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335 Internet — Browsers Entries

Internet — Browsers — February 21st, 2024

Chrome 122, Firefox 123 Patch High-Severity Vulnerabilities
Google and Mozilla resolve high-severity memory safety vulnerabilities with the latest Chrome and Firefox updates.
February 21st, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 19th, 2024

A future Google Chrome update will safeguard your private network devices
Google is working on a Chrome browser security measure designed to protect devices connected to your home or private network. As mentioned in a Chrome Platform Status page, the underdevelopment feature will monitor website requests to access network devices and make sure they are from secure sources.
February 19th, 2024Source

Chrome Is Getting A New Weapon In Escalating The War With Hackers
Though you may think your home network is secure, attackers may be able to sneak in through your web browser and leverage vulnerabilities to pivot to internal devices. This is especially true for Internet of Things (IoT) equipment, which is notoriously insecure, requiring regular patches or even warnings from the federal government.
February 19th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 16th, 2024

Microsoft Edge stops 'stealing' Chrome tabs from some users
Reports of Edge launching with Chrome's last-open tabs after a Windows update are popping up across the web.
February 16th, 2024Source

Microsoft fixes Edge browser bug that was stealing Chrome tabs and data
The latest stable version of Microsoft Edge has an important fix if you've been experiencing automatic data imports.
February 16th, 2024Source

What's Do Not Track, and how do you enable it on your Windows 11 web browser?
You can make your browser more private with a one-single option.
February 16th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 14th, 2024

DuckDuckGo's privacy browser adds built-in password syncing
DuckDuckGo's built-in password manager can now synchronize your logins, bookmarks, and favorites across multiple devices.
February 14th, 2024Source

DuckDuckGo: Sync passwords and bookmarks across devices; no account needed
The ability to sync passwords and bookmarks between devices is a core feature of most browsers, but not something DuckDuckGo supported until today.
February 14th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 12th, 2024

5 reasons why I use Firefox when I need the most secure web browser
Thinking of making the switch to Firefox? Here are five big security reasons why you should.
February 12th, 2024Source

How to Get Dark Mode Back in Google Chrome and Improve it
Maybe this has happened to you, but my Google update glitched this morning. I signed into my PC and loaded Chrome to start my day, only to find that you have been updated with the new version 121.0.6167.140 of Chrome, and all your colors, extensions, and shortcuts are gone. Your layout has been changed, and you were logged out of all your accounts. Probably a profile issue due to the fact I have multiple logins -- stay tuned.
February 12th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 9th, 2024

Move over Chrome and Edge, Windows 11 has a new ARM browser
Brave now has a native ARM version of its browser on Windows.
February 9th, 2024Source

Mozilla CEO quits, pushes pivot to data privacy champion... but what about Firefox?
Could it have more to do with browser's ever-increasing irrelevance?
February 9th, 2024Source

Vivaldi browser will now power the new 2025 Lincoln Aviator SUV
The new 2025 Lincoln Aviator SUV comes with the powerful Vivaldi browser seamlessly integrated into the all-new Lincoln Digital Experience with Google built-in.
February 9th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 7th, 2024

5 reasons why Opera is my favorite browser (and you should check it out too)
If you're looking for reasons to jump ship from your current browser, I have five good ones right here.
February 7th, 2024Source

Edge 123 is now available in the Dev Channel with extension support on Android and more
Microsoft Edge 123 is now available for testing in the Dev Channel. Microsoft has released version 123.0.2380.1 for public testing, giving Edge Insiders multiple fixes and under-the-hood changes to try. In addition, Edge Dev 123 for Android brings the recently spotted extension support (via Deskmodder). You can enable it on the edge://flags page and try some popular extensions to enhance your browsing experience.
February 7th, 2024Source

Hi Microsoft, please stop using 'harmful designs' and deceptive tactics to give Edge the competitive advantage over other browsers on Windows, says Mozilla
Mozilla claims that Microsoft doesn't give Windows users the freedom of choice when selecting the default browser on Windows.
February 7th, 2024Source

New service from Mozilla wants to protect you from data brokers
The Firefox creator provides both a free and paid version of its new service.
February 7th, 2024Source

What a future without browser cookies looks like
As Google and others plan to eliminate third-party search and website trackers, other ways of identifying users and discovering their habits will replace them.
February 7th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 5th, 2024

