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Enable These Hidden Security and Performance Features in Chrome 79

Chrome 79 is here. Before you do anything else, click the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner of your desktop browser, click on Help, click on “About Google Chrome,” and summon that update for your system. (Go ahead and update your Android or iOS apps, too.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Enable These Hidden Security and Performance Features in Chrome 79

Chrome 79 is here. Before you do anything else, click the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner of your desktop browser, click on Help, click on “About Google Chrome,” and summon that update for your system. (Go ahead and update your Android or iOS apps, too.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Grab This Bookmark-Organizing Extension Before It Costs Money

Chrome: One of our favorite Chrome extensions, Sprucemarks, is switching to a subscription model—its creator, Kai Nightmode, announced the news this weekend. There’s a silver lining, however: It’ll only cost $7 to score lifetime access to future iterations of Sprucemarks, which is an incredibly powerful tool for…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Automatically Organize Your Downloads With This Chrome Extension

Chrome: I download a lot of things. We all do. In my case, my Windows Downloads folder is basically my catch-all for everything I’m working on, as well as the primary archive for files and folders I need to save somewhere else (but haven’t yet). This means said Downloads folder can get unruly, and I […]

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Five Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now

Custom search engines are one of the coolest features of any modern browser. With just a few keystrokes, you can search Wikipedia right from your address bar, do a custom Google search for Lifehacker articles, or even get driving directions to a specific location.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Launch Web Apps and Services With These “.new” Sites

Google recently announced that it’s letting loose a brand-new domain name—.new—which comes with one clever hitch. Those purchasing one have to use it to create a shortcut to an activity, action, or app. Or, to put it in Google terms, “All .new domain names must be used for action generation or online creation flows.”Read more… […]

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How to Enable Chrome 78’s Hidden Dark Mode and Secure Password Features

Chrome 78 is here. With luck, your browser should have already updated by now to the brand-new version, which comes with bug fixes, security patches, and speedier, hovering boxes when you move your mouse over tabs. There are also two fun features buried within Chrome 78 that requires a bit of digging to enable.Read more… […]

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How to Enable Chrome 78’s Hidden Dark Mode and Secure Password Features

Chrome 78 is here. With luck, your browser should have already updated by now to the brand-new version, which comes with bug fixes, security patches, and speedier, hovering boxes when you move your mouse over tabs. There are also two fun features buried within Chrome 78 that requires a bit of digging to enable.Read more… […]

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Our Favorite Features in the New Firefox 70 Browser

It’s time to update to a brand-new version of Firefox Quantum. While your browser will eventually do this for you, I recommend forcing the issue by clicking the hamburger icon, clicking on “Help,” and then clicking on “About Firefox.” And while Firefox 70 downloads to your desktop or laptop, here’s a quick look at…Read more… […]

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Our Favorite Features in the New Firefox 70 Browser

It’s time to update to a brand-new version of Firefox Quantum. While your browser will eventually do this for you, I recommend forcing the issue by clicking the hamburger icon, clicking on “Help,” and then clicking on “About Firefox.” And while Firefox 70 downloads to your desktop or laptop, here’s a quick look at…Read more… […]

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How Do I Get Safari to Use 1Password Instead of Keychain?

Welcome back to Tech 911, Lifehacker’s weekly technology-advice column. This week, we’re tackling a question from a reader who finds it annoying when his browser prompts him to save passwords on a service he’d rather not use. Does this sound like you? Read on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Do I Get Safari to Use 1Password Instead of Keychain?

Welcome back to Tech 911, Lifehacker’s weekly technology-advice column. This week, we’re tackling a question from a reader who finds it annoying when his browser prompts him to save passwords on a service he’d rather not use. Does this sound like you? Read on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Organize Your Browser Tabs with OneTab, but Back Them Up, Too

I love OneTab, and you should, too. It’s an incredibly easy way to take the nightmare of tabs you’ve been saving in your browser window and condense them all into a single, easy-to-scan web page. I use this extension constantly, and it has helped me turn my overflowing tab problem into a more manageable mess.Read […]

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Chrome 76 Makes Avoiding Paywalls Easier—For Now

Google’s latest version of Chrome is finally out, and version 76 of the browser has plenty of little features to improve your browsing experience: a new install button that appears in your address bar for progressive web apps, a new way to preference a website’s “dark mode” style if that’s how you prefer your browsing…Read […]

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Chrome 76 Makes Avoiding Paywalls Easier—For Now

Google’s latest version of Chrome is finally out, and version 76 of the browser has plenty of little features to improve your browsing experience: a new install button that appears in your address bar for progressive web apps, a new way to preference a website’s “dark mode” style if that’s how you prefer your browsing…Read […]

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