Make Windows 10’s Timeline feature actually useful by adding support for Chrome

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/16/windows-10-timeline-feature-chrome/ Timeline is an excellent addition to Windows 10, introduced as part of the April 2018 Update. It remembers what documents and web pages you’ve been working on recently, allowing … Read more

Make Windows 10’s Timeline feature actually useful by adding support for Chrome and Firefox

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/16/windows-10-timeline-feature-chrome-firefox/ Timeline is an excellent addition to Windows 10, introduced as part of the April 2018 Update. It remembers what documents and web pages you’ve been working on recently, allowing … Read more

Chrome’s RAM usage is higher than ever as Google introduces Site Isolation to fight Spectre

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/12/google-chrome-site-isolation-spectre/ Google’s Chrome browser may be popular, but you’ll find a lot of its users complain about high memory usage. With Chrome 67, things just got even worse. If you’ve … Read more

Google doubles down on Chrome extension security by blocking inline installations

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/google-blocks-inline-chrome-extension-installation/ At the moment there are a couple of ways to install Chrome extensions — either via the Chrome Web Store as Google would prefer, or via an inline installation … Read more

Microsoft is working on a fix for Chrome and Cortana freezes in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/04/window-10-april-2018-update-freezes/ Microsoft launched Windows 10 April 2018 Update this week, and if you rushed to install it you may well have noticed one or two issues. There have been complaints … Read more

Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/18/mac-users-you-can-now-add-windows-defender-browser-protection-to-google-chrome/  People are becoming rather wary of the security they trust, particularly after the recent bad press. With this in mind, we’ve noted that a few people are deciding to … Read more

Microsoft brings Windows Defender Browser Protection extension to Google Chrome

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/18/windows-defender-browser-protection-chrome/ Recognizing that comparatively few people are using its Edge browser, Microsoft has released a new security tool for those who have opted to use Google Chrome — the Windows … Read more

Google kicks cryptomining extensions from the Chrome Web Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/03/chrome-web-cryptomining-ban/ Amid growing concern about a disregard for Chrome Web Store policies, Google is slapping a ban on extensions that mine for cryptocurrencies. With immediate effect, no more cryptomining extensions … Read more

Google explains how Chrome’s new ad filtering feature works — and why it’s not your new ad blocker

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/14/google-chrome-ad-filtering/ Despite the fact that Google has a vested interest in online advertising, the company is about to enable its own built-in ad blocker (of sorts) in Chrome. Starting tomorrow, … Read more

Acer unveils Chromebook 11 C732, Chromebook Spin 11, and Chromebox CXI3

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/23/acer-chromebook-c732-spin11-chromebox-cxi3/ When it comes to Chromebooks, Acer is one of the premier manufacturers. From the early days of Google’s desktop OS, Acer has produced quality computers running the Linux-based Chrome … Read more

How Cryptojacking Spread to Facebook, and How To Beat It

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/Xc-PwH5yJgs/ If you’re a regular reader, you may remember a few weeks ago when we covered what “cryptojacking” is. Cryptojacking is when someone forces a victim’s computer’s resources to … Read more