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How To Enable Chrome’s Hidden Tab Mute Feature

The tab audio indicator in Chrome can do more than simply show you which tab is playing sound. A hidden option turns the icon into a clickable mute button.

5 April 2015

How To Access Dropbox from the Chromebook File Manager

If you've been hoping to see Dropbox integration on Chromebooks and other Chrome devices you're about to get giddy.

12 March 2015

How To See Which Apps and Websites Are Wasting Your Chromebook Battery

If you're finding that your Chromebook battery is emptying quickly there are tools to help.

6 March 2015

How To Get Organised With the Chrome Apps Page

Chances are you're already familiar with the way the Chrome Apps page works, but it's not just a static grid of icons and shortcuts.

31 January 2015

How To Set Up Smart Lock On a Chromebook

Yesterday's stable channel update to Chrome OS bought with it Smart Lock — a feature that lets you unlock your device simply by having your Android smartphone close by.

29 January 2015

How to Remove the Apps Button from Chrome Bookmark Bar

With the Chrome App Launcher available on all desktops, including Windows, you may want to hide the Chrome Apps button from the bookmarks bar in Chrome — but how?

27 January 2015

How To Make Facebook Video Calls on a Chromebook

It's now possible to make Facebook Video Calls on a Chromebook out of the box, no plugin download or workaround needed.

13 January 2015

How to Control the Spotify Web Player with Keyboard Hotkeys in Chrome

It may no longer have the back catalog of Taylor Swift, but Spotify remains one of the world's most popular music streaming services.

1 December 2014

How to Disable Chrome’s New Bookmark Manager

The latest Chrome beta channel release is enrolling more users in Google's new 'enhanced bookmarking' feature, no extension required. But it's not pleasing everyone.

25 November 2014

How to Extend Your Chromebook Battery Life

Long battery life is a big selling point for Chromebooks, but even the longest battery life won't seem long enough when you're out of the house and running low on power.

20 November 2014

How To Customize Your Chromebook In 3 Easy Ways

Is your Chromebook looking plain? Do you want it to stand out from the crowd? Would you like me to stop sounding like a cheesy informercial? If so — read on!

15 November 2014

How To Try Chrome’s New ‘Touch to Search’ Feature on Android

When you come across things you've never heard of, you tend to launch a new tab, but Chrome for Android is working on a more elegant solution.

14 November 2014