Category Archives: Google Chrome

Microsoft quietly released a Windows 10 Accounts extension for Chrome

Microsoft quietly released a Windows 10 Accounts extension for Chrome

There still aren't enough extensions available for Microsoft Edge, which is mostly the company's fault — they took too long to introduce extension support at first and now they seem to be doing a very poor job on attracting developers to bring their products to the Windows Store. But this isn't stopping the company from making their own browser extensions — for third party browsers like Google Chrome.

Disable Material Design Settings in Chrome 59

Disable Material Design Settings in Chrome 59

As you may already know, Chrome 59 has been released to the stable branch. The browser features a refined user interface for the Settings page. If you don't like its appearance, here is how you can revert it back to the old look.

Chrome 59 is out with Material Design settings

Chrome 59 is out with Material Design settings

Google's own browser, Chrome, is updated to version 59. Along with tons of security features, this release brings a number of new features including a refined appearance for the Settings page. Let's see what has changed in detail.

Disable Tab Throttling in Google Chrome

Disable Tab Throttling in Google Chrome

Starting with version 57 of Google Chrome, which recently reached the stable branch, the browser throttles the performance of background tabs. This feature is part of the power optimization changes made to the browser. Here is how to disable it.

How To Disable PDF Reader in Google Chrome 57 and Above

How To Disable PDF Reader in Google Chrome 57 and Above

As you may already know, Chrome 57 ditches the plugin configuration page. This makes it harder to disable Flash or the built-in PDF viewer in order to switch to an external application like Adobe Reader. Here is how.

Export Google Chrome Bookmarks to an HTML File

Export Google Chrome Bookmarks to an HTML File

If you have a bunch of bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser, you might be interested in exporting them to an HTML file. This is extremely useful because you can have a backup of your bookmarks. Also, you can open that file later on some other PC or mobile device where Google Chrome is not installed. You can also import the HTML file in another browser on the same PC or another device.

How To Disable Page Prediction in Google Chrome

How To Disable Page Prediction in Google Chrome

Like many modern browsers, Google Chrome is using Page Prediction to load web sites faster. In order to save your bandwidth and improve your privacy, you may want to disable this feature. Here is how it can be done.

How To Enable Print Scaling in Google Chrome

How To Enable Print Scaling in Google Chrome

One of the new features in Chrome 56 is the ability to scale documents before printing. This change is really useful when you need to print a page which has shrunken text and images. Let's see how it is implemented in Chrome 56.

Google to kill Chrome’s plugin management option

Google to kill Chrome’s plugin management option

As you may already know, the Chrome browser allows you to enable or disable installed plug-ins like Adobe Flash, the PDF plugin and Widevine, the DRM content decryption plugin. However, with Chrome 57, this option will no longer be available.

Make Google Chrome Ask Before Quitting (Exit Confirmation)

Make Google Chrome Ask Before Quitting (Exit Confirmation)

Today, we will see how to make Google Chrome ask before quitting. The default behavior of this browser may be a bit annoying for the user, since it can be closed accidentally. Let's change this and make it show a warning before you close it.