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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will prevent you from filling insecure forms

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Spyware found in Chrome extensions used by millions: Details here

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.

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.

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

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.

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's autofill interface gets a new look: Details here

10 Jun 2020

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

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

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.