Articles about Google Chrome

Google Chrome browser gets new logo; here's what changed

07 Feb 2022

Technology
Google Chrome browser gets new logo; here's what changed

Tech behemoth Google is changing the logo of its popular web browser Google Chrome after eight years.

Here's how to update Google Chrome after government's 'cyber-attack' warning

15 Dec 2021

Technology
Here's how to update Google Chrome after government's 'cyber-attack' warning

The Indian government has issued a warning for people who frequently use the Google Chrome browser.

Microsoft blocks Windows 11 workaround that helps avoid Edge browser

17 Nov 2021

Technology
Microsoft blocks Windows 11 workaround that helps avoid Edge browser

With Windows 11, Microsoft rubbed Microsoft Edge in our faces even more desperately and made it harder to change the default browser. Thankfully, third-party workarounds were developed to save users the inconvenience.

New Google Chrome vulnerability puts 2.65 billion users at risk

26 Sep 2021

Technology
New Google Chrome vulnerability puts 2.65 billion users at risk

Google has recently revealed it found this year's 11th zero-day exploit for the Chrome browser.

Google fixes 11 Chrome browser bugs, including two zero-day vulnerabilities

15 Sep 2021

Technology
Google fixes 11 Chrome browser bugs, including two zero-day vulnerabilities

Google announced fixes for 11 different bugs in the Chrome browser, including two zero-day vulnerabilities possibly being exploited in the wild, on Monday.

Google Chrome's new option hides visual indicator for encrypted websites

07 Aug 2021

Technology
Google Chrome's new option hides visual indicator for encrypted websites

For years now, Google has pushed web developers to transition to the secure HTTPS protocol. Now, the company's popular Chrome browser will inform you only when you're visiting websites using insecure protocols like HTTP.

Google Chrome used by 41 percent of world's population: Report

26 May 2021

Business
Google Chrome used by 41 percent of world's population: Report

A new report suggests that Google Chrome enjoys a lion's share of the world's web browser market. Chrome reportedly has over 3.2 billion users worldwide.

After 25 years, Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer

20 May 2021

Technology
After 25 years, Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer

After silently retiring its Windows 10X operating system, tech giant Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer will not be supported after June 15, 2022. The browser has served Windows users faithfully since 1995 until Chromium-based browsers took over with more modern features, security, better user interface, and compatibility.

Google expands partnership with Shopify to enhance shopping experience

19 May 2021

Technology
Google expands partnership with Shopify to enhance shopping experience

Google announced on day one of the Google I/O 2021 conference for developers that it has expanded its partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify, and that it will offer an enhanced shopping experience for Photos and Chrome users.

Chrome Incognito case: Judge disturbed by Google's data collection practices

27 Feb 2021

Technology
Chrome Incognito case: Judge disturbed by Google's data collection practices

In June 2020, we reported that a class-action lawsuit had been filed against Google. It was caught tracking Chrome users' browsing history and web activity even in the Incognito mode.

Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

15 Feb 2021

Technology
Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

The latest beta version of the Google Chrome browser for iOS reportedly lets users lock incognito tabs using Touch or Face ID.

Microsoft will remove Edge browser, replace it with open-source avatar

07 Feb 2021

Technology
Microsoft will remove Edge browser, replace it with open-source avatar

In a news that will affect virtually no one, Microsoft is sending its existing Edge browser to the scrap heap.

Microsoft's new Password Monitor feature coming in Edge browser update

23 Jan 2021

Technology
Microsoft's new Password Monitor feature coming in Edge browser update

Microsoft is rolling out the stable build (version 88) of its Chromium based Edge browser. The new features in this update include a Password Generator and Password Monitor.

#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

25 Aug 2020

Technology
#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

Apple's Safari browser has been taking on Google Chrome with its promise of safety and security, but that does not mean it is totally bug-proof.

#BugAlert: Attackers can use Google Drive to hack your system

23 Aug 2020

Technology
#BugAlert: Attackers can use Google Drive to hack your system

A major security flaw has been flagged in Googe Drive, an issue that could easily be used by a hacker to trick you into downloading malware or ransomware.

This AI-powered Chrome extension can turn any news into podcast

01 Aug 2020

Technology
This AI-powered Chrome extension can turn any news into podcast

With so much information on the internet coupled with our fairly busy lives, it can often get overwhelming to keep a tab on everything that is happening in the world.

Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows

31 Jul 2020

Technology
Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows

Since last year, Google has been developing 'Nearby Share' as its own native solution for file sharing, much like AirDrop from Apple.

