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Hands-on: Chrome beta gets guest mode and a new profile switcher

You've been able to switch profiles and add a guest mode for months, but now Google is bringing the process front-and-center in the latest beta build of Chrome.

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Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

The new version of Google's browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops.l

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New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers

Native advertising and sponsored content is a big trend at news sites these days. A new browser extension helps let you know when what you're reading is not editorial content.

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Inside the sneaky, surprisingly large world of rogue Chrome extensions

A study of 48,000 Chrome extensions uncovers ad fraud, data theft and other misdeeds

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10 best Chrome apps for students

As a new school year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about being productive. Chrome offers compelling apps that help you get things done, and they're all right in your browser.

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How to switch Chrome channels to test new features before they're cool

Chrome's newest features aren't available to the typical installation. But there's a way you can get them early, before the public knows about them.

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These 3 Chrome extensions make encryption easier for everyone

Want to use encryption tools, but you find most too hard to use? Check out these Chrome-based tools aiming to take the difficulty out of protecting your data online.

Hands-on: miniLock's powerful file encryption is dead simple to use

A new Chrome app called miniLock is making it easy to encrypt and share single files with others.

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64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta

A 64-bit version of Chrome inches closer to release status as Google releases it in beta form.

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5 unexpectedly useful apps

You probably didn't know you needed a color-coded goal manager or a dedicated email tracker. But once you try these apps, you'll wonder how you ever lived without them.