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Extensive Firefox revamp safeguards against freezes, crashes, and lag
With Firefox 48 the browser is getting multi-process functionality to prevent the program from freezing up.
August 03, 2016
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Benchmarks Show Firefox 57 Quantum Doing Well, But Chrome Largely Winning
With the hype this week around Firefox Quantum Beta with its user-interface refinements and more noticeably the performance improvements, I decided to run some benchmarks on my end with a variety of tests comparing Firefox 52 ESR, Firefox 56 stable, Firefox 57 Quantum beta, and Chrome 60. Here are those web browser benchmark results from the Linux x86-64 desktop.
September 28, 2017
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Firefox 56 unveils improved preferences, paves the way for Firefox Quantum
Mozilla has released Firefox 56, with Firefox for Android 56.0 due imminently. Firefox 56's chief highlight is the rollout of Firefox Screenshots to all users. The built-in tool for capturing, saving and sharing screenshots from the browser was made available to a subset of users with the previous release.
September 28, 2017
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Firefox aims to win back Chrome users with its souped up Quantum browser
The last half-decade hasn't been great for Firefox marketshare. Chrome first overtook Mozilla's browser back in late-2011 and now hovers above 60-percent, according to StatCounter numbers. But after a fair amount of struggles, Mozilla's been undergoing an interesting sort of renaissance of late, and is banking on its new Quantum browser to bring bygone users back into the Firefox fold.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox bookmark saving add-on gives users that sync-ing feeling
XMarks the ... where are my bookmarks?
November 6, 2017
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Firefox Borrows Feature from Tor to Protect User Privacy
All major web browsers include features that let you block common tracking methods, but tracking users is big business. It's understandable advertisers have come up with some clever ways to quietly follow you around the web without cookies or ad tokens.
November 2, 2017
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Firefox doesn't need to be No 1 -- and that's OK, 'cos it's falling off a cliff
Mozilla runs counter to Valley narrative
July 25, 2017
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Firefox fail: Layoffs kill Mozilla's push beyond the browser
The nonprofit is cutting about 50 people after struggling to extend the influence of its Firefox web browser for PCs.
February 2, 2017
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Firefox for Linux is now Netflix compatible
Relying on a Linux distribution as your full time operating system can be great -- until it isn't. While there are many quality packages and applications that are compatible with the open source kernel, every once in awhile you will run into something that simply isn't available. When this happens, it can be very frustrating.
March 22, 2017
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Firefox for Windows gets native WebVR support, performance bumps in latest update
Today, Mozilla is launching its latest update to Firefox for Windows and the hallmark feature is WebVR support that will enable desktop VR users to dive into web-based experiences with ease.
August 8, 2017
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Firefox hogs less memory and gets a speed bump in its latest update
Could this be a comeback for Firefox?
June 14, 2017
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Firefox is getting a Tor-based security upgrade
Mozilla is making Firefox a more private experience by taking cues from Tor, the browser of choice for those who dare to visit the dark web.
November 1, 2017
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Firefox kills off Aurora channel to speed up release of new features
Aurora never really worked out, and it's obviated by new modern release processes.
April 18, 2017
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Firefox officially gets end-of-support date on Windows XP and Vista
For those still clinging to Windows XP and Vista, the list of companies willing to support these ailing operating systems is ever growing thin by the day. Mozilla has joined the likes of Microsoft and Google in officially announcing its end-of-support date for the Firefox browser on either operating systems, which has been a life-line to those users who haven't upgraded yet.
October 5, 2017
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Firefox Quantum challenges Chrome in browser speed
A beta version lets you test whether Mozilla's newly named web browser, replete with changes built over more than a year, is a match for Google.
September 26, 2017
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Firefox Quantum now out of superposition, leaps to general availability
A year in the making, version 57 of Mozilla's browser was rebranded to 'Firefox Quantum' and pushed out to the beta channel back in September. The name reflects a "magnitude of changes" made to the browser, which has now been made available to everyone.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox Quantum: BIG browser project, huh? I share your concern
What Mozilla's browser rewrite means to... Mozilla
March 28, 2017
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Firefox recovers from near-death experience
And Mac owners continue to desert default browser, Apple's Safari
December 1, 2016
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Firefox takes the next step toward rolling out multi-process to everyone
Firefox gets closer to offering the same security and stability as competition.
December 21, 2016
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Firefox to Drop Most NPAPI Plugins, Focus on Rust Code, In Future Versions
Almost two years after Chrome started removing support for NPAPI plugin support, Firefox is following in its footsteps by removing support for most NPAPI plugins, with the exception of Flash, in version 52. Starting with Firefox 54, the browser will also receive more code written in the memory-safe language, Rust. Both moves are meant to improve the security of the Firefox browser.
February 6, 2017
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Firefox zero-day can be used to unmask Tor browser users
The exploit code is reportedly a near match to the code used by the FBI in 2013 to deanonymize Tor users; Mozilla is aware of the zero-day and is working on a fix.
November 30, 2016
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Firefox's big-bang update brings you speed and a new look
Mozilla has doubled its web browser speed already and hopes to double it again in 2018. Say hello to Firefox Quantum.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox's faster, slicker, slimmer Quantum edition now out
It's as much as twice as fast as it was a year ago.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox's Quantum Browser Delivers Faster Performance, Lower RAM Usage
Mozilla has been fighting a losing battle against Google Chrome for the past few years. Firefox's share of the browser market has shrunk dramatically, its once-dominant position chewed down to a minority. All versions of Firefox currently have a 9.1 percent market share, below IE + Edge and Safari. Now, Mozilla has unveiled a new version of their web browser that they hope will rejuvenate their efforts in this area: Firefox Quantum.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox's Quantum Update Is Now Available
Mozilla today announced the public release of the latest update to its Firefox browser called Quantum boasting that it's twice as fast as the previous version of its open-source browser.
November 14, 2017
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Firefox's ready to supercharge browser speed with major multi-process push
Mozilla is aiming to roll out multi-process Firefox to even more users in January.
December 23, 2016
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Firefox's Windows XP and Vista support will finally end in 2017
One of the last hold-outs finally sets retirement date for senior citizen Windows XP.
December 27, 2016
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For Firefox, Out With The Old Add-On System And In With The New 'WebExtensions'
Mozilla announced that the latest version of Firefox now has support for WebExtensions, a new set of APIs that allow developers to easily deploy their extensions to Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Edge. The adoption of WebExtensions is necessary to advance the Electrolysis multiprocess and sandboxing architecture.
June 9, 2017
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Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new 'Performance' option
Firefox has long been playing defense against the unstoppable juggernaut of Google Chrome (to be fair, Microsoft isn't in much better shape). Over the past year, we've reported on Mozilla's attempts to add multi-threading support to its existing browser, and yes, the rather silly new logo that the organization came up with for itself: "Moz://a,' if you've been trying to forget it.
April 17, 2017
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Goodbye, Hello: Firefox casts off its built-in video chat client this fall
Hello could disappear as early as Firefox 49, scheduled for release in mid-September.
August 02, 2016
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Google reclaims its place as default search engine in Firefox
Earlier today, we reported that Mozilla had unleashed the latest version of its browser, rebranded as Firefox Quantum. While there are a significant amount of changes to it, there is also one that might have been overlooked.
November 14, 2017
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How to annotate EPUB files in Microsoft Edge
The Fall Creators Update brings annotation to EPUB files in Microsoft Edge.
September 28, 2017
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How to disable Chrome's obnoxious Ctrl-Shift-Q shortcut
In case, you know, you don't want to throw away all your active tabs by mistake.
March 7, 2017
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How to download old versions of Firefox
Downloading the latest version of Firefox for your PC is simple. Point your browser at the site, click "Free Download" and you'll automatically get the latest version that matches your PC.
April 13, 2017
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How to jazz up your Firefox new-tab page with the upcoming Activity Stream feature
Try Activity Stream before it's built in to Firefox later in the year.
March 14, 2017
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How to use WebVR in Firefox with HTC Vive or Oculus Rift
Firefox now has out-of-the-box WebVR support on Windows PCs -- here's what that means and how to use it.
August 14, 2017
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It's time to give Firefox another chance
If you're like me, you switched your default browser over to Chrome years ago and never looked back. Chances are, before you made the switch, you used Firefox or -- God forbid -- Internet Explorer. What made Chrome stand out back then was its speed and simplicity, especially at a time when Firefox felt like it was getting slower and heavier with every update. But times have changed. It's now time to give Firefox another chance.
September 29, 2017
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Mossberg: What's up with Firefox, the browser that time forgot?
Mozilla is finally focused on revitalizing the once-beloved product.
January 25, 2017
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Mozilla Announces Firefox Quantum Web-browser
Mozilla today released the Firefox Quantum web-browser for PCs. Technically version 57.0 of Firefox, Quantum comes with an overhauled user-interface, a more evolved multi-process sandbox than Google Chrome, and is geared for both performance and lower memory footprint. Mozilla claims that web-rendering performance has been doubled over the previous version (Firefox 56.0), making it play in a league above Google Chrome. It's also designed to have up to 30% smaller memory footprint than Chrome.
November 14, 2017
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Mozilla causes stir with opt-out data collection plans
Mozilla has announced that it would like to collect anonymous user data in order to "better understand how people use" Firefox. The proposed move is quite contentious for many users because Mozilla is making it opt-out; many users feel betrayed by the move given that Mozilla touts Firefox as a privacy-oriented browser.
August 22, 2017
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Mozilla CEO says new Firefox browser delivers 'a big bang'
Three years after taking over the organization behind the Firefox browser, Chris Beard talks about fighting the megacorps and taking on Chrome with Firefox 57.
August 4, 2017
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Mozilla ditches Aurora release channels for Firefox; new and beta code will hit users faster
Mozilla has announced plans to eliminate one of its release channels for not only Firefox but also Thunderbird and SeaMonkey. Starting today, the Aurora release channel will no longer be updated, and the Developer Edition of the web browser will be based on the beta build.
April 18, 2017
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Mozilla Firefox 54 Now Available
Additional web browser news this week is Mozilla's launch today of Firefox 54.
June 13, 2017
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Mozilla Firefox web browser may no longer be supported on your Linux computer
Firefox is a wonderful open source web browser. as a result, it comes pre-loaded on many Linux-based operating systems, such as Ubuntu and Fedora. Yeah, some people choose to install Chromium or Chrome instead, but Mozilla's offering remains a staple in the Linux community.
April 20, 2017
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Mozilla Looks to Supercharge the Browsing Experience With Firefox Quantum
Mozilla is announcing that the latest version of its Firefox browser, Firefox 57, is just too good for just another numbered release. The improvements under the hood are so great, they say, and the performance improvements over previous Firefox releases are so grand, that only one name would have been enough to convey this message. That's why the latest Firefox release has been christened "Firefox Quantum".
September 27, 2017
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Mozilla previews its faster 'Firefox Quantum' browser
The redesigned and re-engineered browser is now available in beta form and features a more minimal UI and is twice as fast.
September 27, 2017
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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track
But the change won't speed up browser's release tempo
April 17, 2017
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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' preview builds
But the change won't speed up browser's release tempo
April 18, 2017
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Mozilla seeks return to glory with release of Firefox Quantum
The company said re-engineered browser -- Firefox 57 -- represents its biggest release since the debut of Firefox 1.0 in 2004 and showcases a significant speed boost.
November 14, 2017
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Mozilla terminates its deal with Yahoo and makes Google the default in Firefox again
With the launch of Firefox Quantum, Mozilla released what's probably the most important update to its browser in recent years. It's faster, lighter and you should give it a try. And as you do so, you'll notice another change: Google is now the default search engine again -- at least if you live in the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
November 14, 2017
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Mozilla to scrap Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista in 2017
One of the last hold-outs finally sets retirement date for senior citizen XP
December 25, 2016
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Mozilla upgrades Firefox: More processes, please!
Firefox 54 ups tab content processes to four as company officials claim it's like Goldilocks' porridge ... just right
June 15, 2017
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Mozilla whips out Rusty new Firefox Quantum (and that's a good thing)
Landmark build promises to be faster, slimmer, better at multi-threading
September 26, 2017
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Mozilla's Firefox Quantum browser is ridiculously fast
Mozilla today announced that its significant overhaul of the Firefox browser -- called Firefox Quantum -- had entered the beta stage, making it tantalisingly close to a general consumer release.
September 26, 2017
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Mozilla's Firefox Quantum next-generation browser is ready for you to try out
Mozilla says Firefox Quantum is twice as fast as Firefox.
September 26, 2017
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Mozilla's new corporate logo evokes URL lingo
Drops dinosaur, goes with colon and a couple of slashes
January 19, 2017
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Mozilla's new internet-infused brand throws browsers for a loop
What happens when you blend programming instructions into a brand name like Moz://a? for browsers, anything from nothing to confusion.
January 19, 2017
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Mozilla's Next Big 'Quantum' Enhancement Will Make Firefox Silky-Smooth
Lin Clark, an engineer on the Mozilla Developer Relations team, revealed how Firefox will soon become silky-smooth via a new GPU-accelerated rendering engine written in Rust called "WebRender."