1Password was down for about an hour, preventing some users from logging in
1Password rolled out a fix for the issue within an hour of confirming it around 11:30AM ET.
February 5th, 2024Source

How To Check If You Are In Google Chrome'S Cookie Phaseout Test
Google Chrome is testing a third-person cookie phaseout, adopting something many other browsers have offered for some time. Google is implementing it in a different way, which they believe will provide better security. Google is trying to to keep the personalization that cookies bring to the advertisements served to you while at the same time providing privacy and preventing third parties from tracking you.
February 5th, 2024Source

Meta cuts off third-party access to Facebook Groups, leaving developers and customers in disarray
The recent surprise announcement that Meta will soon be shutting down its Facebook Groups API is throwing some businesses and social media marketers into disarray.
February 5th, 2024Source

Vivaldi won't allow a machine to lie to you
The world of web browsers have not been spared by the trend of integrating LLM functionality. But there are fundamental issues with it and Vivaldi addresses them.
February 5th, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — February 2nd, 2024

Wasm-based CheerpJ runs Java in web browsers
WebAssembly JVM promises to run 'very large' unmodified Java applications in modern browsers without plugins or a Java installation.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 31st, 2024

Arc Search browser app uses AI to create custom responses to search questions
Arc Search is coming for Google.
January 31, 2024Source

Built-in Translate and more Themes now available in Vivaldi Social's latest update
Break language barriers and personalize the interface on Vivaldi Social, our instance of Mastodon on the federated social network.
January 31, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 29th, 2024

3 Google Chrome settings you must change on Windows 11
If you use Chrome, you should consider changing these settings to make your browser experience better.
January 29, 2024Source

How a browser startup is taking on Google search
Hello, and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
January 29, 2024Source

How to enable mouse gestures in Opera (and why you should)
Looking for a faster, more efficient way to navigate with Opera? Try mouse and rocker gestures -- and you'll wonder how you ever managed without them.
January 29, 2024Source

Microsoft stole my Chrome tabs, and it wants yours, too
Microsoft Edge has a data import feature that's misbehaving.
January 29, 2024Source

Native Chrome arrives fashionably late to the Windows on ARM party
If a new browser arrives on an OS nobody cares about, did it arrive at all?
January 29, 2024Source

Vivaldi Feed Reader: Break free from the algorithm
Vivaldi's Feeds breaks free from Big Tech's mould, showcasing the untapped potential of how you can absorb content efficiently based on your preferences. Let's discover its benefits.
January 29, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 26th, 2024

A closer look at Apple's browser-related changes to iOS in EU
The raft of iOS changes Apple dropped in the European Union yesterday, as it prepares for enforcement of the bloc's Digital Markets Act (DMA) to kick in March 7, include some big developments around browsers that look set to shake up a pretty stale market.
January 26, 2024Source

As NSA buys up Americans' browser records, Uncle Sam is asked to simply knock it off
If you could just not harvest our info unlawfully and without a warrant, that would be great
January 26, 2024Source

Google Chrome for Windows is finally getting native Arm support
An Arm64 build is now in beta on Chrome Canary.
January 26, 2024Source

Google tests Chrome for Windows on Arm, prepping for a big 2024
Windows on Arm will need the world's biggest browser if it hopes to succeed.
January 26, 2024Source

Mozilla is 'Extremely Disappointed' With Implementation of Apple's EU Browser Engine Change
In iOS 17.4, Apple is making a number of changes to iOS to comply with the Digital Markets Act in the European Union. One of these updates will see Apple allowing alternate browser engines, with WebKit no longer required for third-party browsers like Firefox and Chrome.
January 26, 2024Source

Mozilla says Apple's new browser rules are 'as painful as possible' for Firefox
Apple's new rules in the EU are supposed to open up iOS to alternative browsers, but Mozilla says they put an unnecessary burden on developers.
January 26, 2024Source

The year of Windows on Arm? Google launches official Chrome builds.
Chrome for Windows-on-Arm should hit stable in time for Qualcomm's big launch.
January 26, 2024Source

Vivaldi steers in-car browsing: Now available in the all-new Ford and Lincoln infotainment system
Ford and Lincoln's new infotainment brings the Vivaldi browser, to be downloaded in the 2024 Lincoln Nautilus SUV.
January 26, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 24th, 2024

