10 Tricks That'll Make You a Google Chrome Master

With a billion or so users to its name, Chrome has been a huge success story for Google since its introduction in 2008. Right from the start, the browser aimed to be as lightweight and user-friendly as possible, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some advanced features hidden away behind the scenes—and with that in… »11/19/15 10:57am11/19/15 10:57am


This Chrome Extension Blocks Spoilers Before They Ruin Your Day

You can’t move on the modern-day internet without bumping into a spoiler or two. Whether it’s Game of Thrones, The Force Awakens or the ending to Citizen Kane, it’s all too easy to trip up over a plot point that you’d rather not know about. If you’re desperately trying to stay in the dark about an upcoming movie or… »10/30/15 7:00pm10/30/15 7:00pm

Turn on "OK Google" in Chrome OS to start talking to your Chromebook

In recent weeks you might’ve heard all about Cortana’s integration with Windows 10, enabling you to run web searches, check your diary and toggle system settings by chatting to your computer. A similar kind of functionality is available on Chrome OS, with more comprehensive features on the way. »9/17/15 2:30pm9/17/15 2:30pm

How To Stop Videos From Auto-Playing in Your Browser

Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you—and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in… »9/14/15 1:00pm9/14/15 1:00pm

Go Install This Chrome Extension For Sending Self-Destructing Gmails

Gmail’s Undo Send feature gives users of Google’s free email service up to 30 seconds to change their mind on a sent email before it leaves their outbox. But a new Chrome extension called Dmail lets you send messages with a self-destruct timer—or the ability to remotely delete them whenever you want. »7/24/15 5:01pm7/24/15 5:01pm

Manage Chrome Tabs As a Single App in Android Lollipop

One of the new features in Lollipop treats each Chrome browser tab as a separate app on the Overview screen—the idea is you can flick between (or close) tabs as easily as apps. If you don’t like that behavior and want to leave the tab management to the browser itself, here’s how to revert back to the old way of… »6/22/15 9:32am6/22/15 9:32am

Apple's Great New Developer Program Screws Over Safari Devs

During the last few days of the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple announced major changes to its developer programs. Gone are the different programs — and different fees — that developers for iOS, OS X, and watchOS previously had to pay. And that’s great! Except, one of the most under-appreciated dev… »6/10/15 11:55pm6/10/15 11:55pm