October 12, 2017
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NetMarketShare: Microsoft Edge stagnates even as Windows 10 usage increases
The latest numbers for OS and browser market share from NetMarketShare are hardly surprising. Microsoft's Windows 10 continues its meteoric rise in desktops across the world while Google maintains its reign over other browsers. Similar to last month's reports, this month's stats are a mixed bag for the Redmond giant, as Microsoft Edge failed to grow.
August 1, 2017
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Newest Firefox browser bashes crashes
Most folks using the browser on Windows will see 10 percent fewer crashes as Mozilla's Quantum project to revamp Firefox shows results.
April 19, 2017
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No network? No problem for Google Docs on Firefox
If you're ever stuck without a network connection, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will work even without Chrome, Google confirms.
March 24, 2017
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The 12 must-have Firefox add-ons of 2017
These extensions for Mozilla's browser can help boost your productivity, reclaim privacy and automate mundane tasks.
August 30, 2017
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The Most Useful Firefox Extensions Ever Made
Firefox was fighting the good fight against Internet Explorer long before Chrome showed up, and since its launch in 2002, Mozilla's famed browser has been attracting third-party developers in their droves. the add-ons and plug-ins are what make Firefox the powerhouse browser it is, and these are some of the very best you can install.
December 9, 2016
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Why Firefox? Because not everybody is a web designer, silly
Do we really want Chrome hegemony?
April 19, 2017
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1Password for Microsoft Edge saves you time as well as your passwords
Keeping track of all your passwords is a hassle, not to mention all the other numbers and documents you have to keep track of. 1Password aims to save you the effort of memorizing a thousand codes.
October 23, 2017
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3 Chrome extensions that let you track to-do's from your browser
No more toggling between browser tabs for the tools you need. These extensions put everything you need on one page.
April 12, 2017
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4 Chrome extensions that make you more productive in Gmail
Have your email read to you, hide your inbox, master keyboard shortcuts, and more.
May 4, 2017
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4 ways to block political posts on Facebook
The lure of political chatter is one of social media's biggest productivity pitfalls. Here's how to silence the noise.
February 20, 2017
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5 Reasons to Give Microsoft's new Browser another Chance
You may be so well used to Chrome or Firefox that Microsoft's new browser Edge may not be on your radar. It probably should be though, because it was built for Windows 10 and includes a bunch of great new tricks that other browsers don't have. No matter what your experiences with the old Internet Explorer was like, Edge is still worth a look. Here are 5 reasons to give Microsoft's new browser another chance.
January 13, 2017
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5 ways to speed up Chrome: Tips for power users and newbies
By turning a few dials you can make the browsing experience even zippier.
March 22, 2017
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7 advanced Google Chrome tips and tweaks that save you time
You probably live most of your computing day inside Google's browser. Despite its tendency to be a resource hog, it's still the most capable browser for its speed and optimization on the web's most important sites.
April 19, 2017
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8 big improvements in Apple's High Sierra Safari browser
Faster, more private, and standards-focused Apple browser gains new lease of life
June 14, 2017
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8 Extensions that Should Make your Browser a Little More Hacker-Proof
The web can be a lot of fun, but it's also a pretty dangerous place to venture out into--with phishing sites, drive-by downloads and other nasties lurking around every corner. If you're browsing on Firefox or Chrome you should give your browser some extra muscle for keeping you safe online by installing one or more of these security-focused add-ons.
March 16, 2017
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10 alternative browsers that prove there's life after Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Internet Explorer
There's more to your web-browsing life than just the standard big four browsers.
July 24, 2017
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10 frustrating Google Chrome irritations and how to fix them
Stop accidental tab closures, update extensions, enable guest browsing, and more.
January 26, 2017
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Misc. - A

A Beginner's Guide to Progressive Web Apps
Progressive web apps could be the next big thing for the mobile web. Originally proposed by Google in 2015, they have already attracted a lot of attention because of the relative ease of development and the almost instant wins for the application's user experience.
August 11, 2016
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A privacy-focused browser developer just bought Ghostery
Cliqz, developer of a privacy-focused browser, has acquired the Ghostery browser extension and the team behind it
February 15, 2017
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A week with Microsoft Edge: Get started with the browser designed for Windows 10
Today, we're kicking off a series of videos and blog posts to introduce you to the best of Microsoft Edge -- the faster, safer browser designed for Windows 10. We'll be publishing a new video and blog post every day this week to share tips and tricks for making the most out of your browsing experience with Microsoft Edge.
April 17, 2017
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A Week with Microsoft Edge: the only browser to stream Netflix content in 4K
This week, we've shared a new video and blog post every day to introduce you to the best of Microsoft Edge, and, in our final post today, we're talking all about entertainment.
April 21, 2017
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Adblock Plus arrives for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
Today is the day that Windows 10 Anniversary Update rolls out to the masses, but this is not the only big Windows 10 news of the day. the version of Microsoft Edge included in the latest update features support for extensions -- and this means that millions of Windows 10 users can now take advantage of Adblock Plus.
August 02, 2016
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AdBlock Plus blocked in China: 159m forbidden from stripping adverts
Builders bemoan browser-based banner buster being blatantly banned
August 05, 2016
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Adblock Plus now sweeps ads out of Microsoft's new Edge browser, too
The new Windows 10 anniversary edition opens the door for Eyeo to bring its widely used but controversial ad blocker to Microsoft's modern browser.
August 02, 2016
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Adblock Plus wins its 6th court case, brought by Der Spiegel
Eyeo GmbH has beaten back German court cases seeking to shut down its business.
November 29, 2016
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Adobe angers Chrome users by bundling browser plugin with security update
Save Web page as PDF extension is showing up when it wasn't asked for.
January 12, 2017
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Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat
The vast majority of the flaws could allow for remote code execution
January 11, 2017
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Adguard AdBlocker comes to Microsoft Edge
One of the pain points of Microsoft's Edge browser in the beginning was its lack of support for extensions, which Microsoft addressed in Insider Build 14291 and made generally available in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
February 17, 2017
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After getting pwned and owned, Microsoft vows to fix Edge security
Microsoft is working to reduce the attack surface and restrict unauthorized access of its Edge browser.
March 27, 2017
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After vote to kill privacy rules, users try to "pollute' their Web history
"ISP Data Pollution" fills browsing history with noise to protect your privacy.
April 3, 2017
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Alert: Using a web ad blocker may identify you -- to advertisers
There's no escape muhaha
April 14, 2017
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Android O's picture-in-picture videos now supported by Google Chrome
Admittedly, one of the cooler new features of Android O (which might be called Oreo or Oatmeal Cookie depending on who you ask) is its native support for picture-in-picture video. Just like on the iPad, Android users will be able to enjoy their videos thanks to a floating movable window that will run atop other apps. Superb!
June 26, 2017
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Any browser coming to Windows 10 S will have to use the EdgeHTML rendering engine
Windows 10 S, Microsoft's new education-focused operating system, has a lot of restrictions in place. the main one, of course, being that it only allows you to install apps from the Windows Store. If you want to install programs from outside its ecosystem, you'll need to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.
May 10, 2017
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Apple fails to remove 'deleted' Safari web browser histories from iCloud
Apple is a company that puts a big focus on security and privacy. Unlike Google, the iPhone-maker does not make the majority of its money from advertising and harvesting user data. Heck, Tim Cook and company even famously fought a government request to help it break into an iPhone. Ultimately, if you value your privacy, Apple products can arguably be trusted a bit more than its competitors.
February 10, 2017
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Apple Proposes a new 3D Graphics Standard Called WebGPU
Apple has proposed a new GPU API for the browser, called WebGPU. Google has another solution called NXT in the development.
February 17, 2017
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Apple starts collecting browsing data in Safari using its differential privacy tech
Today's public release of macOS High Sierra brings with it some key updates to Safari -- including the ability to disable cross-site cookie tracking and turn off autoplaying ads. Arriving alongside those features is a less publicized new addition to Apple's proprietary browser: data collection.
September 25, 2017
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Ars announces HTTPS by default (finally)
Doing our part to push the encrypted-by-default vision of the Web.
January 25, 2017
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Autofill on Chrome and Safari can Give Hackers Access to your Credit Card Info
With a simple exploit, browsers like Chrome and Safari can be tricked into handing over your credit card information to hackers. and you wouldn't even realize it.
January 10, 2017
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Azure Portal rejects Firefox after certificate revocation SNAFU
C0ck-up not conspiracy -- Redmond says 'OCSP stapling' has come undone
May 29, 2017
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Misc. - B

Bash basics: how to use (and scrub) your shell's command history
Make the most of this useful tool.
January 23, 2017
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Best Extensions for Microsoft Edge
What are the best Microsoft Edge extensions?
August 7, 2017
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Best new Edge browser features in the Windows 10 Creators Update
The Creators Update brings a few new noteworthy features to Microsoft Edge. Here's a look at the best of them.
April 5, 2017
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Best web browsers of 2017: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head
We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best in 2017.
August 7, 2017
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Beware of this new Chrome "font wasn't found" hack!
Today while browsing a (compromised) WordPress site that shall remain unnamed, I came across a very interesting "hack" that was pulled off with a bit more finesse than most of the drive-by-infection attempts. this one relies on using JavaScript to change the text rendering, causing it to resemble mis-encoded text with symbols and rubbish in place of the content, then prompts the user to update "Chrome's language pack" to fix the problem.
February 22, 2017
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Beyond the Browser: from Web Apps to Desktop Apps
I started out as a web developer, and that's now one part of what I do as a full-stack developer, but never had I imagined I'd create things for the desktop. I love the web. I love how altruistic our community is, how it embraces open-source, testing and pushing the envelope. I love discovering beautiful websites and powerful apps. When I was first tasked with creating a desktop app, I was apprehensive and intimidated. It seemed like it would be difficult, or at least... different.
March 21, 2017
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Blazor Brings .NET Back to the Browser
Steve Sanderson's Blazor is an experiment to bring .NET back to the browser using WebAssembly. It isn't meant to be a full production framework like Flash or Silverlight, but rather a test to see what's possible.
July 14, 2017
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Brave browser bets on BATs to the web
The browser maker wants to put a price on online users' attention with Basic Attention Tokens as a substitute for traditional ads.
August 22, 2017
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Brave gets first partner in push for privacy-protecting ads
The browser maker's deal with Bitcoin info site CoinDesk is a step toward Brave's and those looking for an internet free of intrusive ads.
December 14, 2016
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Browser makers not meeting mobile requirements
Trapped in the desktop era, browsers still are not optimised for wireless and mobile environments, giving smaller makers an opportunity to catch up.
June 2, 2017
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Browser market share remains almost unchanged as Chrome continues to dominate
Last month, it was revealed that Chrome had continued its rise in market share whereas Microsoft Edge was slowly crawling along. On the other hand, Internet Explorer lost more of its user base while Safari, Firefox, were growing - albeit by small margins. The situation has remained almost the same this month as well.
June 1, 2017
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Browser trust test: Would you let Chrome block ads? Or Firefox share and encrypt files?
Mozilla spins share 'n' synch as Google spins its own virtues
August 2, 2017
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Browser Vendors Start Shipping WebAssembly by Default
The browser vendors working on WebAssembly have reached a "consensus" on an initial implementation set, allowing browsers to ship it on by default.
March 10, 2017
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Bumpr 1.1.6 review: Quickly open web links with the browser of your choice
When you want to open a web link in a different browser, Bumpr makes it easy to do.
March 27, 2017
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Misc. - C

Check out Microsoft Edge Extensions in Windows 10 Build 14291
You access Extensions in Microsoft Edge by clicking on the ellipsis menu (three dots) on right side of the browser screen.
March 18, 2016
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CheckPoint launches real-time zero day browser protection
The most common way for malware to get onto a PC is via files downloaded from the web. According to Exploits at the Endpoint: SANS 2016 Threat Landscape Study, 41 percent of people suffered their worst security events from drive by downloads and 80 percent suffered phishing attacks.
August 02, 2016
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Chime in: What web browser do you use as a backup?
Everyone has a default web browser, but we don't often discuss the other backup browsers we use. We want to know about yours, and why you use the browsers you do.
August 8, 2017
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Chrome 62 Promoted To Stable
Arguably most exciting about Chrome 62 is support for OpenType Font Variations. The variable fonts support allows embedding multiple font families/variations into a single font file. The variable fonts behavior can then be controlled via CSS.
October 18, 2017
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Chrome and Firefox increase their password warnings, but Safari lags behind
Apple isn't offering as much explicit advice in Safari as Google and Mozilla now provide.
February 16, 2017
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Chrome and Firefox Start Warning of Insecure Sites
With upcoming changes to web browsers from Google and Firefox, users will start to see alerts when they're browsing on an insecure site. Chrome 56 and Firefox 51 in January 2017 will be the first general releases containing these warnings.
January 25, 2017
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Chrome for Android 52 promises speedier video load times and less battery drain
Google says the latest version can save you as much as 50 percent data usage by flipping on data saver mode.
