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Chrome: There are lots of ways to brighten up your new tab page, but Delight is one of the most inspiring (and beautiful) I’ve seen. It’s functional too: It combines your most-visited pages, the weather, your Chrome apps, bookmarks, and history, with a gorgeous time-lapse that makes you just stop and stare.
Google rolled out its Safe Browsing service eight years ago to protect internet users against traditional phishing attacks on the web. But the online security landscape has evolved since then and attacks are becoming much more sophisticated. That is why Google has fleshed out Safe Browsing to encompass deceptive social engineering attacks on the web.
Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP early last year but a number of organisations are still using the outdated operating system. Google had said it would end Chrome support for XP by the end of 2015, but it looks like it has extended the deadline. The company has also provided details on when it’ll stop supporting Microsoft Vista and older versions of Mac OS X.
Chrome/iOS: There’s no shortage of ways to organise recipes you find around the web, but they come and go so quickly it’s nice to see a new one. Chef’s Hat is a bookmarking and snipping tool that saves recipes you find around the web so they’re easy to find — and cook — later.
Add another victim to the Google murder list because the company is killing off its rich desktop notification centre for Chrome. It was a offering brought out for Windows, OS X and Linux a few years back that allowed web pages to push notifications onto the desktop which were enhanced by Google Now information.