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Review: Acer's C710-2457 Chromebook is a basic, bargain browsing machine

The C710-2457 is inexpensive and could knock around a family room or a kid's backpack with little budgetary trauma, but it's otherwise unremarkable and does little to promote the Chrome-centric lifestyle.

Why storing passwords in Chrome is a bad idea

Google’s Web browser offers no protection to secure and protect your saved passwords.

Firefox, Chrome strengthen in-browser debugging

Mozilla and Google have updated their browsers with features to help developers more effectively write and debug their websites.

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Browser privacy tools still lack bite, security analysts say

Browser vendors continue to implement privacy in a half-hearted way, with Internet Explorer's default use of cookie ‘do not track' technology being the best of a weak job, a new assessment by NSS Labs has argued.

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.

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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.