August 04, 2016
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Chrome for MacOS to block rogue ad injections and settings changes
The Google Safe Browsing service has been expanded to detect more threats on macOS
March 2, 2017
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Chrome is the most popular web browser of all
The others aren't even close. One time market-leader Microsoft Windows' Internet Explorer is a distant third.
January 11, 2017
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Chrome now uses scroll anchoring to prevent those annoying page jumps
The latest update to Google's Chrome browser makes mobile browsing a bit easier and (hopefully) less frustrating.
April 11, 2017
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Chrome readies built-in ad blocker in early version of Canary
The ad blocker, available for now only on the Windows version of Canary, could reach mainstream browser users by mid-October.
August 7, 2017
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Chrome starts retiring Flash in favor of HTML5
Non-visible Flash content blocked in September; Flash fully deprecated by December.
August 10, 2016
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Chrome starts throttling background tabs to prolong battery life
Google says background tabs are responsible for a third of Chrome's battery usage.
March 15, 2017
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Chrome to make Flash mostly-dead in early December
Plans interim step next month in long-running battle to eliminate Flash Player content from the web
August 10, 2016
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Chrome updates set to kill annoying redirects and trick-to-click popups
New user protections coming with Chrome 64 and Chrome 65.
November 8, 2017
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Chrome will stop sketchy sites from bouncing you to ads
You've been there: browsing on a slightly backwater website, crossing your fingers as you click what looks like a video's play button. Instead of the TV show you had queued up, a million pop-ups spew out.
November 8, 2017
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Chrome will whack website bait-and-switch tactics
Starting in 2018, Google's browser will stop website elements that try to send you to a page you didn't expect or want.
November 8, 2017
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Chrome will soon make browsing sketchy sites less frustrating
When you're browsing the web, there's little that's more annoying than clicking on what you think is a video and finding out that it was actually just an image with a link to a dubious site. Or what about those links that actually take you to your destination in a new window but then quickly navigate your original site to some ad for male enhancement pills? And then there's still the garden variety site that just redirects you to a new page for no apparent reason.
November 8, 2017
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Chrome Working On JPEG Encode Accelerator With VA-API/V4L2 Support
Landing in the Chromium browser code-base this morning is a JPEG encode accelerator interface.
October 18, 2017
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Chrome's Latest Version Finally Prevents Open Tabs from Crushing Laptop Batteries
A new version of Google chrome is out and if you frequently use the browser and open lots of tabs on your notebook, you will want to download it right now. this version of Chrome finally helps to stop open background tabs running on your laptop from running your battery life reports Gizmodo. Previously tabs open in the background on Chrome still used power and CPU time even if you weren't looking at them.
March 16, 2017
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Chrome's next release will make DRM mandatory
But that may change.
January 31, 2017
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Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins
HTTP connections have their place, but not on login screens.
January 26, 2017
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Cisco starts patching critical flaw in WebEx browser extension
The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute malicious code on computers
January 27, 2017
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Co-signed: Safari should display favicons in tabs
Adding favicons to the tabs in Safari would put the graphical back in graphical user interface.
August 11, 2017
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Contrary to reports, Chrome 55 continues to render Flash
Spigot not yet shut off, but a future update could flip the default to new option
December 5, 2016
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Control privacy settings for any web page with this easy Chrome shortcut
This powerful and simple tool lets you control exactly what happens when you visit a web page.
February 1, 2017
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CrankWheel: easy screen sharing for Chrome
CrankWheel is an easy-to-use Chrome extension which enables speedy sharing of your Chrome tabs or entire screen, without installing any other software.
April 14, 2017
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Cryptojacking craze that drains your CPU now done by 2,500 sites
Android apps with millions of Google Play downloads also crash the party.
November 8, 2017
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Misc. - D

DevDocs is an offline developer's documentation browser for Chrome
You're working in your browser, testing some new web development project, but there's a problem. and you've no idea why. So you open some documentation in a separate browser tab, more in your development environment, maybe a separate PDF or two until you find whatever you need.
December 5, 2016
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DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
Last month we wrote about DevDocs for Chrome, a free extension which gives access to API documentation for around 200 programming languages and technologies.
January 30, 2017
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Does anyone actually use (or even know about) Microsoft's Edge browser?
If you're a Web developer, deciding which browsers to support can be a big decision. Choose wrong and there are costly ramifications. with IE declining and mobile activity increasing, where does Microsoft's Windows 10-only Edge fit in? we decided to find out.
April 24, 2017
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Don't expect Google's Chrome browser to come to Windows 10 S
When Microsoft debuted Windows 10 S at an event last week, it billed its inability to install apps from outside the confines of the Windows Store as a security feature. Unfortunately, that's also inevitably going to cause some limitations, one of which is a likely restriction on browser choice.
May 10, 2017
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Don't stop me! Why Microsoft's inevitable browser irrelevance isn't
Your best excuse for using Firefox or Chrome is just that
April 26, 2017
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Misc. - E

Eating Brotli will improve Edge's inner health says Microsoft
Google's compression algo shrinks Edge's page load times without taxing your CPU
December 22, 2016
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Edge Browser Gets Improvements in Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Microsoft is touting its Edge browser improvements with the release this week of the Windows 10 "anniversary update" version 1607 (build 14393.10).
August 05, 2016
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Edge browser now has extensions in the latest Windows 10 preview
The Maps app now lets Cortana give you turn-by-turn directions
March 18, 2016
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Edge has so few extensions because Microsoft sets a 'high bar for quality'
Even though Microsoft Edge has come bundled with Windows 10 since the launch of the OS, the browser has been struggling to gain market share. One of the main reasons for this is that it only supports a handful of extensions, including AdBlock, Amazon Assistant, Office Online, LastPass, Pinterest Save Button, and Grammarly. In contrast, Google Chrome supports thousands of extensions.
September 29, 2017
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Enpass keeping its Edge extension in beta due to missing APIs
Enpass has explained why its browser extension for Microsoft Edge will be remaining in beta for a while longer. While it was hoped that Enpass could release the extension officially with stable version 5.3, limitations in Microsoft's initial release of Edge extension support limit what the team can do in keeping your data secure.
August 02, 2016
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Enpass password manager extension finally available for Microsoft Edge
The Enpass extension for Microsoft Edge is finally ready for primetime.
September 28, 2017
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Every Keyboard Shortcut you Need for Getting Around the Web
There's a lot of stuff out there on the web, and you want to be able to get around all of it fast. you can of course make use of your mouse but there are always times when a keyboard combo is more efficient and more convenient. the ones we've listed here have all been tested with Google Chrome, but many will work with other browsers too.
August 02, 2016
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Five More Microsoft Edge Extensions Quietly Arrive in the Windows Store
At the end of May we reported about the addition of 12 new Microsoft Edge extensions that had been published in the Windows Store over the course of a three month period. That brought the total number of extensions available for the two year old browser to 35.
June 16, 2017
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FAQ: How Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will eliminate Adobe Flash
Here's what will happen to Flash Player on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari between now and the end of 2020.
July 31, 2017
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Five advanced Google Chrome hacks to level up your browsing
Search harder, better, faster.
July 31, 2017
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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android
Google's browser had a lot to offer if you know where to look.
August 1, 2016
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Flash will become click-to-run in Edge, Chrome in 2017
A few sites will be whitelisted; everywhere else will have it disabled by default.
December 14, 2016
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Fox's digital ad boss wants you to use an ad blocker
Digital ads suck, and they broke the internet, digital ad exec Joe Marchese says on Recode Media.
January 12, 2017
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Friendship Ended with CHROME now OPERA is My best Friend
It's time to break up with Chrome and all the RAM it eats up.
May 16, 2017
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GCC versus LLVM Q3 2017: Active Developer Counts
A blog post from a few years ago that really stuck with me was Martin Olsson's Browser Engines 2015: Commit Rates and Active Developer Counts, where he shows information about the number of authors and commits to popular web browsers
September 5, 2017
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German Firefox users to test recommendation engine 'a bit like thought-reading'
Data capture tool that analyses 'surfing activity' will land in ~1% of browsers
October 9, 2017
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Getting started with Microsoft's new To-Do app
Microsoft recently released a preview of its new To-Do app, formerly known as "Project Chesire." and it is one to-do list app that you'll actually enjoy using.
April 25, 2017
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Global Web standard for integrating DRM into browsers hits a snag
EFF: Protections needed to "engage in lawful activity that DRM gets in the way of."
July 12, 2017
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GNOME's Epiphany 3.23.3 Web Browser Disables HTTPS Everywhere by Default
Epiphany 3.23.3 was tagged on Monday as the newest development release of this web-browser update being aligned for GNOME 3.24.
December 13, 2016
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Google adds some basic antivirus features to Chrome for Windows
Antivirus software is always a cat and mouse game, but Google is trying to make things a little easier for users by adding some antivirus features to Chrome for Windows.
October 16, 2017
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Google bans its ads on sites that use those annoying 'pop-unders'
Google today clarified a change to its ad policies, which have now been updated to include a ban on Google advertisements on any websites that utilize "pop-under' advertisements. These obnoxious, irritating and often spammy advertisements are those that load "under' your current window -- meaning you don't see them until you minimize your browser.
July 11, 2017
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Google Chrome bests Microsoft Edge in new battery life tests
Ask Microsoft which browser offers the best battery life on Windows 10 and it will not hesitate to tell you that Microsoft Edge is the best. And it has the test results to prove it: on a Surface Book, for instance, Microsoft Edge lasts a couple of hours longer than Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, which is remarkable.
June 26, 2017
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Google Chrome continues to rise in market share while Edge remains as slow as ever
Last month, NetMarketShare's report indicated that the desktop market share of browsers had remained relatively unchanged. the latest statistic show a different story, once again establishing Google Chrome as one of the fastest-growing browsers, while Microsoft Edge continues to crawl forward at a snail's pace.
May 2, 2017
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Google Chrome could soon include an ad blocker
It's news that -- on the face of it -- makes very little sense; the Wall Street Journal reports that Google is going to include an ad-blocking feature in its Chrome web browser. for a company that makes so much money from advertising this seems like something of a strange move, but in the light of recent ad controversy, it could be sensible business.
April 20, 2017
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Google Chrome for iOS goes open-source
Google has announced that its Chrome browser for iOS will now be added to the Chromium open-source repository for the community to develop and build.
January 31, 2017
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Google Chrome is finally going to kill those spammy website redirects
Google is rolling out new security features for Chrome which will make it harder for third-party ads to subvert pop-up blockers via redirects and new tabs.
November 8, 2017
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Google Chrome makes it easy to mute annoying auto-play audio
The feature is now available on Chrome's developer version: Chrome Canary.
August 25, 2017
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Google Chrome now reloads web pages faster and more efficiently than ever before
Have you ever been extremely dissatisfied with the refresh/reload performance of your web browser? Yeah, me neither. Quite frankly, I never gave much thought to it. Google has noticed, however, and it has improved the reload performance with Chrome 56.
January 26, 2017
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Google Chrome stable can now run side-by-side with Beta and Dev variants
When you install Google Chrome Beta or Dev versions on your Windows computer, it overwrites and replaces the stable version. This keeps things fairly simple and neat, as home users won't have multiple versions of Chrome on their PC. The problem with that, however, is the Beta and Dev versions really aren't intended for home users -- even though some still use them. Those unstable versions are intended for testing, meaning having them run side-by-side, like with the Canary builds, would actually be preferable.
August 22, 2017
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Google Chrome update fixes annoying page jumps
'Scroll anchoring'
April 11, 2017
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Google Chrome will automatically upgrade to 64-bit if your PC can handle it
It's a 64-bit world but many users haven't bothered to make the switch.
May 4, 2017
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Google Chrome will beat Flash to death with a shovel: Why... won't... you... just... die!
Adobe plugin completely snubbed for HTML5
August 09, 2016
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Google Chrome will now protect you better from malware on macOS
Google has announced improvements towards protecting macOS users of its Chrome browser, as part of its Safe Browsing program.
March 2, 2017
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Google Chrome's background tabs now use less power
Chrome isn't the most energy efficient browser around, but Google has been working hard to make things better. the latest improvement focuses on background tabs, which are now said to use less power.
March 14, 2017
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Google Chrome's latest update will help prevent misclicks
Tapping on a link before a web page has fully loaded is one of the 21st century's biggest risks: in fact, it's almost a given that just a moment before your finger touches the screen, the page will randomly shift upwards, resulting in a misclick. Well, Google's Chrome development team seems to have grown just as sick of this phenomenon as the rest of us, and has now implemented a fix as a part of the app's latest update.
April 12, 2017
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Google Chrome's plan to kill Flash kicks into high gear
Google's long-running strategy to kill Flash usage is nearing its endgame this December.
August 10, 2016
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Google ends support for popular browser benchmark because devs kept cheating it
Google is ending support for a widely used browser benchmark after determining that the test had actually become detrimental to web performance.
April 14, 2017
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Google Is About To Make Your Browser More Paranoid
Your browser is about to become a lot more paranoid. You might not notice. But if you do, don't freak out. At least not yet.
August 21, 2017
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Google is building an ad blocker into Chrome in 2018
Starting early next year, Chrome users will benefit from an ad blocker built into the web browser. As part of its work with the Coalition for Better Ads, Google is looking to clamp down on intrusive ads that web users find most irritating.
