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Google ends Simplified URL experiment in Chrome

Google revealed plans in mid-2020 to replace the full URL displayed in the company's Chrome web browser with just the root domain name of the site. The company hoped that the reduction […]

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Chrome's new "Proceed with Caution" warning when installing new or untrusted extensions

Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature will soon display warnings to Chrome users when extensions are about to be installed that are either new or untrusted by Google. Enhanced Safe Browsing is […]

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Here is how you disable FLoC in Google Chrome

The latest version of Google Chrome Canary has a new feature to disable FLoC -- Federated Learning of Cohorts -- in Google's Chrome web browser. FLoC is part of Google's controversial plan […]

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Restore "Open in Tab" In Google Chrome on Android (disable Tab Grouping)

Google introduced Tab Groups in the company's Chrome web browser some time ago. The main idea behind tab groups is to improve the manageability of tabs in the browser by grouping them […]

Screenshot Capture is a Chrome extension that simplifies taking snapshots to 2-clicks

Screenshot Capture is a Chrome extension that simplifies taking snapshots to 2-clicks

Firefox has a built-in screenshot tool which is simple to use, and more importantly easy to access. With Google Chrome however, it's a different story. Let me explain. Here's how you can […]

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Hide spoilers on Websites with Spoiler Protection

Spoiler Protection 2.0 is a browser extension for Chromium-based browsers, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, and for Mozilla Firefox, that hides content that you define on websites that you visit. […]

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Here is what is new in Google Chrome 91, out now

Google released a new version of its Chrome browser on May 25, 2021. Chrome 91 Stable is a security and feature update that is being rolled out automatically to all devices the […]

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Browse historic versions of websites with the Vandal extension

Vandal is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and compatible browsers to browser historic versions of websites. The extension uses the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine database for the […]

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Google could soon integrate a basic RSS feed reader into Chrome

Google plans to run an RSS feed reader experiment in the Android version of its Chrome web browser soon. A new announcement on the official Chromium blog reveals details on the plan. […]

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Google Chrome may soon change compromised passwords for you automatically

Google announced today that it is bringing a new security feature to the company's Chrome web browser that informs users about compromised passwords and lets them change these passwords to a secure […]

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Don't download this Microsoft Authenticator extension for Chrome: it is fake

Software and extension stores that rely on automatic store submission reviews are more prone to fake and malicious extensions being offered.  The latest addition to the growing number of Chrome Store extensions […]

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Acid Tabs adds rule-based auto tab groups to Google Chrome

Google introduced support for tab groups in the Chrome browser in 2020, a feature , designed to improve the manageability of tabs in the company's browser. Tab Groups enable users to bundle […]

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Do you like customizing your web browser? A lot of people use themes to give the browser a new look. Some take it up a notch and use a custom CSS file, […]

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Google is working on a new browsing history interface called Memories in Chrome

Google engineers have added a new feature to the company's Chrome web browser recently. Called Memories, it is currently only available in Canary versions of the web browser. Memories, as the name […]

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Speed Dials are a must-have feature for me in any browser that I use. While I prefer Group Speed Dial for my regular usage, I often jump through other add-ons every month […]

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How to use Google Chrome Flags to enable experimental features

Google Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers work out of the box for the most part. All versions of Google Chrome come with support for "Chrome flags", which unlocks a treasure trove of […]

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How to delete an entire site from Chrome's browsing history

Have you ever tried to delete the browsing history from a single site in the Google Chrome web browser? You may have run into a roadblock as it is not really clear […]

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Google Chrome 90 has been released

Google released Chrome 90 Stable to the public on April 14, 2021. The new version of Chrome is available for all supported operating systems. It includes new features, improvements, bug and security […]

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Subscription Info indicates if a Steam game is available on Xbox Game Pass, EA Play or Ubisoft+

Game subscription services are gaining traction these days. If you're wondering what I'm talking about, I'm referring to Xbox Game Pass for PC, EA Play,  Ubisoft+, and others (not counting the console […]

Customize your new tab page with random wallpapers, quotes with the Mue extension for Firefox and Chrome

Customize your new tab page with random wallpapers, quotes with the Mue extension for Firefox and Chrome

I like to spruce up my desktop with a new wallpaper now and then, just because. I don't do this as often with my browser, because I have many speed-dials in my […]

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How to disable Chrome's Tab Image Previews

