Chrome

LastPass no longer listed on the Chrome Web Store

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/lastpass-no-longer-listed-on-the-chrome-web-store/

yesterday

LastPass customers and new users searching for password managers on Google's Chrome Web Store may have noticed that the LastPass extension for Google Chrome is currently no longer listed on the store. […]

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Microsoft will install a Bing Search extension in Chrome on some customer systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/microsoft-will-install-a-bing-search-extension-in-chrome-on-some-customer-systems/

yesterday

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to install an extension in Google Chrome called Microsoft Search in Bing for some customers that will make Bing the default search engine in the browser […]

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Chrome suddenly using Bing after installing Office 365 Pro Plus... Yeah, that might have been us, mumbles Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/office_365_bing/

2 days ago

Bad-a-Bing, badda-boom: Netizens complain of browser hijacking

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Google extends updates for Chromebooks, Chrome OS in education, ups prices

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-extends-updates-for-chromebooks-chrome-os-in-education-ups-prices/

4 days ago

A Chromebook bought in 2020 will have support and updates extending into 2028. Google also updated its admin console and added creative apps.

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Google reveals new schedule for 'phasing out support for Chrome Apps across all operating systems'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/google_phasing_out_support_for_chrome_apps_across_all_operating_systems/

a week ago

June 2020 is the end for users on Windows, Linux and Mac

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Google Chrome will support Windows 7 until at least July 2021

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/10/google-chrome-will-support-windows-7-until-at-least-july-2021/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft will end support for its Windows 7 operating system next week on January 14, 2020. The last Patch Day for Windows 7 will provide users with a last round of security […]

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Google Chrome 80 introduces quieter notifications

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/google-chrome-80-introduces-quieter-notifications/

2 weeks ago

Mozilla Firefox 72.0 was released yesterday and one of the changes in the release was that it toned down web notification requests. Now it is Google's turn with something similar. From Chrome […]

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Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/kee-is-a-firefox-and-chrome-extension-that-can-auto-fill-passwords-from-keepass/

2 weeks ago

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

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Google Chrome will display error codes on crash pages

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/05/google-chrome-will-display-error-codes-on-crash-pages/

3 weeks ago

Google is working on integrating error codes on error pages that the Chrome web browser displays when something goes wrong. Google Chrome, like any other desktop browser, displays error pages when things […]

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You can delete Chrome or Firefox history records in BrowsingHistoryView now

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/21/you-can-delete-chrome-or-firefox-history-records-in-browsinghistoryview-now/

a month ago

BrowsingHistoryView is a portable application for Windows by Nirsoft that users could use up until now to view the browsing history of multiple browsers in a single interface. The latest update of […]

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Chrome 79: global media controls rolling out

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/20/chrome-79-global-media-controls-rolling-out/

a month ago

Google is in the process of rolling out a new global media control feature in the company's Chrome web browser for desktop operating systems. The company launched the feature initially for its […]

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Where's our data, Google? Chrome 79 update 'a catastrophe' for Android devs with WebView apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/chrome_79_update_a_catastrophe_for_android_users_with_webview_apps/

a month ago

'Unfortunately local storage was missed off the list of files migrated'

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Google stops rollout of Chrome 79 for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/16/google-stops-rollout-of-chrome-79-for-android/

a month ago

Google has stopped the rollout of Chrome 79 for Android. The new stable version of the mobile web browser was released last week for supported desktop and mobile operating systems. Shortly after […]

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Google removes options to always show www in the Chrome browser's address bar

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/13/google-removes-options-to-always-show-www-in-the-chrome-browsers-address-bar/

a month ago

Google Chrome users who visit the sites www.example.com and example.com will only see example.com listed in the browser's address bar going forward. Google implemented a change in Chrome 76 earlier this year […]

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Google Chrome will check for leaked credentials every time you sign in anywhere

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/11/google_chrome_credential_check/

a month ago

Double-encrypted. That said, if you're worried about over-sharing, what are you doing on Chrome?

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Google Chrome 79 Stable released with security improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/11/google-chrome-79-stable-released-with-security-improvements/

a month ago

Google released a new stable version of the company's Chrome web browser on December 10, 2019. Google Chrome 79 is currently being rolled out globally. Chrome users may run a manual update […]

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Share Clipboard content between desktop and mobile Chrome versions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/10/share-clipboard-content-between-desktop-and-mobile-chrome-versions/

2 months ago

Google continues its work on integrating cross-platform features in the company's Chrome browser. Users of the web browser may use the browser's "send to" functionality already to push webpages to other devices […]

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Google is bringing a Tab Strip to Chrome for Windows and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/09/google-is-bringing-a-tab-strip-to-chrome-for-windows-and-linux/

2 months ago

If you have used the Microsoft Edge web browser, classic or new, you may have stumbled upon the browser's Tab Strip feature. Just click on the arrow icon on the tab bar […]

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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/

2 months 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 months ago

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

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