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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Google Chrome is a fine browser, but that goodness comes with a number of foibles that make us want to tear down walls and run to Firefox.


Google Tone Sends URLs To Nearby Computers Using Sound

Google has published a Chrome extension that allows you to share URLs in an interesting new way. Click a button and a simple chirrup from your computer’s speakers sends the link to other devices in earshot.


Three Handy Uses For Chrome Beyond Browsing The Web

You probably think of Chrome as a web browser — and so you should — but it has a few more tricks up its sleeve than you might have realised. Here are three of our favourite alternative uses for the software, which to a large extent work the same in Mozilla Firefox too.


Use Google Bookmarks To Share A Lot Of Links At Once

If you’ve got a bunch of links you need to share with someone else, you could paste them one-by-one into an IM window or email… or you could use Google’s newly revamped bookmarks system to do the job for you. Here’s how to collect your links and make the list public.


Google's Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Chrome PC For Under $US100

Google just introduced a whole new kind of Chrome OS computer — a dongle that plugs into any HDMI-equipped display. It’s called a Chromebit, and it isn’t your run-of-the-mill streaming stick. For under $US100, you’re looking at a full computer that plugs right into your TV.


Chrome And Firefox Users Make Better Employees

Have you ever griped at your company’s IT department for forcing you to use Internet Explorer? Chances are, you weren’t being difficult: you were just trying to be a better employee.


Vivaldi Is A Slick New Browser For Internet Addicts

Ars TechnicaIn the beginning, there was Netscape. Then came Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and the love-it-or-hate-it Chrome. Now, there’s a new competitor in the war to capture your online attention, a stripped-back browser built from the ashes of Opera and designed for power users.


This Chrome Extension Reminds You To Stop Being Such A Jerk On Twitter

The simplest browser extensions are almost always the greatest browser extensions. And TweetFired is no exception. Its one simple function is to bestow you with the most important advice the internet can offer: Never, ever tweet.


Google Is Going To Make Another Chromebook Pixel

Remember the Pixel, that beautiful, high-end, ludicrously expensive Chromebook that comes with a laundry list of reasons to not buy it? Get ready for number two. Google has announced it has a sequel “coming soon.”


F**k It, I'm Going Back To Firefox

Remember when we all switched from Firefox to Chrome? Chrome was stripped down, simple but fast as hell. It was like browsing the web on a whole new computer. These days Chrome is bloated, slow and constantly crashing on me. I’ve finally reached the breaking point.