Tag: chrome

Google adds WebVR and VR Shell to Chrome on Android

Google is working to make its Chrome browser VR-ready on Android. As noted by Road to VR, the latest alpha and beta releases introduce two important components to enable this feature: a WebVR setting which enables enhanced VR device compatibility with VR websites built against WebVR …

Microsoft: Edge good, Chrome bad for battery life

Microsoft Edge is the best performing, Google Chrome the worst performing web browser when it comes to battery life performance according to Microsoft. If you are using a laptop or tablet for some of your computer-related activities you are probably aware that browsers may have a …

How To Download A Chrome Extension As A CRX File

Chrome’s Web Store has a large number of apps and extensions that range from productive to simple fun. The Chrome Web Store is awesome but it doesn’t offer you any way to download extensions or apps without installing them. When you click ‘Add to Chrome’ the …

YouTube Plus for Firefox and Chrome

YouTube Plus is a free add-on for the Firefox and Google Chrome web browser that provides you with dozens of configuration options to improve your YouTube experience. Additionally, it is also available as a userscript for you to install in other web browsers that support these …

How to install Google Chrome extensions in Firefox

The following guide walks you through the steps of installing Google Chrome extensions in Firefox. Mozilla is currently working on implementing WebExtensions support in the Firefox web browser which will make the browser compatible with many of the extensions offered for Google Chrome and Chrome compatible …

Chrome 52 blocks Backspace Back navigation

Google implemented a change in Chrome 52 that blocks the back navigation functionality of the backspace key on the keyboard. Chrome users were able to use backspace on any page to navigate to the previous page in history with a tap on the button. That feature …

Chrome Extensions That Will Improve Your Browsing

You definitely love your Google Chrome browser. But do you, know there is something known as ‘extensions’ that help in making the experience better? Basically, extensions are small apps that add some extra features to the browser. You can choose from thousands of extensions in the …

How To Install Node.js On Ubuntu 16.04, via PPA

How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 16.04. Terminal commands to install Node.js on Linux Ubuntu Systems, via package manager (PPA). Node.js is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package …

Review Of Manjaro Linux - This Is Truly Stunning

IntroductionAfter reviewing the Manjaro based Netrunner distribution last week I decided to check out Manjaro again to see how much it has improved and how much value Netrunner added. What I found was truly amazing. I will start off by saying that Manjaro blew all my …

Review Of Netrunner 2016.1

IntroductionThere are two versions of Netrunner available, the standard release which is based on Kubuntu which itself is based on Debian and the one which I am reviewing today which is based on Manjaro which in turn is based on Arch. The Netrunner website has an …

Review Of Solus 1.1

IntroductionI once reviewed another Linux distribution called SolusOS back in 2013. That distribution was based on Debian and used the GNOME 2 desktop environment. As with many smaller distributions it showed a lot of promise but ultimately disappeared never to be seen again. There is now …