Category: chrome

How to Build a Chrome Extension

I made a Chrome extension this weekend because I found I was doing the same task over and over and wanted to automate it. Plus, I’m a nerd during a pandemic, so I spend my weird pent-up energy building things. I’ve made five Chrome extensions with that energy, yet I still find it hard to […]

Ditching Chrome? Heres how to move your bookmarks and passwords to another browser

Ditching Chrome? Here’s how to move your bookmarks and passwords to another browser

If you’ve been considering making a jump away from Google Chrome, you’re not alone. Plenty of people are toying with the idea, whether because of concerns over privacy or perhaps issues with performance. Others just want a change of pace. Thankfully, whatever your reasoning for switching web browsers, the process is a lot simpler than […]

Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft is still launching their Surface Duo dual-screen Android handset later this year, and ideally, they want developers to support the form factor. This includes web developers, and to help them optimise their websites for dual-screens Microsoft is adding dual-screen support to the built-in F12 emulator in Chromium. Gallery Microsoft, of course, is not the […]

Chrome Users will Soon Have the Option to Show Full URL in Address Bar

Chrome Users will Soon Have the Option to Show Full URL in Address Bar

Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers out there, and even though I’ve switched to Chromium-based Edge ever since it first came out, it’s no secret that Chrome remains, for the most part, the de-facto standard for web browsing. If you’re a Chrome user you must be aware that the browser doesn’t display […]

Dont worry, Chrome extensions are safe to use in Edge

Don’t worry, Chrome extensions are safe to use in Edge

Despite the fact that both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge use Chromium as the source code and the fact that Edge supports Chrome extensions, on visiting the Chrome Web Store, Edge users were warned about the potential security risks of using Chrome extension on Edge. Many argued that it’s another trick by Google to discourage […]

How to enable privacy settings like tracker blocking in Chrome, Firefox, Edge and more

How to enable privacy settings like tracker blocking in Chrome, Firefox, Edge and more

Some of you may not think about your web browser all that much. These days, however, it could be worth considering why you use what you use — and how you could benefit if you switch. One of the central features that you should consider is privacy. Most browsers offer at least some level of […]

Chrome 81 beta adds support for AR and web NFC

Google has released a Chrome 81 beta that includes WebXR support for browser-based AR and a new Web NFC framework. Developers will now be able to have a way to bring AR to users across platforms without having to rely on native apps. Chrome 81 enables flags that already existed in the current framework of […]

Tip: How to fix the blurry Google Chrome File Open dialogue issue

There seems to be a new issue with Google Chrome where the File Open dialogue is extremely blurry, appearing to be rendered at a lower resolution than the rest of the operating system. The reason for this is unknown, but thankfully the fix is easy. In your start menu, right-click on the shortcut to Chrome, […]

Google may bring Sets back to Windows 10 with new Tab Strip UI for PWAs

Sets were a technology Microsoft tested from 2017 to 2018 which made apps more like browser windows, in that they could all be brought together into the same group of tabs and organized and navigated as a group. It was a recognition that more and more of our work is being done in a browser, […]

Chrome users will be able to silence webpage notification requests

Chrome is providing an update that will users avoid those stubborn webpage notification requests. With the Chrome 80 update, the browser on desktop and mobile users will be able to hide the notification request automatically. Instead of the blaring notification, it’ll show an icon saying that it has been blocked with a small message informing […]