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Google Chrome supports “Windows Hello” face unlock and fingerprint for payment authentication

In an attempt to streamline the payments process in Google Chrome on Windows 10, Google is now rolling out support for Windows Hello biometric authentication in the browser. The feature, which was recently spotted by a user on Twitter, will allow you to authenticate purchases on Google Chrome using Windows Hello’s fingerprint or face recognition. you […]

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Google Chrome 83 redesigns privacy controls and adds a Safety Check feature

Privacy and security are two of the biggest concerns when it comes to using the internet. With so many people looking to Chrome for their web browsing needs, Google is constantly making tweaks to make the internet safer and more secure. The company has announced several new privacy and security features that will be included […]

<p>All the way back in 2018, Google Chrome started blocking ads on sites that didn’t comply with the Better Ads Standards. Google continues to work on making sure ads are presented in a non-harmful way, and part of that includes how ads impact performance. Chrome will soon start blocking ads that are especially demanding on</p>
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Google Chrome will soon block resource-heavy ads that eat up your data or CPU

All the way back in 2018, Google Chrome started blocking ads on sites that didn’t comply with the Better Ads Standards. Google continues to work on making sure ads are presented in a non-harmful way, and part of that includes how ads impact performance. Chrome will soon start blocking ads that are especially demanding on […]

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Google Chrome tests showing Google Search results in a dark theme that syncs with Android 10’s dark mode

The introduction of a system-wide dark mode toggle in Android 10 has had a massive effect on the UI designs of many Android apps. A lot of Android apps have built-in dark themes now, and many of these apps also sync their dark theme with Android 10’s toggle. Google Chrome already does this for its […]

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[Update 2: Join extension approved] The PushBullet and Join Chrome extensions are in danger of being removed due to vague privacy violations

In a bid to ensure that the Chrome Web Store doesn’t host any malicious Chrome extensions, Google routinely updates the platform’s privacy policies. Back in October 2018, the company announced one such update which was aimed at making extensions more secure. As part of the update, Google introduced new user controls for host permissions, made […]

<p>Everyone uses browsers differently and that’s most apparent when you ask about tabs. Some people have almost a “hoarding” mentality as they keep dozens of tabs open at a time. Others go the “minimalist” route and close tabs as quickly as possible. Regardless of how you use tabs, Google Chrome is making it easier to</p>
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Google Chrome adds tab groups to organize tabs by name and color

Everyone uses browsers differently and that’s most apparent when you ask about tabs. Some people have almost a “hoarding” mentality as they keep dozens of tabs open at a time. Others go the “minimalist” route and close tabs as quickly as possible. Regardless of how you use tabs, Google Chrome is making it easier to […]

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Google Chrome is getting a “Media Feeds” feature so websites can recommend videos to you

Browsers are used for a plethora of things, but a large chunk of Internet usage is media consumption. Google has slowly been adding features to Chrome to make the media streaming experience the best it can be for users. That’s why earlier this year Chrome got a new media control tool to control currently playing […]

<p>In order to ensure that the Chrome Web Store is free from abuse, Google has an abuse system and a review team set in place that constantly monitors new extensions submitted to the platform. However, despite the company’s efforts, a few developers still manage to publish malicious extensions to exploit Google Chrome users. To address</p>
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Google’s new privacy policies are aimed at keeping spam off the Chrome Web Store

In order to ensure that the Chrome Web Store is free from abuse, Google has an abuse system and a review team set in place that constantly monitors new extensions submitted to the platform. However, despite the company’s efforts, a few developers still manage to publish malicious extensions to exploit Google Chrome users. To address […]

<p>In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single</p>
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Google Chrome is adding support for moving tabs to secondary displays

In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single […]

<p>One of the things people like about the Chrome browser is its simple design. While it may not feel lightweight in terms of performance, the interface is still clean and simple. Sometimes, however, that simplicity can be taken too far. Chrome 76 removed part of the URL from the omnibox, but a new Chrome flag</p>
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New Google Chrome flag will show the full URL in the omnibox on desktop

One of the things people like about the Chrome browser is its simple design. While it may not feel lightweight in terms of performance, the interface is still clean and simple. Sometimes, however, that simplicity can be taken too far. Chrome 76 removed part of the URL from the omnibox, but a new Chrome flag […]