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Send Yourself Notes With Chrome’s New Shared Clipboard

Chrome 79 adds a new “shared clipboard” option to the desktop and Android versions of the browser, and it’s a welcome feature. It’s now a lot easier to ship notes, links, or reminders between your phone and desktop—no more third-party apps or wonky copy-and-pastes in Google Drive. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Send Yourself Notes With Chrome’s New Shared Clipboard

Chrome 79 adds a new “shared clipboard” option to the desktop and Android versions of the browser, and it’s a welcome feature. It’s now a lot easier to ship notes, links, or reminders between your phone and desktop—no more third-party apps or wonky copy-and-pastes in Google Drive. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Uninstall These Snooping AVG and Avast Browser Extensions

We always recommend keeping your extension list light, because you never know when something might try to siphon data from your browser—especially more data than it should be able to access. That’s exactly the issue Mozilla is raising with four seemingly “good” extensions—Avast Online Security, AVG Online Security,…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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Use Google Assistant to Buy Movie Tickets Quickly

Android users can now have Google Assistant buy movie tickets and reserve seats for them, thanks to a new Google Duplex feature that makes it possible for the AI to access and navigate Chrome webpages on its own—much like how the Duplex AI allows Google Assistant to call restaurants or hotels for reservations on your…Read […]

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Open and Close Chrome Tabs on Android With These New Shortcuts

Mobile browsers are better than ever, but they’re still cumbersome to use when compared to the desktop versions. Managing open tabs on Chrome, for example, is mindlessly easy on desktop but fiddly on mobile. Google has been making changes to the way tabs work on mobile over the past year, but the most recent update…Read […]

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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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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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How to Find and Use Google’s Brand-New Privacy Tools

Google recently announced a few new features that give users more control over their data, including three new privacy options for Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Assistant, as well as a new tool for monitoring password security. Here’s a quick rundown of each of the new features, how to find them, and why you may…Read […]

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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers around, but it uses an exorbitant amount of your computer’s memory. A quick look at your task manager will turn up a shocking number of memory-hogging Chrome processes. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM—and the steps you can take to curb its gluttony.Read more… […]

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Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows not to believe everything you read. But scroll through Google search results and you’ll find yourself confronted with ads masquerading as news articles or other official content. These results are usually tagged with an “Ad” icon that most users will easily spot,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows not to believe everything you read. But scroll through Google search results and you’ll find yourself confronted with ads masquerading as news articles or other official content. These results are usually tagged with an “Ad” icon that most users will easily spot,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows not to believe everything you read. But scroll through Google search results and you’ll find yourself confronted with ads masquerading as news articles or other official content. These results are usually tagged with an “Ad” icon that most users will easily spot,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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