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Google silences noisy tabs in latest Chrome beta

We've all been there: you have a 20 or so open tabs in Chrome, and something is playing an annoying audio ad. But which one?

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Google's Chrome will automatically block malware

A version of Chrome designed for early testing by developers will display a small warning note letting users know when it prevents malware from being downloaded.

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Safari sets the bar for mobile browser usability

It's not perfect, but according to a recent survey from FixYa, Safari is the favorite mobile browser among users.

Google adds search by image to Chrome browser

Google's latest Chrome browser update fixes 50 security problems and gives users the capability to use images as search queries.

Google previews Chrome app launcher for Macs

Google added an App Launcher preview to Chrome on OS X that lets Mac owners run the company's new packaged apps from the Dock.

Three handy (but often-overlooked) Google Chrome features

The browser has a couple cool options that are easy to miss, not the least of which is its app store.

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Do-over! Google gives Chrome a reset button

Google shipped Chrome 29, patching 25 vulnerabilities and rolling out under-the-hood changes the company said would offer more relevant suggestions when users typed in URLs or search strings.

Why Google Chromecast isn't quite Apple TV... yet

Contrary to what you may have read, Google's Chromecast doesn't work like an Apple TV with AirPlay.

What to do when Netflix, Google, and other browser plug-ins won't update

Lex Friedman couldn't successfully update the Google Hangouts plug-in, or the Silverlight plug-in that Netflix requires. After much trial and error, he found the fix.

Camino browser project discontinued after ten years

The Mac-only Camino browser will no longer be actively maintained, according to a post on the project's blog.