Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Tech Xperiment is a new web series on TechPP where we will be extensively using a new (or updated version of) software/app for a week or two in place of the default, well-known alternative. We start the series with Microsoft Edge, the built-in web browser on Windows 10 which is trying its best to shrug off the baggage of its […]

 
     
 
 

Revalidation Tweak Helps Chrome Browser Achieve up to 28% Faster Page Reloads

Revalidation Tweak Helps Chrome Browser Achieve up to 28% Faster Page Reloads    

Reload button on the Browser and broken pages go hand in hand, in fact, Reload button is one of the most important features of any browser. Starting from Chrome 54, Google has revamped the way pages are reloaded and Facebook helped Google to make the change happen. Facebook informed Google that the Chrome was sending validation request at a rate […]

     
 
 

Mailtrack is the Most Convenient Way to Track Emails [ChromeVille]

Mailtrack is the Most Convenient Way to Track Emails [ChromeVille]    

Email tracking plugins have been around for a while. They are quite straightforward and if you don’t know, they essentially add delivery receipts to your emails, so that you can know if the email has been read or not. However, they’re also cumbersome, convoluted at times, and more importantly, these extensions (such as Yesware) can clutter your email account with […]

     
 
 

How to Use Multiple Accounts in a Single Browser Window [ChromeVille]

How to Use Multiple Accounts in a Single Browser Window [ChromeVille]

What do you do when you want to manage multiple accounts of a website in a single browser window? Chances are you use another browser or the incognito mode as generally, you can only operate one session at a time. Now, thankfully, there’s a new Chrome extension which makes things drastically easier to handle. Meet SessionBox SessionBox is a free […]

     
 
 

AdFilter Uses AI to Block Specific Ads Based on Your Interests [ChromeVille]

AdFilter Uses AI to Block Specific Ads Based on Your Interests [ChromeVille]    

As digital content goes mainstream, brands have subsequently shifted their focus to online advertisements. Sometimes, these are bearable and others, they’re downright horrendous. But chances are, you don’t want to use an Adblocker as you support these creators, hence, I present to you a Chrome extension that uses artificial intelligence to evaluate your interests and blocks ads accordingly. “AdFilter” is […]

     
 
 

Top 6 Google Chrome Extensions That Work Offline [Chromeville]

Top 6 Google Chrome Extensions That Work Offline [Chromeville]

One of the biggest perks of using Google Chrome is its wide collection of extensions and apps, some of which also work even if the internet is down. While the offline feature isn’t particularly advantageous for non-Chromebook users, these extensions offer roughly similar functionality at the cost of significantly less memory space than the traditional desktop applications. Hence, in this […]

 
     
 
 

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

[Chromeville is a new web series on TechPP which explores some interesting stuff around Google Chrome. This will mostly be about the Chrome extensions, and occasionally about other Chrome products like Chromebooks, Chromecast and the likes.]   Google Chrome is the most comprehensive browser you can get right now, primarily because of its substantial range of extensions. From blocking advertisements […]

 
     
 
 

How to Download and View Instagram Stories on Desktop

How to Download and View Instagram Stories on Desktop

Instagram recently unveiled Stories on its ever-growing social platform, that allows users to stitch together multiple photos or videos which automatically disappear after 24 hours. Despite the controversial launch, people are actually posting and viewing stories regularly instead of the standard uploads. Unfortunately, the feature hasn’t been made available to Instagram’s website and due to the defined expiry period, we tend […]

     
 
 

5 Google Chrome Flags You Should be Aware of

5 Google Chrome Flags You Should be Aware of

Chrome is one of the most feature rich browsers out there with an extensive range of extensions and customizations available. However, Google has additionally hidden a bunch of experimental flags that can be tweaked to make some significant enhancements. Hence, here are top 5 Chrome flag settings that you need to aware of. To activate any flags, head over to […]