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Google Chrome To Block Flash By Default

It has been a slow and agonising death for Adobe’s Flash plugin on the web. Riddled with issues including some major security flaws in the past, it has rapidly lost favour with websites, web browsers and technology vendors. Now Google has unveiled a detailed plan on how it will be phasing out Flash on its popular Chrome browser.

Chrome Finally Beats Internet Explorer And Edge As Most Popular Web Browser

It was inevitable. Google Chrome has snatched the crown off Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge as the most popular web browser in the world. With Microsoft losing its dominance in the browser space, it may explain why it made the hasty move to lock Cortana, its digital personal assistant, into using its new Edge browser.

Yes, Mozilla Prototypes With Chrome Tech, But Has No Plans To Dump Firefox

We’ve already seen some consolidation in the browser space with Opera dropping its technology base and moving to Blink, Google’s fork of WebKit and the meat behind Chrome. Would Mozilla ever consider such a move for Firefox? Not right now, but the company is happy to use the best tools for the job, even if those tools come from Google.

Save To Google Is A Pocket-Like Chrome Extension For Saving Articles

Chrome: Not content with letting Pocket have the spotlight, Google has introduced a new extension called Save to Google that allows you to save articles to read later.

A Screenshot Tour Of Vivaldi, The New Power-User Web Browser

Bored of Chrome? Sick of the fact you can’t customise Safari? Wish Firefox was just a little better? Vivaldi, a new web browser built on Chromium, wants to tap into your distaste for boring, modern, everyman browsers with a highly customisable, power-user browser. Let’s see how it stacks up.

Google's Nik Collection Of Photo Editing Software Is Now Completely Free

Nik Collection, seven powerful photo editing desktop plug-ins from Google, has dropped its price from $US150 to being completely free for everyone.

Google Is Killing The Chrome App Launcher For Windows, Mac And Linux

Chrome exists in a weird place between a desktop app and an operating system. While the Chrome app launcher makes sense on a Chromebook, it’s weird on other desktops. So Google’s removing it.

Chromium OS For All SBC Crams Chromium Onto A Raspberry Pi

You can already install Chromium onto just about any computer out there, but that doesn’t include single board computers, like the Raspberry Pi or C.H.I.P. While it’s still early in development, Chromium OS for All SBC seeks to fix that oversight. Offers Customisable Start Pages You Can Use In Any Browser, On Any Computer isn’t exactly new — they have been around for a long time, but they have made a lot of quiet, behind the scenes changes that are great if you want a single, useful page you can set every new tab in all of your browsers to open to, on any computer or device you use.

This Chrome Extension Blocks Distracting Web Sites, Insults You To Get Back To Work

Chrome: If you need a little help getting off of Facebook or Reddit and getting things done, Go F**king Work for Chrome has that in droves — and yes, that’s its (censored) name. No nonsense, no frills, just sharp, pointed advice.

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