Chrome browser receives three new generative AI features
Google has announced the release of three new generative AI features in Chrome (M121) aimed at enhancing user experience through machine learning and AI technologies. These features, which are experimental and available initially in the U.S. for Mac and Windows PC users, include tools for organizing tabs, creating custom browser themes, and assisting with writing on the web.
January 24, 2024Source

How to switch from Edge to the Chrome or Firefox browser
Microsoft is pushing Edge as the default browser. However, many users prefer to use other browsing software. Switching browsers is easy and can be done in a few simple steps.
January 24, 2024Source

Microsoft Bing, Edge may be exempted from EU's Digital Market Act: Report
The search engine and the web browser, just like Apple's iMessage service, could be exempted as they are not dominant enough in their segments.
January 24, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 22nd, 2024

Brave browser is abandoning its Strict fingerprinting protection mode
Stronger security measures aren't always the right answer to the public web's problems
January 22, 2024Source

How to reopen closed tabs
This is a quick guide on how to retrieve tabs you accidentally closed.
January 22, 2024Source

What Google Chrome's incognito mode really does (and doesn't do) for you
Don't be fooled. You're not actually incognito when using incognito mode.
January 22, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 19th, 2024

Google Chrome's Incognito Browsing Mode Finally Admits It Can Still Track You
It might not be nice, but it might just be fair to call anyone who uses Google Chrome's Incognito Mode and then expects real privacy a "rube," given that Google is a company that makes an incredible amount of money on selling other people's information.
January 19, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 17th, 2024

Chrome Patches First Zero-Day of 2024 Exploited in the Wild
Google Fixes Out-of-Bounds Memory Access Flaw; Microsoft Edge Browser Also Affected
January 17, 2024Source or Source or Source or Source or Source

Internet — Browsers — January 16th, 2024

Chrome updates Incognito warning to admit Google tracks users in “private” mode
Warning added to Chrome Canary as Google settles Incognito class-action suit.
January 16, 2024Source

Google fixes first actively exploited Chrome zero-day of 2024
Google has released security updates to fix the first Chrome zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild since the start of the year.
January 16, 2024Source

Google quietly updates Chrome’s incognito warning in wake of tracking lawsuit
‘Others who use this device won’t see your activity, so you can browse more privately. This won’t change how data is collected by websites you visit and the services they use, including Google.’
January 16, 2024Source

Google Starts Letting Chrome Users Know Incognito Mode Isn't As Private As You Thought
In 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Google for tracking user activity, despite telling them that their browsing session was private while using the Incognito mode in Chrome browser. Late in 2023, Google agreed to settle the case worth $5 billion after failing to convince a U.S. District court that the lawsuit should be dismissed
January 16, 2024Source

Google updates Chrome Incognito Mode disclaimer in wake of $5 billion data collection lawsuit
Updated terms are now live in the Canary build of the browser.
January 16, 2024Source

Google vs. Bing? Why not both? Here's how to use two search engines simultaneously on Microsoft Edge.
Edge's Sidebar is the key to using two search engines at once.
January 16, 2024Source

Remember when enterprise administration was more than just a browser dashboard?
Playing Colossal Cave Adventure on an ICL 2966 and coding on the last Elliott 803
January 16, 2024Source

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found in Opera File Sharing Feature
A vulnerability in Opera browser’s file sharing feature My Flow could be exploited for remote code execution.
January 16, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 15th, 2024

Microsoft's Edge web browser can now directly share URLs to WhatsApp, X, and more
Sharing pages and articles from your desktop Edge browser has never been easier.
January 15, 2024Source

YouTube's ad blocker problems are just an Adblock Plus bug
Latest consensus is that YouTube performance issues seem to be Adblock Plus' fault.
January 15, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 13th, 2024

Death by a thousand cuts: How to prepare for the demise of third-party cookies
This year marks a pivotal moment in digital marketing. With Google Chrome recently initiating the phase-out of third-party cookies, impacting 1 percent of its users to start, a major shift is underway.
January 13, 2024Source

Has Google crippled YouTube on Microsoft Edge? Users certainly think so, but there might be a fix
Microsoft Edge users are reporting issues with lag and hardware resource spikes on YouTube
January 13, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 10th, 2024

Brave Search can now deliver results for programming queries
Brave announced today that it's adding its newly built CodeLLM to its search engine to deliver results for programming queries. The new AI-powered CodeLLM provides code snippets with step-by-step explanations and citations. CodeLLM is free and now integrated into Brave Search so users don't have to switch apps to access it.
January 10, 2024Source

