An exploit found on Chrome for Android can replace the address bar with a fake one. This could lend an opportunity for phishing campaigns to make fake sites even more believable.
Security April 29, 2019
A much-anticipated Dark Mode finally comes to Google Chrome on Windows 10 with version 74 of the popular web browser. Here’s how to turn it on.
Apps/Software April 24, 2019
Mozilla announced the launch of Firefox 66, the latest update for its browsing platform. The update will allow consumers to automatically disable autoplay videos that have sound.
Internet March 20, 2019
Google Chrome users will now enjoy several new features with the Chrome 73 update, one of which is the Dark Mode. It is already available to download for Windows, Mac, and Linux OS.
Google March 14, 2019
Users can control videos and music inside their Chrome browsers by using the media keys on their keyboards. The latest update is part of Chrome 73 and is expected to roll out to Mac, PC, and Linux users soon.
Google March 13, 2019
Google has discovered a zero-day vulnerability in a patch for Chrome version 72.0.3626.121. The company believes the flaw was used to launch malicious attacks on vulnerable systems.
Google March 8, 2019
Version 73 of Chrome Beta now includes Dark Mode, but it’s not well-implemented at the moment. Perhaps a more sophisticated iteration is due when it potentially launches for regular Chrome later on.
Apps/Software February 11, 2019
Previously launched in North America and Europe, Chrome's built-in ad blocker will now be available in every country starting July. This is in compliance with the industry standards set by the Coalition for Better Ads.
Google January 10, 2019
A newly uncovered bug report suggests that Google will also be bringing native Dark Mode support to Google Chrome on Windows 10. It will be trailing the macOS version, though.
Google January 4, 2019
Goods news, macOS Mojave users: Dark Mode might soon arrive on Chrome. The feature just passed the review process on Chromium, signaling an inevitable arrival.
Internet December 10, 2018
Chrome 71 will block ads on websites that serve abusive ad experiences. The update is part of Google’s longstanding fight against terrible internet experiences because of ads.
Apps/Software November 6, 2018
Microsoft tested a 'warning' when users try to install Firefox or Chrome on Windows 10. The prompt, which drew some backlash online, will be live in the October update of Windows 10.
Microsoft September 13, 2018
Google Chrome now works natively with Windows 10 notifications. Google is slowly rolling the feature to all users, but here’s how to turn it on right now.
Google August 9, 2018
Google Chrome is finally available to download on Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo headsets. Chrome supports WebVR standards, which means the number of VR experiences on the web should keep users pretty busy.
Wearable Tech July 31, 2018
YouTube is definitely slower on other browsers. That’s because the redesigned YouTube relies on a special element only found on Chrome, but thankfully, there’s an easy fix.
Internet July 26, 2018
Google Chrome will be more aggressive about encryption going forward. HTTP sites will now be labeled as 'Not Secure' each time a user visits them.
Internet July 25, 2018
Google Chrome started using even more RAM with the release of a new feature on Google Chrome 67. This increases the risk of the internet browser slowing down computers, but the trade-off is worth it.
Google July 13, 2018
The Stylish browser extension has apparently been secretly recording users' browser history since January 2017, when it changed owners. Chrome, Firefox, and Opera have now pulled the extension.
Internet July 6, 2018
Update Google Chrome to version 67 and take advantage of password-free sign-ins, courtesy of the Web Authentication launched this March. The new update is available to download now.
Google May 31, 2018
Google Chrome announced that it would remove a security feature in September. The web platform will automatically assume that HTTPS-powered websites are safe for internet users to enter.
Google May 19, 2018
Google recently deleted a malicious Chrome extension that infected 100,000 users. It was based on 'The Wild Thornberrys' television show and mined for cryptocurrency.
Security May 11, 2018
A bug within the Windows 10 April Update is causing devices to freeze or crash when using Google Chrome. Microsoft, Google, and Intel are now working on a fix.
Apps/Software May 6, 2018
Google Chrome has started automatically blocking autoplay videos based on user preferences, with the browser learning which ones to stop and which ones to allow. The new policy, according to Google, will block about half of unwanted autoplay videos.
Google May 4, 2018
Grammarly had been around since late 2009. Since then, it has improved its algorithm to identify and fix errors more accurately and has grown to become a writer's best friend.
