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Preview Google Search results in Google Chrome

Google Results Previewer is a new browser extension for Google Chrome to preview search results directly on Google Search. Google Search lists page titles, the URL, and some descriptive words for each […]

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Display hidden results on Google Search with Google Unlocked

Google Unlocked is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that displays hidden results on Google Search automatically. Google hides results from Google Search when it receives DMCA complaints. The […]

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Google is working on an Extension Icon for Chrome

Recent versions of Google Chrome Canary include a new experimental feature that adds an extension icon to the main Chrome toolbar. Most extensions for Google Chrome add an icon to the main […]

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A look at Chrome's new Focus this Tab feature

Focus Mode is a new experimental feature of Google's Chrome web browser. Google added a Focus Mode flag to Chrome Canary in February 2019 but enabling it at that time did not […]

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Google adds Sensor permission controls to Chrome

Google added "Motion and light sensors" permission controls to Chrome Canary recently so that users of the web browser may control the functionality. Browser makers like Mozilla or Google add new functionality […]

Block Helpdesk and Chat popups in your browser

Hello Goodbye is a new browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that blocks helpdesk and chat popups on websites that you visit. Many sites, especially those that offer services or […]

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A look at Windows Defender Application Guard extension for Firefox and Chrome

Microsoft released the extension Windows Defender Application Guard for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recently. Windows Defender Application Guard is a security feature designed to load untrusted sites and services in a […]

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Making Ctrl, Shift, and Cmd clicks on Link work all the time

Link Fixer is a browser extension for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers designed to fix sites that override the default link activation behavior in the browsers. Firefox and Chrome users have […]

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Lite Page provided by Google in Google Chrome

Google revealed information about a new Chrome for Android feature called Chrome Lite Pages in a blog post on the Chromium website that extends the capabilities of the browser's Data Saver feature. […]

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Chrome Portable Updater for Windows

Google does not really offer portable versions of the company's Google Chrome web browser for download. Chromium, the browser that Chrome is based on, is available as a portable version. It is […]

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Google plans to improve Chrome's drive-by-download protection

Google plans to introduce a new protective feature in the company's Chrome web browser that blocks automatic downloads in ad frames. File downloads are usually initiated by users. Users may click on […]

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Chrome back and forward button performance to improve in 2020

Google is working on a new cache for its Chrome browser to improve the performance of back and forward operations on the desktop and on mobile. Called bfcache, short for back/forward cache, […]

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Google tests dark mode for web content in Chrome for Android

Dark interface modes seem to be en vogue currently. While there has always been a group of users who prefer dark interfaces and designs over light ones, it seems that software companies […]

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Google Chrome may get a Focus Mode soon

Google added a new experimental flag to Chrome Canary recently called Focus Mode. Chrome Canary is the cutting edge development version of Google Chrome; new features land in Canary first before they […]

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Google Chrome: Activity Log for extensions

Google plans to integrate an extension activity log in the company's Google Chrome web browser; the activity log logs what extensions do when they are installed and active in the Chrome browser. […]

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Learn Languages with Google Translate for Chrome

Learn Languages with Google Translate is a browser extension for Google Chrome that combines Google's translation service with options to record and practice vocabulary. The extension is maintained by Wordeys and available […]

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The Pros and Cons of using Chrome Download Unblocker

Chrome Download Unblocker is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices -- all from Windows XP to the very latest Windows 10 version -- that you may use to configure Chrome to […]

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Microsoft releases Web Activities extension for Chrome

Microsoft released a new extension for Google Chrome recently called Web Activities. The new official extension integrates Windows timeline functionality in Google Chrome so that the browsing activity is shared across all […]