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Switching between Chrome browser profiles is easy. But, like all trivial internet tasks, it can somehow become a chore. Or, worse, all too easily forgotten about. Especially if you're just about to open a link you don't want popping up in, say, your corporate browsing history. An update to Google's testbed Chrome Canary browser lets you open links as any user logged in, not just the one you're currently using. Right click, "Open Link as..." and your sneaky peek at that bacon fat popcorn recipe, won't show up in your vegan partner's browser history (if you're sharing a laptop).

You could always go for good old incognito mode, but the new feature is most handy for when you need to remain logged in as one user, but want to open links with a different account for a specific reason. One example could be to make it a pseudo "save for later" tool -- open the link with your secondary account, and access it via the history later. Or, you could just use it to hide your bacon-shame. Whichever.

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