News & Reviews: chrome
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2021
Initially, Google planned on full removing full-length URLs on Google Chrome, showing only the domain name instead. Google’s justification was that removing full-length URLs will make it much easier for users to not get scammed as it’s easier to spot any red flags on in the URL.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2021
It seems that the developers of Google Chrome have recently unveiled a new Live Caption feature that will automatically generate captions on webpages that are playing audio or video. Previously, a similar feature was initially available on devices such as Google Pixel or Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2021
Yup, you read that right. Google may have to pay up to $5 billion over a lawsuit for alleging collecting data on users when they surf on incognito mode. The lawsuit was filed back in June for violating the privacy laws and a federal judge just recently denied Google's request for dismissal of the lawsuit.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2021
The latest Google Chrome update on Android has brought a useful feature that lets users preview a link. It looks like the feature is enabled via a server-side update to version 89 of the browser. With it, users can just preview a web page without leaving the current web page that they're on.
Last Updated: Mar 04, 2021
You might not realize it, but you would often get a message about accepting cookies when visiting a certain website. That's about to change as Google is moving away from third-party tracking cookies and what this means is that the company won't track you anymore, or even "build alternate identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web”.
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2020
Yup, you read that right. This new Chrome web browser update can now offer New Password Protections and alert you if they have been compromised. Available for both Android and iOS platforms, here's how the new feature works on your smartphone.
Last Updated: May 16, 2020
Based on a blog entry posted on the Chromium Blog, Google will remove ads that hogs too much of the device’s system resource, making the user experience much more enjoyable especially for those with limited internet data. This is due to the fact that Google recently discovered that some of the ads use up much more battery and bandwidth than usual, which can be a problem especially for those who signed up with telco that provides very limited internet data.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020
It seems that a Google Chrome extension has recently popped up, which allows you to watch Netflix with your friends at the same time over the internet. All you need to do is download the extension, then open the video on Netflix, create a party and send out the URL to your friends to watch together.
Google wants to encourage less ad-blocking with new restrictions for ads in Chrome browser and YouTubeLast Updated: Feb 06, 2020
If you're like us, you probably encountered videos with annoying ads while browsing the internet or watching YouTube, some that appear in the middle of watching a video. This can happen even for short videos, which gets annoying. Now, it looks like Google wants to start putting a stop to that by setting up restrictions.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019
Google is looking to bolster security awareness by adding a new feature into the Chrome browser. Through the new feature, users will be alerted if their username and password has been stolen during a data breach. This feature was previously available separately through a Chrome extension.