June 2, 2017
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Google is replacing Flash in Chrome once and for all
Google told us in May that it would eventually block Adobe Flash Player content on Chrome. and today, the company is making good on its promise. Google is making HTML5 the preferred and default way to display website content in a change that'll take place over the next couple of months. this means that unless a website has an HTML5 content player, video content will not automatically display.
December 9, 2016
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Google Keep for Chrome adds drawing tools for doodling in notes
You can now use Google Keep to add drawings to notes, but only in the Chrome app.
December 19, 2016
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Google kills support for Gmail in these Chrome versions: Check if you're affected
Google will no longer support Gmail on Chrome version 53 and below, leaving the popular service more susceptible to security risks.
February 3, 2017
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Google may build ad-blocking into Chrome
The move by the online ad company is seen as defensive.
April 20, 2017
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Google ordered to pay $20 million for Chrome's infringement of anti-malware patents
Google has been ordered to pay $20M after a federal court in Marshall, Texas ruled that the Chrome browser had infringed four patents for anti-malware software.
February 15, 2017
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Google plans to clean up the web with Chrome ad blocker next year
Google will introduce an ad blocker to Chrome early next year and is telling publishers to get ready.
June 1, 2017
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Google prepares publishers for the release of Chrome ad-blocking
The biggest online advertiser will now block ads; the Web won't look the same.
June 2, 2017
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Google raises heat on Microsoft with new Chrome bundle for enterprises
Bundles browser, group policy templates and legacy browser switching too
May 24, 2017
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Google releases Chrome 62 on Android to fix major vulnerabilities, add some new features
After a short beta testing phase, Google released Chrome version 62 for Android devices. The new update for the mobile browser patches some security vulnerabilities discovered recently and brings some visual changes that are meant to better fit the Android design language.
October 30, 2017
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Google reportedly planning built-in ad-blocking feature for Chrome
On both its mobile and desktop browsers
April 19, 2017
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Google Rolling Out A Chrome Ad Blocker, Putting Web Publishers On Notice
You know that feeling of relief and serenity that comes with a web-browsing experience free of annoying popups, auto-play video ads, and screen-dominating interstitials? As predicted, Google is planning to launch a new ad blocker on Chrome next year in an effort to clean up the internet.
June 2, 2017
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Google rolls out Chrome Cleanup to help secure its web browser
With so much time now spent online, and with so many cloud-based tools now in use every day, we're all spending more time than ever in our web browsers. To ensure that this is as secure an experience as possible, Google is rolling out a trio of important changes to Chrome -- for Windows users, at least.
October 16, 2017
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Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome
Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. that seems counterintuitive for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the monies) from advertising, but it could actually be a way to beat blockers by becoming one itself, per a new Wall Street Journal report that first reported the news.
April 19, 2017
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Google Shames Microsoft for not Fixing Windows 10 Browser Bug
Google's Project Zero security division published details of a Windows 10 Edge and Internet Explorer 11 vulnerability that allows remote hackers to crash both browsers and execute malicious code.
February 28, 2017
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Google Targets IoT with Android Things
Google brings Android and its ecosystem to the development of IoT devices. Developers will write applications to these devices similarly to how they write for mobile ones.
December 16, 2016
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Google to block some ads in Chrome -- even its own
In 2018, the online ad giant will walk a fine line between improving your life online and undermining publishers that rely on ads to survive.
June 1, 2017
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Google to give 6 months' warning for 2018 Chrome adblockalypse -- report
We're talking 'bout blockage, blockage... Eyeo, Eyeo away
June 2, 2017
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Google unveils Chrome User Experience Report to let developers see how visitors use websites
If you've ever wondered what happens to the data Google collects via Chrome, today's announcement gives you something of an idea. The newly unveiled Chrome User Experience Report is a collection of data from users who have opted in to usage statistic reporting, the idea being that developers will be able to see how users experience the websites they visit.
October 23, 2017
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Google wants to use Chrome to suck you into virtual reality
Chrome now supports WebVR, which brings virtual worlds to web browsers. Allies include Mozilla, Microsoft and Facebook, but we can expect some rough patches.
February 9, 2017
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Google will block bad ads (even its own) with a filter built into Chrome
The new feature will be added to the browser next year.
June 2, 2017
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Google will bring Allo to the web really soon
Google introduced Allo on Android and iOS last September and, for those who prefer to chat with their friends from the comfort of their favorite browser, the search giant will soon release a web version of the messaging service as well.
July 10, 2017
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Google working to fix Chrome flaw that could allow credential theft on Windows
A new flaw has been discovered in Google Chrome which could allow malicious actors to steal credentials on Windows PCs.
May 18, 2017
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Google: We're puzzled Windows 10's Edge, IE flaw hasn't been patched by Microsoft
Google's Project Zero security researchers express surprise at Microsoft's failure to patch this bug before it reached its 90-day deadline.
February 27, 2017
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Google's 'adblocker' is all about taking back control
Watch out, whitelist mafia, you might be swimming with the fishes
April 20, 2017
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Google's adding native Chrome support for FLAC lossless audio files
Google's Chrome browser will be able to play FLAC files by the end of January–as will Firefox.
January 13, 2017
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Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI
Just how does machine learning work? You've probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It's a perfect two-minute summary of what a lot of modern AI can -- and more importantly can't -- do.
October 9, 2017
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Google's built-in Chrome ad-blocker said to be more of a quality filter
Google still has plans to introduce built-in advertising filters for its Chrome web browser, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, but it's going to be more of a quality assurance feature, akin to existing tools in Chrome that prevent pop-ups from spawning in excess, and that warn users when they might be exposed to content that could harm their devices.
June 1, 2017
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Google's Chrome browser will (almost) kill off Flash support by December
Google has announced plans to slowly kill off support in its Chrome browser for most websites that use Adobe's Flash by December in favor of HTML5 sites.
August 09, 2016
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Google's Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages
Chrome's Incognito mode will label all HTTP pages as 'not secure' starting in October
April 28, 2017
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Google's 'Copyless Paste' feature aims to take the pain out of copying text on Android
Chrome's new Copyless Paste option will provide contextual suggestions based on the things you've recently searched.
April 25, 2017
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Google's new 'Trusted Contacts' App Lets Users Keep Tabs on Friends, Family
Two years after Facebook added a safety check feature to let users notify family and friends they were safe after a disaster or public tragedy, Google is following suit, launching its own standalone personal safety app.
December 5, 2016
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Google's new "Trusted Contacts" app lets you keep tabs on family
New "personal safety app" another way to share location with friends and family.
December 5, 2016
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Google's Project Zero reveals vulnerability in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge
Google's Project Zero has exposed another security flaw in Microsoft software – this time in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. as reported by the Register, the flaw was first disclosed to Microsoft on November 25, but has now gone public after exceeding Project Zero's 90-day disclosure deadline without a patch.
February 27, 2017
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Google's turning up the gas on its Android-Chrome OS alignment
The tales of two platforms are about to intersect like never before.
August 8, 2017
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Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac
Correct spelling and grammar is something of a dying art these days. Rather than embark on a rant, however, let us gently direct you towards a superb online tool for helping to bring your language skills up to scratch with the minimum of fuss.
July 11, 2017
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Have 32-bit Chrome on 64-bit Windows? You'll automatically be switched to 64-bit
In the never-ending browser wars, Google's Chrome has the lead, commanding an impressive 59% of the market according to recent statistics. with this is mind, the team behind the browser is making some changes in the newest update to ensure more stability, and performance.
May 3, 2017
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Here's how to enable a bottom navigation bar in your Chrome browser (Android tutorial)
It's no news that phones have been growing in size for a few years now, but they are now growing taller too, making one-hand usage a living hell.
July 31, 2017
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Hide your ID online with Random User-Agent for Google Chrome
Whenever you visit a website your browser hands over a user agent, a text string which tells the site about your browser, operating system, plugins and more.
April 5, 2017
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Highfive launches plugin-free browser support for its video conferencing service
Highfive, a video conferencing startup that focuses on making video calls as easy as possible thanks to its integrated hardware and software solution, today announced that its customers can now also now join calls directly from Chrome without having to install any plugins, thanks to the magic of WebRTC.
August 23, 2017
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How Google's Chrome browser does updates
While the browser routinely refreshes itself in the background, not every copy gets an update as soon as Google releases it
July 17, 2017
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How Microsoft Edge will beat Chrome as the best PDF reader with the Fall Creators Update
Edge will get some powerful tools for viewing, marking up, and even signing PDF documents.
October 23, 2017
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How 'Start - A New Tab Page' turns Chrome into an iGoogle replacement
Start - A New Tab Page is an interesting Chrome extension for those who need more information in their browser.
May 23, 2017
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How to access Microsoft Edge's secret full screen mode
If you're looking for distraction-free web browsing, it makes sense to switch to full screen mode. this is something that is very easy to achieve in the likes of Chrome, Opera and Firefox, but Windows 10 users who have opted to stick with Microsoft Edge don't seem to have such a good deal.
April 18, 2017
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How to Always Start Any Browser in Private Browsing Mode
Private browsing mode doesn't offer complete privacy, but it does prevent your browser from saving your history, searches, cookies, and other private data between browsing sessions. You can have your browser always start in private browsing mode if you prefer it.
June 23, 2017
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How to add 360-degree images to Chrome's new Tab page
SVRF Tabs for Chrome puts 360-degree images on your new Tab page.
January 13, 2017
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How to buy and read ebooks in Edge as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update
A convenient ebook purchasing experience is marred by a lack of mobile apps. But everything else works just fine.
March 29, 2017
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How to change download options in Edge for Windows 10
How do I save files in Edge to a different folder?
December 28, 2016
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How to check that you're using the real Adblock Plus Chrome extension
News broke recently that a fake version of the Adblock Plus browser extension had made its way into the Chrome Web store. It is thought that 37,000 people installed the phony version, and now Adblock Plus -- the real one -- has responded to the news.
October 10, 2017
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How to clear unwanted autofill entries in Google Chrome
Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome? Here's some tips on getting rid of them.
November 28, 2016
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How to customize launch and tab options in Edge for Windows 10
How do I change what new tabs open with in Edge?
December 27, 2016
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How to customize your Chrome startup screen
How do I customize the Chrome startup screen?
April 7, 2017
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How to customize your favorites list in Edge for Windows 10
How do I add favorites in Edge?
January 5, 2017
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How to customize your reading list in Edge for Windows 10
How do I add articles to my reading list in Edge?
February 9, 2017
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How to disable extension support on Microsoft Edge
When you want to prevent users from running extensions on Microsoft Edge, use this guide to disable the feature.
March 23, 2017
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How to disable Microsoft Edge's 'First Run' welcome page in Windows 10
You can stop Microsoft Edge from showing a welcome page when you launch the browser for the first time or after feature updates. Here's how.
June 2, 2017
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How to enable cookies in Safari in macOS High Sierra
Here's how you can enable cookies in Safari in macOS High Sierra.
October 5, 2017
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How to find frequently visited sites in Safari as icons
Confused with how Safari's Top Sites feature works? Here's the lowdown.
February 28, 2017
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How to find new Microsoft Edge extensions
Microsoft Edge extensions install through the Store like other apps, but where do you find them?
January 13, 2017
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How to get a cutting-edge web browser
From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow's browser features today -- if you don't mind the risks of pre-release software.
August 31, 2017
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How to get notifications of specific Gmail messages on your Android phone
Try this trick to stay on top of important email while staying out of your inbox.
March 21, 2017
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How to get YouTube videos to play in Safari on Mac
If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, the phrase "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available" might be familiar to you. Here's what to do when that happens.
October 18, 2017
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How to immediately update Flash in Chrome
For years now, the Chrome browser has reported that it was up to date, even when there was an old copy of the Flash Player embedded in the browser.
February 14, 2017
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How to install and manage extensions in Microsoft Edge
One of the biggest changes in the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the introduction of extension support in Edge.
August 02, 2016
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How to install Microsoft Edge browser extensions
With the Anniversary Update Microsoft Edge can finally use browser extensions. Here's how to install them.
August 02, 2016
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How to install and use extensions in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
While the software giant promises that popular add-ons like AdBlock, Adblock Plus, Amazon, LastPass, and Evernote are on their way, it's launched the feature with three rather less-exciting offerings -- Mouse Gestures, Microsoft Translator and an early version of Reddit Enhancement Suite.
March 18, 2016
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How to launch Chrome faster with Native Lazy Tabs
If you have Chrome set to start with all your previous tabs, the browser's startup time can be slow. The extension Native Lazy Tabs can fix that.
June 16, 2017
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How to manage Chrome's Autofill feature
Chrome's Autofill feature remembers typos, too. Good thing editing is so easy!
February 22, 2017
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How to manage your saved passwords in Edge for Windows 10
How do I save passwords in Edge for Windows 10?
January 30, 2017
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How to open sites that won't work in Edge with IE
How do I open web pages with Internet Explorer from within Edge?
February 8, 2017
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How to print content in black and white colors on Microsoft Edge
use this simple tip to print in black and white using Microsoft Edge on content you'll only be reading.