MSI & Opera GX Partner Up on Special GX MSI Edition Browser
The world's leading PC gaming hardware brand, MSI, has partnered with Opera GX, the browser for gamers to create a unique browser and interactive content experience for fans of MSI's and Opera GX's products and services.
January 10, 2024Source

Privacy Badger Puts You in Control of Widgets
The latest version of Privacy Badger 1 replaces embedded tweets with click-to-activate placeholders. This is part of Privacy Badger's widget replacement feature, where certain potentially useful widgets are blocked and then replaced with placeholders. This protects privacy by default while letting you restore the original widget whenever you want it or need it for the page to function.
January 10, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 9th, 2024

Firefox 121.0.1
On January 9, 2024, the Mozilla developers released the Firefox update Firefox 121.0.1. It is a maintenance update that fixes some bugs.
January 9, 2024Source

Google Chrome is coming to your car
Google is adding the Chrome browser to cars with native Android apps, starting with Volvo and Polestar. Also, EV owners are getting new ways to share battery info with Android Auto.
January 9, 2024Source

Google is Adding a Bunch of Cool Features to Android for Cars
As a part of several Google announcements this week out of CES 2024, we're learning about the future of Android in cars and it is looking lovely. Both cars with Google built-in and Android Auto are seeing new features, but the folks with Android as the major operating system in their cars are getting the majority of it.
January 9, 2024Source

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
January 9, 2024Source

How to Run Google Chrome Without Extensions
Google Chrome extensions can be useful but also use a lot of resources. You can create a shortcut to start Google Chrome without extension, which is handy when working, disabling a buggy extension, or whenever you need Chrome to run better.
January 9, 2024Source or Watch Video

Internet — Browsers — January 7th, 2024

How To Change Browser Tabs With A Simple Keyboard Shortcut
They're not for everyone, but for most of us, once you get used to using keyboard shortcuts on your computer, it's hard to imagine ever not having used them. Copying, cutting, and pasting have become so inextricably linked to their keyboard shortcuts that the meaning of, for example, "control + C" is treated as common knowledge among computer users that can be easily integrated into memes.
January 7, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — January 6th, 2024

And So It Begins, Google Starts Phasing Out Cookies In Chrome
For millions of Chrome browser users, third-party tracking cookies are no longer part of the deal while surfing the internet. That's because Google has finally begun implementing its plan to phase out third-party cookies, albeit initially for a small fraction of Chrome users—just 1%.
January 6, 2024Source

Internet — Browsers — December 29th, 2023

Chrome incognito mode not so private: Google to settle in class-action lawsuit
Did Google portray incognito mode as more private than it really is?
December 29, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge Racked Up 9K Years Of Casual Gaming In 2023, Saved Shoppers $400 Each
Another year is in the books and to celebrate an "unforgettable 2023," Microsoft is sharing some interesting stats related to its Edge browser. There are several that stand out, including Microsoft's claim that Edge users in the United States saved an average of $400 on online shopping, while worldwide savings added up to more than $4 billion.
December 29, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 28th, 2023

Google to Settle $5B 'Incognito Mode' Privacy Issue Lawsuit
Deal Follows Court Ruling That Cleared the 4-Year-Old Class Action Claim for Trial
December 28, 2023Source or Source or Source or Source or Source

Microsoft edges nearer to simplifying Windows 11 repairs with 'Fix Problems using Windows Update' feature
A few months have passed since we first heard about Microsoft's plans to simplify the process of reinstalling Windows 11. Once a lengthy and potentially nightmarish task that could involve the loss of files and settings, the reinstallation of Windows 11 is in line for a serious revamp.
December 28, 2023Source

Microsoft says shopping tools helped Edge users save on average $400 per year
Microsoft is trying to transform itself as the leader in developing generative AI services, and that includes adding those services and features to the Edge browser. Today, the company revealed some Edge stats for 2023 that show how people are using the browser for things like making conversations with the Copilot chatbot, shopping, entertainment, and more.
December 28, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 27th, 2023

How to take advantage of Chrome's side panel
The recently added side panel increases the usefulness of Google's browser.
December 27, 2023Source

Saving sites: Pocket's bookmarking app and its alternatives
Pocket says its users must register with Firefox — if you don't want to, there are other apps to try.
December 27, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 26th, 2023, 2023

