Google Chrome 56 is rolling out to desktop users, with a number of small new features and security fixes in tow. Those of you who dislike Flash will be pleased to hear that as of this release ‘HTML5 by Default‘ is enabled for all users. The feature is part of wider efforts to wean web users off of Adobe Flash, leading to abetter performance and safer web browsing. As part of … [Read more...] about Google Chrome 56 Released, Brings WebGL 2.0 and Flac Support
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Linux users who use the Thunderbird email client know that the program doesn’t have a built-in method for backing up entire profiles on Linux. As a result, users looking to keep a steady backup of emails and user account data have to search for an outside solution to back up a Thunderbird profile. Backup A Thunderbird Profile Luckily, the solution isn’t very complicated, as all … [Read more...] about How To Back Up A Thunderbird Profile On Linux
Chomper is a free and open source Python cli for Linux desktop. It lets you block access to distracting websites for specified periods of time. The program is intended to help you with issues being productive on a desktop due to Internet distractions. One can set a period to block websites. Until that timer expires, you will be unable to access sites. How to install Chomper … [Read more...] about How to use Chomper Internet blocker for Linux to increase productivity
The Netflix video quality that streams are delivered in depends on a number of factors. There is the customer's Internet line which may affect it but also the device, operating system and program used to stream Netflix videos. On Windows PCs, for instance, 4K playback is only available if you use Microsoft Edge or the Netflix Windows Store app. If you use Chrome, Firefox, or … [Read more...] about Watch Netflix in 1080p on Linux and unsupported browsers
Earlier in December, there were reports that Google Chrome is rolling out parallel download feature on its upcoming version to accelerate download speeds. Chrome 64 for Android, which is currently under testing on the developer channel, has outlined how this new feature will work. According to the commit, the parallel download feature automatically comes into action when a … [Read more...] about How to Increase Download Speeds In Google Chrome For Android Using Parallel Downloading?
If you’ve been itching to toy with the latest development builds of WebKit on Linux you’ll be pleased to know it’s just gotten a bit easier. It’s all thanks to the newly announced ‘Epiphany Technology Preview‘, a development version of the Epiphany web browser (also known as GNOME Web) running atop the latest WebKitGTK+ snapshot. GNOME developer Michael Catanzaro announced … [Read more...] about It Just Got Easier to Try the Latest WebKit on Linux