How do you take a screenshot or print screen on a Chromebook? Turns out there is a simple keyboard shortcut to do this. Let me tell you that right away! Ctrl + Window Switcher. This takes a screenshot of the full screen. Where is this “Window Switcher Key”? You will see this “Window switcher” key […]
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Google is working on a shared clipboard that will let you copy text from one device and paste it on another one. Here is how this feature works. Enable Shared Clipboard (Flags and Canary for Now) I am currently using the Canary version of Chrome on desktop and phone. There are a couple of flags […]
Google Chrome now allows you to group tabs to manage them better. This article explains how to group tabs and how to manage tab groups in Google Chrome.
Google has enabled Google Lens support on the Canary version of Chrome on Android. This article explains how to use this new feature. Enable Google Lens Support Google Lens support for Chrome is still work-in-progress. You can try this on the Canary version of Google Chrome. To enable this feature: Open chrome://flags#context-menu-search-with-google-lens in a new […]
Google recently added a new security feature to Chrome. “Password Leak Detection” or “Password Protection” which came as an official extension initially was added to Chrome as part of the browser’s password manager. What is Password Protection? Password Checkup extension was released as a tool to avoid users continuing to use compromised passwords without being […]
Chrome’s Tab Group feature is slowly taking shape. It is not ready for Stable channel yet, but in the latest version of the Canary channel, you can rename and change colors for individual tab groups. Change Colors and Rename Tab Groups To rename or change the color of a tab group, click the group name […]
If you haven’t noticed, the search box in the middle of Chrome’s New Tab Page (NTP) is actually “fake”. It does not itself perform any search. The moment you start typing, the focus is moved to the address bar (Omnibox), and that’s where the real search happens. This might change soon. A code change request […]
A code change that I spotted today talks about adding a few more variants of Chrome’s dark mode to test. I am not quite sure if the plan is to give users more options, or if the team is testing a few options before picking the right type of dark mode for the browser. The […]
Google Chrome might get a “Shared Clipboard” feature that allows users to send copied items across signed-in devices. We have seen Chrome extensions offering this feature in the past. This time, however, we might see such a feature being part of the browser itself. The Code As usual, I spotted a code change request today […]
Thanks to 9to5Google, we already know that Chrome will have an integration with Digital Wellbeing. The latest version of Chrome for Android, Canary, has a flag to allow the browser to share data with Digital Welling. Digital Wellbeing Digital Wellbeing is a new initiative by Google that provides a set of tools to reduce distractions […]