Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET In October of last year I wrote about a way to view Web pages in Chrome for Android without any of the distracting ads or other page elements. This feature, called, presents only the elements within the body of the story, so you can stay focused on the text and pertinent images. Now this feature can now be enabled on the desktop version of Chrome for Windows, according to, but it carries a new name: Distill mode. Here's how to use it on your desktop: Step 1: Locate your shortcut for opening Chrome, whether it's on your taskbar, desktop or within the Start menu. Right-click it and open the Properties settings.
Chrome shortcut properties. Resume building software for mac. Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET Step 2: Next to 'Target' you will see the file path for the Chrome application.
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Add a space and then the following words to the end of the text: -enable-dom-distiller Step 3: Click Apply and then close down all instances of Chrome. If you are using Hangouts or Google Now for your desktop, you will need to close the icon in your system tray, too. Distill mode enabled in Chrome. Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET When you want to test out the Distill mode: Open Chrome from the shortcut you edited, then click the hamburger (three lines) icon in the top right-hand corner and choose Distill page.
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A popular Google Reader client on iOS, is now out of beta. While the for the Mac was free to test, the 1.0 release will set you back US$9.99, more than twice the price of the.
That $9.99 offers syncing with Google Reader (which you can set up for free), plus integration with, and more. The app has a customizable, multi-column interface that's superficially similar to the iPad version, and Reeder includes gesture support and customizable shortcuts. If you read a lot of news on your Mac, Reeder definitely looks like a big step up from reading RSS feeds in Safari or Mail. We've got several Reeder fans on the TUAW staff, and one of them will likely be providing a full review of Reeder in the near future.