How I use ChatGPT in Opera for far more efficient interactions (and why you should too)
Opera is a browser that's all in with AI and with very little work, you can add ChatGPT into the mix.
December 26, 2023Source

Three malicious VPN extensions on the Chrome Web Store infected 1.5 million devices before being removed by Google
Malware remains a problem on the Chrome Web Store
December 26, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 23rd, 2023

Google Chrome now with Background Safety Check
Another short piece of information from this week that affects users of the Google Chrome browser. Google has announced that a new "Safety Check" function is being rolled out in Chrome. This security function runs automatically in the background on desktop systems. Users will be warned if security threats such as compromised passwords stored in the browser or malicious extensions are detected.
December 23, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 22nd, 2023

Chrome Update Tattles On Memory-Hogging Tabs And Bolsters Password Security
Google is adding some new bells and whistles to Chrome on the desktop that could potentially make the world's most popular browser a bit faster and more secure. While these are not necessarily game-changing alterations, they're significant enough that you may want to initiate a manual update rather than waiting for Chrome to automatically fetch and install the latest build.
December 22, 2023Source

Fake VPN Chrome extensions force-installed 1.5 million times
Three malicious Chrome extensions posing as VPN (Virtual Private Networks) infected were downloaded 1.5 million times, acting as browser hijackers, cashback hack tools, and data stealers.
December 22, 2023Source

Google gives Chrome security, performance and functionality updates, with the promise of AI-feature in 2024
Google is in the process of rolling out a trio of important updates to Chrome, kicking off with an improvement to Safety Check. This security feature will now run automatically in the background, allowing for proactive alerts about security issues that need attention.
December 22, 2023Source

Google Chrome Browser 120.0.6099.130
Connect to the world on the browser built by Google.
December 22, 2023Source

Google names its 11 favorite Chrome extensions of 2023. Which have you tried?
Some of the extensions that Google liked for the year include DeepL Translate to instantly translate webpages, Sider to access popular AI tools, and Speechify to read aloud articles using celebrity voices.
December 22, 2023Source

Happy holidays! You can now uninstall Microsoft Edge with this free app, even if you're not in Europe.
You shouldn't need a third-party app to uninstall a browser, but one is here to help you out.
December 22, 2023Source

The makers of the Arc web browser are teasing . . . something coming January 30
The New York City-based software start-up The Browser Company has received a lot of media attention for its first product, the Arc web browser. It first launched Arc for MacOS and iOS in 2023, after an extensive invite-only beta period. Earlier this month, the company finally started inviting a few people to test the long-awaited Windows version of Arc.
December 22, 2023Source or Watch Video

Update your Google Chrome browser ASAP to get these important new security features
The latest version includes a Safety Check tool that now runs in the background to warn you of compromised passwords or suspicious extensions — and so much more.
December 22, 2023Source

You can now uninstall Microsoft Edge using MSEdgeRedirect and its new 'Europe Mode'
Microsoft will finally let Windows 10 and 11 users uninstall the Edge browser, but only if you live in the European Union. Although you can alter regional settings to delete Edge from Windows 10 or 11 in other countries, it is a relatively complex solution that might scare off an inexperienced user. Luckily, there is now an app to automate the process.
December 22, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 21st, 2023

A Vulnerability in Google Chrome Could Allow for Arbitrary Code Execution
A vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chrome, which could allow for arbitrary code execution. Google Chrome is a web browser used to access the internet. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow for arbitrary code execution in the context of the logged on user.
December 21, 2023Source

Chrome lets you save tab groups for easy access across your devices
Improved tab management and performance updates are also included.
December 21, 2023Source

Google updates Chrome on desktop with proactive Safety Check
Google is launching a few updates to Chrome on desktop this week to make your browsing experience safer and give you more control over your browser's memory usage.
December 21, 2023Source

Microsoft deprecates Defender Application Guard for some Edge users
Microsoft is deprecating Defender Application Guard (including the Windows Isolated App Launcher APIs) for Edge for Business users.
December 21, 2023Source

Mozilla decides Trusted Types is a worthy security feature
DOM-XSS attacks have become scarce on Google websites since TT debuted
December 21, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 19th, 2023

