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  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google Chrome is making it easy to mute audio from tabs by placing the mute button on the tab strip. Muting Chrome Tabs Google Chrome allows you to mute audio from tabs. However, it takes two mouse clicks to do this. You will right-click the tab playing audio and then choose Mute site. To show… Continue reading You Can Soon Mute Chrome Tabs with a Single Click Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google is adding a confirmation prompt to avoid accidental tab closing on Chrome for Android. A new popup will ask you to confirm when you close all open tabs at once. Close all tabs modal dialog Unlike other browsers, Chrome does not warn you when you close multiple tabs. There are extensions that help you… Continue reading Tab Close Confirmation Coming to Chrome for Android Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google Chrome’s Omnibox (address bar) search is getting fancy and powerful. A new experimental Chrome flag added to the Chromium repository talks about adding @history, @settings, and @bookmarks search keywords. Omnibox Site Search Starter Pack Before we get started, I haven’t tested this flag yet. Hence, I am writing this with 95% confidence instead of… Continue reading Chrome’s Omnibox Search to Get Powerful with @history, @settings, and @bookmarks Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google is tweaking the Nearby Share feature to allow users to share files to their own devices. The new feature called ‘Self Share’ is now under development. Self Share Google recently launched a new feature called Nearby Share. Similar to Apple’s AirDrop, Nearby Share allows users to send files to devices nearby. Building on this… Continue reading Chromebook ‘Nearby Share’ to Get ‘Self Share’ to Send Files to Our Own Devices Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Your Chromebook has a screensaver feature that lets you show a slideshow of Google Photos or Google Art Gallery when it is idle. An upcoming Chrome OS feature adds more animated screensavers. Lottie Animated ChromeOS Screensaver The current Chrome OS screensaver collection is very limited. I use the Google Photos slide show. Another option is… Continue reading Animated Screensavers Coming to Chromebooks Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google Chrome is working on a new widget that gives you quick access to extensions and their permissions from the toolbar. Extensions Menu Access Control A new flag named Extensions Menu Access Control showed up in the Canary channel of Google Chrome a while ago. However, it became functional only recently. Extensions Menu Access Control:… Continue reading Chrome Makes it Easy to View Permissions for Your Extensions Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google is working on a new way to use Two-factor authentication (2FA) using QR codes. The new feature will be an improvement on the Android-based second-factor authentication that we already know about. Web Authentication caBLE v2 QR codes You might have noticed a prompt on your Android phone asking you to confirm when you log… Continue reading Google to Use QR Code for Two-factor Authentication Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google Chrome is making it easy to access browsing history for individual websites. You can soon access history from the page info bubble. Page Info Bubble What is a page info bubble, you ask? That small popup appears when you click the lock icon in front of a website address. You currently have a few… Continue reading Chrome Adds Browsing History to the Page Info Bubble Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Google is working on a new privacy feature for Chrome OS. Quick Dim quickly dims or locks Chromebooks for better privacy. Quick Dim – Lock on Leave Google is preparing a set of smart privacy features for your Chromebook. Recently we saw reports on a new ‘snooping detection‘ feature. Now, I can tell you about… Continue reading ‘Quick Dim’ on Chromebooks to Detect Human Presence to Dim the Screen Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory
  • This post is from Chrome Story – Chromebooks and Chrome OS Made Simple Are you a fan of Google Chrome’s tab group feature? You will soon be able to use tab groups on tablets too. Chrome Tab Groups for Tablets Google Chrome has a unique user interface for tablet computers. For example, assume that you are using a Chromebook that switches into tablet mode when the keyboard is… Continue reading Chrome’s Tab Groups Coming to Tablets Chrome Story is now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chromestory

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