Chrome Archive

Google Chrome Canary now available for OSX

Google has finally released it’s Chrome Canary build for Mac.  Canary is Google Chrome’s Developer builds, which google is numbering version 13.  The current release of Chrome is at Version 11, with the beta builds at version 12.  This means a few things, the builds are very unstable and are very frequent.  Security is not guaranteed so you should use Canary along side another version …

Another Google First – Pagination for Google Docs

It was a blessing when Google launched Google Docs, no need to download and install a word processors, you could do it all on your browser. Slowly improving and adding new old features from your basic word processor, Google Docs eradicates the need of another word processor for me. I’ve always found it annoying that there were  no page breaks and I couldn’t keep track …

Safari Pwned in 5 Seconds Followed by Internet Explorer 8 at Pwn2Own Contest – Chrome Survives!

Well, well, well. Steve Jobs wouldn’t be sitting easy after reading this. Safari on Mac OS X fell to hackers at Pwn2Own contest in just 5 seconds! That’s incredibly scary by any means but the good news is, the exploits used to do this aren’t going to be released in the wild for wrong usage. A close second was Internet Explorer 8 ( who uses …

Pandora Chrome Extension Lets You Control Pandora from the Address Bar!

When controversies between Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox arise, they often involve Firefox’s numerous extensions, and Chrome’s lack thereof. However, there are quite a few of great extensions that improve the Chrome experience. Chrome’s unofficial Pandora extension is one that can be added to the list of extensions worth having. The Pandora extension allows you to control your music from both a toolbar button and …

Privacy Concerns – What Does Google Chrome Do With Your Data?

A lot of people I talk to have expressed concerns about Google and the data that they collect. One major question has been about how Chrome manages data specifically. Surprisingly, Chrome doesn’t really send much usable data back home. Here’s a breakdown of the data Google Chrome collects and how it’s managed. What Chrome Sends Home 1) Bookmarks and Sync Data – Data that is …

Unclutter your Gmail inbox using Minimalist Gmail!

Gmail, the free e-mail service provided by Google, is full of great features. Users are given plenty of storage space, the ability to instant message other gmail users, and access to googledocs, Google’s free online alternative to program suites like Microsoft Office or iWork. Unfortunately, along with these great features come some not-so-great ones. The toolbar along the left-hand side is crowded, advertisements take up …

Block Unwanted Users and Hashtags on Twitter Using Chrome!

Do you like Twitter? Do you follow someone because you know them personally, and not because you want to read all their posts? Do you dislike seeing hashtag after hashtag pop up in your timeline? If you answered yes to any/all of these, you’re going to love Proxlet. What is Proxlet? Proxlet is an extension for Google Chrome that allows the user to block other …

Send Links from Google Chrome to iPhone with this Free Extension

Google provided a very useful functionality in Android through the Chrome to Phone extension for Android phones which lets you send links, text, phone numbers or map locations to your phone directly from your browser. An alternative extension is now available called Google Chrome to iPhone which lets you send web pages without even having to buy or install an app on your iPhone.