Better Cross-Platform Tab Sharing Coming To Chrome For Android

In short: Google appears to be working on a new feature for the Android version of its Chrome Browser that would allow users to more easily push an open website or tab to another computer or device, based on a recent commit spotted by XDA Developers. The commit in question is listed as a ‘work […]

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Google Project Stream Assassin’s Creed Invites Rolling Out Now

In short: Invites to try out Assassin’s Creed Odyssey over a streaming connection in Google’s Chrome browser are now reportedly rolling out for those who signed up through the search giant’s Project Stream initiative. Chrome users who see the invite will receive a one-time use setup code that solely applies to the Google login it is […]

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Google Chrome App Dropping Support For Android Jelly Bean

In Short: It seems like Google’s Chrome browser app is dropping support for Android 4.1-4.3 Jelly Bean. According to XDA Developers, Google will soon up its minimum API level for Chrome, which is currently set at Android 4.1. That API level will be bumped up to Android 4.4 KitKat, which will essentially make Jelly Bean […]

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Extensions Will Be More Secure Starting In Chrome 70

In short: Google has plans to start making Chrome extensions much more secure beginning in Chrome 70 with the addition of more extensive user control over when extensions can access a page. Effectively, a user will be able to manage the host permissions of an extension, restricting access to a specific list of sites or even […]

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Chrome 70 To Provide Option To Disable Automatic Sign-In

In short: Google will be making considerable changes to its Chrome browser’s cookie collection and account sign-in behaviors in version 70, the company revealed in a recent blog post. The biggest of those changes is a new toggle called ‘Allow Chrome sign-in’ that will be found in the browser’s ‘Privacy and Security’ settings. Toggling that off […]

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Google Is Revising URL Address Changes Found In Chrome 69

In short: Google is temporarily taking back its decision to remove the “www” and “m” special-case subdomains from URL addresses shown in the Chrome, according to a statement from the project’s developers spotted at the browser’s bug tracking site. That’s following a number of complaints about the change that primarily centered around safety. Specifically, many users worried that […]

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Google Chrome 70 To Double Down On Security From October

In short: Chrome 70 is scheduled to begin rolling out to the Stable Channel on October 16 and will bring a number of security refinements and minor performance improvements, as well as media tweaks. The browser will no longer display operating system build numbers in the user-agent identification header on Android. For iOS users, that change will follow the […]

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Lead Chrome Designer Discusses Material Design Changes

Google Chrome has been undergoing a substantial redesign over the past several months with the implementation of Material Design 2.0 and the browser’s lead designer, Alex Ainslie, has now explained at least some of the ideas that led to those changes. According to Ainslie, the company is always looking for ways to ‘simplify’ browsing and […]

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MEGA Chrome Extension Replaced By Credential-Stealing Trojan

Cloud storage and file hosting service provider Mega Limited has taken its blog to advise users that the MEGA Chrome extension was replaced with a credential-stealing trojan over the course of several hours this week. The infected software effectively replaced the official extension in the Chrome Web Store and was installed either manually or through […]

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Bottom Address Bar Now Available In Chrome Beta App

If you’ve ever activated Chrome Home, Chrome Duplex or Chrome Duet options in developer settings of Chrome Canary, you’ll be glad to know that the option is now available in Chrome Beta version as well. Chrome Canary is basically an alpha version of Chrome in which Google tests new features before pushing them to Chrome […]

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