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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 October 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 August 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 August 21, 2013

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Quick tip: Add events to Google Calendar via the search box

Google just rolled out a new way to add events to your calendar without leaving the homepage. As an added bonus, Chrome users can use this feature from the omnibox.

By July 18, 2014

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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 June 10, 2014

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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 September 27, 2013

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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How Google could have made the Web secure and failed -- again

Google confirms it made a change to better protect the privacy of how people search. However, it left loopholes and once again failed to seize an opportunity to encourage all sites to go secure.

By September 25, 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 August 20, 2013