Google was going to adopt Microsoft’s modern web controls in the cancelled Chrome 81 release
Last year we revealed that Microsoft is introducing a new set of web controls to spruce up the browser. Microsoft felt that these old controls weren’t touch-friendly and had an outdated design. When Microsoft created the...
Google pause Chrome version update releases to help developers worldwide
The Google Chrome team has announced in a tweet that they will stop releasing updates to Chrome and Chrome OS due to the Coronavirus work disruption. Due to adjusted work schedules, we’re pausing upcoming Chrome & Chrome OS ...
Tip: Here is how to make the New Tab Page in Chromium Edge load faster
Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge is better than the previous Edge in a lot of areas. The new Edge is not only a better browser than the old one but it also provides more controls to the user. Microsoft already allows user...
Microsoft follows Chrome’s lead with Update notifications, adds better support for Surface Pen
A couple of days ago, Microsoft released v82.0.425.3 build for the Edge Dev channel. This brought the Chromium rendering engine to version 82 and introduced many fixes and minor improvements. Microsoft and Google have been follo...
Great news! You can now activate the Picture-in-Picture mode directly from the Global Media Controls in Chrome
Chrome’s Global Media Controls UI allows users to have media controls on-screen, without pressing media keys like volume or playback. In addition to the basic controls- pause/play, previous/next track; the Chromium team ha...
Google Chrome will soon block annoying and intrusive ads that appear during video content
Google Chrome already blocks annoying pop-up windows that appear when you open certain websites. Few years back, Google started blocking intrusive ads in websites that violate industry standards. The Coalition for Better Ads is an...
Microsoft is trying to fix mouse-wheel scrolling on Chromium
One of the distinctive features of the EdgeHTML rendering engine was butter-smooth scrolling, both with your fingers and with the mouse scroll wheel. The move to the Chromium rendering engine has meant switching to a much more abr...
Microsoft engineers are bringing Edge’s “Move tab to new Window” feature to Chrome
Edge has a little-known but cool tab management feature which lets you easily move a selection of tabs to a different browser window. To use it you merely have to shift-left click on the tabs, select “Move to another window&...
Microsoft working to make PWAs auto-run at start-up
Microsoft has been working to make Progressive Web Apps more like native apps, including for example adding them to the start menu, and allow users to uninstall them the usual Windows tools. Now in their latest move, they plan to ...
Redesigned Google Chrome settings are “easier to use”
Google has released a vast array of updates for its Chrome browser the past couple of months- mainly geared towards improving its efficiency and user experience. We recently reported on Googles plans to make it easier for users to...