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25 January 2015

How to Fix Bookmarks Manager in Google Chrome Browser

The Chrome browser bookmarks function manager currently rolling out (Chrome version 40+) is an "abomination" (see article below) but there is a fix (at least for now):
1. Go to chrome://flags/ in the browser window
2. Find "Enable Enhanced Bookmarks" and disable it (old bookmarks function will return after you close and relaunch chrome browser).

Chrome users attack new graphical bookmarks manager | Computerworld: "...  user feedback in a message posted to the Chrome support discussion forum. Although there were a few users who applauded the redesign there, most did not, labeling it "an abomination," "unmitigated disaster" and "child-like." Those who roasted the new manager asked Google to restore the old list view or at least offer it as an option. Those with large numbers of bookmarks were particularly frustrated with the change. "The new bookmark manager is unusable if you have more than a handful of bookmarks," said a user..."

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. will buy a 3% stake in software maker Kingsoft Corp. from Tencent Holdings Ltd. , as the company expands its investments after raising $1.1 billion in new funding in December. Xiaomi, China’s largest smartphone maker by shipments, will buy 35.3 million shares of Kingsoft....

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Google Responds to Concerns Over Widespread Android WebView Vulnerability - NDTV Gadgets

Apple Watch battery will get you through the day -- barely
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Would you sign up for a Google wireless plan over Verizon or AT&T?
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Through an agreement with T-Mobile and Sprint, Google is on its way to becoming the newest wireless carrier in the US, according to reports.


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