Firefox 121 is out with AV1 improvements, new features for PDF viewer, and more
Mozilla Foundation has released the final feature update for its browser in the Release channel. Version 121 is rolling out to all users, bringing improved AV1 decode on Windows, Voice Control support on macOS, and the Wayland compositor on Linux for better touchpad and touchscreen gestures, improved graphics performance, and more.
December 19, 2023Source

How to use Bing Image Creator (and why it's better than ever)
It's free, there's no waitlist, and you don't even need to use Edge to access it. Here's everything else you need to know to get started using Microsoft's AI art generator.
December 19, 2023Source

Microsoft announces deprecation of Defender Application Guard for Edge and legacy console mode
Microsoft has been killing off -- or at least warning of the impending death of -- a number of features of Windows recently. The likes of Steps Recorder and speech recognition are among those to have been ditched, replaced with Snipping Tool and voice access respectively.
December 19, 2023Source

Microsoft deprecates Microsoft Defender Application Guard for Edge
Microsoft seems to be on a roll of deprecating various features across Windows and other products. It has already deprecated more than ten features since September, and there is one more to join the list. This time, it is Microsoft Defender Application Guard for Edge (shortly MDAG).
December 19, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge 121 finally brings AVIF support
A few days ago, Microsoft released Edge 121 in the Beta Channel for the final testing before pushing it to the Stable Channel somewhere at the end of the next month. Besides things mentioned in the release notes, Edge 121 will finally catch up with Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and other competitors in terms of AVIF image support. The change was announced on Mastadon by Patrick Brosset from the Edge development team:
December 19, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 18th, 2023

Firefox 121 Now Available With Wayland Enabled By Default
Ahead of tomorrow's official announcement, the Mozilla Firefox 121.0 release binaries have hit the mirrors and it's keeping to the most exciting Christmas gift for Linux desktop users: Wayland support enabled by default!
December 18, 2023Source

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
December 18, 2023Source

Microsoft is once again pissing off Edge users who prefer Google over Bing
Putting users on edge.
December 18, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 15th, 2023

How to Easily Customize Your Google Chrome Browser
The popular browser can be many things to many people.
December 15, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 14th, 2023

Google Chrome to test restricting third-party cookies soon before ditching them for good
Google's testing the cookie apocalypse on 1% of Chrome users early next year.
December 14, 2023Source

Google Chrome's third-party cookie phaseout begins on January 4
This update will be rolled out to one percent of Chrome users globally to begin with.
December 14, 2023Source

Google pencils in limited third-party cookie purge for January
One percent of Chrome users will experience the web as if using Firefox or Safari
December 14, 2023Source

Chrome Will Start Blocking Websites From Tracking Us in January
Google will start by blocking third-party cookies for only 1% of people using its Chrome web browser and plans to expand to everyone later in 2024.
December 14, 2023Source

Opera GX browser adds a 'boss button' for instantly hiding your games...or other stuff
This so-called "panic button" is certainly interesting...
December 14, 2023Source

Three years after its revamp, Firefox's Android browser adds 450+ new extensions
For the sliver of the market that opts for Firefox instead of Chrome, the default browser on Android devices, the experience just got better. Firefox maker Mozilla announced today the launch of over 450 new extensions — aka browser add-ons — which are now available on Mozilla's Firefox Browser Add-ons page.
December 14, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 12th, 2023

Microsoft Edge will soon stay open after you close your last tab, no extension required
Microsoft began testing a new feature in Edge that will keep the browser open after you shut your last tab.
December 12, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 11th, 2023

Arc Browser for Windows beta invites are finally being sent out
The Browser Company, a startup that's been developing its own web browser called Arc, is finally letting some people try out the long-awaited Windows version. As posted on its X (formerly Twitter) account, the first beta invites to try out the Windows port are now being sent out.
December 11, 2023Source

Arc browser launches its Windows client in beta
The Browser Company announced today that it is onboarding the first set of users for its Windows client — launching today as a beta version. Users and observers have been demanding a Windows version for Arc, especially after the company made the Mac client available to everyone after being in invite-only mode since 2022.
December 11, 2023Source

The ultra-customizable Arc browser is now available on Windows in beta
Invites have already started going out to Windows users from the waitlist.
December 11, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 8th, 2023

Microsoft Edge 120 brings back the Mica material
At the beginning of this year, with no warning, Microsoft removed the Mica material from its browser on Windows 11, going back to the stale-looking gray user interface. However, in just a few months, users noticed that the company restored Mica in preview versions of Microsoft Edge. Now, after almost a year of absence, the Mica material is back in Edge Stable.
December 08, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge 120.0.2210.77
Edge browser lets you enjoy extended battery life and get to what you are looking for quickly.
December 08, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 6th, 2023

