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Hitman 3 Speedrunners Are Finishing the First Level in Less Than 10 Seconds - and Getting Faster

Added: 25.01.2021 12:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hitman 3 speedrunners are finding ways to finish the Dubai assassination in less than 10 seconds, with the current leader beating it in just eight.

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Spend Less and Play More with These Budget Gaming Laptops

Added: 23.01.2021 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gaming laptops don't always cost an arm an a leg, we've picked out the best budget gaming laptops that will let you game for years on the cheap.

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Resident Evil Village Deluxe Edition Details, ‘Re:Verse’ Mode Leak - IGN News

Added: 21.01.2021 18:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Humble Bundle store listing for Resident Evil Village revealed a new Re:Verse mode and details about the Deluxe Edition

No, A Naughty Dog Artist Didn't Leak an Unannounced Fantasy Game

Added: 21.01.2021 17:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Naughty Dog artist's work recently got people speculating that he was teasing a fantasy-themed Naughty Dog game. The artist has now told IGN that that is not the case, and that the artwork was inspired by Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

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Chrome 88 now available - no Flash, better security

Added: 20.01.2021 9:46 | 3 views | 0 comments

With plenty of readers using Chrome as browser on Windows Surface devices or Android-running smartphones, I thought it worth noting that Google has now released Chrome 88 for all supported operating systems. This release is particularly important because it's a security powerhouse update that patches a total of 36 different security vulnerabilities, one critical. Plus it officially drops all Adobe Flash support. Which will, too, help security.

Google released Chrome 88 to the stable channel on January 19, 2021. The new browser version includes some cool changes, including an improved dark theme for Windows 10 and the beginning of less intrusive permission prompts. Here are the highlights.

Better Dark Theme Support on Windows 10

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Chrome has supported Windows 10’s system-wide dark theme for a while, but Chrome 88 makes it a little better. Dark Theme now applies to scroll bars on many of Chrome’s internal pages. That includes Settings, Bookmarks, History, New Tab Page, and more. It’s not yet present on websites that support dark themes.

No More FTP in Google Chrome

With Chrome 88, Google Chrome FTP URLs—in other words, ftp:// addresses.

FTP support is a legacy feature that has no support for encrypted connections (no FTPS). An attacker could modify files you’re downloading in transit, unlike with encrypted HTTPS or FTPS where this isn’t possible. As Chrome and other browsers are shifting toward an always-encrypted web, dropping old protocols like this makes sense.

Google has been working on removing FTP from Chrome for a while, but it was still available for some people—and a flag could enable it. Google’s usage data showed that very few people used FTP. Now, all FTP support is disabled. If you want to use FTP, you’ll need a separate FTP app.

No More Support for Mac OS X Yosemite

Google is officially dropping support for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite in Chrome 88. Mac users will need OS X 10.11 El Capitan or newer to use Chrome 88. This shouldn’t come as a shock, since Apple hasn’t supported Yosemite since 2017.

Legacy Browser Add-on Gone for Good

With , Google removed its Legacy Browser Support add-on as the functionality became baked into Chrome. Chrome 88 takes it a step further and disables all installed instances of the add-on.

LBS was designed for IT admins to call up Microsoft Internet Explorer in Chrome for older apps written for that browser as well as intranet sites. Since it’s now built into Chrome, the add-on is unnecessary.

Less Intrusive Permission Requests

permission chip

Chrome 88 is experimenting with a smaller and less intrusive way to ask for permissions. Instead of the pop-up that covers the website content, a new "chip" appears to the left of the URL.

The chip first appears with full text such as "Use Your Location?" After a few seconds, it minimizes to simply a small icon. Clicking the chip, which appears as a blue oval, brings up the permission prompt you’re used to seeing.

You can try out the new permission "chips" right now by enabling the flag at chrome://flags/#permission-chip

Testing Light & Dark Themes for Chrome OS

chrome os light and dark theme

Google is testing more defined light and dark themes for Chromebooks. The theme can be toggled from the Quick Settings menu. Themes affect the Shelf, App Launcher, and Quick Settings panel. Not everything is working 100% right now.

If you’d like to try this out on a Chrome OS system, the flag can be enabled at chrome://flags/#dark-light-mode. After you reboot, the Theme toggle will appear in the Quick Settings.

Tab Search Comes to Desktop

search in the top of the pop up

Chrome 87 brought a to Chromebooks, but it wasn’t available on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Chrome 88 brings it to those platforms via a Chrome flag.

When it’s enabled, you get a drop-down arrow in the top tab bar that shows all of your open tabs when selected. You can then use the integrated search bar to find the tab you’re looking for.

To get this feature in Chrome 88, enable the Tab Search flag at chrome://flags/#enable-tab-search.


Developer Goodies

Much of what’s new in every Chrome release is under the hood, and Chrome 88 is no exception. Google has outlined many of these changes on its and the :

  • Digital Goods API: Web apps published in the Google Play Store can now use Play Store billing just like native apps.
  • WebXR: AR Lighting Estimation: For AR and VR content on Android, lighting estimation can help to make models feel more natural and like they "fit" better with the user’s environment.
  • Anchor target=_blank implies rel=noopener by Default: To defend against "tab-napping" attacks, anchors that target _blank will behave as though rel is set to noopener.
  • CSS aspect-ratio Property: This allows explicitly specifying an aspect ratio for any element to get similar behavior to a replaced element.
  • Origin Isolation: Web apps can choose to increase a page’s security in exchange for giving up access to certain APIs.
  • JavaScript Engine: Chrome 88 incorporates version 8.8 of the V8 JavaScript engine.

As always, Chrome will automatically install the update when it’s available. To , click menu > Help > About Google Chrome.

Simple Mod Lets You Play Skyrim on PS5 at 60FPS

Added: 19.01.2021 23:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim has yet to receive an official patch that would allow the game to run at a higher FPS on PlayStation 5. But thanks to this handy mod by Wrighton, not only is the framerate unlocked on the console, there's also a way to enable it without losing your ability to unlock trophies. In this video, we'll give you a step-by-step guide on not only how to install the mod, but the tricky way to go about maintaining your ability to unlock all the trophies you want.

Stardew Valley: Complete Gift Guide For Every Villager

Added: 18.01.2021 23:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Leah hates pizza and bread! Can you believe that? Who hates pizza and bread?!

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