Apps/Software April 20, 2018
Scammers abused cryptocurrency mining extensions to trick unsuspecting users, so Google was taking action. The Chrome Web Store no longer allowed such extensions and removed existing ones.
Google April 3, 2018
Google will soon give users the ability to export passwords stored in its internet browser, Google Chrome. All passwords will be exported into one text profile.
Google March 9, 2018
Google Chrome now makes long URLs much nicer to look at by automatically shortening tracking strings after a link. But while it looks less chaotic, there are some disadvantages.
Apps/Software February 20, 2018
Google is finally introducing a built-in ad blocker for Chrome, saving millions of users from seeing annoying ads. That doesn’t mean all ads will be gone, however.
Google February 14, 2018
Starting with Chrome 68, Google will blatantly mark all HTTP websites as 'not secure.' This should further push the owners of these websites to upgrade with HTTPS encryption, which provides protection against information interception and malware injection.
Google February 9, 2018
Malwarebytes confirmed that scammers have a new method that causes Google Chrome to become unresponsive. Users are prompted to contact a paid tech support number to help resolve the issue.
Security February 7, 2018
Google has started rolling out Chrome 64, which is touted to boast of a powerful pop-up blocker as among its upgraded features. The browser will release in stages on Android, Windows, and Mac.
Google January 25, 2018
Four malicious extensions have been detected recently on Google Chrome web browser that potentially exposed 500,000 users. The extensions were believed to have been used for a click-fraud scam operation, security firm ICEBRG reported.
Google January 17, 2018
Archive Poster, a Google Chrome extension popular with Tumblr users, was reportedly weaponized for cryptocurrency mining. The target of the cryptojacking attack, in the form of Coinhive, is a digital currency known as Monero.
Apps/Software December 31, 2017
Google made the Chrome web browser available through the Microsoft Store, but the app was unceremoniously pulled out just a few hours after going live. Microsoft said the Google Chrome Installer App was in violation of existing Store policies.
Apps/Software December 19, 2017
Google is cracking down on unwanted contents that pester users of the Chrome web browser. By January 2018, irritating autoplay videos will inch closer to extinction.
Google December 16, 2017
In its latest update, Google Chrome now uses even more memory than before. Here’s what you need to know about a new feature in Chrome 63 called Site Isolation.
Apps/Software December 11, 2017
Google has officially killed the Apps section on Chrome Web Store, signaling the end of minimally downloaded Chrome Apps. To replace them are Progressive Web Apps, which are more versatile and can work across platforms.
Apps/Software December 7, 2017
Ever experienced websites redirecting you to ads? Well, they might not ever occur again on Chrome. Google is introducing several new protections that will make browsing a more pleasant experience, including blocking websites that redirect users.
Google November 9, 2017
Reportedly 37,000 people accidentally downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension for Chrome. A fraudulent developer was able to bypass Google’s vetting process and distributed a knock off Adblock Plus, but the extent of its damages remains unknown.
Apps/Software October 10, 2017
Google will soon bring changes to Chrome that will make users less annoyed with autoplaying videos. The browser will soon block autoplaying content with sound and let users mute sites individually.
Google September 16, 2017
An upcoming Google Chrome feature will allow users to permanently turn off audio for certain websites. The feature is currently undergoing testing, so it should roll out to the internet browser soon.
Google August 26, 2017
The last few weeks has seen Google announce a breadth of features that are more advertiser-friendly. Google isn't leaving users out in the cold, though, with new ad blocking features to improve the Google experience.
Google June 2, 2017
Google confirmed that it will be rolling out an ad blocker for its Chrome browser next year. Google will help publishers prepare for the launch of the tool, which will eliminate annoying ads.
Apps/Software June 1, 2017
Google added one awesome feature with the latest Chrome 56, fixing one of the browser's most annoying issues. Say hello to scroll anchoring and buh-bye to frustrating page jumps and accidental clicks.
Internet April 12, 2017
Google has outfitted the latest version of chrome with WebVR, which supports VR content natively inside the browser. Those at home with a Daydream View Headset may now try it using the Chrome app.
Wearable Tech February 10, 2017