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It's as easy as that! GIF: Google

It’s as easy as that! GIF: Google

Saving web pages to Google Keep is now even easier, thanks to a handy Chrome extension that’s available to download now. Google has also made organizing your notes a simpler task by adding support for labels.

Chrome's least popular feature gets the chop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Chrome’s least popular feature gets the chop. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

After giving us the ability to merge open Chrome tabs with recent apps on Android, Google is preparing to take it back.

A new¬†Chrome beta release does not include the “merge tabs and apps” feature, while the latest public release no longer enables it by default.

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See ya, Safari! Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Googlebot, the giant webcrawler that Google uses to scan webpages and update its index, is ditching its iPhone disguise to become an Android.

Rather ironically, the tool has been masquerading as an Apple device running iOS 8.3 for years, but it will soon become a Nexus 5X running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to become more efficient.

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A paused download in Chrome 50. Screenshot: Android Police

The latest Google Chrome release for Android, version 50, has a new download manager baked-in that allows users to pause and resume their downloads.

This means you can finally put file transfers on hold when you leave the house without abandoning what you’ve downloaded so far.

Prepare for even better browsing on mobile. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Prepare for even better browsing on mobile. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google’s mobile Chrome web browser gets a new update today, which — according to the Chrome team — has “more than a barge full of performance and stability fixes.”

We’re not sure how many software fixes a barge would hold, but we feel confident in saying it’s a whole lot.

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