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Experimental Chrome Feature Keeps You From Accidentally Losing Your Work

There’s only a few seconds before the Ticketmaster timer runs out, but you rushed and put in the wrong CCV number. You go to hit backspace, and just like that your chances of seeing Beyoncé at the Qudos Bank Arena evaporate. But that might not be the case in the future.


What To Expect From Google I/O 2016

It’s once again time to learn about all the fun things Google’s planning for the next year. Google I/O 2016, which starts on May 18, will be the company’s first developer conference under Alphabet, and this time around, Android likely won’t be the major focus of the big announcements — at least not the Android on your smartphone.


Chrome Will Choose HTML5 Over Flash By The End Of The Year

It can’t be too long now until Flash finally dies. Google has proposed a new “HTML5 by default” scheme that would mean that Flash is only used as a last resort by the browser.


Opera Claims Its New Power-Saving Mode Improves Battery Life By 50%

You keep 34 browser tabs open and your laptop’s battery life sucks. Well, apparently Opera has a solution in the shape of a new power-saving mode, which it claims will extend a laptop’s battery life by up to 50 per cent compared to Chrome.


Google Chrome Is Now The Most Popular Web Browser

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has long been the most used browser on the internet. But its iron grip began slipping ever since Google launched Chrome in 2008. In 2012, one usage tracker declared Chrome the new champion, but some others still had IE in the lead. Now, all the holdouts are in agreement — Chrome is king.


It's Time For Android And Chrome OS To Merge

The future of computing is hybrid. Phones have become tablets. Tablets have become desktop computers with keyboards. Hell, Microsoft even made Windows phones powerful enough to be used as full-fledged PCs. Bottom line: A gadget in 2016 needs to be flexible. That’s why Google bringing every single Android app to Chrome would be such a big deal.


How To Disguise Fun Websites At Work

The internet is an interesting place, which makes it all the more tempting to steal a few minutes of catch-up time during regular office hours. Though it can actually make you more productive, not every boss is cool with you wasting precious workday hours browsing the web. Thankfully, we have a few solutions for you. Here’s your guide to staying safe from curious co-workers and patrolling upper management if you need to take a quick glance online.


All The Cool Beta Software You Can Use For Free

Beta software lets you test out the newest features while app developers work out the final bugs in the software. Now, more app developers are offering beta programs than ever before. All you need to do is sign up to be part of the beta program. Plus, switching back to the stable version is usually easy. (Please note: beta programs can cause problems in your devices, so please proceed with caution). Here are 11 beta programs you can join today — and one you can’t.


This Handy Chrome Extension Makes Binge-Watching Netflix Even Easier

Netflix is built for binge-watching. It’s practically all I use it for. But you know what’s lame? The service bakes in stop gaps, like the occasional “continue watching” prompts and episode countdowns. These remind me of reality, and knock me out of my House of Cards-watching flow. Luckily, a genius built a new extension that gets rid of those needless annoyances.


Your Browser's Private Mode Isn't As Secret As You Think

Your browser’s private or incognito mode can be useful for many reasons, but you should always know what it is and isn’t hiding. Here’s exactly what’s happening when you launch a private window.


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