Are you ready for a faster browser? Chrome 45 delivers. There are a ton of improvements and it uses less power as well.
The new Chrome does more than just browse the Internet, though. It now detects if your computer is running low on resources, and automatically stops restoring tabs in an effort to save memory. Just click to refresh later, if necessary.
Google has also trained Chrome to identify when a webpage isn’t busy, and use that free time to clean up unused memory.
“In practice we found that this reduced website memory usage by 10 percent on average, but the effect is even more dramatic on complex Web apps,” product manager Ryan Schoen wrote in a blog post.
Pcmag.com covers the best free antivirus software of 2015. Although, the latest Windows 10 version has a built-in antivirus, it just doesn’t do a good job. There are commercial versions, but why pay if the free versions are good enough. In my experience, I usually end up using several free antivirus tools to get rid of viruses and malware. Here’s the list based on rankings:
I use Avast, MalwareBytes, and Ad-Aware to clean up my PC. What’s your favorite?
Apple is scheduled to release the 4th version of Apple TV on September 9. The target price is rumored to be between $150-$200. At that price, it better be really good. Roku is $99 while Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV are less than $40 dollars. The new Apple TV biggest feature is said to be with the remote. For owners of streaming boxes now, can Apple do enough to convince them to forego their current devices and buy an Apple TV for $200. That question will be answered when Apple introduces the Apple TV on September 9. Here are few articles about the upcoming Apple TV: ComputerWorld, 9to5Mac, and Gizmodo.