How-To Geek: How to Install and Use Extensions in the New Microsoft Edge

How-To Geek: How to Install and Use Extensions in the New Microsoft Edge. “The new Microsoft Edge browser, based on the Chromium project used by Google Chrome, brings a better browsing experience to Windows 10 PCs. One unique feature is the ability to use extensions from both Microsoft and Chrome Web Store. Here’s how to install and use them. You’ll need to download the new Microsoft Edge browser and install it before you begin.”

Google Blog: Manage audio and video in Chrome with one click

Google Blog: Manage audio and video in Chrome with one click. “We’ve all been there: You have lots of tabs open and one of them starts playing a video, but you can’t figure out which one. Or you’re listening to music in your browser in the background and want to change the song without stopping your work to find the right tab. With Chrome’s latest update, it’s now easier to control audio and video in your browser. Just click the icon in the top right corner of Chrome on desktop, open the new media hub and manage what’s playing from there.”

CNET: Google Chrome’s privacy changes will hit the web later this year

CNET: Google Chrome’s privacy changes will hit the web later this year. “Google’s Chrome team, advancing its web privacy effort, later this year will begin testing the ‘privacy sandbox’ proposals it unveiled in 2019. The Chrome tests, which Google announced Tuesday, are part of an effort to make it harder for publishers, advertisers and data brokers to harvest your personal data without your permission and to track you online.”

Google’s clever-clogs are focused on many things, but not this: The Chrome Web Store. (The Register)

The Register: Google’s clever-clogs are focused on many things, but not this: The Chrome Web Store. Devs complain of rip-offs, scams, wait times. “Programmers are complaining that Google’s Chrome Web Store still looks more like an ill-tended shack than a legitimate store. Developers are continuing to complain about dubious extensions with fake users, extension copying, and long waits for extension approval, among other gripes.”

BetaNews: Error codes are coming to Chrome to help get to the bottom of Aw, Snap! messages

BetaNews: Error codes are coming to Chrome to help get to the bottom of Aw, Snap! messages. “When Chrome crashes, a message reading Aw, Snap! appears — and it’s not particularly helpful. Mindful of this, Google is going to introduce error codes to the browser to help users determine what has gone wrong.”