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Here are 3 new Chromebook features you should use now

Here are 3 new Chromebook features you should use now

A week ago was Chrome OS's birthday, marking ten years of Google's operating system. To celebrate, Google jam-packed a load of features in version 89 to supercharge your Chromebook. There's a ton to break down in the new update, but we want to talk about three highlights we loved using that you might not know about.

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Android 12's screenshot editor is getting a lot better

Android 12's screenshot editor is getting a lot better

Android's native screenshot editor has always been underequipped to serve the needs of the fast-fingered who want to share a receipt or an instant meme. Why force yourself to use multiple editing apps when you could just use one provided to you right there an then? Some improvements brought about by Android 12, however, may bring some people into the fold.

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Android 12 lets you swipe to dismiss the screenshot UI

Android 12 lets you swipe to dismiss the screenshot UI

Android 11 introduced a new screenshot UI with its own floating panel with editing and sharing options at the bottom, but getting rid of it fast has always been cumbersome. You'd have to aim for a small x in the top right corner of the miniature preview of the screenshot. Android 12 is looking to change that and allows you to swipe away the screenshot UI — but only when you swipe to the left.

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Android 12 developer preview has a hidden (and broken) scrolling screenshot feature

Android 12 developer preview has a hidden (and broken) scrolling screenshot feature

The first Android 12 preview is out. Yay! But it doesn't have scrolling screenshots. Boo! Well, don't boo too loudly — it looks like scrolling screenshots are there, but the feature isn't enabled in the current build. Maybe next time?

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These screenshots could reveal huge UI changes in Android 12

These screenshots could reveal huge UI changes in Android 12

We may have just caught our first glimpse of Android 12. A handful of images purported to be screenshots that illustrate features in the next release have been published by XDA Developers, originating from what is reportedly an early draft of an internal Google document. They indicate bigger visual changes than we might have expected, plus a long-awaited privacy feature that's been under development since Android 10 Q, and which iOS got just last year.

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Chrome 88 brings better password protection and Incognito screenshots while sunsetting Flash (APK Download)

Chrome 88 brings better password protection and Incognito screenshots while sunsetting Flash (APK Download)

Another month, another Chrome release: Following the usual beta testing period, Google has just started rolling out version 88 of its browser, and there are quite a few improvements and significant changes on board. The release enhances some password protection features and paves the way for more web apps in the Play Store, but it also says goodbye to FTP connections and puts the final nail in the Flash Player's coffin.

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Screenshots on Pixel phones are much faster with the latest update

Screenshots on Pixel phones are much faster with the latest update

With yesterday's December update, Google also introduced its latest Pixel Feature Drop including Hold for Me, Extreme Battery Saver, and a few other new bits and pieces. In addition to the new features Google advertises, other little enhancements are often snuck in without much fanfare, and screenshots seem to have been given that treatment this time around.

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How to run ADB shell commands via your browser without installing drivers

How to run ADB shell commands via your browser without installing drivers

If you've ever used the Android Debug Bridge (ADB), you know that it's such a hassle to set up (if you don't happen to be a developer who installed Android Studio already anyway). But with new web tools like the WebUSB API, there's no longer a need to rely on local software to fulfill the most basic ADB needs. That's where WebADB comes in, a free and open-source web service spotted by XDA Developers that allows you to debug Android devices from any supported browser.

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Chrome to let users take screenshots in incognito mode

Chrome to let users take screenshots in incognito mode

If you're somewhat wary of your privacy and don't want Google to keep track of all the sites you've visited, you're probably very familiar with Chrome's incognito mode, which allows you to navigate the web in a private session, preventing sites from accessing local cookies, and also removing all temporary data when you're done. While this is very useful for a variety of purposes — I'll let your imagination run wild, Chrome didn't allow users to take screenshots while going incognito until now. Thankfully, this is about to change.

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