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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Chrome may be the best browser around , but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its [...]

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Security trumps ideology as Google closes off its Chrome platform

Google is once again prioritizing consumer security over ideological “openness.” The company has announced that Chrome users will no longer be allowed to download extensions from anywhere but the official Chrome Web Store in July. Why? Because malicious software has become too large a problem to ignore. Google actually tried to stop malware from spreading via Chrome extensions last [...]

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AntiAdware Gets Rid of Bundled Crapware on Popular Download Sites

Greasemonky (Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Safari/Android): The Windows download world is in a sad state . Tons of download sites, including popular ones like Sourceforge and Adobe, bundle extra crapware with their installers. AntiAdware is a simple script that blocks these, so you don’t have to worry about getting tricked. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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