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Browsers have fast become one of the biggest memory hogs on modern PCs. The reality is the web is becoming more media-rich and as a result, browser memory usage is increasing. Chrome, as lightweight as it purports to be, is no exception. While there isn’t a great deal you can do to optimise it, by understanding what’s going on under the hood, you can minimise its footprint.
For companies forced to use older versions of Internet Explorer to access badly-written online apps, the Chrome frame plug-in, which modernised older versions of IE, was a handy option. However, that option won’t be available much longer: Google is retiring the product in January 2014.
Chrome: Ctrl-F is one of the top keyboard shortcuts everyone should know. If you need to find more than one word at a time though, Pearls Extension helps you find everything at once.
Chrome: In the workplace, emails and chatrooms are often stored permanently, which isn’t helpful if you want to ask a colleague if they really had a sick day or not. O.T.R. (Off The Record) is a Chrome extension that creates non-permanent conversations, with messages vanishing after you read them.