Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome. Chrome apps and extensions have supported push notifications on desktop since May 2010 (first added in Chrome...Read More
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The Star Wars – The Force Awakens was released last Friday. In the first weekend the movie broke several box office records in North America. For an epic movie like Star Wars, spoiler alerts are a nuisance for every fan yet to watch it themselves. It does not matter if you are a new or a die-hard Star Wars fan, after waiting with anticipation to go and watch the movie yourself and find out the story, it would be a shame if you stumbled upon a web page where someone has spoiled about the movie. The anticipation around The...Read More
Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 45 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 45.0.2454.101, is available here. If you already use Google Chrome you don’t need to worry about downloading the latest version manually. The web browser should download the update and install it automatically. Tip! Bookmark this page for latest Google Chrome web browser updates. Google Chrome 45 Security Fixes Google has limited the access to bug details for the time being. This is done to protect Chrome users from the vulnerabilities. Google will...Read More
Web browsers are the window to the open world of Internet. It doesn’t matter which operating system you are using, web browser is your most used application. Today’s cloud centric approach towards everything makes browsers a necessary. That’s one reason cyber-criminals loves your browser so much. They try to manipulate browser settings in many ways. Sometimes, it’s a pesky toolbar that doesn’t go away easily. Sometimes they change browser settings, your browser home page or tabs that redirects you to a malicious website of their choice. Almost all popular web browsers now enhances its functionalities using add-ons or extensions....Read More
Windows 8 flaunts two different user interfaces, the new modern “Metro” interface and the classic desktop interface. Now, the problem with this is if your favorite web browser supports the new interface, you will actually end up using two versions of the same browser. The first version which is easily accessible through the new Windows 8 Start Page and the second through the classic desktop version. In this how to article, we will see how you can take control over this behavior of Google Chrome web browser. After completing the process, Google Chrome will be always forced to open in Windows...Read More
Google Chrome has finally arrived for Android mobile devices. On Tuesday, in an official Google Chrome blog post, the company announced the release of Chrome Web browser for Android app. While announcing, the company said that like the desktop version, Chrome for Android Beta is focused on speed and simplicity. The new browser features seamless sign-in and sync to make sure you get the same personalized web browsing experience wherever you go, across devices. Actually, the Chrome Beta app is only available for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) phone or tablet. So, if you fall in the 99% of Android device users who still don’t have ICS, you’re out of luck. Further if you don’t live in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil but have ICS, you’ll not be able to find and download the app from the Android Market. It seems Google wants to limit the beta version to as few users as possible. Chrome Web browser app will serve as an alternative to the default Android Web browser, with an uninspiring title “Browser.” Just like the desktop version, the app features tabbed browsing, lets you search and navigate from the omnibox, browse privately in Incognito mode. When you sign in to Chrome, the app syncs your bookmarks and lets you view tabs you have open on your computer....Read More
Are you already touching the Google+ limit of 5000 people in your circles? Do you want to do some clean up and get rid of all the inactive people? Uncircle+ is a Google Chrome extension for you. Uncircle+ lets you uncircle people (i.e. remove) inactive people from your Google+ circle with ease. So, if you want to add new people to your circles, you can add them without reaching the 5000 limit. Do note that the “Inactive people” here referred by the author of the extension, are those people in your circles who have not shared any posts (original, reshare, private or public posts) with you. So, if that person is having at least one post, he is active. Thus, after doing the housekeeping with this extension, if you want to further cleanup “dormant” accounts, you have to do so manually. We are referring “dormant” here are those people who have not shared any post for a long time after they signed up. How to use Uncircle+ to remove inactive people from your Google+ circles? Install the extension from the Chrome Web Store. You will see an icon of Uncircle+ on the toolbar. Sign in to your Google+ account and click on that icon. Uncircle+ will open up a new tab where it displays the status of each steps being performed. It starts collecting a list of people whom you’ve added...Read More
10 best Google Chrome Extensions for all the Google+ users out there! Try them all to enhance your Google+ experience. Google+ (Google Plus), now in field trial and is an invite-only social network project by Google. Within weeks after its first launch, it has attracted over 10 million users and 1 billion items being shared per day. Though Google is yet to release an API for Google+ but many developers have already developed extensions for enhancing the user-interface of the social network project. The list of extensions, plugins and userscripts are not limited to Google Chrome only. This article is a summary of the best 10 Google+ extensions available for Google+ users. These best Google+ Chrome extensions improves overall interaction, navigation, sharing and social interactions for a richer experience. How to add these Google Chrome extensions? Just click on the names of the extensions we have covered here. You will be taken to their respective Chrome web store page. Click on the big blue Install button to install them. To manage the extensions, simply click on the spanner icon (Tools) than under Tools, click on Extensions. You can directly visit the extensions page by typing chrome://extensions in the address bar and pressing Enter. Best 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Google+ (Google Plus) users. G+me for Google Plus Google+ Stream displays all the messages from people in your Circles (if...Read More
Google Docs Viewer recently added support for viewing ZIP and RAR archive files online. With these two additions, Google Docs Viewer can now display 17 file formats in your browser. If you simply want to view the contents of ZIP or RAR archive files or just want to extract some files, you can now do so using the viewer. Now, you might be wondering how to view the contents of the archive files using the viewer. If the archive was sent to you through email to your Gmail account, you can easily open it using Docs viewer. Now, lets you have just seen a very good freeware available in an archive file for download. You can always go ahead and click on the download button to download it. But why don’t take the advantage of Google Docs viewer and see beforehand whats inside that archive? It would have been time-consuming to do that manually, but thanks to the “Open ZIP and RAR With GDocs” Chrome extension, you can now easily view whats inside that ZIP or RAR archive file before downloading it. The extension aptly titled “Open ZIP and RAR with GDocs” allows you to view the contents directly in your browser using Google Docs viewer. Once installed, it add an entry to the context menu of Google Chrome. So, the next time you run into a ZIP or...Read More
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