Tag Archives: chrome

How to add a Google Calendar Reminder that repeats on 1st of each month

Recently I needed to create a Google Calendar reminder that repeats on the 1st day of each month. 📅 Initially, it was slightly confusing how to do this. Therefore, once I figured it out, I wanted to share the tip in case other people had similar issues: Finally, you have a reminder that will occur on the first day of each month! The process should be similar for an Event or a Task. 👍👍 PS here are some screenshots that

Fix Chrome blurry fonts on Lenovo Yoga 2 13

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

Chrome ‘Downloading proxy script’ ?! [solved]

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 fix 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 Deselect

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

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

Chromebook Guest Browsing mode for Google Chrome

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

Show/Hide the Chrome Bookmarks Bar – Keyboard Shortcut

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