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Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10 – Engadget

Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10 – Engadget

Google has spent years trying to reduce Chrome’s notorious appetite for memory, and it’ll soon offer a substantial improvement for Windows 10 users. WindowsLatest has learned (via MSPowerUser) that a Google engineer recently revealed that a future Chrome release will use a technique from Microsoft Edge to lower RAM usage and theoretically boost performance. Chrome…
Hold the phone, Windows apps on Chrome OS are NOT the future – Chrome Unboxed

Hold the phone, Windows apps on Chrome OS are NOT the future – Chrome...

You are here: Home / Apps / Hold the phone, Windows apps on Chrome OS are NOT the future June 21, 2020 By Gabriel Brangers Leave a Comment Earlier this week, news landed that Google had partnered with industry leader Parallels to provide a workplace solution for employees that need to access Windows applications and…
Google Chrome will gobble less memory on Windows 10, following Microsoft Edge – CNET

Google Chrome will gobble less memory on Windows 10, following Microsoft Edge – CNET

Chrome memory usage should decrease as Google adopts technology already in Microsoft Edge for Windows 10. Stephen Shankland/CNET Lots of us gripe about browser memory usage, a problem that gets worse as browsers become more powerful software foundations and websites get correspondingly hefty. Technology from Microsoft's Edge could help you cut memory use by up…
Google Chrome users may have been impacted by a massive spying campaign, report says – East Idaho News

Google Chrome users may have been impacted by a massive spying campaign, report says...

(CNN) — Google Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32 million times were used to spy on the popular browser’s users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report. The report, from cybersecurity firm Awake Security, found at least 111 “malicious or fake” Chrome extensions capable of taking screenshots, stealing login credentials and…
Google’s cross-platform Airdrop alternative will soon work anywhere Chrome can be installed – Chrome Unboxed

Google’s cross-platform Airdrop alternative will soon work anywhere Chrome can be installed – Chrome...

You are here: Home / Chrome / Google’s cross-platform Airdrop alternative will soon work anywhere Chrome can be installed June 20, 2020 By Robby Payne Leave a Comment If you aren’t familiar, Apple users have a feature that persists throughout their hardware lineup called Airdrop that allows devices to move files quickly from one to…
The Chrome Cast 66: Windows apps are coming to Chromebooks – Chrome Unboxed

The Chrome Cast 66: Windows apps are coming to Chromebooks – Chrome Unboxed

You are here: Home / Podcast / The Chrome Cast 66: Windows apps are coming to Chromebooks June 19, 2020 By Robby Payne Leave a Comment This week on The Chrome Cast, our discussion is mainly dominated with the news of Windows applications finally becoming available on Chrome OS via a partnership with Parallels. This…
Android’s Nearby Share file-sharing feature may support Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, and Linux thanks to Google Chrome – XDA Developers

Android’s Nearby Share file-sharing feature may support Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, and Linux thanks...

Apple’s ecosystem is very cohesive and one of the best examples of that is AirDrop. The feature makes it super simple to share files across Apple devices without needing anyone to install a third-party app. On the Android side, things are a lot messier. While OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, Meizu, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi have…
Chrome OS to gain on-device Google Assistant for ‘the most common queries’ – 9to5Google

Chrome OS to gain on-device Google Assistant for ‘the most common queries’ – 9to5Google

Since the launch of the original Pixelbook, Google has been pushing for the Assistant to play a larger role in Chrome OS. Their latest push will use an on-device version of the Google Assistant to handle “the most common queries” directly on your Chrome OS device. Today, the Google Assistant you have on Chrome OS…
Chrome extensions with 33 million downloads slurped sensitive user data

Chrome extensions with 33 million downloads slurped sensitive user data

EXPOSED — Spying campaign tied to 15,000 malicious or suspicious domains uploaded data. Dan Goodin - Jun 18, 2020 9:57 pm UTC Browser extensions downloaded almost 33 million times from Google’s Chrome Web Store covertly downloaded highly sensitive user information, a security firm said on Thursday in a report that underscores lax security measures that…
Chrome Might Not Eat All Your RAM After Adopting This Windows Feature – ExtremeTech

Chrome Might Not Eat All Your RAM After Adopting This Windows Feature – ExtremeTech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google’s Chrome browser is far and away the most popular way to browse the web, which is surprising when you consider its abysmal memory management. It’s not uncommon for Chrome to gobble up multiple gigabytes of RAM in Windows, which…

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This story was originally published 2020/04/14 8:07am PDTon Apr 14, 2020 and last updated 2020/04/19 12:01pm PDTApr 19, 2020.  The dbrand website has been infected! No, we're not talking about the currently-raging global pandemic. We're not talking about a computer virus that will hijack your bank account, either... but that one's not far off. dbrand's…

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