10 Google Chrome Flags to Improve Your Browsing Experience in 2022
Google Chrome has a feature known as Flags that gives you access to experimental features that may or may not appear in future builds. Here are ten flags to help improve your browsing experience in Windows, Linux, macOS, ChromeOS, and Android.
December 6, 2023Source

A helpful AI feature could soon make its way to your Chrome browser
Google's generative AI influence seems primed for expansion.
December 6, 2023Source

Google pushes yet another security update to its Chrome browser
Version 120 of Chrome brings with it 10 bug fixes, two of which are critical. So yes, it's time to update your browser once again.
December 6, 2023Source

Mozilla raked in almost $600 million in 2022, thanks to Google
The big "G" keeps Mozilla sailing smoothly, but remaining relevant won't be so easy
December 6, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 4th, 2023

4 Ways To Customize Your Google Chrome Homepage
Admit it — if you're glued to your computer all day long, chances are Google Chrome has become your constant digital companion as it stays open to be used your entire work day and beyond. And who could blame you? With most of our professional tasks and entertainment found online, it's no longer surprising that you'll be on your browser constantly. Naturally, this means firing up Chrome's homepage multiple times a day as you hop to yet another website.
December 4, 2023Source

Tor University Challenge: First Semester Report Card
In August of 2023 EFF announced the Tor University Challenge, a campaign to get more universities around the world to operate Tor relays. The primary goal of this campaign is to strengthen the Tor network by creating more high bandwidth and reliable Tor nodes. We hope this will also make the Tor network more resilient to censorship since any country or smaller network cutting off access to Tor means it would be also cutting itself off from a large swath of universities, academic knowledge, and collaborations.
December 4, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — December 1st, 2023

How to Choose Your Default Windows 10 & 11 Web Browser in One Click
Changing your default web browser used to be difficult, but Microsoft has listened and now made you can set your default web browser with one click.
December 1, 2023Source or Watch Video

Mozilla Firefox fixes slow startup, 100% CPU use, green screen YouTube videos, and more
Recently, Google found itself in a bit of a tough spot as Mozilla Firefox users started suspecting foul play when they noticed that YouTube would seemingly load slower when it detected that the browser was not Chrome. The tech giant later explained how and why this was not intentional and linked it to adblocker usage.
December 1, 2023Source

Statcounter: Microsoft Edge hits all-time high market share, still barely above 11%
According to the latest monthly report from Statcounter, Microsoft Edge is currently holding the biggest market share since its inception. The November 2023 report revealed that 11.23% of all desktop browser users access the internet using Microsoft Edge. That number went up 0.43 points from 10.8% in October 2023.
December 1, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 30th, 2023

Google Chrome Browser 120.0.6099.62
Connect to the world on the browser built by Google
November 30, 2023Source

Uh-oh, update Google Chrome — exploit already out there for one of these 6 security holes
Plus: 3 critical CVEs in Zyxel NAS devices
November 30, 2023Source

Update Chrome right now or your computer will explode (again)
Here we go again.
November 30, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 29th, 2023

How to go incognito in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari
While incognito mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn't completely hide your tracks online. Here's how the feature works in each browser, and how to use it.
November 29, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 28th, 2023

Google Chrome code reveals plans for AI-powered tab organization and new settings
Generative AI will work its way into Chrome on desktop.
November 28, 2023Source

Google Chrome emergency update fixes 6th zero-day exploited in 2023
Google has fixed the sixth Chrome zero-day vulnerability this year in an emergency security update released today to counter ongoing exploitation in attacks.
November 28, 2023Source

Samsung Internet comes to Windows PCs, and you can download it now
Tying the Galaxy ecosystem together a little better.
November 28, 2023Source

Samsung's in-house web browser is now available for Windows PCs in the Microsoft Store
There are a ton of internet web browsers available for use by Windows 10 and 11 PC owners. There's Microsoft's own Edge browser, along with Google's Chrome, Mozilla's Firefox, the Opera browser, the Brave browser and more.
November 28, 2023Source

Microsoft 365 browser extension to shut down despite 10 million downloads
Microsoft hasn't shared why it's killing off the popular browser extension.
November 28, 2023Source

