Computer

New Chrome feature aimed at preventing websites from blocking Incognito Mode

PhotoMIX Ltd./Pexels A new Chrome feature, to be included in future versions of Google’s browser, is expected to finally address a fairly well-known loophole that allows websites to detect and block the use of Incognito Mode browsing. According to 9to5Google, Google’s efforts to implement a fix for the loophole were spotted on Chromium Gerrit’s source […]

Gaming

The best Google Chrome games for 2019

The Chrome Web Store offers a lot more than just a healthy dose of extensions, themes, and other nifty apps. It also houses an impressive collection of games that can be directly played on the browser for a small fee, or nothing at all. Further reading Many of the same great titles that are available […]

Gears & Gadgets

With experimental “Never slow mode,” Chrome tries to stop Web devs making it slow

Enlarge / Google wants less of this. Vegansoldier / Flickr Since Chrome’s very first release, performance has been one of Google’s top priorities. But Google is against a competing force: Web developers. The Web of today is a more-complex, bandwidth-intensive place than it was when Chrome was first released, which means that—although Internet connections and […]

Gears & Gadgets

Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

Enlarge Getty / Aurich Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning to replace its Edge browser, which uses Microsoft’s own EdgeHTML rendering engine and Chakra JavaScript engine, with a new browser built on Chromium, the open source counterpart to Google’s Chrome. The new browser has the codename Anaheim. The report is short on details. The […]