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6 ways you can use Google Chrome offline

This story has been updated. It was originally published on September 2, 2017. Internet access, whether wired or wireless, has become one of the most precious commodities of our time. But that leaves us singularly unprepared when we lose that access—such as when we travel to the signal-free middle of nowhere or a storm knocks…

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5 Microsoft Edge (and Chrome) extensions everyone should use

Microsoft Edge users can pull from either Microsoft’s own Edge Add-ons, or from the Google Chrome Web Store. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More If you’re using Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome without any additional…

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Chrome experiment

Chrome Beta to experiment with a more powerful New Tab page, web highlights, and search changes

Google is launching a new version of its Chrome Beta browser today that’s introducing some fairly notable changes to its user interface and design. The browser will introduce an updated New Tab page, which will now include cards directing you back to past web search activities, instead of only a list of shortcuts to favorite…

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Chrome Windows

Chrome 93 Is Here for Mac, Windows, Android, and iPhone

Google Chrome 93 is officially here. The latest version of the popular browser brings with it some incredibly useful features, and you can update right now on Mac, Windows, Android, and iPhone. Google packed a lot of goodies into Chrome 93, so there’s plenty to be excited about. For example, with Chrome 93, progressive web apps (PWAs)…

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Chrome tests

Chrome 94 beta tests some next-gen tech for gaming in your browser

Google’s Chrome Beta 94 announcement mentions that Google is implementing some new web standards that could make browser-based gaming experiences even better. The soon-to-be-released WebCodecs could help make cloud gaming easier and faster, while the experimental WebGPU could make it easier for developers of games that run in the browser to tap into your computer’s…

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Chrome on Android 12 will support multiple windows

Smartphones are getting more powerful and larger to the point that some of the hard limits of the past no longer really apply today. Multi-tasking has become more important as phones gain more RAM, and having more than one app open at the same time is a staple feature on tablets and the new breed…

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Chrome Microsoft

5 ways Microsoft Edge is better than Chrome

No, seriously, Microsoft’s web browser just keeps getting better. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors It might be hard to believe, but Microsoft has finally atoned for the sins of Internet Explorer. Last year, the company hit the reboot button on its web browser…

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Chrome security

Chrome just got a great 2FA security feature, but only on Android

A few simple practices can reduce the risk of exposing your internet accounts to hackers. You should use a unique password for every account you have — one that’s long and hard to guess. You should also get a password manager to protect those passwords. Finally, you should use two-factor authentication (2FA) whenever possible. This…

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Chrome 94 will make sure you’re connected to sites with HTTPS

In April, Google made HTTPS the default in Chrome, but that doesn’t mean the company’s long-standing push to make the protocol as widely used as possible is over. On Wednesday, Google detailed new features it will introduce in Chrome to further push HTTPS adoption. With Chrome 94, Google will introduce a feature called HTTPS-First Mode.…

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Update Chrome now to Spot another dangerous zero-day exploit

At some point in the future, we’ll go a week without having to warn you about another zero-day exploit, but this is not that week. Google rolled out an update for the Chrome browser on desktop this Thursday that features four security fixes, including one for an exploit discovered earlier this week that has been…