Google mobile search redesign focuses on results, not frills

  • January 24, 2021
You might soon have an easier time searching the web from your phone. Google is rolling out a visual redesign of mobile search that should help you focus on the results rather than… well, everything surrounding them. Results pages now run edge-to-e…

Google makes it easier to try Chrome’s experimental features

  • December 13, 2020
Test versions of Chrome sometimes pack experimental features, but you almost wouldn’t know it when you frequently have to enable obscure settings flags to use them. It might soon be much easier, however. Ghacks and Android Police have learned that Ch…

Google is reportedly testing dark mode for desktop web searches

  • December 13, 2020
Google might finally bring its dark mode for search to computer users. 9to5Google reports that users have discovered testing for a dark theme for Google’s desktop web searches. The tests only appear to last briefly (Reddit user Pixel3aXL saw it come…

Chrome extensions will have to show how they use your data

  • November 22, 2020
Google’s ongoing efforts to crack down on wayward Chrome extensions now include more transparency for your data. The internet giant is introducing a policy in January 2021 that will require data use disclosures for extensions in the Chrome Web Store….

Apple Podcasts now has support for web embeds

  • November 16, 2020
Apple Podcasts now has a player you can embed across the web. Anyone can now grab an embed code for a show or episode from the more than 1.5 million podcasts on the platform.You can find an embed code from Apple Podcasts Preview pages on the web. Jus…

Company made to change name that could be used for website hacks

  • November 8, 2020
Companies have jokingly given themselves code-based names in the past (you can thank XKCD for that), but one of them was just forced to mend its ways. The Guardian reports that UK business registrar Companies House has forced a software consultant to…