Google Chrome will soon be running an experiment that will automatically attempt to connect to the HTTPS versions of website URLs that you enter in the address bar instead of the insecure HTTP version. Read More
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Google is planning to launch its Pixel 5 smartphone, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker at a special event scheduled for September 30th. The company has started inviting members of the media to the said event, promising the launch of new hardware. The invite says, “We invite you to learn all about our new Chromecast, our latest smart speaker, and our new Pixel phones.” Read More
Last year, Google expressed the desire to make all App icons in Chrome OS use a circular design. This year, it seems like Chrome OS 86 will help Google fulfill that desire.
Before anyone had even heard of the Pixelbook Go, we came across evidence that suggested Chrome OS was planning to introduce a handful of new Apps on its shelf as default. In addition, it was mentioned that Chrome OS App icons would soon become circular, instead of the otherwise mixture of shapes available currently. Read More
A pandemic struck world has made video conferences a daily part of most of our lives. To make it easier for workers, Google has announced a new feature for Meet. Google Meet will now work with Chromecast devices to be cast on to your TVs. You can learn how to Chromecast from iPhone to stay mobile during online meetings instead of using a desktop or laptop. Read More
Chrome v86 will only show the domain in the address bar in hopes of solving the problem of URLs being manipulated to look like a legitimate website.
Since URLs are the chief way of determining the authenticity of a site, people are easily fooled into perceiving a domain as authentic by including the legitimate domain as part of a very long address that just gets brushed over. Read More
Google announced a fresh update in the Chrome browser that will allow users to automatically enter saved passwords and credit card details into forms more comfortably and securely. The browser will now utilize biometric authentication technology to autofill credit card details without having to ask for the three-digit CVC each time. However, it will still ask you to provide CVC for the first time a card is used. Read More
Google will offer the most advanced tools to equip users with added information about the ads that they see, continuing with its attempts to become more transparent and expand privacy choices. Adding to its pre-existing feature of ‘Why this ad?’ the company is launching a new tool named ‘About this ad’, which will show users the verified name of the sponsor. Read More
Google announced in December 2017 that Google Play Store will require new apps and app updates to provide with 64-bit versions in addition to their 32-bit versions to ensure apps are built on latest APIs optimized for security and performance. Almost all Android devices can run 64-bit apps. Now, the 64-bit Chrome for Android is imminent. But, the app only supports Android devices running at least Android 10. Older devices that do not support Android 10 will keep running the 32-bit version of the web browser. If you visit chrome://version on the Chrome Stable (version 83) and Chrome Beta (version 84) for Android, you will notice they are listed as 32-bit applications. However, Chrome Dev (version 85) and Chrome Canary, (version 86) show 64-bit. So, it is certain that the next versions of the browser will switch to 64-bit. Read More
Google Chrome will currently erase cookies each time you close the program window in Incognito and begin blocking third-party cookies by default inside each Incognito meeting. Read More