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You can now install Chrome extensions remotely from an Android device

A new Chrome Web Store feature allows you to install games and apps to signed-in devices remotely, from an Android smartphone or tablet. It's rolling out in the coming weeks.
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Vivaldi’s latest release proves it’s the Swiss Army knife of web browsers

You, just you. That’s the tagline anyway, that Vivaldi is “not for everybody, just for you," and today’s update lives up to that promise with three new features designed specifically for your preferences.
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Google Chrome will start getting aggressive with non-secure HTTP sites in January

Starting in January, Google Chrome will warn web surfers when HTTP sites don't secure form fields used for entering their credit card numbers and passwords. It's part of Google's roadmap for eventually labeling all HTTP sites as non-secure.
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Google finally bakes Cast directly into Chrome's flaky crust

Google Cast is stepping out of the shadowy realm of browser extensions and getting fully integrated into Chrome with the latest update. No more digging through menus to stream straight from your browser to your TV.
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Why every browser sucks eventually (It’s all your fault)

The more you use a browser, the more you bog it down. Which is why you should never trust that new browser smell. Every browser sucks, eventually, and it's all your fault.
Web

Adobe Flash will soon be going the way of the dodo in Google Chrome

Google has announced that before the year's end, Chrome will block Flash content by default in favor of HTML5. The change follows on the heels of similar announcements by Microsoft and Firefox developer Mozilla.
Web

Microsoft bashes Chrome browser over battery life via Windows 10 notifications

Windows 10 laptop users report that Microsoft is bashing competing browsers through notifications. The messages are related to battery power life in Edge, as Microsoft's browser supposedly requires less power than Chrome, Firefox, Opera…
Mobile

The new Chrome for Android plays back videos a lot more smoothly

The newest release of Google's Chrome for Android, version 52, improves video playback. Clips now play more smoothly; buffer less; and use dramatically less data and battery life.
Web

Filter away Pokémon With PokeGone, the Chrome extension that offers relief

As the internet continues its craze on Pokémon it may come as a relief that a new Chrome extension lets you filter away every Pikachu that looks your way. Make sure you "capture" them all!
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Google to experiment with quantum computing-ready algorithms in Chrome

Google is now experimenting with post-quantum algorithms for its Chrome browser to ensure today’s encryption protections won’t be broken by powerful quantum computers in the future.
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Google adding built-in Chromecast streaming options to Chrome browser

Chromecast users will now find a Cast command built into the Chrome browser, rather than having to download an extension -- and there's more new functionality on its way as well.
Social Media

Facebook wants you to share more with new "Like" buttons and Chrome extensions

Facebook is rolling out a new "Like" button and extensions that'll make sharing articles, webpages, and photos to your social media friends even easier than it already is.