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How Much Available Memory Do I Have on my Chromebook?

If you're like me, you like to have lots of tabs open. I mean lots. I typically have 30-40 tabs open on my Chromebook Pixel, which has an i5 Broadwell processor, and 8GB of RAM. My work computer though, is an Asus Chromebox with an i3 Haswell, and 4GB of RAM, and lately while driving […] Read More

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Android N Lets You View Two Chrome Windows At The Same Time

Android N's multi-window support was one of the most talked about features when the preview build came out a few weeks agao. With Preview 3, Android N can show two Chrome windows side by side. Earlier, if you wanted to view two webpages side by side using Android N's multi-window support, you will open the […] Read More

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What The Heck Is “Neyyappam” For Android N?

I am stepping in with an Android post on this Chrome OS blog (well, we are related now anyways) to explain what Neyyappam for Android N is. There is a lot of fuss around Neyyappam and Indians rooting for it to become the code name of Android N. As someone who has personal connection with […] Read More

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Android on Chromebooks: Goodbye ARC, hello Containers

Yesterday we told you that Android apps coming to Chromebooks was official, based off of an announcement on Google's official Chrome blog. Today I'm here to tell you that Android apps coming to Chromebooks is now super official, as there was an entire session dedicated to it at Google's I/O Developer conference. It doesn't get more […] Read More

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Hit Backspace By Mistake While Filling An Online Form? Chrome Wants To Fix That!

Ever pressed backspace while filling an online form and had your browser take you to the previous page in your browsing history? Well, Google Chrome wants to fix that, by dropping support for backspace key to navigate. I have had many instances where I accidentally hit the backspace key and lost my form data. This […] Read More

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How To Un-hijack A Hijacked Chrome Tab

Browser hijacks, we’ve all been there. We’re browsing a website we’ve never browsed before, we click a link and suddenly, we’re staring at some kind of pop up that won’t go away. Either it pops right back up after closing it, or there's simply no way to close it, apart from clicking whatever button they […] Read More

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How To Force Chrome To Open Windows Store App Links

If you try to open a link to a Windows Store app from Chrome, the Windows App Store will launch and open the app's page for you. Here is how to force Chrome to open the link instead of the store. This is not a Windows specific thing. If you try to open a link […] Read More

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Get Ultrawide Display Aspect Ratio For Netflix With This Chrome Extension

Netflix uses 16:9 aspect ratio for all it's content, and this will not be the best resolution for at least of a few of you with ultra-wide displays. Here is a Chrome extension that will give you additional display aspect ratios. When watching TV shows though, that are originally 16:9 content it's not always desirable […] Read More

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Official Chrome Extension for Google Spaces

Spaces, the new group messaging app from Google, is here. We are all playing around with it and trying to figure out if we really need another service like this, and how this will be used. To make that process easy, here is the official Chrome extension for Google Spaces. I am still trying to understand […] Read More

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Is Google Planning To Abandon Flash In Chrome Soon?

The end is nigh for Adobe’s Flash player, and it’s about time. When Steve Jobs said he would not be supporting Flash because of the player’s inherent faults, I agreed that a Flash alternative was sorely needed, but at the time we didn’t have one yet, and not supporting Flash seemed like a foolish move, […] Read More

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