Browser makers are working on a new W3C API that will standardize Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode and allow websites to show a floating video popup outside the browser window itself.
Windows 10 users who have installed the April 2018 Update (build 1803) are reporting freezes or connection problems when using Chrome or Chromium based applications. When these freezes occur, it turns the screen black and Windows becomes completely unresponsive until the user reboots the computer or restarts their graphic driver.
Google said this week that Chrome 66 now blocks "about half" of the videos that feature auto-playing sound. Engineers added this feature in Chrome 66, released in mid-April.
Starting today, the Google Chrome browser will show a full-page warning whenever users are accessing an HTTPS website that's using an SSL certificate that has not been logged in a public Certificate Transparency (CT) log.
Facebook, Chrome, and cryptocurrency users should be on the lookout for a new malware strain named FacexWorm that infects victims for the purpose of stealing passwords, stealing cryptocurrency funds, running cryptojacking scripts, and spamming Facebook users.
Although Chrome and Firefox are very popular, it doesn't mean you have to use them. Depending on your needs and browsing habits, there may very well be another browser that's a better fit. In this article we take a look at six alternative browsers that have different strengths & features.
Microsoft has released a Chrome extension named "Windows Defender Browser Protection" that ports Windows Defender's —and inherently Edge's— anti-phishing technology to Google Chrome.
Google has moved Chrome 66 to the stable channel and starting earlier today has begun updating users to the browser's new major version — Chrome 66.0.3359.117.
Google engineers plan to improve user privacy and security by putting a short lifespan on cookies delivered via HTTP connections. Google hopes that the move will force website developers and advertisers to send cookies via HTTPS, which "provides significant confidentiality protections against [pervasive monitoring] attacks."
Google engineers are testing a shortcut in the Chrome right-click context menu that will simplify the process of inserting an emoji inside a page's form fields.
When using a search engine to search for software download links, be sure to go directly to the developer's site rather than clicking on an advertisement as you may not get what you are expecting. Such is the case with an advertisement currently being displayed in Bing for the search phrase "chrome download", which instead of bringin
Software developer Marco Chiappetta has built a Google Chrome extension that can detect attempts to fingerprint text using the "zero-width character" technique.
Google announced that effective today, the Chrome Web Store review staff would stop accepting new extensions on the Web Store that perform cryptocurrency mining operations.
The team from Phish.ai has developed and released a Google Chrome extension that can detect when users are accessing domains spelled using non-standard Unicode characters and warn the users about the potential of a homograph attack.
Google Chrome is typically a reliable and quick browser, but like anything else, it can slow down over time. When it does, the resultant experience can cause frustration and limit your productivity. By trying a few simple tips, though, you can boost the speed and make your internet experiences pleasant again.
Google has released Chrome 65 earlier today, and this new browser version comes with new APIs, the blocking of tab-under redirects, and 45 security fixes.
Chrome extensions are very useful pieces of software. Unfortunately, using too many of them increase the memory usage of Chrome, which could lead to problems. This is where the Extensity Chrome extension comes in as it can help you organize your extension so Chrome runs more efficiently.