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First bits of Google's Privacy Sandbox land in Chromium, designed to eliminate third-party cookies

Google announced the Privacy Sandbox initiative back in August 2019 to "fundamentally enhance privacy on the web" by developing a set of open standards. The initiative's goals are to "make the web […]

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You may soon save Chrome passwords to your Google Account, even if Sync is disabled

Google is testing a new feature in the company's Chrome web browser currently that allows Chrome users to save passwords in Chrome to a Google Account; this will work even if sync […]

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Google tests Chrome Labs feature in Chrome to promote experimental browser features

Google is running an experiment currently in the company's Chrome web browser to promote certain experimental features to users of the browser. Experienced users know that they may activate experiments on the […]

Google enables controversial extension Manifest V3 in Chrome 88 Beta

Google unveiled plans to upgrade the extension Manifest that Chromium-based browsers such as Google Chrome use to version 3 in early 2019. The initial draft was criticized heavily, especially for Google's plan […]

Block specific websites in Google Search, DuckDuckGo with the Ublacklist extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block specific websites in Google Search and other search engines with the uBlacklist extension for Firefox and Chrome

One of the biggest problems with search engines is their accuracy. Google is good for the most part, but sometimes you may find that the results are irrelevant, clickbait, and generally not […]

Podstation is a Chrome extension that lets you listen to podcasts, download them

Podstation is a Chrome extension that lets you listen to podcasts and download episodes

I'm a huge fan of radio, and also like listening to talk shows and podcasts. It's always interesting to listen to other people's opinions about my favorite topics. There are many podcast […]

Search All Tabs extension for Firefox and Chrome

Find the tab you're looking for instantly with the Search All Tabs extension for Firefox and Chrome

Browsing sessions can quickly get cluttered, which makes it difficult to find what you're looking for. I use OneTab to clean up my current session and save the list. I then analyze […]

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How to hide the extension icon (jigsaw) in Google Chrome

An extension icon that looks like a piece of a jigsaw puzzle is displayed when you have at least one extension installed in Google Chrome. Google added the icon to the Chrome […]

Get the definition of a selected word in a floating pop-up with the Dictionaries extension for Firefox and Chrome

Get the definition of a selected word in a floating pop-up with the Dictionaries extension for Firefox and Chrome

What you do when you come across a new word? You may look it up to find out about its meaning. There are many add-ons that help simplify the task like the […]

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until January 15, 2022

Google revealed this week that it decided to extend support for Google Chrome on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system until at least January 15, 2022. Support for Windows 7 ended on January […]

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Each Chrome extension has to reveal which data it collects and how it processes it from 2021 onward

Starting January 2021, all Chrome extension developers will have to reveal which data it collects and how that data is processed on the extension's Chrome Web Store page. Failure to do so […]

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Chrome 87 launches with tab search, performance improvements and new Chrome Actions feature

Google published Chrome 87 Stable to the public on November 17, 2020. The new version of the company's Chrome web browser is a security and feature update. The update is available already, […]

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Restore classic Google logos in your browser

Google started to roll out updates to the site logos of some of its most popular services including Gmail, Google Maps, Meet, Calendar, and Google Drive the other day. The logos are […]

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Google Chrome will use its own Root Store in the future

Google plans to transition from using the operating system's Root Store to the Chrome Root Store, that is maintained by Google and included in the Chrome browser. Google Chrome uses the operating […]

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Chrome extension Tabbs improves Tab Search and Management

Tabbs is a relatively new browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that improves tab management in several significant ways. It adds search and management options to browser tabs to improve […]

SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds translate, dictionary look up, custom search options

SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds translate, dictionary, custom search, copy urls, and other options

Find yourself constantly switching to different websites to translate text, look up dictionary definitions, and other things? SelectionSK is a context menu extension for Firefox and Chrome that adds these options and […]

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Google is still trying to get notification abuse under control in Google Chrome

Google announced an extension to its effort to get notification abuse under control in the company's Chrome web browser. Starting in Chrome 86, the company is expanding its efforts to limit the […]

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Is Google Chrome getting shopping suggestions on its New Tab Page?

Google is testing a new feature in the company's Chrome web browser currently that adds a shopping card to the browser's New Tab Page. First spotted by Techdows, the feature is available […]