Category Archives: Google Chrome

Google: trimming URL to domain in Chrome is an unsuccessful experiment

Google: trimming URL to domain in Chrome is an unsuccessful experiment

Google says the idea of ​​hiding URL portions and query parameters in the Chrome address bar was a bad idea. The company removed the code for this feature from the Chrome code base. As you maybe remember, last year, Google experimented with the URL format displayed in Chrome, with the result that only part of the domain was visible, and the full URL was only visible after clicking on the address bar.

How to Disable FLoC in Google Chrome

How to Disable FLoC in Google Chrome

Here's how you can Disable FLoC in Google Chrome. FLoC is a new initiative from Google to replace traditional cookies with less privacy-invasive technologies that at the same time allow advertisers to provide relevant ads. In a nutshell, instead of tracking individual users, FLoC generates groups of people with common interests. On paper, the idea sounds good, but in reality, FLoC has already faced strong criticism and opposition from many different companies and developers. Brave, Vivaldi, and Firefox developers recently announced their decision not to adopt FLoC due to privacy concerns.

Google released a patch to fix Chrome crashes on Windows and Linux

Google released a patch to fix Chrome crashes on Windows and Linux

Last week, a weird bug appeared in Chrome for Windows and Linux. According to numerous complaints from frustrated users, the browser suffered from multiple tabs and extensions crashes; it also showed a gray screen instead of settings and extensions pages. During the weekend, users have been trying different things to bring Chrome back to life. Some advised reinstalling the browser, while others told users to wipe the User Data folder.