January 6, 2017
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How to print from Edge for Windows 10
How do I print web pages in Edge?
January 9, 2017
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How to remove Internet Explorer (IE) from Windows 10
If you don't use Internet Explorer (IE) on Windows 10, it's easy to remove the browser. Here's how.
February 15, 2017
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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 -- and why you should
Just because Microsoft wants you to use the Edge browser doesn't mean you have to. Here's how to make Chrome, Firefox or another your primary browser in Windows 10.
September 29, 2017
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How to set up a proxy server in Edge for Windows 10
How do I use a proxy with Microsoft Edge?
February 15, 2017
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How to share web content using Edge for Windows 10
How do I share web pages using the Edge browser in Windows 10?
February 2, 2017
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How to sideload extensions in Microsoft Edge
Expand the selection of extensions for Edge by using unofficial sources.
December 14, 2016
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How to sideload Microsoft Edge extensions on Windows 10
You can install Microsoft Edge extensions from sources other than the official Windows Store. In this guide, we show you how.
March 24, 2017
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How to Stop a Browser Tab from Randomly Blasting Music
The simple HTML websites of old knew their place in your browser, but today's sites are bursting with video, audio, and notifications that can be a constant distraction.
March 8, 2017
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How to stop animated GIFs in Chrome and Firefox
GIFs are fun... in small doses. Here's how to gain some sanity amid all the animated madness.
November 22, 2016
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How to stop videos from autoplaying
Take control of your browser and apps
March 16, 2017
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How to stop websites from asking for your location in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari
Browsers can supply your location when you permit it. If you have no plans of ever permitting it here's how to turn that feature off.
April 26, 2017
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How to switch to Chrome's Material Design settings page for an easier experience
Google has yet to make the Material Design settings page standard, but you really should switch to it now.
January 31, 2017
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How to sync Edge data between Windows 10 devices
How do you get your favorites and reading list onto all of your Windows 10 devices?
January 31, 2017
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How to turn off website tracking in Safari for macOS High Sierra
Safari 11 uses Intelligent Tracking Prevention to stop websites from doing cross-site tracking of your web activities.
July 14, 2017
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How to use Caret Browsing in Edge for Windows 10
How do I select text without using a mouse in the Edge browser?
February 3, 2017
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How to use Find on page in Edge for Windows 10
How do I search for specific text on a page using the Edge browser?
February 6, 2017
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How to use new Edge favorites in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
How have Edge favorites changed in the Fall Creators Update?
September 26, 2017
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How to use Reader mode in Safari for macOS High Sierra
Want to visit websites without annoying ads, videos, and other distractions? Safari's Reader mode is the way to go.
July 12, 2017
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How to view websites on your Mac that require Internet Explorer (or a PC)
Need to open up a website that requires Windows or Internet Explorer? Try this Safari tip instead!
September 4, 2017
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How To: Disable Flash for Microsoft Edge
Flash is reportedly one of the most unsecure add-ons for any modern web browser and may products are now disabling Flash support by default.
January 17, 2017
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In the browser election, Chrome leads by a landslide
Google's browser is now the choice of 51% of desktop users.
August 1, 2016
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Internet Archive now lets you run classic Mac and app in your browser
Earlier this month, Internet Archive added yet another software collection, this time a plethora of classic Mac OS emulators and programs. the nifty thing about this development, however, is that you can run them within your web browser; previously, it took a downloadable emulator that could be run as a standalone program.
April 17, 2017
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Internet Explorer bug can reveal your browsing habits
A new vulnerability has been discovered within Microsoft's legacy web browser, Internet Explorer, that can allow attackers and unwanted parties to record a user's browsing habits.
September 27, 2017
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Internet Explorer users beware: the address bar is leaking everything you type
A bug has been uncovered in Internet Explorer which makes it possible for websites to view anything that is typed in to the address bar. This means that web addresses and search terms could be accessed by a hacker or malicious website.
September 28, 2017
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Investors bolster Brave's plan to rid web of nasty ads
Peter Thiel's Founders Fund is among the venture capital firms backing the startup and its ad-blocking browser. But publishers still need convincing.
August 1, 2016
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'It is time to return to not being evil': Opera and Vivaldi founder accuses Google of 'misuse of power'
The founder of the Opera and Vivaldi web browsers, Jon von Tetzchner, has lashed out at Google in a vitriolic blog post in which he accuses the search giant of a "misuse of power." He says that Opera helped Google to grow and that it didn't take long for the company to expose its dark side.
September 5, 2017
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It's official: Safari 11 is the fastest web browser for the Mac
Benchmarks back up Apple's claim that Safari 11 is the world's fastest browser.
July 13, 2017
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It's time for Safari to go on a memory diet
Safari is a very capable web browser, but it's too demanding of memory resources.
December 9, 2016
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June's browser numbers: Microsoft's Edge strategy fails
Two years in, the company's modern browser accounts for a shrinking share on Windows 10
July 5, 2017
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'Just Right' Multi-Process Architecture Helps Firefox 54 Claim Memory Usage Crown
Firefox 54 launched with a more advanced multi-process architecture than the one we saw implemented in Firefox 48 last year. The improved architecture raises the number of processes enabled by default from two to five, which Mozilla argues is a "just right' compromise between low memory usage on one side and performance and security on the other.
June 14, 2017
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Just Seven More Microsoft Edge Extensions Have Been Added Over the Last Six Weeks
At that time five more extensions had made their way into the Windows Store which elevated the total count to 40. At that time we were still six weeks away from hitting the the second anniversary of Windows 10's release to the general public.
August 2, 2017
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King Chrome: Microsoft's browsers sidelined on its own OS
What's the chance Edge can contest Chrome's lock on the enterprise?
May 26, 2017
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Kotlin improves code compilation, now requires JDK 8
Jetbrains' statically typed JVM language also offers several bug fixes and other small changes
April 27, 2017
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Latest Sailfish OS update improves basic functionality, adds support for VPNs and more
Finnish phone vendor Jolla has released the latest update to its Sailfish OS phone operating system. Named after the Iijoki river in northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, this early access build bumps up the version to 2.1.0.
February 13, 2017
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Latest Chrome update adds Touch Bar customization tools for macOS
Chrome 60 is here
July 25, 2017
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Latest Tor Browser Exploit Shows Firefox's Urgent Need to Increase Security
A vulnerability in Mozilla's Firefox browser is currently being used to attack Tor Browser users. Both Mozilla and the Tor Project released patches for the vulnerability today, and the two organizations recommend everyone to update their browsers immediately.
November 30, 2016
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macOS High Sierra: How to use Reader mode in Safari 11
Want to visit websites without annoying ads, videos, and other distractions? Safari's Reader mode is the way to go.
September 25, 2017
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macOS High Sierra: How to turn off website tracking in Safari 11
Safarii 11 uses Intelligent Tracking Prevention to stop websites from doing cross-site tracking of your web activities.
September 25, 2017
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Make your Browser Talk with this Wonderfully Annoying Human Speech Simulator
If half your work day is spent thinking up ways to troll and annoy your co-workers, today's going to be an easy one. Neil Thapen's Pink Trombone is a browser-based speech synthesizer that lets you manipulate a simulated mouth, throat, tongue, and nasal cavity to create a remarkably realistic--and equally annoying--human voice.
May 11, 2017
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Material Design and new developer tools come to Chrome 59
Google has started to push out updates to the latest version of its web browser -- Chrome 59 for Windows, Linux and macOS. The update includes a number of important security fixes, but also sees the arrival of Google's Material Design on the desktop.
June 6, 2017
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May's browser numbers: IE + Edge skid persists
Chrome comes within a statistical whisker of the 60% marker
June 1, 2017
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Meet the new Microsoft Edge: 5 key improvements with the Creators Update
Some new features are catchups, but a few are competitive advances.
April 14, 2017
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Meet VRfox: Mozilla's latest attempt at regaining browser share
v55 first desktop browser to support WebVR standard
August 8, 2017
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Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad
Continues power campaign in effort to bump usage share from dismal 22% on Windows 10
April 13, 2017
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Microsoft battery life test gives Edge a leg up on Chrome and Firefox
There's no doubt that your choice of browser can have a noticeable impact on your battery life, and now Microsoft is hoping to leverage that fact to convince you to use Edge. now that the Windows 10 Creators Update is here, Microsoft has pitted its Edge browser head-to-head with Firefox and Chrome in a battle for battery supremacy, and the results are fairly substantial.
April 12, 2017
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Microsoft boasts better performance, efficiency and security on Edge with Anniversary Update
According to the company, EdgeHTML 14 can be utilized by developers and users alike, once they install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update - which started rolling out just a couple of days ago.
August 04, 2016
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Microsoft confirms that 1Password extension will soon come to Edge
Microsoft first brought extensions to Edge including AdBlock, Evernote and Amazon Assistant, with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this past August. Today, the Microsoft Edge Dev Twitter account announced that 1Password will soon be released for the browser as well. the Edge Developer team confirmed that Windows Insiders would soon see a preview of the extension.
November 23, 2016
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Microsoft defends sluggish ramp up of extensions for Edge browser
The company says it's setting 'a high bar for quality,' but the limited number of add-ons for Edge may be hurting its popularity with Windows 10 users.
October 3, 2017
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Microsoft details changes coming to Edge browser
Microsoft is plowing ahead with its struggling browser.
February 3, 2017
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Microsoft Edge bug bounty program now permanent
Microsoft introduced a bug bounty program for Edge last August. Originally intended as a temporary thing, it will now live on as the software giant reports that it has lead to major improvements in its browser's security.
June 22, 2017
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Microsoft Edge Flaw Allows Password Theft, Tweeting on Others' Behalf
Manuel Caballero, a security researcher that lately seems to have been focusing on finding flaws in Microsoft's Edge browser, uncovered a new bug that would allow an attacker to steal users' passwords from popular web services.
April 24, 2017
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Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 Creators Update: new tab controls, more VR, payments, and e-books
Microsoft's next major update for Edge will aim to close feature gaps between it and rival browsers.
February 1, 2017
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Microsoft Edge Get Extensions, Better JavaScript in Windows 10 Anniversary Update
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has started rolling out to end users, giving web developers a chance to use some of the new features in the newest version of Edge, including the latest HTML rendering engine, Windows Hello, and browser extensions.
August 04, 2016
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Microsoft Edge gets exclusive browser dibs on 4K Netflix streaming
Microsoft has announced that 4K Netflix streaming on PC is now exclusively available through Microsoft Edge. all of Netflix's 4K catalog is now available to stream in full resolution via the Edge browser – so long as your PC packs a 4K display. and if you're dying to know: yes, that includes the new Gilmore Girls episodes.
November 21, 2016
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Microsoft Edge in latest Windows 10 Insider Preview comes with WebRTC 1.0 support
Earlier this week, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 15019 to Insiders on the Fast Ring. It included features such as Game Mode, improved emoji support and text-to-speech for eBooks in Edge, among other things. Edge browser was also updated with support for WebRTC 1.0 API and related technologies for plugin-free video communication.
January 31, 2017
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Microsoft Edge is now the exclusive browser to support 4K streaming in Netflix
If you want to be able to stream Netflix in 4K through your browser, you're going to have to use Edge, as Microsoft announced today. Unfortunately, the feature probably won't work with your PC, as you'll need a device that uses one of Intel's seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors and of course, a 4K display.
November 21, 2016
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Microsoft Edge least secure browser in hacking event as Chrome emerges unscathed
It's been tough times for Microsoft Edge lately; it currently sports a user base of just over 5%, Google's Project Zero keeps revealing the browser's vulnerabilities, and new extensions are coming at a snail's pace.
March 21, 2017
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Microsoft Edge now supports Google's open-sourced Brotli compression algorithm
Microsoft's Edge browser is gearing up to have a new set of tools and a range of improvements added to its arsenal, as Microsoft continues to tweak and prepare the browser for the upcoming Creators Update due next year.
December 20, 2016
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Microsoft Edge picks up new Adguard Ad Blocker extension
Microsoft Edge users have a new ad blocker to check out thanks to the latest extension for the browser, Adguard AdBlocker.
February 17, 2017
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Microsoft Edge Prints PDFs Incorrectly, Substitutes Numbers
Microsoft Edge has come a long way since Microsoft introduced it nearly two years ago, and while the browser hasn't caught up with Firefox or Chrome in terms of extensions or market share, MS has been adding features and capabilities in its major OS releases.
May 10, 2017
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Microsoft Edge to get AdBlock, Amazon and other extensions later in 2016
Users of the Microsoft Edge web browser in the PC version of Windows 10 can expect to see a number of third-party extensions released in the future. Windows Insider members can now download the latest preview version of Windows 10, build 14291, that added support for extensions for the first time to Edge.
March 18, 2016
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Microsoft Edge Ultimate Guide
Edge is all ready to go on your Windows 10 devices – here's how to get the most out of Microsoft's browser.
February 16, 2017
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Microsoft Edge will give you the option to block Flash where you want
As with Google Chrome, the transition will happen on the web's largest sites first.
