Gizmodo: How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up

Gizmodo: How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up. “Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a bigger time-saver in your day than you might think… and so we’re going to outline how you can take more control over your links on mobile and desktop.”

KnowTechie: This handy Chrome extension lets you preview a site’s results without ever having to click on it

KnowTechie: This handy Chrome extension lets you preview a site’s results without ever having to click on it. “Google Results Previewer adds a handy hover-to-preview feature to your Google search results pages. Now, you can search away knowing that a preview of your search results is just a hover away.”

Ars Technica: Google turbo-charging the back button with Chrome’s new “back/forward cache”

Ars Technica: Google turbo-charging the back button with Chrome’s new “back/forward cache”. “Google is developing a new cache for Chrome (via CNET) that should make some page loads extremely fast. The only catch? They’ll have to be pages you’ve already seen and are revisiting after hitting the browser’s back button.”

Make Tech Easier: 4 Ways to Block Websites on Chrome

Make Tech Easier: 4 Ways to Block Websites on Chrome . “Google Chrome is great, but it can also get in the way. Whether we’re procrastinating and our hand auto-pilots our mouse to the Facebook bookmark, or if sites show up in our Google search results that we know are probably fake news but click through anyway because the headline told us to, there are plenty of good reasons why we’d want to block websites on Google’s browser. In this article we take you through every way we could think of to bar certain sites for life (or at least until you unblock them again).”

Make Tech Easier: 4 of the Best Internet History Tracking Apps You Can Use

Make Tech Easier: 4 of the Best Internet History Tracking Apps You Can Use. “Viewing Internet browsing history has many uses. You can do online research, keep track of idle surfing and prepare mental notes. While parental control solutions can achieve the same goal, the focus of this article is not surveillance. Instead, it is about gaining a bird’s eye view of the websites you surf. Here are some of the best Internet history tracking apps you can use.”