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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

How to Disable Chrome Tabs from Showing in Android 5.0 Overview

Google drops a sweet treat in the laps of Nexus owners (among others) this week, as it rolls out the latest release of Android 5.0, nicknamed 'Lollipop'.

13 November 2014

Google Play Music Adds New FullScreen Visualizer

Fancy looking at something pretty while listening to your favourite tracks on Google Play Music? Well, now you can.

2 November 2014

How to Quickly Add ‘Reader Mode’ Feature to Google Chrome

Safari's "reader mode" feature has, quite rightfully, won plenty of plaudits over the years, making the arrival of a similar option in the latest beta builds of Chrome for Android warmly welcomed.

1 November 2014

How To Make Your Chromebook Ask for Password on Wake

The long battery life on a Chromebook affords the lazy among us a luxury: close the lid, put it to one side, return a few days later, open and resume.

7 October 2014

Netflix Newbie? Here’s How to Use it on Chrome, Chromebook and Chromecast

New to Netflix? If so, here's a primer on how best to use the streaming video service with your collection of Chrome devices. Here's a handy how-to to help.

5 October 2014

How to Change Chrome OS Channel in Latest Dev Builds

If you've updated to the latest Chrome OS Dev channel you may be wondering how you access the 'About' page and its channel switching options. Here's how.

2 October 2014
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This Hack Lets You Run Any Android App on Your Chromebook

It's barely been a week since Google announced the first crop of Android apps to run on Chrome OS. Now, a hack that allows virtually any Android app to be installed has been detailed.

17 September 2014

Enable This Flag in Chrome for Android to Find Answers Fast

Quiz heads and trivia hounds: if you have Google Chrome for Android installed on your mobile or tablet there's a nifty experimental feature you're going to love.

15 September 2014