Category: Google Chrome

Google Chrome: Turn Browser Into A BitCoin Wallet

By | January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the crypto currencies all over the news, what could be better than turning Google Chrome into a BitCoin wallet? Because that’s exactly what a new extension (with a pretty obvious name, “BitCoin Wallet”) does. What do we mean by that?
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4 Month Old Exploit Still Not Fixed By Google

By | January 24, 2014 | 10 Comments

4 Month Old Exploit Still Not Fixed By GoogleMakes Chrome users vulnerable to a mic hack.

Following the recent reports about malicious extensions, it looks like Chrome users are yet to catch a breath. According to the recent report, Google has failed to fix a 4 month old exploit, which allows attackers to turn Chrome into a listening device (after users have given a permission to access the microphone for voice recognition purposes).

Since Chrome doesn’t ask for permissions to access your microphone in the future, Annyang, the guy who found the vulnerability, said that hidden banners or pop-ups can too be used as a way to spy on you, even when the browser was closed.
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Malware Serving Extensions Now Banned By Google

By | January 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Malware Serving Extensions Now Banned By Google“Add to Feedly” and “Tweet this Page”.

Following the recent outrage that some companies are sneaking malware serving code into Google Chrome extensions that are updated silently, the search giant took some steps and removed at least two of them.

So how exactly did this happen? Well, according to Amit Agrawal, the guy behind “Add to Feedly” extension said that an unknown company has acquired his extension and inserted the malicious code afterwards.
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Google Now Comes To Your PC

By | January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Google Now Comes To Your PCBring it on.

What has been suspected for quite some time now has just became a reality. If you download the latest Canary build of Google Chrome and enable the “chrome://flags/#enable-google-now” flag, then you are up for a nice surprise.

Once turned on, Google Now integrates itself into the Chrome’s notification center and will pull information related to events, weather, travel, etc. The search giant also states that commute traffic will be supposed as well.
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Google Chrome For iOS & Android Brings Data Savings

By | January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome For iOS & Android Brings Data SavingsWhy order a bigger plan and pay more when you can simply reduce your data usage?

Thanks to a new Google Chrome build for both Android and iOS, this is exactly what you will get. All you have to do is enable it via “Settings” > “Bandwidth management” > “Reduce data usage” and reap the rewards.

In addition to that, you will be able to track your data savings, translate a page into a native language. Lastly, Google Chrome for Android will also bring ability to pin your favorite sites right to your home screen, for a quick and easy access.
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Download Google Chrome 32 Stable

By | January 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Google Chrome 32 StableWith tab noise indicator.

After a countless number of request, Google has finally developed and delivered a tab noise indicator to the latest stable build of Chrome.

From now on, you can identify annoying sites or sounds by simply scanning tab bar and looking for a speaker icon. Not only that, but you can also track which tabs use your webcam or casting your TV.
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Google Chrome Tip: Bypass UK Adult Content Filter

By | January 13, 2014 | 7 Comments

Google Chrome Tip: Bypass UK Adult Content FilterCome and bypass the censorship.

If you’ve found yourself depressed because some of the best and Oscar worthy videos can’t be accessed anymore then worry no more because the latest extension for Google Chrome will unlock the gates of never ending pleasure.

How? All you have to do is install the add-on, login and enjoy censorship free Internet, the way it was supposed to be.

December, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Happy New Year!

Kicking things of, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer saw its first decline in a long time, down from 58.36% to 57.91% (0.45 point decrease).
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US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

By | December 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

Windows tablets too but no one cares about them anyway.

Now here’s something for the New Year’s Eve. According to the latest NPD Group report, Google’s Chromebooks has overtook Mac and Android Tablets in terms of sales among US businesses and schools.
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Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store Toolbars

By | December 26, 2013 | 5 Comments

Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store ToolbarsAs soon as June 2014.

In a world where the majority of toolbars are pretty useless, Google has announced a policy change for its Chrome Web Store, which marks the end of such junk.

According to Google, “toolbars that provide a broad array of functionality or entry points into services are better delivered as separate extensions, so that users can select the services they want.”, and while such policy change won’t be enforced for current extensions until June 2014, the search giant will no longer approve new toolbar submissions, as simple as that.