Chrome

Free Firefox and Chrome memory with Auto Tab Discard

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/02/free-firefox-and-chrome-memory-with-auto-tab-discard/

3 days ago

Auto Tab Discard is an add-on for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers that frees up memory that the web browsers uses by discarding inactive tabs. Discarding in this context means that […]

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Bad news: 'Unblockable' web trackers emerge. Good news: Firefox with uBlock Origin can stop it. Chrome, not so much

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/21/ublock_origin_firefox_unblockable_tracker/

2 weeks ago

Ad-tech arms race continues: DNS system exploited to silently follow folks around the web

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Use AI to determine whether a text is generated or real in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/19/use-ai-to-determine-whether-a-text-is-generated-or-real-in-chrome/

2 weeks ago

GPTrue or False is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that uses AI to determine the probability of texts being genuine or generated by AI. The capabilities of AI have […]

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White Screen of Death: Admins up in arms after experimental Google emission borks Chrome

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/15/chromium_silent_experiment_breaks_citrix_and_more/

3 weeks ago

Change rolled back, but it's not a good look

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Use the LeechBlock NG extension for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/14/use-the-leechblock-ng-extension-for-firefox-chrome-to-block-distracting-websites-while-you-work/

3 weeks ago

Have you ever found yourself browsing social networks or video streaming sites when you were supposed to do something else? It happens to the best of us. I always find such websites […]

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Google implements controversial Manifest V3 in Chrome Canary 80

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/13/google-implements-controversial-manifest-v3-in-chrome-canary-80/

3 weeks ago

Google has implemented an initial version of the controversial extension manifest V3 in the latest Chrome Canary (and Chromium) builds. Developer Simeon Vincent announced the inclusion on the Chromium Extensions group on […]

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Chrome OS: Yo dawg, I heard you like desktops so we put a workspace in your workspace

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/06/google_adds_virtual_desktops_to_chrome_os/

4 weeks ago

So you can work on something while you work on something

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How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/06/how-to-determine-if-a-google-chrome-extension-is-safe-or-not/

4 weeks ago

When it comes to online security, you can never be too careful; this guide isn't about antivirus programs, firewalls or VPNs though, as it is about Chrome extensions. Just because an extension […]

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Google Chrome will block mixed content in the near future

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/06/google-chrome-will-block-mixed-content-in-the-near-future/

4 weeks ago

Google Chrome will soon block all mixed content by default. Google revealed a plan in October that details how the company's Chrome browser will handle mixed content in the next release versions. […]

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Chrome bug squashed, QNAP NAS nasty hits, BlueKeep malware spreads, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/04/security_roundup_november1/

4 weeks ago

Roundup Including Spanish camgirl sites spill info, domain registrars hacked

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Save downloads in Chrome to Date folders automatically

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/04/save-downloads-in-chrome-to-date-folders-automatically/

4 weeks ago

Organize Downloads by Date is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that saves downloads to date folders automatically. Chrome, like any other browser out there, saves downloads to a single […]

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Google adds temporary flag to Chrome to allow FTP protocol

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/03/google-adds-temporary-flag-to-chrome-to-allow-ftp-protocol/

a month ago

Google revealed plans in 2015 to remove support for the FTP protocol from the company's Google Chrome web browser; several other browser makers, Mozilla in particular, announced plans to remove FTP support […]

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Chrome devs tell world that DNS over HTTPS won't open the floodgates of hell

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/29/chrome_dns_https/

a month ago

Well, their version of it won't, they claim

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Where the beep is Reopen Closed Tab in Chrome 78? (and how to get it back)

https://www.zdnet.com/article/where-the-beep-is-reopen-closed-tab-in-chrome-78-and-how-to-get-it-back/

a month ago

It's there. Just not where it used to be.

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Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/28/https-github-com-worldbrain-memex/

a month ago

Memex is an interesting web browser add-on that is designed specifically for powerusers. Before you ask, no it's not a meme generator. It is a Vannevar Bush inspired bookmarking/local search engine of […]

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Google warns devs as it tightens Chrome cookie security: Stuff will break if you're not clued up

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/24/google_chrome_tightens_cookie_security/

a month ago

You'll have to tag those for cross-site use from February

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Chrome 78 launches with security updates and tab overlay feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/24/chrome-78-launches-with-security-updates-and-tab-overlay-feature/

a month ago

Google started to roll out a new version of Chrome Stable on Tuesday; Chrome 78 is available for all desktop versions of the web browser (Linux, Mac and Windows). Most Chrome installations […]

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Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/24/find-tabs-quickly-with-the-tabhunter-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

a month ago

Recently we told you about FoxyTab, which is an amazing way to manage tabs in your web browser. Want something to complement it? Try Tabhunter. It is an open source add-on that […]

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Google improves Site Isolation in Chrome 77, adds it to Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/18/google-improves-site-isolation-in-chrome-77-adds-it-to-android/

2 months ago

Google rolled out the security feature Site Isolation back in 2018 when it released Chrome 67 to the public. Site Isolation was limited to desktop versions of the Chrome web browser back […]

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How to Change the Language in Google Chrome

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/basics/change-language-in-google-chrome.htm

2 months ago

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