The tradition 'settings' page in Google Chrome only gives you a fraction of the tweaking options that are available to the brave. But since these settings are experimental, Google has hidden them away under a feature called Chrome Flags.To access the Chrome Flags page, type this into the address bar and hit ENTER:chrome://flags/In the interests of you being aware of what you are getting into, I will repeat the warning that Google posts on this page below:WARNING: EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES AHEAD! By enabling these features, you could lose browser data or compromise your security or privacy. Enabled features apply to all users of this browser.With that out of the way, here are my top 10 settings! Must read: The stupid reason Apple is using to try to stop you from fixing your own iPhone1: Disable incognito mode detectionFind Filesystem API in Incognito and change the setting to Enabled.2: Stop websites fiddling with your history Ever visited a website, realized it's not the site you are … [Read more...] about Top 10 ‘under the hood’ Google Chrome tweaks
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Google I/O 2019 has kicked off with its usual keynote full of goodies and Google-y goodness, and here is all the awesomeness that was on display! The focus was on AI, but there was still plenty of Android excellence, Accessibility advances, and smart home sweetness to soak in. Google Lens camera modes pick up the ability to read and translate text aloud on the fly Google is making it easier for users in emerging markets to access information around them via Google Lens and its integration into Google Search, which will allow users to recognize, read aloud, and translate text in 14 languages on-device. Google Go picks up Google Lens integration The next generation of Google Assistant is crazy fast They previewed the next generation of Google Assistant — which was completely on-device — and boy, howdy, it made us go silent for a good minute in shock at the sheer speed and fluidity of the live demo. The future of Google Assistant is indeed bright. The next Google Assistant … [Read more...] about Top 10 things announced at Google I/O 2019!
Millions of people are using Chromebooks, but despite their simple and "for everyone" nature, not every powerful feature is easy to access. Every Chromebook is a powerful tool that's just waiting to be used to its full potential, and once you know a few tricks you'll feel like you're getting even more value out of your inexpensive computer. We've rounded up the top ten tips and tricks for you to try on your own Chromebook so you can start making the most of your machine. 1. Use third-party DNS There are a lot of reasons to use third-party DNS (Domain Name Server, or the sort of "address book" for the Internet) when you're on the web. Some say they are faster, some claim they are more secure, and it's a great way to get around any silly content blocks that may be in place on the servers of the people who provide you your Internet. Using them on your Chromebook is easy. Open the settings page, and click on the name of the network you want to change. In the window that comes up, choose … [Read more...] about Top 10 Chromebook tips and tricks
Congrats on getting an Amazon Echo speaker. They are without question the most popular choice among U.S. consumers and one of the most popular available around the world, but figuring out how to use this device with no screen (unless you got an Echo Show or Echo Spot) can be tricky. Here’s 10 new, popular, or noteworthy ways to use an Echo speaker. First, the basics We’ll get into more of the intriguing and unique features introduced in the past year for the AI assistant, but it’s best to start with the most popular use cases. Create a reminder. Add an event to your calendar. Start a timer. If you have more than one Echo speaker, then you can create a speaker group or send announcements to other speakers scattered around your home. The best way to get started is to simply say “Alexa, what can you do?” You should also download the Alexa app. One of the best things to do, of course, is to just play music. You can connect services like Spotify, but since the … [Read more...] about 10 things to try with your new Echo smart speaker
Avery Hartmans, provided by Published 12:01 am PST, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Charles McQuillan / Getty Google has unveiled its annual Year in Search for 2018. The annual compilation includes the top worldwide Google searches of the year. This year's list includes several tragic deaths, the World Cup, and more. As 2018 draws to a close, Google is looking back on the top searches of the year. Google narrows down the top-trending searches in the world over the past 12 months, terms that had the highest spike in traffic this year compared to 2017. These are not necessarily the terms that were searched the most often. It's a year that's been rife with tragedy — we mourned the untimely deaths of Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and several others. But 2018 also brought us the royal wedding and an exciting World Cup. Here are the top-trending Google searches of 2018: 10. Kate Spade AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews In June, fashion designer Kate Spade … [Read more...] about From Meghan Markle to the World Cup: Here are the top 10 searches on Google in 2018 (GOOG, GOOGL)