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Some of you might not know that you can add and delete users in Chrome browser. Chrome browser lets you add and delete users once you signed into Chrome browser with a Google account. This particular feature allows you to share Chrome browser with another user who uses your computer, but this user doesn’t necessary use different Google account. So, in a way, by using different users with the same Google account, each user can store different browser history and bookmarks. Anyhow, I’d created a video on how to add and delete users in Chrome browser, and you can check it out right after the break!
Update: For your information, once you had deleted the main user in Chrome browser, you will be logged out of your Google account entirely! This will not affect your Google account anyway, but just that Chrome browser will not remember your Google account. Also, extensions will be deleted if a main user (i.e., user which ties to Google account) gets deleted.
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I don’t want to repeat what others have already wrote about the release of Firefox 8 today! I just want to emphasize that Firefox 8 is safer for users, but will be a pain for some application developers. I’m not sure if that even sounds about right, because some web developers might not care. Nonetheless, it’s good to know that users don’t have to worry how certain third party software they install onto their computers might automatically install toolbars and extra Firefox extensions without the knowledge of the users, because Firefox 8 will notify the users if they want to allow third party software’s extensions or toolbars to be added to their Firefox browser or not.
Mac OS X Lion’s users might be disappointed with Firefox 8 in one aspect. It is that Firefox 8 isn’t yet added an easy button to allow full screen mode. Unlike Firefox 8, Google’s Chrome 15 has visibly displayed two slant arrow heads button (i.e., one arrow head slants up and the other slants down) at the uppermost right corner so when users hit on it, Google’s Chrome will go into full screen mode instantly. Of course, users can go into full screen mode with Firefox 8 on Mac OS X Lion by go to View > Enter Full Screen or using shortcut keys, but somehow it seems these methods are somewhat cumbersome. In case non-mac users have no idea, full screen mode isn’t a big deal to Windows at the moment, but this feature is a big deal for Mac OS X Lion.
You know there are gazillion of applications in Apple’s App Store, some are free, and many are not! So many applications that are readily to be downloaded at anytime at a cost of whatever, it’s truly an addictive hobby for most, and mobile makers are truly encouraging this behavior. Obviously, Goolge’s Android smart phone users have their kind of App Store, gazillion of Apps are ready for them too!
App developers are happy, because if Apple rejects their Apps, they can always switch to Android base smart phones. Things are about to change, and Google is leading the game. Google is releasing a mobile version of YouTube that is as compatible as it gets with HTML5. Why is this a game changing factor? No mobile users ever need to use a native application to play YouTube videos ever again, because many mobile browsers are or will be compatible to HTML5.
The need to download a special App to play YouTube video is no longer necessary. And you ask, why is this a game changer, again? Well, Google is saying that to all mobile users (especially to iPhone users) that HTML5 is king, not only YouTube videos are conformed with HTML5, many future applications are probably will be so! With that subtle statement, do we need anymore clarity? No, not really, because Applications that are so popular now on smart phones such as iPhone will become outdated — they only need a browser to play all applications, and forget about those boring downloading moments!
The abandonment of the Apps attitude reminds me about Google’s Chrome Operating System concept! Maybe, indeed we don’t really need complicated things under our immediate hood, because through the cloud, Google has a well maintained machine that churns everything for us all! Check out YouTube’s HTML5 enabled mobile website at m.youtube.com.
Source: YouTube Launches HTML5 Mobile Website