Soon, Google Chrome will prevent you from filling insecure forms

20 Jul 2020

Technology
Soon, Google Chrome will prevent you from filling insecure forms

Browsing the web comes with the risk of phishing, where legit-looking websites can trick you into giving away confidential information like usernames-passwords, payment details.

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

07 Jul 2020

Technology
Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

After testing a new interface for autofill, Google appears to be working on a tweak for the widely used function — biometric authentication.

Chrome's feature to increase notebook's battery life by 2 hours

06 Jul 2020

Technology
Chrome's feature to increase notebook's battery life by 2 hours

While Google Chrome is one of the finest web browsers, it struggles with one key problem - battery hogging.

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

30 Jun 2020

Technology
#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here

18 Jun 2020

Technology
Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here

Dozens of extensions, operating through Google Chrome, have been found to be carrying spyware.

Why Windows 10 is signing out Google Chrome users?

15 Jun 2020

Technology
Why Windows 10 is signing out Google Chrome users?

Within a few weeks of its roll-out, Microsoft's May 2020 Update has broken several Windows 10 features, including its ability to connect to Bluetooth devices, print pages, and manage the hard drive.

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

15 Jun 2020

Technology
iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

In a few days from now, Apple will hold its first online-only Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), bringing together millions of developers from around the world.

Google wants to hide web addresses in Chrome. But why?

15 Jun 2020

Technology
Google wants to hide web addresses in Chrome. But why?

For some unknown reason, Google seems to think that people hate seeing full URLs in the address bar of Chrome.

Google Chrome's autofill interface gets a new look: Details here

10 Jun 2020

Technology
Google Chrome's autofill interface gets a new look: Details here

Google has been introducing some handy changes in Chrome.

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

03 Jun 2020

Technology
Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing

Google has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit seeking $5 billion.

Google Chrome is getting several privacy-focused changes: Details here

21 May 2020

Technology
Google Chrome is getting several privacy-focused changes: Details here

A few days back, Google had announced the plan to update its browser Chrome with features like grouping tabs by topic and blocking resource-hungry ads.

Now, Google Chrome will block ads draining your laptop's battery

15 May 2020

Technology
Now, Google Chrome will block ads draining your laptop's battery

A day after adding tab grouping capabilities, Google is moving to make Chrome a little less resource-hungry.

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

14 May 2020

Technology
Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

Finally, Google has decided to add tab grouping capabilities into Chrome.

You need to update Chrome right now: Here's why

01 May 2020

Technology
You need to update Chrome right now: Here's why

In a major shocker, two critical vulnerabilities have been flagged in Google's all-new Chrome 81 browser.

Rivaling Zoom, Skype releases 'Meet Now' calling feature

04 Apr 2020

Technology
Rivaling Zoom, Skype releases 'Meet Now' calling feature

In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the need to be connected virtually has become even more pronounced. Latching on that, Microsoft has released a new 'Meet Now' feature for Skype that allows you to easily set up and share a conference call with no sign-ups or downloads.

#TechBytes: How to use Chrome's secret 'reader mode'

12 Mar 2020

Technology
#TechBytes: How to use Chrome's secret 'reader mode'

Often, disruptive ads and pop-ups can ruin the experience of reading articles and blog posts on the web.

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

03 Mar 2020

Technology
#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

Google Chrome notifications are handy but can also create a big mess.

Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

11 Feb 2020

Technology
Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

In a bid to create a private and secure web experience, Google has announced the plan to warn users about insecure downloads.

Google to bring a new 'share-to-print' feature with Android 11

11 Feb 2020

Technology
Google to bring a new 'share-to-print' feature with Android 11

The first beta of Android 11 - Google's next big OS for smartphones - is not here but we are already learning about interesting new features it will bring.

#TechBytes: How to watch videos while working on Google Chrome

26 Jan 2020

Technology
#TechBytes: How to watch videos while working on Google Chrome

If you've gone through the trouble of leaving a video-playing tab to finish up your work or look up something, we know your pain.

Soon, Chrome will remind you to close open tabs

19 Jan 2020

Technology
Soon, Chrome will remind you to close open tabs

If you have a habit of looking up everything you find intriguing/confusing, we're pretty sure that there's a whole batch of open tabs in your browser.

Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps

16 Jan 2020

Technology
Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps

A few weeks after killing digital magazines in News, Google is working to pull the plug on Chrome apps.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

29 Dec 2019

Technology
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

Even as the world celebrated Christmas this week, there were some interesting developments in the sphere of technology.

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