Google has been working on new tab preview functionality in the company's Chrome web browser for quite some time. Chrome displays the page title and URL in a card currently when you […]

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Improved YouTube! enhances YouTube in meaningful ways

Improved YouTube! is a cross-browser extension designed to add more customization options and features to the YouTube web experience. The extension was ported to Firefox recently, reason enough to take a look […]

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The curious case of ClearURLs' removal from the Google Chrome Webstore

ClearURLs is an anti-tracking web extension that I have been using it for a long time, and reviewed it at the blog nearly 2 years ago. It is one of many privacy […]

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After Google's removal: how to install the ClearURLs add-on manually in Chrome

Google removed the extension ClearURLs from the company's Chrome Web Store this week. The main purpose of the extension is to remove tracking elements from web addresses to protect the privacy of […]

Web Translate is a Firefox and Chrome extension that displays the translation of the selected text

Web Translate is a Firefox and Chrome extension that displays the translation of the selected text

Every once in a while, I visit websites which are not in a language I'm familiar with. While translating the entire page is a good idea, sometimes I may only need just […]

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Google rolls out Live Caption feature in Chrome for Windows

Google has started the rollout of its Live Caption feature in the Windows desktop version of the company's Chrome web browser. Designed to generate real-time captions automatically when enabled, Chrome's Live Caption […]

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Wonder about the data Google collects in Chrome and links to you? Now we know

Up until now, it was clear that Google was collecting data through its Chrome web browser and other services, but most users probably did not know the exact data types and data […]

Move tabs between windows, detach tabs, save your browsing session with the SplitUP extension for Firefox and Chrome

Move tabs between windows, detach tabs, save your browsing session with the SplitUP extension for Firefox and Chrome

Tab Manager Plus has been my go-to add-on for finding, managing my tabs. Combined with OneTab for saving my sessions, it has made my browsing life quite easier. But I'm always on […]

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Google is pushing 64-bit Chrome on Android

If you are using Chrome on Android devices, you may run a 64-bit version of the browser after the upgrade to Chrome 89 on the device, instead of the 32-bit version of […]

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Google promotes some experimental features in Chrome with new Experiments icon in Canary

If you do run Chrome Canary, you may have spotted a new Experiments icon that Google placed on the browser's main toolbar recently. All versions of Google Chrome support the chrome://flags page; […]

Google decides to switch to a 4-week release cycle for Chrome

Google announced yesterday that it plans to migrate from a 6-week release cycle for its Chrome web browser and Chromium to a 4-week release cycle. The company releases a lot of browser […]

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Here is what is new in Google Chrome 89

Google released a new stable version of its Chrome browser on March 2, 2021. Google Chrome 89 is a security release that includes improvements and bug fixes. The Chrome Releases blog reveals […]

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You may soon display the Chrome profile manager on Start

Google Chrome users may display the profile manager of the web browser on start of the browser in the near future. Launched in Chrome Canary already, Chrome's new profile manager feature brings […]

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Google plans to bring Vivaldi Quick Commands to Chrome, calls it Commander

One of the coolest features of the Vivaldi web browser, Quick Commands, may soon be available in Google Chrome as well. Called Commander, it is bringing a quick launch interface to Google's […]

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Tile Tabs WE makes it easier to display tabs side-by-side in Firefox and Chrome

Remember Tile Tabs in Firefox? The classic extension for the browser added capabilities to it to display multiple sites in a single tab. Tile Tabs WE is the successor of the extension, […]

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Turn any web article into a podcast with Sent as Podcast for Chrome

Sometimes, listening to something is more comfortable than having to read, or maybe the only option. Say, you want to go to the Gym, buy some groceries, or take the train back […]

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Google is testing several tab shrink options in latest Chrome Canary

When Google Chrome launched, Google decided to do away with the option to scroll the tab bar. The company picked a different tab bar model, one that would shrink the width of […]

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Manage browser tabs efficiently with open source TabMerger extension

TabMerger is a relatively new browser extension that is available for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. The extension should install fine in other Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers as well. TabMerger's […]

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Many modern browsers have a feature called reader view, that presents web pages in a distraction-free layout. So, if a page has a cluttered sidebar, annoying ads, or a lot of elements […]

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Search and Manage tabs from multiple windows with ease using Tab Manager V2 for Firefox and Chrome

Do you have too many tabs open in your browser? Sometimes it can get really difficult to locate the tab you need, and the more tabs you have, the worse it becomes. […]