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The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren’t Chrome)

As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser extensions—including ad blockers—work in Chrome. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android

False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and password without checking that the URL is correct (or the website is legitimate). Complicating matters is a new issue,…Read […]

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How to Enable Chrome’s New Dark Mode on Android

Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader modes or other settings… and I suppose it’s helpful for battery…Read more… […]

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How to Enable Web Playback and Find Auto-Transcriptions in Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts is a relatively new podcast service, and while its current focus is its mobile app, there are a couple features hidden away in a browser version that aren’t normally accessible. Specifically, users can play podcasts in their browser and pull auto-generated transcriptions for episodes with just a few…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Enable Google Chrome’s New Dark Mode (and More) 

Google announced that the latest update for the Chrome browser, Chrome 73, has begun rolling out to Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms. While these updates normally cover security fixes, system-level changes, and new tools for developers, Chrome 73 also includes a handful of new features for general users as…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Make Sure Your Passwords Stay Up to Date With This Google Chrome Extension

In this age of corporate hacks and massive password leaks, having a fresh, unleaked password is just as important as having one that’s hard to crack. To that end, Google just announced and launched a new Chrome extension that helps make sure your passwords haven’t been compromised and are still keeping your accounts…Read more… Continue […]

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The Easiest Way to Load a Broken Webpage

Say a webpage isn’t loading right. Maybe it’s collapsed from too much traffic after going viral on Reddit. Maybe it’s blocked in your country thanks to a law like GDPR. Maybe it was recently deleted. Usually Google has a saved copy of that page. And the quickest way to get that saved copy is to […]

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How You Can Still Download Chrome Extensions Without Using the Chrome Store 

I can’t recall the last time I didn’t install an extension from the Google’s Chrome Web Store. However, developers—up until now—have been allowed to offer their extensions as inline downloads. In other words, they could drop a download button on a website, you’d click on it and see a typical installation confirmation…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sync Netflix Streams With Far-Away Friends Using This Chrome Extension

A few years ago (7 now, actually – yikes!) I moved across the country, a time zone away from my family and most of my friends. Moving across the country comes with a number of challenges, but the biggest of those ended up being the whole friends thing. Going from a decently large network of […]

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