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Chrome is tracking you to an absurd degree
Cookies make the web a little easier. If you’ve previously visited a site, it can make the return visit a little smoother. But some of those cookies can be more invasive than we’d like. According to a recent Washington Post article, just one week of desktop surfing generated more... Read more
5 great Google Chrome extensions to personalize your browser
More than half of all internet surfing is done through Google’s Chrome web browser, making it far and away the most popular way get online. It makes sense then that Chrome offers a vast array of extensions — small apps that can help you do everything from capturing photos,... Read more
Google: Software, Browsers, and the Android Watch
There’s a reason Google is everywhere, and it’s not just a bottomless bank account and an endless talent pool of techxperts vying to work for them. Largely, the thing that has made Google so exhaustively far-reaching is its ability to look past proprietary boundaries and reach out to new... Read more
New Software Titles Available On FileHippo
Each week, the team at FileHippo works to bring users the latest software updates and new releases from developers around the world. With everything from bug fixes to brand-new, never before tested beta releases of software, FileHippo is a trusted source for everything download. This week, there’s a host... Read more
Microsoft Edge Has Nothing On These Browsers
With the clock ticking on the release of Windows 10–coming up on July 29th–there’s already been a ton of speculation about some of its features. One of the more exciting features is a whole new web browser, Microsoft Edge.   ME has been in the works for a while... Read more
Google Chrome Flags uTorrent Software
If you’re a Google Chrome user and uTorrent fan, you may run into some issues when trying to access the software and receive a warning message that the uTorrent service contains “harmful programs.” Apparently, Chrome has flagged the program as malicious due to its regular association with illegal torrents... Read more
Look What’s New On FileHippo
At FileHippo, we take software seriously. Very seriously. That’s why we work to bring you the greatest new programs, as well as all the up-to-date releases of your old favorites. Here’s a look at some of the programs that are new to the site this week: Office 2013 Service... Read more
Version 43 Is A New Stable Update To Google Chrome
Google Chrome is a popular web browser, thanks to the repeated updates and bug fixes the developers have produced that work to make it run more smoothly and efficiently. As we’re now up to Chrome 43.0, you’d think there wouldn’t be that much more the company can do that... Read more
Google Chrome Ending Windows XP Support At End Of Year
Google Chrome has announced the end of support for Windows XP will come at the end of the year, one full year after Microsoft dropped extended support for the decade-old operating system. Most programs still heavily used on Windows XP remain active through extended support, including Oracle’s Java program.... Read more
Software Updates To Boost Productivity, Cybersecurity
It’s easy to take the tools we use everyday for granted, especially if we don’t know what they’re not capable of. But a host of software updates have come out this month and the results are pretty amazing. For everything from enhanced video editing to integrated online document editing... Read more
Google Will Bring Android Apps To Desktop Platforms
In 2014, Google launched a way for Android developers to quickly port apps onto Chrome OS and more importantly, onto the Chrome browser. The native client App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) has been in private beta with a few well known developers, but today Google launched it for everyone.... Read more
The Best Chrome Extensions
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser, Google Chrome ranked second in the results. Perhaps one of the reasons for its popularity is down to the plethora of extensions available that are designed to enrich the user experience. We’ve picked out just a small handful of... Read more
[Readers Poll] Which Browser is the Best?
While it is generally accepted that Google Chrome has taken the dominant position in the global browser market, it’s still amazing to see just how big the discrepancies between websites that record user browser preference are. So for example, if you head to Netmarket Share, it tells you that... Read more
Google Chrome Best For Gaming
Are you a gamer?  What web browser do you use?  Well, if you haven’t tried it already, you should give Google Chrome a trial run on your PC and see if you like it.  Google Chrome is one of the best desktop browsers currently available on the planet. Millions... Read more
Citrix Releases GoToMeeting For Chrome
Video conferencing is a standard requirement in today’s business environments.  Whether people choose to use Skype or another service, they need high quality services at little or no cost.  The market has a few products that are availalble at the moment and one to look out for is Citrix‘s GoToMeeting,... Read more
Google Chrome Extensions And Tweaks
Let’s face it, there are some very good web browsers on the market today; Microsoft’s IE, Apple’s Safari and Google’s offering; Google Chrome.  Chrome is rapidly becoming one of the most widely used browsers across the globe and for good reason. One of the cool things that make Google... Read more
Google Now is Pushed to Chrome For Mac & Windows
As we reported earlier this week, Google Now has finally arrived on desktop. Google announced this week that Now is being pushed to the Chrome stable channel for Windows and Mac.  It will be rolling out over the next few weeks. Cards will only be visible on your desktop if... Read more
Download Google Chrome 33.0.1750.149
The latest stable version of Google Chrome has been released and is available to download. There are no new features to speak of as this is a security release. Google Chrome 33.0.1750.149 sees seven security fixes, with the post announcing the release listing a select few that have been... Read more