December 14, 2016
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Microsoft Edge will start blocking Flash by default
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update introduced a very welcome change to Microsoft Edge, the operating system's default browser. In a smart move, Microsoft gave users the ability to selectively pause non-essential "peripheral" Flash content, such as animations and ads.
December 14, 2016
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Microsoft Edge: Browser Uses Less Power Than Competitors
Another iteration of Windows 10, another Edge test that demonstrates its superiority over other browsers ...
April 13, 2017
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Microsoft employee installs Chrome mid-presentation because Edge keeps crashing
This is truly half-brutal, half-hilarious. A Microsoft employee was forced to pause his Azure presentation in the middle of a live demo session in order to install Google's Chrome... because the company's own Edge browser kept crashing.
October 30, 2017
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Microsoft expands Chrome extension to add a bit more Skype to your life
Microsoft has released the latest update to its Skype extension for Google's Chrome web browser, helping to more deeply integrate its communication platform across more of your web experiences.
March 13, 2017
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Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certificates in Internet Explorer and Edge
All SHA-1 certificates that chain back to publicly trusted certificate authorities will be blocked, but enterprise and self-signed certificates won't be affected.
May 10, 2017
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Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certs in IE and Edge
All SHA-1 certificates that chain back to publicly trusted certificate authorities will be blocked; enterprise and self-signed certificates won't be affected
May 10, 2017
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Microsoft finds an exploit in Google Chrome, emphasizes Edge's security
Google has had a tough time, of late. From the WPA2 vulnerability that affected almost half of all Android devices, which the company says will be fixed in the coming weeks, to a Maps goof up that led to people accusing the company of fat-shaming women, on social media. Now, Microsoft has revealed a few exploits in Google's prized browser, Chrome.
October 19, 2017
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Microsoft Highlights Edge Browser Management in Windows 10
Microsoft on Thursday enumerated browser management policies of benefit to IT pros that are available with Windows 10 version 1703, the "creators update."
May 4, 2017
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Microsoft IE11 update foxes Telerik dialogue boxes
'Numerous reports' received
March 21, 2017
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Microsoft is fighting about browser battery life with Google again
Is Edge really this much better than Chrome?
April 14, 2017
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Microsoft is making it easy to convert Chrome extensions for Edge
Microsoft has quietly slipped into the Windows Store a new tool for developers: the Microsoft Edge Extension Toolkit. It provides a quick way for developers to convert their Chrome extensions so they will work with the Edge browser.
August 05, 2016
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Microsoft is working hard to make Edge a great browser -- but is it too late?
Bundling Internet Explorer in Windows 95 was enough for Microsoft to win the "browser wars" and consign Netscape to history, but a lot has changed since then. Bundling Edge in Windows 10 has had negligible effect on Chrome and Firefoxs dominance. After a year and a half, Microsoft Edge still only has a little over 5 percent share, according to NetMarketShare.
January 31, 2017
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Microsoft launched a Chrome extension that allows single corporate sign-in on Windows 10
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a feature that allowed the user of a computer to sign in once and have those credentials apply across the entire system, including its re-imagined browser named Edge. However, since the majority of Windows users, both in the enterprise and the consumer space, use Google Chrome, it introduced a disconnect in the single sign-in vision.
August 17, 2017
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Microsoft offers Additional Guidance for Moving Away from SHA-1 Encryption
Microsoft has published a brief new guide for organizations grappling with the ongoing Shell Hashing Algorithim-1 (SHA-1) deprecation, which is a security concern for browser users and Web site operators.
December 2, 2016
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Microsoft offers free Edge testing to web developers with BrowserStack partnership
Microsoft is teaming up with BrowserStack, a service that provides developers with easy access to different web and mobile testing environments, to offer free remote virtual testing on Microsoft Edge. That's big news for any web developer who doesn't necessarily have access to a dedicated Windows 10 PC or local virtual machine for testing.
March 30, 2017
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Microsoft partners with BrowserStack to bring free Edge testing to developers
After unveiling App Accelerate, its program targeted towards app creators and independent software developers, Microsoft has now let the cat out of the bag on another developer-oriented feature aimed at those testing against Edge.
March 30, 2017
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Microsoft plans to offer tool to port Chrome extensions to Edge browser
Windows Insider members can try out a few extensions in Microsoft Edge on the PC version of Windows 10, with more promised in the future. However, a lot more could find their way to Edge if Microsoft sticks to a plan for porting Chrome extensions to its browser.
March 18, 2016
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Microsoft releases Edge Extensions to Windows Insider Fast Ring
Microsoft announced that Windows Insiders now have access to test the first round of extensions for the company's Edge web browser. the extensions are available on Windows 10 build 14291, which was released to Fast Ring members yesterday.
March 18, 2016
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Microsoft shows off Edge's battery usage improvements in Windows 10 Creators Update
The war over which web browser offers the best battery life to laptop users has been waging for some time. Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge have all been battling it out, and with the release of Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft thinks it's time to show off the improvements that have been made to its browser.
April 12, 2017
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Microsoft squanders browser dominance in record time
Loses nearly 200M Internet Explorer users so far this year
August 1, 2016
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Microsoft to disable most Flash content in its Edge browser
Following in the footsteps of other major browser makers, Microsoft announced plans to enable Click-to-Run functionality for Flash-based content in the next public release of its default web browser for Windows 10.
December 14, 2016
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Microsoft will pay up to $15,000 for finding a Remote Code Execution issue in Edge
Microsoft has announced an extension of its Bounty Programs that will offer security researchers up to $15,000 if they find a Remote Code Execution issue in the Microsoft Edge browser.
August 05, 2016
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Microsoft working to build 'thoughtfully curated ecosystem' of Edge extensions
Slow and steady is the name of the game with Microsoft's Edge extension ecosystem.
September 29, 2017
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Microsoft: No plans to separate Edge browser updates from Windows 10, "but never say never"
Today, Microsoft announced details of its next major update to Windows 10, which is due to arrive later this year. the somewhat unimaginatively named Fall Creators Update will introduce the company's new Fluent Design System, formerly known as Project NEON, along with a wide range of new cross-platform capabilities; the return of OneDrive placeholders; and a versatile new creative app that will enable users to "transform their photos and videos".
May 11, 2017
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Microsoft's browsers may have hit rock bottom
Meanwhile, the Firefox come-back continues
January 3, 2017
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Microsoft's browsers return to losing habits, fall to 25% share
Chrome continues march towards 60%; Firefox slips under 12% again
February 1, 2017
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Microsoft's Edge browser is pretty dull
It underperforms in almost all benchmarks and fails in real world use.
April 24, 2017
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Microsoft's Edge browser still has only a handful of extensions - and that's not good enough
Microsoft's Edge web browser has come a long, long way since its original release. Edge debuted as 'Project Spartan' in early Windows 10 previews before the OS was released in July 2015, but even in its post-preview form, the browser left a lot to be desired.
June 26, 2017
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Microsoft's Edge to flush Adobe Flash in Windows 10 Creator's Update
It looks like you're trying to run Flash: would you rather fire it into the heart of a star?
December 14, 2016
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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 ad annoys Chrome users with taskbar pop-ups
Ads on the Windows 10 taskbar aren't just for Microsoft Edge anymore.
January 20, 2017
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Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go
Microsoft is making it easier for developers to manage their cloud deployments on the go, using a new mobile app and browser-based command line.
May 10, 2017
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Microsoft's silence over unprecedented patch delay doesn't smell right
Canceling Patch Tuesday at the last minute warrants an explanation, not platitudes.
March 16, 2017
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Microsoft's war against Chrome battery life now includes Windows 10 notifications
Redmond really wants you to use Edge
August 03, 2016
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MIT's Eyebrowse lets users make their browsing history public
Researcher and analysts agree the technology could democratize data tracking
March 8, 2016
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Mozilla acquires online bookmarking app Pocket
Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, has announced its acquirement of online bookmarking service Pocket.
February 28, 2017
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Mozilla acquires Pocket developer Read It Later for undisclosed sum
Mozilla Corporation has loosened its purse strings and splashed an undisclosed sum of money on buying Read It Later, the company behind web service and browser plugin Pocket.
February 28, 2017
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Mozilla acquires read-later bookmarking service Pocket
Mozilla, a company known for its Firefox browser, has announced its purchase of online bookmarking service Pocket, for an undisclosed amount. the company calls it its very first "strategic acquisition."
February 28, 2017
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Mozilla and Tor release urgent update for Firefox 0-day under active attack
Critical code-execution flaw resides in Windows, Mac, and Linux. Patch now.
November 30, 2016
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Mozilla execs clash over whether Firefox has a future
Current head of marketing urges users to resist Chrome's domination with Firefox; former CTO says the battle's been lost
May 31, 2017
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Mozilla may be working on a new, flatter, Firefox logo for version 57
Firefox 57 is currently on the Nightly branch in the development process meaning it is still undergoing big changes. The release will be one of the biggest since the introduction of Australis which launched several years back. To introduce the new Photon UI it looks as though Mozilla could give the browser an even flatter logo; this is based on the inclusion of a new icon in the Nightly builds.
August 7, 2017
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Mozilla pockets Pocket in first acquisition
Mozilla bought content time-shifting app Pocket today for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced simultaneously on their blogs. what started as a handy Firefox plug-in for saving articles you didnt have time for became more and more closely integrated with the browser, and today theyre making it official.
February 27, 2017
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Mozilla ponders making telemetry opt-out, 'cos hardly anyone opted in
Browser-maker wants to compile global top 100 sites list, promises to protect privacy
August 23, 2017
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Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers' foundations without anyone noticing
Browsers are getting quietly rebuilt around us.
April 20, 2017
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Mozilla's WebExtensions APIs allow for cross-browser extensions in Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Edge
Creating add-ons for multiple web browsers can be a nightmare for developers, but Mozilla wants to simplify things. By introducing WebExtensions APIs it is going to become much easier to make extensions that work in multiple web browsers with only minor changes.
June 9, 2017
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New browser management suite helps businesses improve security and cut costs
The move to software-as-a-service models has meant that the humble browser is now the key endpoint software for many enterprises.
August 08, 2016
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New Edge browser brings next-gen web to your Windows PC
Microsoft's latest browser, part of Windows 10 Creators Update, adds new web tech for virtual reality, video chatting and better online gaming.
April 12, 2017
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New speed boost means maybe it's time to try Firefox again
Mozilla hopes its Electrolysis project will bring you back to Firefox by making the browser faster and more crash resistant.
June 13, 2017
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New version of Microsoft Edge gets perfect accessibility score from benchmark
Microsoft has posted up what's been improved in the new version of the Microsoft Edge web browser, included in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Among other things, it has a number of accessibility improvements that have been given a perfect score on the HTML5Accessibility benchmark.
August 04, 2016
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Now you can browse Kodi add-ons from the comfort of your web browser
If you're fed up with trawling through the Kodi add-ons on the big screen, you'll be pleased to know there's now a pleasant new way to do it from the comfort of your favorite web browser.
April 4, 2017
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OmniWeb
Advanced web browsing that's easy and fun
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Popular uBlock Origin ad-blocker appears in Edge's walled extension garden
uBlock Origin, the popular "wide-spectrum blocker" that stops ads and more is now available for Microsoft Edge.
December 12, 2016
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Portable Google Chrome - Chromium 0.2.151.0
This is the portable version of Google Chrome, called Chromium. all you have to do is unpack and run and all program settings are saved in "Chrome" folder while user settings go in "Profile" folder.
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Privacy-protecting Ghostery extension sold, Ghostery Inc becomes Evidon after acquisition
There's big news in the world of Ghostery Inc, the company best-known for the browser extension that boosts privacy. the firm's consumer operations have been sold to Cliqz, a German company part-owned by Mozilla, where the Ghostery extension will live on.
February 15, 2017
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Privacy: Mozilla to test opt-out telemetry collection in Firefox
Plex recently caused controversy by changing its privacy policy so users could not opt out of data collection -- although the company backed down after assessing the level of concern it raised. Now Mozilla looks set to raise the hackles of privacy advocates as well.
August 23, 2017
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Protect yourself online with EFF's updated Privacy Badger 2.0
In the second decade of the 21st century, the blind excitement about the internet has worn off -- now users are aware of the dangers and are concerned about privacy. Cookies have been around for just about as long as web connections, but there are all manner of ways to track people and spy on online activity. this is something that Privacy Badger 2.0 aims to help with.
December 14, 2016
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Quick Tip: Clearing Browser Cache and Using back Button Browsing History in Microsoft Edge
The Microsoft Edge web browser has continued its development alongside of Windows 10 and with the release of the Anniversary Update their brand new browser comes with the EdgeHTML 14 framework that brings several new features to the program.
August 11, 2016
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Quick Tip: how to Manage Web Notifications in Microsoft Edge
If you are browsing a website with Microsoft Edge that supports web notifications you will get prompted to turn them on.
December 6, 2016
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Quick Tip: how to Use Paste and Go & Paste and Search in Microsoft Edge
When the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released in early August most of the attention towards Microsoft Edge was about its ability to finally use extensions for such things as password management and ad blocking.
