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March 24, 2017

Wikibuy is a game changer for saving money online. Here’s why you need it

Wikibuy is kind of the new kid on the block when it comes to Chrome extensions designed to save you money, but its rapid explosion in popularity became pretty obvious after we started using it.

As a long-time Honey user, I expected Wikibuy to be pretty much a clone of the famous coupon-applying extension. It’s not. It’s so much more.

For those not in the know, the Honey button waits on your browser while you shop, and then when you go to check out, a single tap crawls the web for any relevant coupons that can help you save.

At a brush, Wikibuy is fairly similar, but infinitely more useful. Instead of just looking for ways to save money where [...]

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March 17, 2017

Latest Chrome for Android update expands Custom Tabs options, improves web app integration

The latest Chrome update for Android is rolling out soon and Google has detailed some of the new features you can expect to find when it lands.

In Chrome version 57, the Custom Tabs options menu will be identical to the dedicated Chrome app’s. Until recently, users were limited to options like share, copy and open in full browser, but now they will have the full range of options like bookmark, request desktop site, find in page etc.

According to 9to5Google, the Progressive Web Apps which are added to your home screen will also come with “significantly more features and access to Android” in Chrome 57, and will appear in system settings like an individual app. [...]

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March 14, 2017

Top 3 browser extensions to save you money shopping online

Online shopping is on the rise, but just because you’re grabbing something off Amazon or eBay doesn’t mean you’re getting the best price.

Fortunately, all of humanity’s knowledge is at your fingertips online, and extensions can make it easier than ever to locate deals, compare prices, and automatically fetch coupon codes.

Today, we’re taking a look at the top three most effective extensions we’ve seen for saving money while shopping on Chrome or Firefox:

#3: Honey

Taking home the Bronze Medal in this thrifty competition is the extension Honey.

Honey is an app that automatically finds coupons for you when you’re shopping online. Installing [...]

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February 16, 2017

Google ordered to pay damages for Chrome patent violation

Google recently lost one of its many court battles and must once again open the wallet and pay up. A federal court in Marshall, Texas, ruled that the popular Chrome browser had infringed four patents for anti-malware software and therefore ordered the company to pay $20 million in damages.

The four patents belong to Alfonso Cioffi and former Lucent engineer Allen Rozman, who sadly passed away in 2012. Cioffi and Rozman’s family members have been battling the online search giant since 2013.

See also: What would a return to China mean for the Google Play Store? 10 hours ago

Their case was dismissed by a District Court judge in 2014, but the plaintiffs [...]

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