In the latest version of Google Chrome, developers have radically changed the downloads interface. They removed the download panel at the bottom of the window. It is replaced it with an animated icon to the right of the address bar. Viewing the list and download progress now requires you to click on this very icon, similar to Mozilla Firefox.
In 2012, Google introduced the new Quic protocol, which was supposed to improve the shortcomings of the old TCP protocol. QUIC stands for Quick UDP Internet Connections, and offers high speed, congestion control and end-to-end encryption.
The Mica effect in Windows 11 adapts the colors of windows and interface elements to the desktop background and makes them more transparent and blurry when they are active. Unlike Acrylic, the Mica effect does not create transparent areas. This allows Mica to be light on GPU resources, but, like Acrylic, it blends windows titles with the desktop background. Obviously, for this effect to work in third-party apps, those apps must support it.
You can now enable the What’s New Page in Google Chrome. With Chrome and Edge moving to a four-week update cycle, users may find it a little harder to keep track of all changes in new versions of browsers. Not all users bother visiting the official change logs describing changes and innovations. For such users, the Chrome developers have implemented a new feature in the browser. Continue reading “Enable What’s New Page in Google Chrome”
If you like its Android counterpart, you will be happy to learn how to enable Google Lens in the desktop Google Chrome browser. If you’ve used the Google Assistant or the Google Photos mobile app, you should be aware of technology such as Google Lens, which allows you to recognize the content of images, that is, depicted objects and added text. There is something similar in the Google Chrome browser. You can right-click an image on a web page and search for that image on Google – a feature known as Image Search. Continue reading “How to enable Google Lens in Google Chrome browser on desktop”
Here is how you can enable Live Captions in Google Chrome. After you activate it, the browser will automatically create subtitles for the audio and video played on web pages. It will show text in a floating window that you can expand and drag anywhere on the screen. Continue reading “Google Chrome: How to Enable Live Captions”
Sometimes you need to copy URLs from all tabs in Google Chrome. It may be necessary to quickly share links to all open web pages. But the problem is that Chrome has not option to do this directly and quickly. The browser has no option to batch copy website addresses in open tabs. However, there is a very simple workaround. Continue reading “How to copy URLs from all tabs in Google Chrome”
You may be surprised to learn that you can enable the Page Screenshot feature in Google Chrome. It is integrated in the Share menu of the omnibox but hidden by default. Once you enable it, you will be able to select some visible area and capture it to a file. Continue reading “How to Enable Page Screenshot Feature in Google Chrome”
The Google Chrome browser is one of those programs that, as it seems, cannot have anything to do with the Windows command line. But this is not the case, Chrome supports many command line arguments that can be used to launch a browser with a specific set of functions. Continue reading “Google Chrome useful command line arguments”