Chrome

Google tests hiding Chrome extension icons by default, developers definitely not amused by the change

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/chrome_hiding_extensions/

yesterday

Tightening privacy and security may cause pain for add-on makers

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Refresh tabs automatically in Firefox and Chrome with Tab Reloader

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/refresh-tabs-automatically-in-firefox-and-chrome-with-tab-reloader/

yesterday

Waiting for an online sale or video stream to start, or an auction to end, but don't want to be constantly refreshing the tab? You can use a Firefox and Chrome extension […]

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Google Chrome 81 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/google-chrome-81-released/

yesterday

Google released Chrome 81, a new stable version of the company's web browser to the public. The company announced previously that it would skip Chrome 82 to jump straight to Chrome 83 […]

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Chrome 81: mixed content images will be upgraded or blocked

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/02/chrome-81-mixed-content-images-will-be-upgraded-or-blocked/

7 days ago

Google announced in late 2019 that it will change how the company's Chrome web browser handles mixed content. Mixed content refers to insecure content being loaded on secure sites; a basic example […]

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View all your tabs in one place, search, move them between windows with Tab Manager Plus for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/30/view-all-your-tabs-in-one-place-search-move-them-between-windows-with-tab-manager-plus-for-firefox-and-chrome/

a week ago

There are plenty of add-ons that make tab management easier in Firefox. Tab Session Manager, Foxy Tab, Tree Style Tab are some good options that come to mind. Tab Manager Plus is […]

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Google implements "always show full URL" option in Google Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/26/google-implements-always-show-full-url-option-in-google-chrome/

2 weeks ago

Chromium, the open source part of the Google Chrome browser, got a new experimental flag recently that, when enabled, added a context menu option to the address bar to show the full […]

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Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/22/download-images-easily-with-the-double-click-image-downloader-extension-for-chrome-and-firefox/

3 weeks ago

Occasionally you may run into some websites don't allow you to download images from their servers. It may be a precautionary measure to prevent others from re-using the pictures, or as part […]

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Google introduces improved cookie controls in Chrome for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/google-introduces-improved-cookie-controls-in-chrome-for-android/

3 weeks ago

Google plans to improve cookie controls of the company's Google Chrome web browser for Android. The company launched SameSite cookie changes in Chrome 80, released in February 2020, and has recently added […]

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Google: You know we said that Chrome tracker contained no personally identifiable info? Forget we ever said that

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/google_personally_identifiable_info/

4 weeks ago

Chocolate Factory clarifies its header for monitoring browser field trials following The Register report

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Smart RSS Reader is a feed reader extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/10/smart-rss-reader-is-a-feed-reader-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

4 weeks ago

Web based feed readers are kind of a pain to use. They often implement changes that you don't want, while taking away features that you like.  Local readers are much better when […]

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Humble New Tab Page is an elegant new tab replacement extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/08/humble-new-tab-page-is-an-elegant-new-tab-replacement-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

a month ago

There are many new tab replacements available for Firefox and Chrome. One of my favorites is Group Speed Dial. But if what you want is something simpler and elegant, Humble New Tab […]

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Microsoft adds Chrome themes support to new Edge browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/06/microsoft-adds-chrome-themes-support-to-new-edge-browser/

a month ago

Users of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser which the company released in January 2020 officially will soon be able to install themes designed for Google Chrome in Microsoft's web browser. […]

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Anity for Chrome translates Japanese Manga into English

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/02/anity-for-chrome-translates-japanese-manga-into-english/

a month ago

Anity is a new browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that translates Japanese manga to English in the browser. If you like manga, you may have noticed that most manga […]

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Mind the gap: Google patches holes in Chrome – exploit already out there for one of them after duo spot code fix

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/google_chrome_security_bugs/

a month ago

Pair engineer malicious code from public source tweak before official binary releases

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Google tries to persuade Edge users to use Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/24/google-tries-to-persuade-edge-users-to-use-chrome/

a month ago

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser offers several advantages over the classic Edge browser. Since it is based on the same core as Google Chrome, one of these advantages is the ability to […]

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Google implemented a controversial feature in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/21/google-implemented-a-controversial-feature-in-chrome/

2 months ago

Google has implemented a new feature in version 80 of the company's Chrome web browser called Scroll To Text Fragment designed as a global method to deep link to any part of […]

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Chrome deploys deep-linking tech in latest browser build despite privacy concerns

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/20/chrome_deploys_deeplinking/

2 months ago

It's not a bug, it's a feature, explains the Chocolate Factory

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Google updates its Terms of Service to include Chrome and Chrome OS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/21/google-updates-its-terms-to-include-chrome-and-chrome-os/

2 months ago

If you visit a Google website right now you will likely see a notification at the top stating that the company has changed its Terms of Service and that the new terms […]

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Motion attempts to stop procrastination in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/motion-attempts-to-stop-procrastination-in-chrome/

2 months ago

Motion is a new extension for the Google Chrome browser that attempts to stop procrastination. Unlike other extensions of its kind, which simply block access to a set of sites you specify, […]

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Google burns down more than 500 private-data-stealing, ad-defrauding Chrome extensions installed by 1.7m netizens

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/14/500_chrome_extensions_removed/

2 months ago

Malvertising campaign makes big bucks for online criminals

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