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Fix Chrome blurry fonts on Lenovo Yoga 2 13

Disable display scaling on high DPI settings (check this box and apply!)

One of the first things I do on a new laptop is install Google Chrome. Sadly, Chrome and Windows 8 do not play well on even moderately high-resolution laptop screens Case in point, my new Lenovo Yoga 2 13 (not the pro model) has a 1920×1080 13.3″ display which is fairly pedestrian by today’s pixel density standards. Regardless, Chrome fonts look very blurry when compared to IE or most other Win8 applications. Solution: adjust Chrome properties Go to Desktop mode

Chrome ‘Downloading proxy script’ ?! [solved]

Deselect the "Automatically detect settings" option

If Google’s Chrome web browser seems to take forever to load a web page, you may see a “resolving proxy” or “downloading proxy script” message appears in the lower-left corner of the browser’s window. Thankfully, you can change your proxy setting (for Windows) and adjust Chrome’s corresponding behavior: Click the Chrome menu button  on the browser toolbar Select Settings Click Show advanced settings In the “Network” section, click Change proxy settings. This will open the Windows Internet Properties dialog Click LAN settings

Help, I have a new user profile in Chrome! [solved]

List: Agent X, Bluesy, Mia, ButtonDown, Lemonade, Slice, Moonbeam, Pickles, Saratoga, Sneaky, Awesome, Fritz, Petals, Spandex, Sweetness, Fluffy, Sparky, Shady

Q. Hiya, last time I started up Chrome I got a weird icon in the window and it had a user name Bluesy?! Did I get hacked?! How do I remove this user?! Please Help! -Joelle A. Hi Joelle, do not worry. Thankfully you are just seeing one of the many built in names that Chrome automatically give to a new user profile. Here is a complete list of the possible Chrome user profile names: You can also edit user

Chromebook Guest Browsing mode for Google Chrome

128GB card tucked nicely in to the Pixel's SD card slot

Cool tip! Turn on Chromebook’s Guest Browsing in Google Chrome To test/enable Guest Browsing in Chrome 1. Visit Chrome://flags in browser address bar and enable the below two flags Enable new profile management system, and Enable GAIA profile name and icon. … via How to Get Chromebook’s Guest Browsing in Google Chrome? (click the link to get more info) Photo by JD, Google Pixel Chromebook:  

Google Pixel getting Haswell upgrade?

Now that Google I/O has come and gone with nary a hardware upgrade announced, what does Google have in store for future Chromebook hardware? Hopefully an update of the Pixel to support Intel’s latest chips! Here are some reports that lend credence to the idea that the Pixel, or another Chromebook, will be seeing Intel’s Haswell chips soon Can Haswell Give the Chromebook a New Lease of Life?http://siliconangle.com/blog/2013/05/01/can-haswell-give-the-chromebook-a-new-lease-of-life/I’ve discussed Haswell before, and by all accounts it’s going to be a beast

Show/Hide the Chrome Bookmarks Bar – Keyboard Shortcut

toggle-google-chrome-bookmarks-bar-on-off-show-hide

I am a big fan of Google Chrome and I generally browser with the bookmarks bar turned ON as I find it to be very useful. However, sometimes for screenshots or other purposes it is nice to hide that same bookmarks bar. Today I decided to find out how to quickly show/hide the bookmarks bar. Thankfully it is very easy, you can use these keyboard shortcut  toggle the bar on and off: Ctrl+Shift+B  on Windows and Chrome OS ⌘-Shift-B on Mac

Get rid of Google Voice popup notifications in Chrome

Option to disable Google Voice extension popups

Q. I have an issue where my Google Voice Chrome extension now pops up notifications in the lower right hand corner in a balloon-box. It is quite annoying. I also much prefer the little notification bar by the regular Google Voice icon near the address bar. That one is much more useful to me and makes the popups redundant. Do you have any suggestions on how to hide/disable/remove the annoying Chrome popups? Tami Pain A. Thank you for your question

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