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Google's Chrome browser has a neat history erase tool that lets you blitz your browsing logs from the last hour, day, week or month — or from the beginning of time. However, that history can be useful to search back through, and if you only want to exorcise one site from Chrome's memory, here's how to do it.

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Chances are you've come across "seals of approval" on web sites at some point in your web browsing life. Whether it's a a Norton Secured Seal, or the TRUSTe Certified mark, they seem like a good thing to watch out for. How-To Geek points out how wrong that is.

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No matter how big the screen or how effective the software, web browsing on your smartphone just doesn't match the ease of browsing on a computer. It's never going to be perfect, but it can be a lot better. Here's how to make browsing on your smartphone suck less.

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Hey Lifehacker, On my Chrome browsing history it used to show a small extended snippet of some content from the page that was visited underneath the title of the page in the history list. That has since stopped happening and I'd like to get it back. However, I don't know what it was called and don't know why it was occurring in the first place! Any advice?

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Dear Lifehacker, What can I do to counteract the current trendy habit of making text on web pages pale grey? My eyesight is slipping as I get older, I'm having trouble deciphering it. Are there any settings or software that fix this? Thanks, Grey Away

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As smartphones become more common, we're doing more and more of our net browsing on smaller screens, but that doesn't mean we're enjoying it. A new survey highlights some of our biggest annoyances with the mobile web, and the relatively slow speed of accessing sites tops the list.