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# Chrome

All time
# task master
How to get your chrome and steel surfaces sparkling (and keep them that way)
Shine on, you crazy… kitchen sink. Laura de Barra shares her wisdom on giving your metallic fittings a like-new sheen.
# reopen
Want your browser to continue where you left off? This is how
It’ll save you a bit of time trying to reopen those tabs again.
# No going back
Chrome looks at ditching backspace shortcut so you don't lose your work
It’s an experimental feature that will stop people from using backspace to navigate back a page.
# End of an era
After 18 years, Internet Explorer is no longer the world's most popular browser
Now Google Chrome finally rules the desktop world.
# TechKnowHow
This is how you can control your desktop remotely
Or just help solve someone else’s PC/Mac problem without having to leave your own.
# fresh lick of paint
Google Chrome will be getting itself a makeover
And you can access some of the changes so long as you don’t mind messing with experimental features.
# TechGuide
Too many tabs open? Here's how you can snooze them for later
Handy for when you need to revisit a page but don’t want to forget about it.
# nail in the coffin
Internet Explorer has taken the penultimate step towards its end
Microsoft has ended support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10, meaning only the final version is left.
# Q-tip
Internet ads bothering you? Then Google's latest change will make you happy
And it’s part of a wider trend relating to one of the web’s older formats.
# Q-tip
If Chrome is running slowly, here's how to find the problem causing it
Handy if it’s a reoccurring problem.
# TechGuide
How to get your computer to shut up when it starts playing videos you don't want to watch
Because sometimes you’ll need a bit of peace and quiet.
What happened at Google's biggest event of the year
It was a busy few hours where Google unveils its plans for the next year.
# TechKnowHow
This is how you can access sites you visited offline
And you can do it on either your laptop or phone.
# TechGuide
If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy
If you place more importance on your Google accounts than other accounts, that is.
# no place like chrome
Google Chrome is turning text upside down and people are extremely confused
And no, it’s not a 4/20 prank.
# Q-tip
Want to separate work and play on your browser? Set up different profiles
Handy if you want to keep certain information separate from each other.
# TechKnowHow
Want to find an alternative to Google? Here are your options
Google’s services are some of the most used applications around the world, but what if you wanted to use something different?
# TechGuide
Here's how you can get more out of your Chromecast
It’s a handy device, but there are other features included that you might not be aware of.
# Building Blocks
Google is working on screens that connect together like Lego
If Google’s latest project becomes a reality, you could be able to assemble a giant seamless image from several smaller screens.
# organisation
If browser tabs are getting the better of you, here's how you can clear them up*
*Without losing them, of course.
# plug in baby
13 browser plug-ins that will improve your web experience
With so many plugins to choose from, these are the ones you should look at first.
# Internet eek-plorer
Three weeks after turning off support, Windows XP faces its first major problem
A security flaw found in all versions of Internet Explorer – which would give a hacker to gain full access to your computer – could pose a serious problem for those still using the operating system.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities
The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.
# YouTube
Pics: YouTube has a new iPhone app. Here's what you need to know...
The new app will introduce more ads and more videos on the iPhone and its launch follows news that it will no longer be automatically built-in to the Apple smartphone.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
Some of the internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.
# Still available
Here's how to access Wikipedia during its 24-hour blackout
How to get around its internet blackout, if you want…
# Oops
Would you trust this man to tell you a website is secure?
Phil Hogan told the public not to worry about security on the household charge website – but his own site is so dangerous that most browsers won’t even open it.
# Chromebooks
Google unveils 'Chromebook' laptops - starting at €14 per month
The lightweight machines are built to use the web only – and mark Google’s latest assault on Microsoft’s OS domination.