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How to Change Your Home Page in Google Chrome

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Google Chrome opens with a “New Tab” page by default, but it’s easy to open the browser with a custom startup page instead. You can also set the page that appears when you click an optional “Home” icon on your toolbar. Here’s how to do both.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/688778/how-to-change-your-home-page-in-google-chrome/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

What’s New in Chrome 86, Available Today

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Chrome 86 is another solid upgrade from Google. Besides the usual under-the-hood improvements, Google Chrome 86 helps you quickly change vulnerable passwords and protects you from websites wasting your CPU resources (and battery power) in the background.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/694105/what%E2%80%99s-new-in-chrome-86-available-today/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

What’s the Difference Between Chromecast and Android TV?

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Google isn’t particularly known for its clear branding. This is certainly the case when it comes to Chromecast, Google Cast, and Android TV. These platforms have some overlapping features, but they’re also quite different. Let’s take a look at all of them, so you can figure out which one is right for you.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/688772/whats-the-difference-between-chromecast-and-android-tv/
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How to Download Files in Chrome on Android

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There are plenty of reasons why you might need to download something using Chrome on Android. Maybe you found an image that you want to use as a wallpaper, or you need to download a PDF for work and you’re not near a computer. Whatever the case may be, it’s easy to do.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/687700/how-to-download-files-in-chrome-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Copy Files to a USB Flash Drive on a Chromebook

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Chromebooks are geared toward storing files in the cloud, but that doesn’t mean they can’t handle local files. If there’s something on your Chromebook that you’d like to move with a USB flash drive, we’ll show you how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/687479/how-to-copy-files-to-a-usb-flash-drive-on-a-chromebook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Type Emoji on a Chromebook

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Emoji first became popular on smartphones, but they’re just as necessary on computers. Chromebooks and Chrome OS tablets have built-in emoji as well. We’ll show you where to find them, and how to use emoji on your device.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/687592/how-to-type-emoji-on-a-chromebook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Save Google Chrome Tabs for Later

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When you’re researching online, you might come across multiple pages you want to refer back to later. Instead of leaving them open and wasting precious resources, you can use the following methods to save your Chrome tabs.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682668/how-to-save-google-chrome-tabs-for-later/
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Chrome Extensions with 80 Million Installs Caught Injecting Phony Search Results

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Extensions are part of why Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet, but they’re also one of the most common vectors for security issues. This week researchers at AdGuard found a bunch of them posing as legitimate tools but injecting fake search results into pages on Google and Bing.

According to the report, no less than 295 extensions featured on the Chrome Web Store (Google’s online repository of Chrome extensions) were injecting advertising links into search results. Collectively, they were being used by an estimated 80 million users. In an especially unfunny twist, many of the extensions were posing as ad-blocking tools, with most offered as frivolous wallpaper collections and new tab themes. Other phony techniques on display include false affiliate cookies and just straight-up spam.

Google seems to have removed the malicious extensions from the Chrome Web Store, but users still need to remove them manually from their browsers if they’re already installed. If you’re curious to find out if you have any of these extensions installed, you can take a look at the full list.

Source: AdGuard

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/50039/chrome-extensions-with-80-million-installs-caught-injecting-phony-search-results/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Michael Crider

How to Find and Disable Resource-Hungry Chrome Extensions

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Google Chrome is a resource-intensive browser. You might be used to closing tabs to free up RAM, but extensions run constantly in the background and take a lot of resources. Here’s how to find and disable resource-hungry Chrome extensions.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/683090/how-to-find-and-disable-resource-hungry-chrome-extensions/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Khamosh Pathak

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