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7 browser tricks to get the most out of your Chromecast

Chromecast already offers a ton of value for its $35 price tag, but the Cast extension for the Chrome browser can help it do so much more.

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Hackers use bogus Chrome, Firefox extensions to pilfer social media accounts

Trend Micro has found two malicious browser extensions that hijack Twitter, Facebook and Google+ accounts.

Chromecast hack reveals Google TV at its heart, not Chrome OS

It may be called Chromecast, but Google's new dongle has more in common with Android.

on techhive.com

Review: Hover Zoom expands images without extra clicking

Hover Zoom is probably one of the best and most useful browser plugins in existence...provided you use the Chrome browser, as it is not available for anything else. It allows you to move your mouse over a small picture and instantly magnify it, without clicking or opening anything.

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Add custom news and alerts to new tabs in Google Chrome

Slick add-on OneFeed turns the new-tab screen into a rich, personalized news reader and social-media manager.

Unwrapped: A first look at Chrome's packaged apps

Offline? Sure. Local? Yes. Chrome packaged apps bring many gifts for users and developers. We explore them via UberConference, an early arrival in the Web Store.

'Hello' morphs into 'hola' as Chrome mobile browser adds new translator feature

The universal communicator idea picks up steam with Google's translation update for the Chrome browser.

on techhive.com

Chrome rich notifications go live for all Windows users; good luck using them

The upgraded notifications should send interactive pop-ups to your desktop, but we couldn't get them to work.

Chrome packaged apps power up, snag enhanced iTunes and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities

Google's quest to turn the browser into a platform of its own continues with new APIs designed to make Chrome's offline-enabled packaged apps more useful.

Google's future Office killer now available in Chrome OS dev channel

Google paves the way for QuickOffice by including Office document-editing capabilities into its developer channel for Chrome and Chrome OS. It's not earthshattering, but better things could be in store.