Category: Google Chrome

Google Fixes Chrome’s Saved Passwords Mess

By | November 5, 2013 | 7 Comments

Google Fixes Chrome’s Saved Passwords MessNot so long time ago, we learned that anyone could access your Chrome passwords by simply typing “chrome://settings/passwords” in the URL bar.

After announcing that was done “by design”, the search giant has since listened to the community and actually did something to fix the issue. According to Google’s François Beaufort, the latest Chromium build for Mac has a new experimental flag (chrome://flags/#enable-password-manager-reauthentication), which, when enabled, will prevent people from gaining access to your passwords as they will be promoted to reauthenticate with the User Mac OS password.

October, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Opera Mini – Down

By | November 4, 2013 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Apple’s Safari, which tries to recover some of its lost market share, up from 54.19% to 55.88% (1.69 point increase).
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Chrome Canary Now Blocks Malware Downloads By Default

By | November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chrome Canary Now Blocks Malware Downloads By DefaultCan’t have too much security.

If you’ve been recommending Google Chrome to your non tech-savvy friends then you’ll be happy to know that the latest Canary build will make things even better.

Starting with the bleeding edge, Chrome will now block suspicious downloads by default, which will not only protect consumers but also save your time when they ask you to fix their computer.
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Chrome’s And Opera’s Auto Complete Feature Could Leak Your Credit Card Data

By | October 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Chrome's And Opera's Auto Complete Feature Could Leak Your Credit Card DataThe power of automation.

When it comes to filling online forms, nothing comes close to auto complete. Now, it looks like Google’s implementation is something you should be concerned about, especially if Chrome (or Opera 15+) has your credit card data.

So what’s the big deal? By selecting one of the available auto complete data sets, users can have their forms filled automatically. However, assuming Chrome or Opera has your personal data, a sneaky web site could very well use hidden forms to retrieve your email address, credit card numbers and so on.
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New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

By | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

Can you feel the teenager excitement in the air?

Now here’s something for the Chromebook crowd. Today, Google has announced a new beta build of Chrome OS, which includes a new, family friendly feature called “Supervised users”.
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Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP Until 2015

By | October 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP Until 2015Just kill it already.

If you work at one of the organizations that still rely on Windows XP and use Google Chrome, then we have some bad news for you. Today, Google has announced that they are extending Chrome support for Windows XP until at least April 2015.

How is this bad news? Well, it means that as long as companies keep supporting outdated OS, there will be little to no initiate for organizations to finally upgrade.

September, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments


In the month of September, Apple’s Safari web browser saw another drop in its numbers, down from 55.46% to 54.19% (1.27 point decrease).
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September, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari – Up; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2013 | 5 Comments


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge higher, up from 57.60% to 57.80% (0.2 point increase).
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Speed Up Online Reading With This Google Chrome Extension

By | October 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Speed Up Online Reading With This Google Chrome ExtensionAnd it might actually work.

If you’ve been wondering what kind of magic tricks can be self-taught in order to speed up your reading experience, then BeeLine Reader might very well be something worth checking out.

So what is it all about? Basically, once you install the extension and click on a little button that will appear in your bookmarks bar, the text will be reformatted into something like this:
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Download Google Chrome 31 Beta For Android

By | October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 31 Beta For AndroidJust in time for the weekend.

If Chrome 30 already feels old to you then you’ll be happy to learn about the recently released Google Chrome 31 Beta for Android.

Among various bug fixes and all that jazz, you might notice a refreshed New Tab page with integrated search bar that that is also said to load faster. In addition to that, Google has introduced application shortcuts, allowing you to pin various websites web sites to your home screen.
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