Tag Archive: Chrome


How to Enable ‘Do Not Track’ in Chrome on the Mac or PC

“Do Not Track” is an effort to increase privacy on the web, when enabled it sends a ‘do not track’ (DNT for short) request along with your web browsing, basically asking the web sites and services to not follow activity across the web. Because it’s entirely optional right now, not every website or service respects … Read More

Get Rid Of The Chrome Bell Notification Menu Bar Icon [OS X Tips]

Boy, you’d think this would be an easy one, right? Most third-party menu bar icons allow you to either drag and delete them from the menu bar itself, or at least provide a Quit or Disable function in their own…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Disable the Chrome Notification Bell Menu Bar Icon in Mac OS X

Longtime users of the Google Chrome web browser may be puzzled to discover the appearance of a mysterious Chrome Notifications menu bar icon, appearing as a little bell icon along with the other Mac menu bar items. Unlike removing some of the other OS X menu bar icons though, you can’t simply drag it out … Read More

Google Now Comes To The Mac Through Chrome

Google Now notifications can now be seen in your Mac’s menubar thanks to today’s Chrome update. The feature has been in beta for awhile, and now it’s finally available for all. Google Now cards can display contextually aware information relating…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Bring Emoji Support to the Google Chrome Web Browser with Chromoji

Chrome users may have noticed that the popular Emoji characters found on iPhone and the Mac render just fine in Apple’s Safari web browser of OS X, but not in Google’s Chrome browser. Instead, us default Chrome users on the desktop will see a square rendered 😃 rather than the intended emoji character, largely being … Read More

Reduce Data Usage When Web Browsing on iPhone with Chrome

The latest versions of Chrome for iOS offer an optional data compression feature that uses Google servers to further compress web pages visited before accessing them from your iPhone or iPad. Put simply, toggling this setting can help to reduce your cellular data consumption when browsing the web within the Chrome app for iOS, and … Read More

Google Brings Chrome Apps To iOS

Over the last couple of years, Google has been trying to turn its mobile Chrome browser into a sort of meta-operating system in its own right, by allowing Macs and PCs to run dedicated cross-compatible ‘apps’ right within Chrome. It’s…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Figure Out Which Chrome Tab Is Playing That Annoying Video [OS X Tips]

Have you ever been browsing the internet, opening new tabs, and blithely going about your business when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, an ad begins blaring at you from one of your various tabbed windows? This can happen…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Quickly See What Browser Window or Tab is Playing Audio / Video in Chrome

The newest versions of Google Chrome have a fantastic feature addition that allow you to instantly see what open web browser tab or window is playing audio. That may seem ho-hum, but if you’ve ever gone on a wild goose chase trying to figure out which tab out of 50 million tabs is playing some … Read More [Read More…]

Quickly See What Browser Window or Tab is Playing Audio / Video in Chrome

The newest versions of Google Chrome have a fantastic feature addition that allow you to instantly see what open web browser tab or window is playing audio. That may seem ho-hum, but if you’ve ever gone on a wild goose chase trying to figure out which tab out of 50 million tabs is playing some … Read More