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Google Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Keep Chrome

by Gordon Kelly, Forbes

Google has given Chrome users plenty of reasons to quit its browser recently, including controversial changes, security problems, data concerns and rivals offering greater privacy. But now Google has introduced a great reason to stay. 

After a surprise release U-turn last month, Google has now rolled out Chrome 81 and it brings a wide roll-out of ‘Tab Groups’, the company’s biggest change to how Chrome tabs work since the browser launched 11 years ago.  

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Tweak These Google Chrome Settings to Level Up Your Browsing

by David Nield, WIRED

Get the most out of Google’s Chrome browser with these tips and tricks.

Chances are you spend a lot of your computing time inside a browser window, and quite possibly inside a Chrome tab; Google’s browser has come from nowhere in 2008 to dominate the browser landscape on desktop and mobile. Part of Chrome’s appeal is its ease of use, but it also has more advanced features just below the surface that can help you do more in less time.

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How to Reduce Google Chrome’s Memory Usage and Free Up RAM

by Ian Buckley, MakeUseOf

Why does it always seem like Chrome is using too much memory?

The web has changed in recent years. Applications that would only run on desktop computers now run in the browser, but this comes at a cost. Modern browsers use a lot of RAM, and Chrome is among the worst offenders.

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New Google Chrome Security Alert: Update Your Browsers As ‘High Severity’ Zero-Day Exploit Confirmed

by Davey Winder, Forbes

It takes a lot to scare anyone on Halloween night, but Google Chrome engineers were spooked enough to issue an urgent update announcement for the browser across all platforms. So, what gave Google the heebie-jeebies? The answer is not one but two security vulnerabilities, one of which has a zero-day exploit out in the wild already. Continue reading New Google Chrome Security Alert: Update Your Browsers As ‘High Severity’ Zero-Day Exploit Confirmed

Google finally solves this common browser problem. Try it out now

by Katie Conner, C|NET

How to save your sanity with one click with Chrome’s new Pause/Play feature.

Raise your hand if this has happened to you. You’ve got 20 tabs open, and one of them seems to be playing music or rolling a video. You’re driving yourself crazy clicking around to find out which one it is, and now you’re starting to get mad. Fortunately, Google’s got a new button for the Chrome desktop browser that lets you pause (and play) music and videos from the tab you’re currently in, without making you go through the nightmare of finding the culprit first.

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