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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.

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

14 May 2020

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

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

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

#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

#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

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

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

#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

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

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

#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.

Google Chrome browser hit by multiple bugs (again!)

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

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.

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

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.

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.

Want to see hidden Instagram likes? Try this Chrome extension

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.

Google experiments with Chrome, ends up breaking thousands of browsers

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.

Now, Chrome will shame sites which take forever to load

12 Nov 2019

Now, Chrome will shame sites which take forever to load

If there's anything that's more annoying than no internet, it's a website that loads slowly.

Here's how to watch Apple TV+ on Android smartphones

04 Nov 2019

Here's how to watch Apple TV+ on Android smartphones

Apple TV+ has gone live, bringing some big-budget original shows to a host of devices and platforms including iPhones, iPads, Macs, and some compatible TVs.

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.

Now, visually impaired people can 'see' images in Chrome

12 Oct 2019

Now, visually impaired people can 'see' images in Chrome

People with visual impairments often find it difficult to browse the web.

#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.

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

25 Sep 2019

This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.

Now, Opera Mini users can share files without internet

25 Sep 2019

Now, Opera Mini users can share files without internet

Opera Mini, the famous mobile-specific competitor of Google Chrome, is getting a handy new feature - the ability to share files without internet.

Google is removing some features from Chrome: Here's why

29 Aug 2019

Google is removing some features from Chrome: Here's why

In a bid to make Google Chrome cleaner and more seamless, the tech giant is throwing some of its capabilities on the chopping block.

Soon, Google Chrome will block those annoying notification requests

24 Aug 2019

Soon, Google Chrome will block those annoying notification requests

Every internet user knows how annoying it is to deal with pop-ups that seek permissions to send notifications.

Now, Microsoft Edge reads websites like a human: Here's how

15 Aug 2019

Now, Microsoft Edge reads websites like a human: Here's how

Though Microsoft Edge never received the attention it deserved, the Redmond giant is not giving up on it.

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.

Soon, Chrome will stop websites from detecting users in Incognito

22 Jul 2019

Soon, Chrome will stop websites from detecting users in Incognito

In a matter of days, Google will release Chrome 76, the next version of its desktop browser, with the ability to stop websites - particularly those with paywalls - from detecting incognito mode.

7 browsers that would make you more productive

15 Jul 2019

7 browsers that would make you more productive

Despite hundreds of internet browsers being out there, most users generally stick to favorites like Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox.

5 Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

14 Jul 2019

5 Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

For every internet user, Google Chrome's humongous assortment of extensions is the key to unlock endless surfing capabilities.

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?

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.

Soon, you will get web page-like 'dynamic emails' in Gmail

15 Jun 2019

Soon, you will get web page-like 'dynamic emails' in Gmail

Google's popular email product, Gmail, is all set to change in a big way.

This is how you can access the Dark Web

13 Jun 2019

This is how you can access the Dark Web

Believe it or not, not all of the Internet is visible to everyone. In fact, a major part of it is "hidden", and cannot be accessed through browsers like Chrome.

Soon, Mozilla could launch paid version of Firefox: Here's why

10 Jun 2019

Soon, Mozilla could launch paid version of Firefox: Here's why

Mozilla Corporation, the company behind Firefox, could soon launch a premium version of the browser.

Google to announce Stadia's pricing, launch details on June 6

05 Jun 2019

Google to announce Stadia's pricing, launch details on June 6

Google is all set to announce key details about its cloud-based gaming service - Stadia.

WWDC 2019: When and where to watch Apple's keynote

03 Jun 2019

WWDC 2019: When and where to watch Apple's keynote

Today, Apple will host the Worldwide Developers Conference and unveil its latest software products, including the highly anticipated iOS 13.