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Lock Chrome when you step away from your computer

A Chrome setting lets you password-protect the browser and provides guest access.

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Google confronts more site certificate problems

The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.

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Chrome rockets past Firefox in browser arena

Google's Web browser is gaining traction, according to Net Applications, while Mozilla's Firefox keeps sliding.

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

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Control your desktop from an Android phone or tablet (pictures)

Find out how to set up Chrome Remote Desktop, a free service that lets you view and control a Mac or PC from any Android device.

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Access your computer desktop from any Android device

With Google's Remote Desktop app, it's easy to control a PC or Mac from any Android device.

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Chrome extension All Seeing Eye indexes all text in your Web history

In addition to the hugely helpful step of indexing all of the text of every page you visit in Chrome, All Seeing Eye captures a screenshot of each page you visit for a quick visual search of your Web history.

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Outrage grows as Google axes some Chrome extensions

Google's hard stance against Chrome extensions for Windows hosted outside the Chrome Web Store angers some businesses and their customers.

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Get color-coded timestamps for your Gmail inbox

The Reply Now extension for Chrome or Firefox replaces Gmail's timestamps with relative times in red, yellow, or green.

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

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Chrome extension provides easy button to close overlay pop-ups

BehindTheOverlay provides a consistent button and keyboard shortcut to close those annoying website overlays.

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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.

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