Category: Google Chrome

7 Top Tips and Resources for Google Chrome

By | November 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

And here’s something for Google Chrome users. Tips include:

Create and Save Profiles
Tips for Power Users
Run Chrome on Mac OS X and Linux
Surf Anonymously in Chrome
Use the About: Pages

and bit more…

How Google Chrome Logo Was Created

By | October 28, 2008 | 7 Comments

25 Resources for Learning How to Customize Your Browser

By | October 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

25 Resources for Learning How to Customize Your BrowserUsing Internet Explorer? Maybe Firefox, Safari, Opera or Chrome? Here’s a resource list for you by Doriano.

No matter which browser you prefer, there’s a plethora of ways to customize the way you surf the Web. There are countless plugins, extensions, toolbars and more. Some of these are easy to install while others require a little more effort.

We’ve put together a list of some of the best instructional resources for the most popular browsers today, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and even the still wet behind the ears rookie, Google Chrome.

Google Chrome and Safari Gains. Firefox, Opera, IE Loses (September 08)

By | October 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsAfter the recent Google Chrome launch it’s time to check new web browsers market share data.

Internet Explorer continues to lose market share, this time it felt by 0.63%, from 72.15% to 71.52%

Firefox lost some market share as well; it felt from 19.73% to 19.46% (0.27% decrease). Continue Reading

Download Google Chrome for Linux and Mac OS X

By | September 18, 2008 | 6 Comments

Download Google Chrome for Linux and Mac OS XUsing Linux or Mac OS X and want to try Google Chrome? Try Chromium which codebase is based on Chrome.

Few important things which you should know before trying it:

This is just a proof of concept, for fun, and to showcase what Wine can do.

What is Wine? Continue Reading

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and Chrome

By | September 15, 2008 | 6 Comments

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and ChromeHere’s a nice post by Christian Zibreg called “10 things we would like to see in Firefox and Chrome”. He lists 5 must have features for each of those web browsers. The funny thing however is one of the comments:

Chrome:
1. Already done in Opera.
2. Has been done in Opera for quite a while.
3. Opera already does a large portion of this. Continue Reading

Google Chrome Themes

By | September 11, 2008 | 4 Comments

Google Chrome ThemesWant to download some Google Chrome themes? Fortunately, there are more than 30 of them already made and listed here.

It even got Firefox Chrome and Opera Chrome themes.

How to install new theme?

Download the “default.dll” from desired Theme in the ChromeSpot Themes Forum and replace Chrome’s existing default.dll located here: Continue Reading

Google Chrome Receives Heavy Criticism in Germany

By | September 9, 2008 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome Receives Heavy Criticism in GermanyGermany’s oldest and perhaps biggest prime time news Tagesschau announced the following under the headline “Warning against internet browser”*:

The Federal Office for Information Security warned internet users of the new browser Chrome. The application by the company Google should not be used for surfing the internet, as a spokesperson for the office told the Berliner Zeitung. It was said to be problematic that Chrome was distributed as an unfinished advance version. Continue Reading

Google Chrome – Spyware? Confirmed?

By | September 6, 2008 | 67 Comments

Google Chrome - Spyware? ConfirmedNow this is getting more and more interesting. Guys made a nice post on how Google Chrome is a spyware, indeed.

What was tested? Apparently, they have monitored Google Chrome behavior with network protocol analyzer tool and here are the results:

After typing Microsoft.com in the address field, all calls were addressed to IP 74.125.43.100 (host: bw-in-f100.google.com) which is Google’s for sure. Continue Reading

Google Chrome Download Vulnerability

By | September 4, 2008 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome Download VulnerabilityUS-CERT is aware of a vulnerability that affects the Google Chrome web browser. This vulnerability is due to a default configuration that allows files to be downloaded without prompting the user. In addition, downloaded files can be opened with a single click, which could allow a user to inadvertently open a malicious file.

US-CERT encourages users to enable the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option within the “Minor Tweaks” tab in the browser preferences. Continue Reading