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Essential Guide: Stop Google Chrome from Running in the Background on Windows

While Google gets to work fixing the Chrome battery drain issue affecting Windows users, an easy interim solution may help preserve laptop battery life in the meantime.

22 July 2014

How To Lock Your Chrome Session When Sharing Your Laptop

If you're on the hunt for a safer way to share your computer while protecting your privacy, this neat new Chrome feature is worth checking out.

16 July 2014

How to Enable Google’s Chrome App Launcher on Linux

Want to add the nifty Chrome App Launcher to your Linux desktop? In this guide we'll show you how, plus give a thorough overview of its various features.

15 July 2014

How To Mirror Your Android Screen to TV Using Chromecast

Want to view all your favourite Android apps and games on the big screen? Chromecast recently rolled out Mirroring support for select devices that does just this.

11 July 2014

Chrome Hijacking Your Media Keys? Here’s The Simple Fix

We often hear from agitated users having issues with their keyboard media keys not working in desktop apps when the Chrome browser is running. Here's how to fix it.

4 July 2014

How to Watch The Google IO 2014 Keynote Live Online

Google's I/O conference kicks off today, June 25, but you don't have to be in San Francisco in person to see what's happening — here's how to watch it live.

25 June 2014
Format a USB or SD Card on a Chromebook

Essential Guide: How To Format an SD Card or USB Drive on a Chromebook

Sometimes SD cards and USB thumb drives play up, get full or just otherwise require a quick once over to get them back in shipshape.

28 April 2014

One Quick Tweak That Will Speed Up Chrome for Android

If Google Chrome for Android feels laggy, slow or stuttery on your smartphone or tablet try the following simple tweak to give the browser more memory.

23 April 2014

Like The Acer C720 Chromebook Wallpaper? Here’s How to Download It

Want to download the wallpaper used in the promotional shots of the Acer C720 Chromebook? Wonder no more - you'll find a full resolution link inside.

18 April 2014

Learn to Use the Chrome OS Image Editor Like a Pro

Chrome OS comes preloaded with tools for basic computing needs, including viewing, editing and managing your photo and image files.

4 April 2014
Chrome First Aid

Browser First Aid: Fixes for Five Common Problems in Chrome

When you next run into a problem with Chrome – be it restoring tab or fixing a corrupt profile – one of the following simple tips could help you out.

24 February 2014
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Google Chrome Retires Old ‘New Tab Page’ Option

The option to re-enable the old-look New Tab Page in Google Chrome was removed in the most recent update to the stable channel. As of Chrome 33, a redesigned landing page, which features smaller thumbnails, […]

21 February 2014