on August 31, 2021. The new Chrome version is already available, and desktop users may select Menu […]

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Hide Google recommends using Chrome advertisement on Google websites

When you visit Google's main website and many other the company operates in a web browser that is not Google Chrome, Google displays an overlay on the screen that advertises the company's […]

Google Chrome will support a multi-window experience for Android 12

Google Chrome will support a multi-window experience for Android 12

Google was working on a new split-screen mode feature earlier this year. This function would let you group two apps simultaneously. However, not much came from this yet. A new feature is […]

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Chrome's Media Control widget gets finally a Mute button

Google Chrome's global media controls feature will get a mute button soon. Google started to roll out the global media controls feature in Chrome 79, released in December 2019. Designed as a […]

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Chrome users may soon save and restore Tab Groups

Google is working on expanding its Chrome web browsers tab grouping functionality by adding save and restore options to the feature. Google introduced The Tab Groups feature in 2020 in development versions […]

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Closed Tabs may reopen almost instantly in future versions of Chrome

Depending on how you use your favorite web browser, you may have only some, a medium number or lots of tabs open. Sometimes, you may close tabs, for instance when you don't […]

Google is improving privacy by allowing users to lock Chrome Incognito tabs

Google is improving privacy by allowing users to lock Chrome Incognito tabs

Changes have been spotted in the Chromium Gerrit code repository, which points to improvements being made to improve browsing privacy. A new flag in Chrome Canary 94 points to new features that […]

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Top 4 Chrome ad blockers that you need to know about

Best Ad Blockers for Chrome Ads are one of the biggest annoyances that you will come across while surfing the internet. Websites place ad banners, and when visitors view the ads or […]

More Material You features are becoming apparent

More Material You features are becoming apparent: new design elements, Google Files, and Chrome makeover

Material You was announced at this year’s I/O Conference as the newest design language and successor to Material Theming. During the unveiling, Google also introduced how Android app developers could use this […]

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How useful is Google Chrome's new Privacy and Security review tool?

Google is working on a new Chrome tool, called Privacy and Security review, which complements the browser's Safety Check feature. Safety Check, designed to check standard protections, extensions, passwords, device software and […]

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Web Archives: view archived and cached versions of webpages

Web Archives is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and other Firefox-based and Chromium-based web browsers, which you may use to display archived and cached versions […]

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8 Chrome security extensions that can help protect your privacy

Best Security Extensions for Chrome Modern browsers provide good protection against online threats. Google Safe Browsing, for example helps users stay safe online from malicious websites that may indulge in phishing, scams, […]

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Google Chrome: open all bookmarks of a folder in a tab group

Google is working on a new option for bookmarks in folders in the company's Chrome web browser. Launched in Chrome Canary already, Chrome users may use the new feature to open all […]

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Google Chrome 92 is out with security fixes

Google released a new version of the company's Chrome web browser on July 20, 2021. Google Chrome 92 Stable is already available via the web browser's automatic updating system. It should be […]

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Google may replace the HTTPS lock icon in Chrome with a down-arrow icon

All major browsers display a lock icon or similar icons in the address bar next to the address of a site when the connection to the site is secure (uses HTTPS). It […]

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Chrome for Android may soon display search links in a bar at the top

Searching on mobile devices is not really that comfortable if you want to access multiple sites displayed in the results. While you can long-tap on results to open them in new tabs, […]

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Improve the audio muting capabilities of your browser with Smart Mute

Smart Mute is a browser extension for Google Chrome that extends the audio muting functionality of the browser. While designed for Chrome, it does install and work fine in other Chromium-based browsers […]