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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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Best web browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best.

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Google's Password Checkup plugin for Chrome can warn you if your password was stolen

When you log into a site, Google's Password Checkup plugin for Chrome will check whether your credentials have been compromised.

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Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July

Google's browser targets what it calls 'disruptive' advertising and will expand blocking practices it's had in place in North America and Europe since last year.

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Google yanks option to restore Chrome's older UI; users decry 'ugly' new look

The move, which came after Google upgraded its popular browser to version 71 last month, prompted an outcry from users who hate the latest user interface.

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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify security and save you time on Android, Chrome OS, and even Mac and Windows. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

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Chrome to hit sites dealing 'abusive experiences' with total ad blockade

Google's Chrome 71 browser, due out in early December, will target particularly onerous websites by blocking ads.

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Chrome 70 fixes Google's controversial sneaky sign-in policy, kind of

Here's how to turn off Google Chrome 70's ability to sneakily log you in to various Google services.

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Google Pixel Slate hands on: This is what the next generation of Android tablets feels like

At its core, the Pixel Slate is a Chrome OS tablet with an optional keyboard and stylus, but it's really so much more than that.

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Google deals with fallout over Chrome auto sign-in

The upcoming Chrome 70 will allow users to disable a controversial automatic sign-in that links log-ins of its services with the browser.

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Google promises a fix for Chrome's auto account-sign-in snafu, but you can stop it right now

Chrome 69 looks like it logs you in to the Chrome browser when you sign in to a Google Web service. It may be a big misunderstanding, but here's a way to help you to be sure.

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Google Chrome's new password manager makes securing Chrome even more important

Google's Chrome 69 includes a nifty new password manager that promises to make third-party password managers unnecessary by both generating and storing site passwords. But that makes securing Google's main password even more important....

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Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

The company's walled-garden approach to browser add-ons moved another step closer to reality with a ban on the inline installation of all newly-published extensions.

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10 Chrome extensions to juice up Gmail

From tracking emails to managing attachments to adding more features to its redesigned web interface, these Chrome extensions will help you be more productive in Gmail.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Google has fleshed out its plans to upend the way browsers warn users of insecure websites, spelling out gradual steps the company will take with Chrome.

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How to automatically mute a website within Google Chrome, either manually or by default

Google's Chrome 64 browser allowed you to manually mute websites, but the new Google Chrome 66 version may just automatically mute that website for you, automatically, or block it from autoplaying.

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Windows 10's April Update is making Chrome and Cortana freeze PCs

Google Chrome, Cortana, Visual Studio, and other programs are locking up in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

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