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Posted March 17, 2011 by

Google Chrome 10: How to Enable Hardware Acceleration

If you using a desktop or a powerful laptop, you should take advantage of harware acceleration in your Chrome web browser. This isn’t recommended for netbooks.

Category Browsers, Google

Posted February 22, 2011 by

Google Chrome: How to Disable the Built-in PDF Viewer

If you don’t like using the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer, you can disable it and go back to doing like you did before.

Category Browsers, Google

Posted December 9, 2010 by

Google Chrome: How to Uninstall Web Store Apps

If you need to uninstall an app that you got at the Chrome Web Store because it wasn’t what you wanted or you found something better, just follow these steps.

Category Google

Posted June 25, 2010 by

Google Chrome: Change the Default Download Location

If you want to change where Chrome deposits downloaded files on your computer, you can change the default location or even have Chrome ask you where to save each file before it is downloaded.

Category Google

Posted December 28, 2009 by

Google Chrome: How to Assign a Proxy Server that is Different from Internet Explorer’s Settings

By default, Google Chrome will use the proxy settings that Internet Explorer uses. If you wish to use a different proxy server (or disable the proxy completely) you need to append a switch to your application shortcut.

Category Google

Posted August 23, 2009 by

Google Chrome: Create a Button for Easy Access to Download History

Google Chrome provides you with an great history of your downloaded files. If you use this feature, you can make a button to place in your Bookmarks Bar to provide you with easy access.

Category Google

Posted August 4, 2009 by

Google Chrome 3: Reset To the Default Theme

If you’ve tried out the new themes for Chrome but have found yourself longing for the original theme, you can easily reset your browser to its original look.

Category Google

Posted October 29, 2008 by

Google Chrome: Use a Command Line Switch to Open in Incognito Mode

Starting with version, you can use a simple command line switch to open the browser in Incognito mode. This means you can easily create a shortcut and not have to rely on javascript tricks to get the privacy you desire.

Category Google

Posted October 22, 2008 by

Google Chrome: How to Check for Updates

With Chrome being in its early stages, there will be plenty of updates to the browser. To force the browser to check for a newer version (and install it) follow these steps.

Category Browsers

Posted October 21, 2008 by

Google Chrome: Managing Your Bookmarks

At some point, you are going to need to change or even delete some of your bookmarks or you’re going to want to add folders to keep things organized. Google Chrome seems to hide where you do this, so follow this tech-recipe to make it simple.

Category Browsers

Posted October 11, 2008 by

Google Chrome: Disable Pop-Up Blocking Notifications

While pop-up windows can be quite annoying, constantly receiving notifications of blocked pop-up windows can be irritating as well. By default, Chrome is set to notify you each and every time that a pop-up is blocked. If you are tired of seeing these notifications, follow these steps:

Category Google

Posted October 7, 2008 by

Google Chrome: Use Bookmarklets to Download YouTube Videos

Most browsers provide you with a way to easily email a link to the page you are currently viewing. When clicked, your default email application will produce a new message with the link in the body and the page title in the Subject line and the To field left blank for you to address. This functionality is missing from Chrome, but can easily added by creating a button on the Bookmarks bar.

Category Google