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Open a lot of tabs in Chrome? Is your computer sluggish? Here’s what you can do

If you are an internet surfer and open a ton of tabs, you may notice that your computer has become sluggish.   Many times this can be from using a lot of memory usage (caused by a website) in Chrome. … Continue reading

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Enable Mute Button on Chrome Tabs

The latest version of Chrome allows you to Enable Chrome’s tab audio muting capabilities. Open Chrome.  Navigate to chrome://flags Scroll down to Enable tab audio muting UI Control.   Close Chrome and restart. After enabling, you can navigate to websites … Continue reading

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Chrome stuck on waiting for cache

Have you seen Chrome stall on loading cache?  Try this if emptying cache from Chrome or running cleaners doesn’t work- First open a command prompt Type ipconfig /flushdns Then manually open the following path (make sure Chrome is closed). You … Continue reading

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How To Run Almost Any Android App On Windows, OS X, Linux with Chrome

  The process uses App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) – a Google project that allows Chrome to run native code safely within a web browser.  Read more How To Run Almost Any Android App On Windows, OS X, Linux with Chrome.

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Speed up Chrome with a ram disk

If you have at least 4gb of ram and you don’t use memory needy applications, this can speed up Chrome. If you can sacrifice at least 1gb of installed ram to use with a ram disk, you can have Chrome … Continue reading

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Flash and Chrome

Found this over on Bill Mullin’s blog.  Great tip from PCWorld. Apparently when you disable pepperflash dll,   Youtube and flash sites run smoother.   I saw a huge improvement. On my wife’s laptop, I had to install (re-install) flash … Continue reading

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Chrome stats for geeks

Want to know information about Chrome and its inner workings?  If you use Chrome, you can type: chrome://memory-redirect/ Here you’ll find a ton of information about your copy of Chrome and how it is being used. You can also see … Continue reading

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Stop letting websites track you – DNT+

ABINE helps prevent more than 600 technologies from tracking you on the web. Do Not Track Plus is an excellent add-0n to help keep this from happening.  (Thanks to Mickey)

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IE emulation in Chrome

Do you have devices such as a NAS, Firewall or other device on your network that will only work in IE?   Josh gave me a reminder of just how powerful Chrome can be if you load the IE Tab … Continue reading

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Optimize Chrome on your network

I have noticed a remarkable increase in website load times with Google’s Chrome by disabling three services found under the Tools – Options – Under the Hood Settings. The three settings provide networking options that may slow your performance.  Try … Continue reading

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More Than One-Fourth of Google Chrome Extensions Contain Vulnerabilities – Dark Reading

A review of 100 Google Chrome extensions, including the 50 most popular selections, found that 27 percent of them contain one or more vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers either via the Web or unsecured Wi-Fi hotspots. More Than One-Fourth … Continue reading

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Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have unknown impacts and others can can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and potentially compromise a user’s system    Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.

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Google Search by Voice

Google’s Search by Voice is a neat feature that allows you to click on the microphone in the Google search box and use your voice to search Google.   Google’s Chrome browser is required.

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Play Angry Birds Online

One of the most popular droid apps is now avialable online.  Angry Birds requires Chrome browser and can be played here.

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How to Make Your Own Chrome OS Chromebook

How to Make Your Own Chrome OS Chromebook. On June 15, Samsung and Acer will release the first consumer-oriented Chrome OS laptops, or Chromebooks as Google likes to call them. Both hardware- and software-wise, these netbooks are nothing special: You … Continue reading

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Find WiFi Networks

The most powerful Wireless USB adapter for desktops, laptops and netbooks is around 2 mw for the home user.  (See our updated post and high gain antennas for the adapters here ) We have featured key wireless utilities such as … Continue reading

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Add home icon to Chrome

Click on the wrench icon – chose options – you will be on the ‘basic’ page.  Check Show Home Button.

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Bypass your proxy to update your programs

Recently Pat had a program he needed to update.  I couldn’t remember the settings to bypass a proxy server if you have a program that will not update and there are no settings to use a proxy server. Here’s his … Continue reading

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The Human Anatomy – Google’s Body Browser

The human anatomy can be viewed with Google Labs – Body Browser.   I stumbled on this at school today while doing research on Chrome.  Google Labs’ Body Browser requires a browser with WebGL support (basically 3D on the web). … Continue reading

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Test Your Browser’s Security

We just posted a way to test your browser but you can’t beat Bill Mullins.  One of the best computer bloggers on the web along with Rick over at WhatsOnMyPC (excellent resource for freeware and reviews), Bill gives a thorough … Continue reading

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