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Security firm ICEBRG uncovers 4 malicious Chrome extensions

US-based security firm ICEBRG revealed yesterday that it detected four malicious Google Chrome extensions at the official Chrome Web Store. The extensions had a combined user count of more than 500,000 users […]

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Control Netflix's stream quality and block spoilers with Super Netflix

Super Netflix is a free browser extension for Google Chrome designed to give Netflix users more control of the service.  The extension comes with some much-requested features, among them options to block […]


Convert web page data to Excel spreadsheets with Listly

Listly is a web service that you may use to convert data on web pages to Excel spreadsheets. The service is available as a free and subscription-based version, and as a Chrome […]

Google promises better protection against deceptive Chrome inline installations

Google announced today on the official Chromium blog that it will improve the Chrome browser's protection against deceptive inline installations. When Chrome launched, extensions could be installed from anywhere. Sites sprang up […]

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Google pulls crypto-mining Chrome extension Archive Poster

Google removed Archive Poster from the Chrome Web Store the other day after reports emerged that the extension abused user devices to mine crypto-currency. Archive Poster's main function improved Tumblr, a popular […]

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Google Chrome's native ad-blocking begins on February 15, 2018

Webmasters whose sites don't adhere to the Coalition for Better Ads standards for display advertisement will have advertisement blocked on affected sites in Google Chrome beginning February 15, 2018. An email by […]

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Chrome's new Clear Browsing Data Dialog is more complex

We all know that Google likes to tinker with the layout and design of the company's Chrome browser. While the company won't touch the actual interface much, it started to introduce material […]

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How to fix Google Chrome black screen issues

Google Chrome started to act up weirdly on one of my machines recently. I noticed display issues at first; Chrome would not show the content of sites I opened unless I changed […]


Bypass paywalls with Anti-Paywall for Firefox and Chrome

Anti-Paywall is a new browser extension for Firefox and Chrome designed to bypass website paywalls automatically when pages of supported sites are visited. Paywall systems are designed to keep anyone but subscribers […]

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Monitor web pages for changes

SiteDelta Watch and SiteDelta Highlight are two WebExtensions for Firefox and Chrome that add website monitoring functionality to the browser. Both check a site for changes and notify you about them, and […]

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How to enable Strict site isolation mode in Google Chrome

Strict site isolation is a new experimental feature of Google's Chrome web browser that ensures that processes are limited to pages from one site. Chrome's multi-process architecture was introduced with the release […]

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Why is Google rolling out Chrome updates over time?

Whenever the Chrome team releases a new version of the web browser to the stable channel, it highlights that the release will be rolled over time. Yesterday's release of Chrome 63 Stable […]

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Google to block third-party code injections in Chrome

Google published a schedule for blocking third-party code injections in the company's Chrome web browser yesterday. Code injections by third-party software affect about two-thirds of all Chrome users on Windows operating system […]

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YouTube Video Text Search extension for Chrome

Invideo for YouTube is a browser extension for Google Chrome that adds video text search options to the video streaming website. While you can use the search on YouTube to find videos, […]

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Load cached website copies in Chrome when loading fails

Google Chrome displays an error message when it cannot load a requested resources. The error message depends on the type of error the browser encountered while trying to load the resource; if […]

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Enable unwanted redirection protection in Google Chrome

Google plans to enable a new security feature in Chrome 64 Stable that protects users from several forms of unwanted redirects on the Internet. Unwanted redirects come in many forms, but they […]

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Chrome: How to allow Flash on sites

Google Chrome blocks Flash content by default in recent versions of the web browser. Google furthermore removed controls from Chrome in regards to plugins and Flash, and will remove Flash support from […]

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Bandwidth Hero: compress images to save data in Firefox and Chrome

Bandwidth Hero is a free extension for Chrome and Firefox that compresses images before they are sent to the browser that requested them. Images can make up quite a large chunk of […]