Google Chrome Issues Final Warning on HTTPS by @martinibuster

Google Chrome announced that it will show a prominent “Not Secure” message in the browser bar starting in October 2018. Consider this your final warning. After October 2018 Chrome and likely all other Chrome based browsers like Vivaldi will display enhanced security warnings that may create higher bounce rates for your site and concomitantly lower sales and conversions.Currently Google is displaying a green icon to indicate that a website is secure. Google reports that because so many sites are now

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Google Is Making HTTPS the Chrome Default

With well over half of all websites now encrypted, it’s time to think of HTTPS as the default option rather than the exception. That is, at least, according to Google, which is changing the way Chrome handles secure vs. non-secure web pages. And about time too.Over the last year there has been a push to switch all websites to use HTTPS (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure). Google has been especially keen for sites to make the switch, and with more

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How to Save Tabs to Read Later in Chrome and Firefox (Not Using Pocket)

There’s no avoiding information overload The 5 Best News Curation Apps to Fight Information Overload The 5 Best News Curation Apps to Fight Information Overload You’ve got so much vying for your attention — news articles, Reddit posts, tweets, Facebook posts — but what if you could get it all curated in one place? Read More . There are plenty of apps that make it a little easier to sift through all that information. Read-it-later apps like Pocket and Instapaper can

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Chrome OS is about to borrow another feature from Android

Chrome OS and Android are closer than ever before – many Chromebooks, including the Google Pixelbook – can run Android apps just as well as a phone or tablet, and it looks like the desktop OS is about to borrow another feature from its mobile sibling.Chrome Story spotted that notification badges are on their way to Chrome OS in the near future, based on some hunting around in recent code updates. The tiny badges were introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo

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7 Chrome Extensions for a Productive New Business Year

Whether you work online for someone else or for yourself, getting tedious tasks done quickly is essential. If you use Google Chrome, you can use business extensions that help you work faster Speed Up Tab Handling on Chrome with These 7 Extensions Speed Up Tab Handling on Chrome with These 7 Extensions Chrome’s built-in tab management features can help you manage tabs well, but extensions from the Chrome Web Store can do that job even better. Read More and with

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Google Chrome Beta 54 Lets You Play YouTube Videos In Background

Google Chrome Beta 54 Lets You Play YouTube Videos In BackgroundSoon After Releasing the Version 53 of its Chrome browser. Google released Chrome beta for Android users (version 54) for Android users. It can play background video even after switching screens or accessing other apps.Google Chrome has an exciting feature for the Android users which simply allows users to play Youtube videos in Background. A few days ago Google released version 53 of its Chrome browser which is available for

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6 Top Free VPNs for Chrome Users

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are becoming increasingly popular. They have hundreds of uses, from companies or organizations that want to provide functionality to their work-from-home employees, or regular Internet users who want to circumnavigate geo-blocking restrictions.Recently, Opera decided to offer a free VPN within the browser for all its users. If you’re a Chrome user, you probably want something similar you can use within your favorite browser.There are lots of paid VPN options available, but there are also some really good free

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How to Find Your Chrome Profile Folder on Windows, Mac, and Linux

Your Chrome profile stores your browser settings, bookmarks, extensions, apps, and saved passwords. Your profile is stored in a separate folder on your computer, so if anything goes wrong with Chrome, your information is saved.If you ever run into any problems with Chrome, trying a fresh profile can help you troubleshoot. Some tweaks may also require you to manually locate and edit your Chrome profile, so it’s handy to know where it is.The location for Chrome’s default profile folder differs depending

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Google experiments with removing backspace nav shortcut in Chrome

It’s happened to many of us: you’re filling out a long form and hit the backspace thinking you’ll delete a character but actually navigate back and lose all your work. Google wants to save you the frustration in an upcoming release of Chrome that removes the ability to go “back” with the backspace key altogether. Specifically, the tweak will arrive with version 52 of the browser sometime in July, but is currently available in the “Developer” release.On a Chrome Code

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