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Fixing the “Aw Snap” Page Crash Error in Chrome

Jul 27, 2016 - 6 Comments
Chrome

For Google Chrome users, sometimes a webpage may crash with an “Aw, Snap!” error message. This error message frequently prevents a web page from loading at all, and it can certainly disrupt a web browsing session by the page crashing. The “Aw Snap” error message in Chrome happens for a variety of reasons, but rather … Read More

How to Clear Chrome Browser DNS Host Cache Manually

Jul 12, 2016 - 2 Comments
Chrome

The Google Chrome web browser is quite powerful with many interesting under-the-hood options that are hidden from the average user, but with a little digging around you can uncover a variety of power features that allow users to perform helpful tasks. One such hidden feature is the ability to manually clear out Chrome DNS host … Read More

How to Delete Site Specific Cookies in Chrome for Mac

Jul 2, 2016 - 4 Comments
Chrome

If you’re a Chrome web browser user, you may find yourself wanting to delete a specific website cookie (or cookies) from the browser. The benefit to removing a site specific cookie is that you don’t have to clear all web data and caches, you can target a specific cookie as needed to remove and clear. … Read More

Fix “Your Connection is Not Private” Error in Google Chrome

Mar 12, 2016 - 4 Comments
Chrome

Having used a relatives computers recently I discovered their Google Chrome web browser was constantly throwing a “Your connection is not private” error message on many web pages, thereby preventing the page from loading unless they chose to ignore and reload the ‘not private’ page. The “not private” message can be a little disconcerting, so … Read More

How to Clear Cache & History in Chrome for Mac OS X

Feb 12, 2016 - 2 Comments
Chrome

Like all web browsers, Google Chrome maintains cache and history of a user browsing habits so that frequently visited webpages are quicker to load again, and so that users can easily retrieve and return to sites they were visiting before. There are many occasions when Mac users may wish to clear out Chrome cache, web … Read More

How to Enable Tab Discarding in Chrome for Improved Memory Use

Nov 9, 2015 - 9 Comments
Chrome

If you use Google Chrome as your default web browser and find yourself with a ton of tabs and windows open on a regular basis, you likely know the RAM, swap, and resource burden that leaving a gazillion tabs open does to your computer. Rather than forcibly quitting Chrome or abandoning your browser tabs, the … Read More

How to Hide the Multiple Google Profile Menu in Chrome Browser

Jan 21, 2015 - 8 Comments
Disable Chrome user profile menu if you don't use multiple Google accounts

The Google Chrome web browser has updated with a multiple-user profile menu visible in the window titlebar, a feature that makes juggling multiple Google and Gmail accounts extremely easy. It’s also helpful for computers with multiple people using them without multiple accounts too, since anyone can switch logins through the menu. Of course, the user … Read More

Make Chrome Use the Default Print Window in OS X

Dec 19, 2014 - 8 Comments
Chrome custom print window in Mac OS X

If you’re a majority Chrome browser user in OS X you’ve probably noticed that when printing from the web browser, a custom print preview window opens up that looks quite different from the default print window on a Mac. Some users may like the alternate Chrome print preview option with it’s larger viewport and different … Read More

How to Enable Multiple Profile & Guest Browsing Support in Chrome

Jul 14, 2014 - 2 Comments
Enable Chrome Guest Mode

If you share a computer, or when someone else just needs to use your web browser for a while, you probably know the dread of worrying about a million saved web logins, history, saved searches, and whatever other customizations and personal data you have in the browser. Common solutions are often to use a guest … Read More

Instantly Email a Webpage URL from Safari or Chrome with a Keyboard Shortcut in Mac OS X

Jun 12, 2014 - 6 Comments
Email this webpage with a keyboard shortcut

Anytime you find yourself reading something particularly interesting, worthwhile, or helpful on the web (like OSXDaily.com) you may find yourself wishing you could share the active URL quickly with someone else. While many users may manually copy and paste the sites URL to an email client, there’s a better way that is supported by both … Read More

How to Enable ‘Do Not Track’ in Chrome on the Mac or PC

Apr 25, 2014 - 5 Comments
Chrome

“Do Not Track” is an effort to increase privacy on the web, when enabled it sends a ‘do not track’ (DNT for short) request along with your web browsing, basically asking the web sites and services to not follow activity across the web. Because it’s entirely optional right now, not every website or service respects … Read More

Disable the Chrome Notification Bell Menu Bar Icon in Mac OS X

Mar 30, 2014 - 30 Comments
Chrome bell menu bar icon in Mac OS X

Longtime users of the Google Chrome web browser may be puzzled to discover the appearance of a mysterious Chrome Notifications menu bar icon, appearing as a little bell icon along with the other Mac menu bar items. Unlike removing some of the other OS X menu bar icons though, you can’t simply drag it out … Read More

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