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The 10 best themes available on the Chrome Web Store

The 10 best themes available on the Chrome Web Store More: 25 extensions to super-charge your Chrome browser Sometimes you just want Chrome to show a little personality, however, to look a little different, to ditch the grayscale for something a little more lively.If that’s the case, you’ve probably ventured into the Chrome Web Store at least once or twice.

This Chrome extension lets you blow off coworkers with class

This Chrome extension lets you blow off coworkers with class You sip your coffee, read your emails, finally settle in and start being productive when that coworker rolls up to your desk.You know, the one who either can't tell or doesn't care that you're in the middle of something (and if you don't know who that person is, well, then it's probably you).

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS Why it matters to you Reading List is a useful tool that can help organize, sync, and enable content for offline reading, and is sure to be a welcome addition for Chrome users on iOS.Google’s Chrome browser for iOS is taking a page from Safari — literally.

Chrome 57 catches up with Firefox, now supports WebAssembly

Chrome 57 catches up with Firefox, now supports WebAssembly Firefox 52 was recently released with support for WebAssembly and now Google released Chrome 57 with support for the same.If you want to check out what WebAssembly is capable of accomplishing, then you can fire up Chrome or Firefox and play some games.

Snag this Lenovo 14-Inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook for only $148

Snag this Lenovo 14-Inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook for only $148 Best of all, Chromebooks don’t cost an arm and a leg, with most running hundreds less than your standard PC, such as this Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook which is currently discounted to less than $150 on Amazon.More: The Best Chromebook You Can Buy The Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook is powered by a 1.

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry The new version brings big changes to the way background tabs operate, which will hopefully help laptop users get the most out of their battery life.Put simply, Chrome will now limit background tabs to an average CPU load of one percent on a single core, according to a report from Ars Technica.

Google Chrome is definitely not judging you and your 100 incognito tabs

Google Chrome is definitely not judging you and your 100 incognito tabs If you reach 100 tabs on the Chrome app, the tab count on the upper right becomes an adorable old school smiley—":)"—on iOS and ":D" on Android.And then, if you do the same using the incognito mode on iOS, you get the same thing—a nice, sweet ":)" But things get spicier on Android.

Neverware helps schools run Chrome OS and Office 365 on low-end machines

Neverware helps schools run Chrome OS and Office 365 on low-end machines Google’s Chrome OS has made some headway in the educational market for a few important reasons.One weakness of Chrome OS, however, is that it doesn’t provide the best integration with Microsoft’s productivity solutions.

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode Where Chrome OS hasn’t been as strong is on 2-in-1 devices, due in part to the fact that the Linux-based OS isn’t highly optimized for such systems.That’s slowly changing, however, and the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive.

How to delete cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer

How to delete cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer Google Chrome users can easily delete cookies, browsing data, and specify what sort of files Chrome should accept or block.” You may also simply type “chrome://chrome/settings/content” into your address bar and Chrome will take you to your intended destination.

A Chrome OS version of Lenovo’s Yoga Book might not be on the way after all

A Chrome OS version of Lenovo’s Yoga Book might not be on the way after all Toward the end of 2016, Lenovo indicated that a Chrome OS version could make its way to the market at some point.Now, however, it appears that a Chromebook version of the Yoga Book might not become available after all, as Liliputing reports.

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number What if the very act of tapping your smartphone's passcode was all it took to expose that code to hackers?Modern smartphones come equipped with tons of sensors: cameras, microphones, GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes, etc.

New Chrome for Android update cuts down on those pesky page jumps

New Chrome for Android update cuts down on those pesky page jumps Everyone hates page jumps.More: Chrome 57 restricts CPU usage of background tabs to one percent Enter one of the least-hyped but potentially most important updates Google has ever brought to Chrome on Android: Scroll anchoring.

Google adds WebVR support to Cardboard and Chrome, and debuts WebVR Experiments

Google adds WebVR support to Cardboard and Chrome, and debuts WebVR Experiments Virtual reality is, generally speaking, an expensive proposition — at least it is if you want the best VR experience.There are less expensive options, however, including Google’s Cardboard that lets you experience more limited VR using just an Android smartphone.

Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new 'Performance' option

Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new 'Performance' option Now the organization apparently has a new plan to create a browser with more fine-grained controls to reduce how much load it places on a system.There would be an option to turn off all add-ons and restart the browser without having to manually start Safe Mode.

New version of Google Earth goes live with guided tours and 3D maps

New version of Google Earth goes live with guided tours and 3D maps Now, the product is getting its first major update since 2012 with staggeringly cool 3D maps, guided tours, and a whole lot more.For Android users, there’s also a new version of the Earth app rolling out.

Goodbye, copy/paste? Google is testing a ‘Copyless Paste’ in Chrome for Android

Goodbye, copy/paste? Google is testing a ‘Copyless Paste’ in Chrome for Android The humble copy/paste is a staple of modern technology (and essay-writing), but Google could be looking to cut out 50 percent of those steps.The company is testing a so-called “Copyless Paste” on Android, which allows users to paste text without having to copy it first.

Streaming video from Chrome to Chromecast is about to get a lot better

Streaming video from Chrome to Chromecast is about to get a lot better On Wednesday, Google’s Francois Beaufort drew attention to a cast-related Chrome feature that vastly improves Chromecast tab stability.You can test the improved tab casting now, if you aren’t afraid of a little elbow grease.