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Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

22 Jun 2020

Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

The great thing about Apple's ecosystem is the deep integration you get between the company's apps, regardless of the device being used.

Why Windows 10 is signing out Google Chrome users?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

This Chrome extension lets you express yourself in virtual meetings

15 Apr 2020

This Chrome extension lets you express yourself in virtual meetings

As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world, more and more people are adjusting to the routine of video chats and virtual meetings.

#TechBytes: How to watch movies with friends during lockdown

04 Apr 2020

#TechBytes: How to watch movies with friends during lockdown

The spread of coronavirus may have left you in isolation, waiting desperately for the day you would go out, eat out, and spend time with friends and family.

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

03 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

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

Google is warning Edge users against installing extensions. But why?

22 Feb 2020

Google is warning Edge users against installing extensions. But why?

A month ago, Microsoft took the decision of ditching its own web browsing platform for Google's Chromium.

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

22 Feb 2020

Apple may let you set third-party apps as iOS defaults

Apple is considering giving third-party apps more weightage on its devices, allowing users the freedom to choose 'rival' apps and services as default on their iPhone, iPad or even the HomePod, according to Bloomberg.

Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

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.

Updated version (79) of Google Chrome for Android is catastrophic

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.

#TechBytes: How to watch Netflix with faraway friends?

15 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to watch Netflix with faraway friends?

Binging movies with friends is a real treat, as you can spend hours together, creating some of the most precious memories to cherish.

NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Facebook's leak, Mi Watch, Nokia TV, and more

10 Nov 2019

NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Facebook's leak, Mi Watch, Nokia TV, and more

The second week of November was all about fancy new gadgets and security issues.

Here's how to disable annoying tab hover cards in Chrome

07 Nov 2019

Here's how to disable annoying tab hover cards in Chrome

Just recently, Google released Chrome 78, the latest version of its desktop browser.

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

04 Nov 2019

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

If you have been using Google Chrome lately, better update it right away.

Google created tool to spy on its employees: Report

25 Oct 2019

Google created tool to spy on its employees: Report

Just a couple of days after announcing the quantum supremacy breakthrough, Google is facing flak for creating a tool for spying on its employees.

#TechBytes: How to silence individual Chrome tabs

30 Sep 2019

#TechBytes: How to silence individual Chrome tabs

If you use Chrome extensively, you know how annoying it can be to silence a tab. You first have to find the tab playing music, then switch to that tab and hit the mute/pause button.

Like Google, Apple also killed ad blockers in its browser

23 Sep 2019

Like Google, Apple also killed ad blockers in its browser

Back in June, Google triggered a wave of backlash after confirming a bunch of changes that would eventually render Chrome ad blockers unusable.

Chrome can send web pages to other devices: Here's how

13 Sep 2019

Chrome can send web pages to other devices: Here's how

Google is finally pushing the next big update for Chrome web browser - Chrome 77.

Now, Google Chrome won't let sites detect Incognito mode

31 Jul 2019

Now, Google Chrome won't let sites detect Incognito mode

After a long wait, Google is releasing Chrome 76, the latest version of its desktop browser.

Chrome extension allows you to (sneakily) watch Netflix at work

10 Jul 2019

Chrome extension allows you to (sneakily) watch Netflix at work

Do you often get bored at your job? Does your boss constantly complain about your lack of productivity? Are you a closet anarcho-communist forced to work an exploitative job under capitalism and just want some revenge?

Chrome will autofill card details even without syncing data

04 Jul 2019

Chrome will autofill card details even without syncing data

Chrome has long been offering autofill capabilities to save users from the pain of entering information manually on forms/web pages.

Now, you can flag malicious sites on Chrome: Here's how

20 Jun 2019

Now, you can flag malicious sites on Chrome: Here's how

As part of its efforts to make browsing safer than ever, Google has launched an extension to report malicious sites.

Condom company's "social media contraceptive" hides baby photos from Facebook

16 May 2019

Condom company's "social media contraceptive" hides baby photos from Facebook

Are your friends spamming your Facebook feed with too many baby pictures? Are you annoyed by how many times you've seen the same child from 10,000 different angles? Don't worry. A condom company is here to help, as with most baby-related situations.

Want to enable dark mode on Chrome? Here's the way

24 Apr 2019

Want to enable dark mode on Chrome? Here's the way

Google has launched Chrome 74, the latest version of its browser, for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Poco F1 gets Game Turbo app for better gaming experience

17 Apr 2019

Poco F1 gets Game Turbo app for better gaming experience

As part of the latest MIUI 10 Global Beta update, Xiaomi has introduced Game Turbo app on its popular Poco F1 phone.

Have you tried this hidden "cloud" game in Google App?

01 Apr 2019

Have you tried this hidden "cloud" game in Google App?

I am sure many of us have already tried the Dinosaur game in Chrome that comes up when our internet connection snaps.

Update Google Chrome: Critical zero-day bug discovered

07 Mar 2019

Update Google Chrome: Critical zero-day bug discovered

Google's security team has warned about a major vulnerability in Chrome, calling on users to update their browsers immediately.

Now, darken web pages using Chrome's dark mode: Here's how

01 Mar 2019

Now, darken web pages using Chrome's dark mode: Here's how

This year, Google has a special focus on making its products darker.

Soon, Chrome's dark mode will "darken" your web pages

20 Feb 2019

Soon, Chrome's dark mode will "darken" your web pages

We all know Google Chrome browser for Android is set to receive a dedicated dark mode aimed at making web surfing more pleasant.

Use this extension to skip Netflix intros and recaps automatically

07 Feb 2019

Use this extension to skip Netflix intros and recaps automatically

Today, Netflix packs an insanely massive collection of handpicked movies, shows, and originals.

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

27 Jan 2019

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have flagged a new form of Trojan, one that uses disturbing new tricks to steal cryptocurrency.

Google releases Chrome 70, fixing controversial login system: Details here

17 Oct 2018

Google releases Chrome 70, fixing controversial login system: Details here

After drawing flak from privacy advocates, Google released Chrome 70, fixing the controversial browser login system of the previous version.

Here's how you can check if your email-id was breached

26 Sep 2018

Here's how you can check if your email-id was breached

Mozilla, the company behind Google Chrome's rival browser, is offering a new feature to enhance online security.

After Android Pie, Chrome all set to embrace the notch

10 Aug 2018

After Android Pie, Chrome all set to embrace the notch

With a lot of Android phones featuring the now-popularized notch, Google has already added support for notched displays on its latest mobile OS, Android Pie.

#TechBytes: A guide to using Google Chrome extensions safely

16 Jul 2018

#TechBytes: A guide to using Google Chrome extensions safely

With nearly 60% of market share across all platforms as of June 2018, Google Chrome sits on the throne of internet browsers.

New malware can steal information from Chrome, Firefox browsers

15 May 2018

New malware can steal information from Chrome, Firefox browsers

Researchers have discovered a new malware called Vega Stealer which can harvest/steal saved information from Chrome and Firefox browsers, and also mine files from targeted computers.

Google Chrome 66 released, now blocks autoplay videos by default

20 Apr 2018

Google Chrome 66 released, now blocks autoplay videos by default

Google has rolled out the latest version of Chrome - Chrome 66 - for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS platforms.