August 10, 2016
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Read classic computer and video game magazines in your browser
The Internet Archive offers a wealth of fantastic ways to revisit the past, whether you're trawling through classic animated GIFs from the nineties, running Windows 3.1 programs in your browser, or playing DOS, classic arcade, or vintage console games online.
January 27, 2017
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Really, Google? Chrome 57 kills the ability to control and disable plugins
With web browsers being among the most frequently used pieces of software out there, it's little wonder that there is so much concern about security surrounding them. Browser plugins can be a major security worry, and with Chrome 57 Google has taken the strange decision to block users from disabling them or changing their settings.
January 30, 2017
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RIAA's Piracy Claims are Misleading and Inaccurate, ISP Says
Internet provider Grande Communications and the RIAA continue their fight in court. Much of the battle thus far has centered around evidence of copyright infringement. In a new filing at a Texas District Court, the ISP stresses that the RIAA's evidence is misleading, as it doesn't prove any actual distributions of the contested works.
August 7, 2017
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Russia, China vow to kill off VPNs, Tor browser
New laws needed because today's censorship not good enough, apparently
July 11, 2017
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Safari 11 Adds Missing Features, Improves Privacy by Default
At WWDC 2017 in San Jose, CA, Apple took the wraps off the newest version of their web browser, catching up to the competition in some areas and further encouraging their role as the private-by-default mobile phone vendor.
June 12, 2017
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Safari bookmark sync out of whack? Here's the solution
If your bookmarks are always disappearing, the fix is easy to implement.
October 18, 2017
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Safari bug caused poor Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery tests [Updated]
New laptops have gotten the "Recommended" rating they were previously denied.
January 10, 2017
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Safari browser sheds users, mimicking IE
Chrome most likely beneficiary of 19% decline in share of Apple's browser
March 3, 2017
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Safari: Everything you need to know!
The fastest browser in the world and everything you need to know about it.
July 18, 2017
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Samsung Electronics Launches New Data Monetization Solution for IoT using Samsung ARTIK™ Cloud
New service unlocks revenue opportunities from interoperable devices and applications to enable an IoT data economy
July 31, 2017
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Samsung Internet v6.2 includes Night Mode, Content Blockers, Samsung Pay/Rewards
Samsung Internet v6.2 has a lot of new features -- here's what to keep an eye out for.
October 30, 2017
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Samsung's browser comes to all Android phones and gets an ad-tracking blocker
Samsung's web browser is now available on all Android phones running Android 5.0 and above. In the same update, Samsung Internet is also getting a built-in ad-tracking blocker. Users on other Android devices can find the Samsung Internet app in the Play Store or Galaxy Apps store. Previously, Samsung Internet was only available on Samsung devices and Google's Nexus and Pixel devices.
October 30, 2017
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Samsung's browser leaves beta, includes tracking blocker and night mode
Over the years, Samsung has become more aggressive when it comes to Google's Android platform, rolling out versions of its own apps that are meant to be replacements for some of the more common apps found on the platform by default. While some of these are blatant overlaps with no real difference, the firm has been doing a good job building its own browser, that initially saw release in 2012.
October 30, 2017
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Samsung's Internet browser now has Night Mode for easy browsing in the dark
Samsung is making it easier to browse the web in the dark without hurting your eyeballs. The company has updated its speedy Samsung Internet browser with a dedicated Night Mode setting -- and it looks pretty sleek.
October 30, 2017
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Sapho integrates its app platform with IBM Domino
There's increasing demand from companies to build apps that integrate with their existing enterprise systems.
February 21, 2017
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SHA-1 collision can break SVN code repositories
The WebKit repository was corrupted after someone committed two colliding PDF files to it
February 27, 2017
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Someone has already managed to run Google Chrome on Windows 10 Cloud
As far as functionality goes, Windows 10 Cloud is similar to Windows RT, in that it can only run apps that are built for the Windows Store. While Microsoft hasn"t actually announced this new SKU of the OS, a build did leak last week.
February 8, 2017
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Speed up your web browser with 5 simple tips
Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera
April 24, 2017
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Streaming videos from your browser to Chromecast is about to look way better
Watch videos from the web at full quality
April 25, 2017
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Surprise! Microsoft releases Critical Flash Patch
Who'd have thunk? Shortly after delaying February's security patches, Microsoft released a fix to address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player.
February 22, 2017
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Take your browser security to the next level
Aren't you tired of annoying pop-ups that slow your computer way down, or give you viruses that cripple your PC faster than De'Aaron Fox on a fast break? what if we said you could make minor changes to your lineup to drastically speed up browsing sessions, improve browser security, and reduce your risk of downloading malware or potentially unwanted applications (PUAs)?
March 23, 2017
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Taking Inventory of Microsoft Edge Extensions - October 2017 Update
It is time once again to take a look at the latest extensions to become available to Windows 10 users on the Microsoft Edge browser.
October 6, 2017
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Tested: Microsoft Edge is the only browser to run Netflix in 4K
But if you absolutely positively refuse to run Edge, yes, there is another option.
March 29, 2017
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The 10 best Edge extensions so far
The catalog for Edge extensions isn't huge, but it's still got some helpful tools to enhance your web browsing.
May 15, 2017
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The (Not So) Secret Powers of the Mobile Browser
Apple taught us, "There's an app for that." and we believed it. Why wouldn't we? But time has passed since 2009. Our mobile users have gotten more mature and are starting to weigh having space for new photos against installing your big fat e-commerce app. Meanwhile, mobile browsers have also improved. new APIs are being supported, and they will bring native app-like functionality to the mobile browser.
December 19, 2016
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The benchmarks are in: Safari 11 is the fastest browser for Mac
Safari 11 outperformed Chrome, Firefox, and Opera for Mac.
July 14, 2017
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The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now
Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it's our main productivity center.
October 19, 2017
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The Complete Guide to Cookies and all the Scary Stuff Websites Install on your Computer
Touring around the pages of the web isn't always the one-way street you might think it is: most sites are eager to leave a calling card or two on your local machine in the form of cookies. Here we'll lay out what's being saved in your browser, why it makes a difference, and what you can do about it.
April 12, 2017
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This week's top token gesture: Google Chrome chokes energy-hungry background tabs
But more could be done through better programming
March 16, 2017
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Three ways to inspect Google Chrome history
Viewing Google Chrome's history is easy -- just press Ctrl+H -- but the standard window is basic, and doesn't give you much information or control.
March 6, 2017
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TidyTabs brings order to your chaotic desktop
What's the collective noun for all those windows cluttering up your desktop? a clutter of windows, maybe, or perhaps even a chaos of windows? If you're wondering how to bring some semblance of logical organization back to your Windows desktop, you need TidyTabs 1.2.
December 14, 2016
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Tired of Waiting for Strong Firefox Sandboxing, Tor Developers Create Their Own
Over the past couple of years, the Tor browser has started to show cracks in its armor as some hackers and law enforcement agencies have learned the identities of people using the anonymous browsing tool, mainly by exploiting vulnerabilities in the Firefox browser on which it is based.
December 12, 2016
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Tomorrow's browser games may get a performance boost from DirectX and Vulkan
Khronos looks to boost 3D web content through a new API interface .
March 22, 2017
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Tor Amps Up Its Mobile Browser Support
For the past 11 years, the Tor Project has focused on offering a secure browser that prevents websites or censors from determining what content you browse or how you use the internet. The system has never been perfect (no form of computer security is), but it's still a critical way that end users in the Global South (developing countries) can bypass attempts to censor the Internet and access the "full" version. Now, Tor is expanding its work to include a mobile browser.
September 5, 2017
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Tor blimey, guv'nor: Firefox to try on privacy tool's Canvas gloves to leave fewer fingerprints
Browser maker turns to anonymizing network for anti-identification technique
October 30, 2017
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Tor Browser 7.0 Launches With Firefox 52 'ESR' Base, Multi-Process Architecture
The Tor Project announced the 7th major version of the Tor browser, which is now based on the Firefox 52 Extended Support Release (ESR) core. This means that the browser has gotten some significant improvements, including support for the Electrolysis sandboxing and multi-process architecture, which should increase both security and performance.
June 7, 2017
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Tor Browser 7.0.6 released
The Tor project has released Tor browser 7.0.6 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X on September 26, 2017. An Update is recommended.
September 29, 2017
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Tor Browser vulnerability used to attack visitors to a child porn site
A child pornography site called Giftbox has been attacking its users with a newly discovered exploit in the Tor Browser, according to an exclusive report from Motherboard. According to one user, the exploit was present on the main page, giving attackers a clear way to plant malware on any computer that visited the site.
November 30, 2016
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Tor "can't build free and open source tools" and stop racists from using them
"We are everything they claim to despise," but Tor won't prevent vile usage of its tools.
August 18, 2017
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Tor Project 'disgusted' by Daily Stormer, defends software ethos
The organization behind the anonymous browser condemns neo-Nazi site but says it can't choose who benefits from its technology.
August 17, 2017
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Top web browsers 2017: Microsoft Edge flounders
Microsoft's Edge last month sank to its lowest-ever user share in October, while Google Chrome came close to the 60% mark.
November 1, 2017
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Top web browsers 2017: Microsoft takes another thrashing
IE and Edge lost a big chunk of market share in September, falling under 20% for the first time.
October 4, 2017
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Tweaking Internet Explorer to only use TLS 1.2
For security purposes, it's best to stay away from Internet Explorer. But if you do run it, follow these steps to ensure it uses TLS 1.2.
July 24, 2017
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Two more Microsoft Edge extensions arrive on the Windows Store
Another pair of extensions is now available for Microsoft Edge in the Windows Store.
August 2, 2017
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Misc. - U

uBlock Origin Ad Blocker Arrives in Preview for Microsoft Edge
When the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released in early August of this year it included the first version of Microsoft Edge, the companies new built from scratch web browser, that supported extensions to expand the functionality of the browser.
December 12, 2016
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Unpatched vulnerability puts Ubiquiti networking products at risk
The flaw can allow attackers to execute arbitrary commands as root on affected devices
March 16, 2017
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Update your Tor Browser, version 7.0.6 is out
If you're a regular Tor user, there's a good chance you've had the browser open in the last 24 hours. If that's you, you'll have probably been asked to update to the new 7.0.6 release, here's a quick overview of what the new update brings and when to expect the following version.
September 29, 2017
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Updates to Google Chrome DevTools
At Google I/O 2017, Paul Irish presented "DevTools State of the Union 2017" where he featured a number of new features that should help developers streamline their code and deal with modern JavaScript demands.
May 24, 2017
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US Senate votes to let broadband ISPs sell your browser histories
Hear that? That's the sound of ringing tills, sorry, freedom
March 23, 2017
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Use bookmark keywords in Firefox to reduce key presses
Like most people, I'm a big fan of anything that will save time. I find that there are many shortcuts to assist us in the way we interact with our computers that will help us work more efficiently.
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Using FlameGraphs to Illuminate the JVM
Nitsan Wakart talks about FlameGraphs, a new way to visualize execution profiles, combined with Linux system profiler perf and the recently added -XX:+PreserveFramePointer option in JDK 8u60. Wakart explores the JVM and Java applications using this new perspective and the profiles and the utility of this new method.
June 14, 2017
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Misc. - V

View Chrome, Firefox, Edge log-ons with SterJo Browser Passwords
Freeware developer SterJo Software has released SterJo Browser Passwords, a simple tool which finds and displays passwords stored locally by Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Opera.
January 25, 2017
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Visio Online and Visio's new cloud innovations help you unlock creativity
This year at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Microsoft presented several new product capabilities that extend the Microsoft 365 solution set--including a greater emphasis on cloud-first technologies. Visio Online is one of Microsoft's newest solutions that further unlocks employee creativity in the modern workplace. Visio Online is available today to commercial customers for $5 per user per month with an annual commitment.
October 18, 2017
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Misc. - W

Wanna banish autoplay videos from your browser?
Autoplay videos are popping up everywhere right now. Thankfully, there's an easy way to stop 'em before they start.
April 11, 2017
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Want to watch 4K Netflix content in Windows 10? You'll need Microsoft Edge
Despite being the default browser in Windows 10, Edge really hasn't taken off in the way that Microsoft would have hoped. According to the latest usage figures from NetMarketShare, the new browser currently has just 5.26 percent share.
November 21, 2016
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Warning: Chrome, Opera and Safari's auto form fillers make it easy to steal personal data
We're all looking for ways to save time and effort, so it's hardly surprising that some web browsers offer a feature that automatically fills in online forms with commonly requested personal information. While incredibly useful, the feature can also be exploited to extract data a user might not want to share with a particular website.
January 10, 2017
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Weird Microsoft Edge bug means the browser prints different numbers than it displays
Anyone using Microsoft Edge to "print to PDF" is advised to double-check their files after a strange bug was detected. the problem is reminiscent of a bug that afflicted Xerox photocopiers a couple of years ago, and sees the browser displaying one set of numbers and printing another.
May 8, 2017
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Web M Project
The WebM project is dedicated to developing a high-quality, open video format for the web that is freely available to everyone.
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Well, at least they're honest about it!
This local government has had internal fights for years over web browsers -- mainly from users who want Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as an option, according to an IT pilot fish on the inside.
