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How to make Chrome's omnibox return only search suggestions

Enter a single character before entering a word or phrase in Chrome's omnibox, and you'll strip out browsing history and bookmark suggestions, leaving you with a clean list of suggested search terms.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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For Chrome, the Omnibox is not enough

Google is slowly upgrading the New Tab page to include its own search box, which can be changed to a default engine other than Google Search.

By Aug. 26, 2013

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Delete annoying URL predictions from Chrome's omnibox

Ever begin typing a URL, only to have Chrome autocomplete it with the wrong address? Here's a way to prevent that URL from showing up ever again.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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EFF: We're concerned about Google's Omnibox

The Internet advocacy group says the Chrome browser is a mixed bag with some advances, but worries about its phone-home feature.

By Sep. 3, 2008

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Google's Omnibox could be Pandora's box

If you are not careful with your privacy settings, Google has the right to log every keystroke you type into Chrome's address bar.

By Sep. 3, 2008

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Hate Chrome hiding Web addresses? It may be the future

Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.

By May. 2, 2014

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How to bring back Chrome's old New Tab page

Don't like Chrome's new New Tab page? You know, the one with the big Google search bar that you don't need with Chrome's omnibox directly above it? With a quick tweak, you can return to the old New Tab page.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Chrome update introduces reset button

The latest version of Google Chrome lets you wipe and refresh the browser and includes better search suggestions in the "omnibox."

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Google demotes Chrome feature that would hide full Web addresses

Those who want their browser to show Web sites' full addresses should be happy that Google put work on its "origin chip" on the back burner.

By Jun. 10, 2014

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Google Chrome's plan to hide URLs hits a snag

Chrome's "origin chip" feature, which hides URLs in the browser's location bar, may be vulnerable to lengthy Web addresses.

By May. 7, 2014