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Use Ratings Preview For Smarter YouTube Browsing

There’s an awful lot of content out there on YouTube and sorting the wheat from the chaff can be a serious undertaking. One way of making your video browsing smarter is to install the unofficial Ratings Preview extension for Google Chrome; it rather handily shows the rating for a clip right alongside every thumbnail, making it easier to pick out videos from search results.


New Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your iPhone Or iPad

The Google Chrome Remote Desktop app that was released to Android users just hit the iOS app store. The app lets you access your computer via the Chrome Remote Desktop app.


You Can Remove Any Apps Messing With Google Chrome Using This New Tool

There are some shady software applications in circulation that will try and change your browser settings without your knowledge. One of the best known examples being when you load up your browser to find a completely different, heavily sponsored homepage in place. Google has a new tool that can watch for sneaky changes being made to Chrome.


Best Chrome Browser Extensions: Unblock Content With Hola VPN + More

Tweaking Google’s Chrome browser with extensions to serve your every whim is one of its best features. Those optional little buttons sitting next to Chrome’s omnibox now number in their thousands, and add all manner of new functions to your net-navigating experience. From VPNs to Chromecast to managing your passwords.


The Best Chromebook For Every Need

I basically live in Google’s Chrome web browser. It’s a decision I made to save my sanity when it became part of my job to change laptops every few weeks. No need to back up files that way! But it made me wonder how well I could live with only Chrome — if I could replace my laptop with a Chromebook instead.


Supercharge Your Favourites List With Google's New Bookmark Manager

Google has launched a new way of managing your bookmarks, though it’s been rolled out as a Chrome extension rather than a native browser feature. Here’s what the new tool can do for you and your ever-expanding list of saved links.


This Chrome Extension Turns New Tabs Into Aerial Art

Want an easy way to liven up your day? Download the new Earth View from Google Maps extension for Chrome. It shows you a striking new satellite image every time you open a new tab, and it’s delightful.


Google Is Adding A Game To Chrome's 'Unable To Connect' Page

You’re likely familiar with the “cannot connect” page of your favourite browser… how familiar you are depends on the quality of your internet connection. Not that you tend to stick around staring at it, with a quick F5 or click of the Refresh button sending it away to, hopefully, be replaced by content. Soon Chrome will give you something else to do: help a dinosaur jump over cacti as it runs across a never-ending desert.


Android Apps Finally Arrive On Google's Chrome OS

Delivering on Sundar Pichai’s promise at Google’s I/O conference in June, Android apps are beginning to make appearances on Google’s Chrome OS. The first set of apps incoming are Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine, and Google says they will be working with select Android devs to add more in the coming months.


Chrome For Android Has Been Overhauled With Material Design

Chrome for Android is the latest recipient of the flattening Material Design treatment. Take a look at what that means in practice.