Articles about Google Chrome
26 May 2021
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.
20 May 2021
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.
19 May 2021
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.
27 Feb 2021
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.
15 Feb 2021
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.
07 Feb 2021
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.
23 Jan 2021
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.
25 Aug 2020
#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.
23 Aug 2020
#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.
01 Aug 2020
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.
31 Jul 2020
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.
20 Jul 2020
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.
07 Jul 2020
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.
06 Jul 2020
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.
30 Jun 2020
#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.
18 Jun 2020
Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here
Dozens of extensions, operating through Google Chrome, have been found to be carrying spyware.
15 Jun 2020
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.
15 Jun 2020
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.
15 Jun 2020
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.
10 Jun 2020
Google Chrome's autofill interface gets a new look: Details here
Google has been introducing some handy changes in Chrome.
03 Jun 2020
Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private mode' browsing
Google has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit seeking $5 billion.
21 May 2020
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.
15 May 2020
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.
14 May 2020
Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities
Finally, Google has decided to add tab grouping capabilities into Chrome.
01 May 2020
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.
04 Apr 2020
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.
12 Mar 2020
#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.
03 Mar 2020
#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications
Google Chrome notifications are handy but can also create a big mess.
11 Feb 2020
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.
11 Feb 2020
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.
26 Jan 2020
#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.
19 Jan 2020
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.
16 Jan 2020
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.
29 Dec 2019
#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.
28 Dec 2019
Google Chrome browser hit by multiple bugs (again!)
Google is having a hard time keeping Chrome - its highly popular internet browser - free from bugs.
22 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more
In the third week of December, the world of tech witnessed plenty of activity, both good and bad.
21 Dec 2019
Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020
The CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, is getting a huge pay raise in the year 2020.
16 Dec 2019
Updated version (79) of Google Chrome for Android is catastrophic
Google recently released Chrome 79 - the latest version of its browser for Android - with predictive phishing protections and the handy ability to warn about compromised passwords.
13 Dec 2019
Want to see hidden Instagram likes? Try this Chrome extension
A few weeks back, Facebook-owned Instagram took the drastic step of hiding likes for select users of the platform all over the world.
16 Nov 2019
Google experiments with Chrome, ends up breaking thousands of browsers
Google has been pushing some nifty updates for Chrome, but recently, a tiny experiment conducted by the internet giant created some major troubles.