Inside tips on exposing Google Chrome!
I read your earlier article about how to download Google Chrome so I did so and installed it on my Vista box. Nice! Now, any fun things you can do with it?
Google's new Chrome web browser is still quite new. A week or so, I think? Not too many hacks have come to light as of yet, but here are some fun ones to try for yourself.
Just for clarification, too, when I talk about hacks, I don't mean things that you do to break into systems, cause trouble, steal information, etc. I'm talking about hacking in the old sense, of fiddling around, of experimenting, of seeing what works and what's broken, what windows might have been accidentally left open, and so on.
Now, back to the nitty gritty of interesting things you can do and find in Chrome!
The main info I have at this point is to offer up things you can type into the address bar rather than the usual URL or search pattern:
Caveat: those comments are from a developer friend who anonymously sent me the above.
Now, let's have a look at the stats page, just to see what kind of information you can expect to see:
Do you know how to launch the Google Chrome task manager and see how much memory each of the Web sites you have open take up? Here's how:
Choose "Task Manager" and you're ready to watch how Google Chrome manages memory and resources. Here's an example where I've opened a new tab but haven't yet gone anywhere:
Then once I load in another site, Real Life Debt.com:
Now, community members, as you find or stumble into new tricks and hacks, post 'em here so we can all experiment and learn more about this browser!
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