September 1, 2017
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What's in the latest Chrome update?
Chrome 61 for Windows, macOS and Linux lets web apps access USB peripherals and patches 22 security vulnerabilities.
September 12, 2017
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What's in the latest Firefox update? Support for in-browser VR, among other things
Mozilla's Firefox 55 lets users tweak multi-process performance and takes another step nearer to kicking out Flash.
August 8, 2017
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What's new with Microsoft Edge for the Windows 10 Creators Update
Microsoft Edge gets updated with new features and changes with the Creators Update. Here's everything you need to know.
April 10, 2017
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What's new with Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Microsoft Edge introduces additional features and a slew of minor tweaks with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and here's everything you need to know.
October 19, 2017
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What's Windows 7's fastest web browser?
Chrome is still the fastest of the fast on Windows 7, but Opera's giving it a run for its money. as for Internet Explorer, in a word: Ugh.
February 16, 2017
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Where to find Safari's downloads list
The downloads button plays hide-and-seek with Mac users.
January 1, 2017
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Why installing a text-mode web browser is a good idea
It's dangerous to go it alone. Install Links.
May 24, 2017
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Windows 10 Edge: now Microsoft puts $15k bounty on remote attack browser bugs
Microsoft is running a special 10-month bug bounty for Edge on Windows Insider Preview builds.
August 05, 2016
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Windows 10 Edge: watch your printouts until Microsoft fixes wrong number bug
Edge displays '123456' in PDF but then prints the numbers '114447'.
May 9, 2017
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Windows 10 Edge, IE: We're now blocking sites signed with SHA-1 certs, says Microsoft
Microsoft drops browser support for HTTPS certificates signed with the SHA-1 hashing algorithm.
May 11, 2017
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Windows 10 now notifies users that Chrome drains the battery faster than Edge
Just over a month ago, Microsoft conducted a campaign stating how its home brew web browser Microsoft Edge 'edges' out competitors like Chrome, Firefox, or Opera when it comes to a laptop's battery life. It accompanied this by showing graphs and a video proving their claim.
August 04, 2016
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Windows 10 S forces you to use Edge and Bing
Windows 10 S won't let you change default Web browser or search provider.
May 3, 2017
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Windows 10 S laptops won't let you switch from Edge or Bing
Google cannot be your default search engine in Windows 10 S.
May 3, 2017
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Windows 10's Edge browser finally gets add-ons
Windows Insiders can try out three extensions
March 18, 2016
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Windows 10: Chrome versus Firefox versus Edge. Guess which wins Microsoft's battery-life test?
Microsoft says dialing back Adobe Flash in Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update has made it the most energy-efficient browser of all.
April 13, 2017
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Windows 10: Why does Microsoft Edge have only 70 extensions after a whole year?
Because we're really picky about which ones are allowed, says Microsoft.
October 2, 2017
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With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE's fading role in the enterprise
Starting in February, IE security updates will again be separate, letting business that abandoned the browser receive smaller downloads
January 16, 2017
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Misc. - Y

You are not very incognito in incognito mode
If you are concerned about your online privacy, you should know what incognito mode does and doesn't do to protect it.
April 4, 2017
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You can now report bugs in Microsoft's Edge browser on Twitter
Microsoft today introduced #EdgeBug, a way to report bugs in its stock Windows 10 browser through Twitter. According to its blog post, the idea came from web developer Lea Verou.
August 11, 2016
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Your Browser Could Be Mining Cryptocurrency For A Stranger
There's something new to add to your fun mental list of invisible internet dangers. Joining classic favorites like adware and spyware comes a new, tricky threat called "cryptojacking," which secretly uses your laptop or mobile device to mine cryptocurrency when you visit an infected site.
October 20, 2017
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YouTube video previews now available to all users on Chrome and Opera
After testing video previews on YouTube with a limited set of users earlier this year, Google is now rolling out the feature to all users visiting the website using Chrome or Opera on the PC.
July 17, 2017
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Opera

After Congress revokes Internet privacy rules, downloads double of VPN-equipped Opera browser
Implies boost in downloads and new users stem from privacy anxieties; but third-party metrics don't show increased U.S. activity for Opera
April 4, 2017
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Big Opera update brings new snapshot features, VR player, and more
A big update to Opera's desktop browser is rolling out, bringing along a number of new features for snapshots, VR, and more.
November 8, 2017
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China-owned Opera touts big comeback
Opera released an overhaul of its browser today, and claims to have grown its market share substantially in the year since it was acquired by a Chinese private equity company a year ago.
November 8, 2017
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Meet Opera Neon, Opera's radical vision for the future of web browsers
Don't expect Opera Neon to replace the main Opera browser, though.
January 12, 2017
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Opera 49 adds editable elements to its screen capture tool, rolls out VR headset support
Opera Software has unveiled Opera 49, the latest version of its Chromium-powered browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
November 8, 2017
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Opera and Vivaldi kick off 'Browser Wars' over Microsoft's falsified claim
Microsoft is constantly looking to improve its Edge browser - which is included with Windows 10 - by bringing new features and improvements to it frequently. Earlier this month, the uBlock Origin extension finally made its way to the browser, and after that, the company even introduced support for Google's open-sourced Brotli compression algorithm.
December 31, 2016
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Opera announces project Reborn, brings enhanced sidebar and new themes
Opera has released a brand new interface for its browser, under a project named Reborn. the new UI was introduced in a developer build of the browser. the build allows developers and enthusiasts to preview the new look and test new features including new themes and an updated sidebar which will work with social services including Facebook Messenger.
February 17, 2017
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Opera browser adds integrated newsreader and more with latest update
The new Opera 39 web browser update for Windows PCs includes an integrated newsreader, along with improvements to its video pop out feature.
August 02, 2016
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Opera Browser Asked to Blacklist Pirate Sites in "Turbo Mode"
The Opera web browser feature 'Turbo Mode' is designed to speed up browsing. as a side effect, it also bypasses website blocks, something popular with pirates. However, it appears that the company has been in talks to integrate a blacklist which could stop access to blocked domains.
November 22, 2016
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Opera debuts new look and feel with project Reborn
Opera is giving developers a chance to check out a whole new look and feel coming to the browser. Codenamed Reborn, the project brings a revamped UI with some cool new interface tweaks and features to check out. and though it's currently only available to test on the developer branch, it's a neat look at what Opera has coming down the line.
February 17, 2017
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Opera Developer update comes with Chromecast support
Opera has announced that the latest developer build of its popular browser now has support for Google's Chromecast media sharing device. The feature was added due to rising popularity of Google's device over the last year, and to gain feature parity with the world's most popular browser, Google Chrome.
October 23, 2017
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Opera Introduces Neon, an Experimental Concept Browser
Opera, the Norwegian browser maker acquired last year by a Chinese investment consortium, has introduced a new experimental browser called Opera Neon.
January 13, 2017
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Opera is Reborn: Opera 45 debuts built-in chat tools and UI improvements
Opera Software has released Opera 45.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. it's been codenamed "Reborn" because it's the first release to include features previewed earlier this year in its concept browser Opera Neon.
May 10, 2017
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Opera kills off its free data-saving app, Opera Max
Opera Max -- the free data-saving and VPN-like tool from the team behind the Opera web browser -- is being killed off.
August 14, 2017
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Opera launches PC Apps Hub, listing what it thinks is handy software
According to Opera, Windows users are experiencing difficulty in finding reliable software online. In order to combat this, it has launched what it calls the PC Apps Hub, a go-to place to find reliable software which users can download, safe in the knowledge that the listed apps won't screw up their Windows installation.
September 25, 2017
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Opera Mediaworks will change its name to AdColony
Mediaworks started as the ad-focused subsidiary of mobile browser company Opera, but it split off when a Chinese consortium acquired the browser business (and took the Opera name with it) earlier this year.
December 12, 2016
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Opera Neon provides a conceptual look at a potential future Opera web browser
Opera Software has released Opera Neon, the company's first ever "concept browser". it's been designed from the ground up to focus on web content and provide a different way of browsing and consuming the web.
January 12, 2017
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Opera Reborn "rethinks' the browser... with integrated WhatsApp and Facebook
Opera Reborn gets new design, VPN, and ad-blocking (except for Google's ads).
May 10, 2017
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Opera refresh adds VR support and in-browser selfies
The desktop browser will now let you stream 360 videos to your Vive or Occulus headset.
November 8, 2017
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Opera releases Neon 'Concept Browser'
Opera released a new "concept browser" called Neon to showcase its vision for the future of the web.
January 12, 2017
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Opera scolds stale browsers with shocking Neon experiment
The future belongs to bubble tabs; or maybe not
January 13, 2017
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Opera shuts down Max
Only a few years ago, Opera Max was the rising star in the browser maker's portfolio. The service offered a system-wide data-saving proxy that funnelled all app data through Opera's servers to compress images and videos. Now, however, Max is heading for the deadpool. The company, which is now owned by a consortium of Chinese firms, today announced that it will shut down Max.
August 14, 2017
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Opera unveils Neon, a concept browser that changes how you browse the web
Opera is looking to spice up browsers once again with its latest project, simply called Opera Neon. Meant as a kind of concept browser, Opera Neon changes up what has become a relatively staid desktop browser market by offering some interesting new ideas on how to browse the web.
January 12, 2017
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Vivaldi

At last! Vivaldi lets you kill looping GIFs
The web browser for power users, Vivaldi, has gained a Reader mode and some accessibility features, but one new feature stands out. The reaction GIF may be one of the wonders of the 21st Century, but what if you don't want your CPU cycles sucked dry by hilarious and ironic animated images?
August 11, 2017
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Boutique browser maker to Microsoft: 'Stop stealing the default' in Windows 10
Vivaldi CEO knocks Microsoft for restoring Edge as the default browser after major OS updates
January 24, 2017
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Vivaldi and me: Just browsing? Nah, I'm sold
This power browser has turned seriously useful
February 8, 2017
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Vivaldi CEO calls on Microsoft to "do the right thing" with its Edge browser on Windows 10
The CEO and co-founder of Vivaldi, Jon von Tetzchner, called out Microsoft in a blog post today, saying that it's too hard for users to change their default browser on Windows 10. the article also complains about the fact that upon upgrading to Windows 10, the default browser is automatically changed to Microsoft Edge.
January 24, 2017
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Vivaldi CEO: 'Stop your anti-competitive practices with Edge, Microsoft!'
Microsoft is no stranger to pissing people off, particularly when it comes to Windows 10. There have been endless cries about forced updates, complaints about ads, moaning about privacy, and now the CEO of Vivaldi has lashed out at the company for its anti-competitive practices with Microsoft Edge.
January 24, 2017
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Vivaldi embraces IoT with support for Philips Hue lights, adds multiple tab selection
Vivaldi Technologies -- led by Opera co-founder Jon S von Tetzchner -- has released Vivaldi 1.5, the latest version of its customizable web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
November 22, 2016
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Vivaldi introduces flexible screenshot tool, universal mute option for tabs
Vivaldi 1.7 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. it's the brainchild of Opera co-founder Jon S von Tetzhner, and makes a good claim to be the most customizable web browser out there.
February 8, 2017
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Vivaldi is building "Opera as it should've been"
By staying private, and not raising VC, Vivaldi wants to avoid Opera's mistakes.
January 16, 2017
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Vivaldi makes History - allows users more privacy and insight into their online activities
Over the past few years, privacy has become integral to users. a couple of months back, Microsoft added more privacy-focused features to Windows 10, providing customers "more control" over their data.
March 29, 2017
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Vivaldi Sync is coming, and you'll be able to watch it come together live
Vivaldi, one of the new kids on the block in the browser world, is frankly, a great browser. It's pretty unique when it comes to features, and tries to continue the work that the guys at Opera were doing before they decided to go after a mainstream audience. That's hardly surprising seeing as Jon Tetzchner, Vivaldi CEO, used to be the CEO at Opera. It is lacking one important feature though, sync.
June 27, 2017
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Vivaldi unveils revolutionary new History feature
Challenger web browser Vivaldi 1.8 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. the browser, which has made great strides in its relatively short lifespan, unveils another game-changing feature with this new release.
March 29, 2017
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Windows 10's Edge must stop stealing the browser default, says Vivaldi CEO
Vivaldi's Jon von Tetzchner has called on Microsoft to stop trying to foist Edge on Windows 10 users.
January 25, 2017
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Vivaldi new Releases

Named Tab Stacks - Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1.6.682.3
For today's snapshot we give you the option to name tab stacks, we've made improvements to our reader mode, added a fix for the long-standing issue with the mouse cursor displaying in full-screen videos and we fixed a bunch of regressions! we also did a major update of Chromium to 55.0.2883.64.
November 30, 2016
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Redesigned Vivaldi icon lands in latest snapshot
The developers behind the Vivaldi web browser have launched a new snapshot build which introduces a brand new logo for the browser. With this release, the team behind Vivaldi has also fixed a bunch of media issues which were affecting users' ability to playback content on Windows 7.
July 11, 2017
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Vivaldi boss: It'd be cool if Google went back to the 'not evil' schtick
Blasts AdWords blockery
September 5, 2017
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