Tag Archive: Chrome


Cookie AutoDelete is my new favorite Chrome extension

You can control all your cookies with one easy-to-use tool and that makes it the best extension ever.

A few days ago, I discovered the best Chromebook extension ever made. It crushes cookies using some simple rules and now I don’t have to dig in and do it myself whenever I get a little twitchy.

What is a cookie? When you browse the internet, you get bombarded by little bits of information called HTTP cookies. Your browser  [Read More…]

What’s new in Chrome OS and Chromebooks at Google I/O 2018

There’s more to Chrome than enterprise and education.

Google’s other platform is just as exciting as Android, and these days the two are closer together than ever. Here’s what’s new in Chrome and Chromebooks at Google I/O 2018.

What did Google announce about Chrome OS at I/O 2018?

Google I/O 2018 didn’t have much news surrounding Chrome. Whether our expectations were too high or if the platform just didn’t need much attention right now is best left  [Read More…]

Chrome OS now allows Android apps to use SD cards

So long, storage woes.

Since the introduction of Android apps in Chrome OS, Google’s operating system for laptops and desktops has become far more useful than ever before. Now, Google’s adding a long-awaited feature by allowing Android apps to use storage provided by SD cards.

As noted by Redditor marcellusmartel, updating to Chrome OS’s beta channel of 67.0.3396.41 now allows any installed Android apps to use an SD card for storage if you’ve got one installed.

Why  [Read More…]

This Chrome extension adds Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB info to Hulu listings

Install, hover. Done.

Now this is pretty cool. If you’ve ever been looking through the Hulu listings on a web browser and wondered “Wouldn’t it be great to have Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB information for each show?” — you’re in luck. It’s been done with a pretty basic Chrome extension from Flixed.io.

Here’s what you do:

You’ll need to be using the Chrome browser. Because it’s a Chrome extension. So Chrome. Install the plugin. Hover over a listing  [Read More…]

Best Chrome extensions to protect your online privacy and security

Use these Chrome extensions to stay safe and manage your privacy online.

The internet has become more than just a fun tool and is now considered a necessity the same way electricity and indoor plumbing are. You can do without it, but you don’t want to and your life will be a good bit more difficult. It’s also filled with sites and scripts that are designed to harvest as much as your information as possible through malware.  [Read More…]

Google Chrome now makes it dead simple to add emojis in Chrome OS

The shortcut’s also available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

If you own a Chromebook, chances are you’ve been infuriated at one point or another when trying to add an emoji to Twitter, Hangouts, an email, etc. You can technically do so by opening up the on-screen keyboard, but the process is cumbersome and not a great solution by any stretch of the imagination.

However, in the latest version of Chrome Canary, you’ll find a new shortcut that  [Read More…]

I wish there was a Chrome phone

The next big thing needs to have learned from the mistakes of the past.

Now that Chrome is a full-on tablet operating system, there is only one more frontier — the smartphone.

It’s not that anything was changed in Chrome to run it on a tablet. Once Android apps started to run natively in Chrome I knew it was coming. It just took actual companies who make actual products a bit more time to catch up. Maybe  [Read More…]

Acer and Google unveil the first Chrome OS tablet

The first Chrome OS tablet was just announced by Google and Acer. It’s called the Chromebook Tab 10 and despite the name it’s a slate not a laptop.

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Acer debuts the first Chrome OS tablet, the Chromebook Tab 10

Coming to the Americas in April for $ 320, the rest of the world in May for €329 including VAT.

It was inevitable, and we’ve heard rumors and news and news about rumors of a tablet running Chrome OS for years. All that is behind us now because Acer has pulled the wraps off the first Chrome tablet and it’s called the Acer Chromebook Tab 10.

It looks like it will be a winner, too. This 10-inch  [Read More…]

Android apps now support split-screen in Chrome OS’s tablet mode

The line between Chrome OS and Android has always been blurry, and that was even more the case when Android apps got support for running natively on Chromebooks. Now the seemingly desktop operating system from Google has been given support to run Android apps in split-screen while using tablet mode. To activate it after opening […]

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