We tried Brave's AI chatbot Leo: It talks a lot about privacy, but is it truly private?
In early November, Brave, best known for its privacy-focused browser, launched its own AI chatbot called Leo. The chatbot is built into the desktop version of the browser (Brave says it will be coming to mobile soon), and was made available to all users for free. We at AdGuard, always eager to explore new AI-powered tools, and after testing Bing AI and playing with others, we couldn't resist the chance to check out Leo and assess its smartness and privacy features.
November 28, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 23rd, 2023

Take your blogging skills to the next level with Vivaldi Community Blogs
Get up-to-speed with the latest features added to our power-packed blogging platform for new and seasoned bloggers eager to share their thoughts with the world.
November 23, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 22nd, 2023

Here is a simple method to uninstall Edge in Windows 10 and 11
Earlier this month, Microsoft released new preview updates with changes to make its operating systems compliant with European Union regulations. Those changes include the ability to uninstall Edge, decouple the OS from Bing, turn on third-party news feeds in Widgets, and more.
November 22, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 21st, 2023

Firefox 120 is out with the ability to copy links without tracking and more privacy tools
Mozilla has released Firefox 120 on all supported platforms. Version 120 introduces the ability to copy links without tracking parameters, global privacy controls that inform websites you do not want your data to be shared, a cookie banner blocker for users in Germany, picture-in-picture improvements, and many more.
November 21, 2023Source

Google explains why it did not make Firefox load YouTube slowly on purpose
Earlier today, we covered an interesting story wherein users online reported about YouTube loading slower when using Firefox. What was curious about it was the fact that YouTube would load perfectly normally if the browser was tricked into thinking it was Google Chrome using a User Agent switcher.
November 21, 2023Source

Google redesigned the Chrome Web Store and it actually looks pretty good
This is...surprisingly nice.
November 21, 2023Source

"Users who have ad blockers installed may experience suboptimal viewing, regardless of the browser they are using," Google explains after uproar from Firefox users over a 5-second delay when loading YouTube
Multiple Firefox users have lodged complaints over slow YouTube load times.
November 21, 2023Source

YouTube Appears to Be Slowing Playback for Firefox Users
A spokesperson claims the five-second delay has to do with ad blockers, not browser type, but that doesn't seem entirely true.
November 21, 2023Source

YouTube is slowing video loads on Firefox. Here's how to fix that
YouTube claims ad blockers are the issue with slower loading of videos but it seems Firefox is being affected by this more than other browsers.
November 21, 2023Source

Youtube's Continuing War Against Adblockers
Slashdot linked to a story that has come up on Hacker News, 404 Media and others; the five second delay some Firefox users encounter when loading YouTube videos. As you would expect the vehemence of the comments makes it somewhat difficult to determine what exactly is happening, but YouTube is not denying that the delay does happen
November 21, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 20th, 2023

Mozilla Firefox 120.0
Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
November 20, 2023Source

YouTube Accused of Slowing Video Loading On Firefox
YouTube as most people are aware, is owned by Google who are behind Chrome. Naturally, as the owner of a website, you'd like your users to also be using your browser in this case Google would like YouTube users to be using Chrome. Now of course we have the right to be using any browser thanks to anti-trust and competition laws, but that doesn't appear to have stopped Google from trying to sway people towards Chrome.
November 20, 2023Source

YouTube seemingly intentionally slow loading on Firefox while Google Chrome works fine
Back in March, we covered an interesting browser report wherein Russian software Yandex alleged that its browser was being intentionally devised to crash up to five times more often and eat up more memory on systems running AMD graphics cards or integrated graphics
November 20, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 17th, 2023

How To Remove YTMP3 Virus & Why It's Not Safe
Curious about removing the troublesome YTMP3 virus from your Mac? You're in the right place! If your Mac's been invaded by YTMP3 banners, pop-up ads, and unwanted page redirects, there's a good chance it's caught the YTMP3 virus. I've been through the same annoyance, with my Mac getting swamped by these unwelcome ads back in 2021. Stay with me as I guide you through simple steps to get rid of the virus.
November 17, 2023Source

Edge 119.0.2151.72 / 118.0.2088.109
Microsoft has released an update of the Chrome browser in the Extended Stable to 118.0.2088.109 on November 16, 2023, as well as an update to Edge 119.0.2151.72. Thanks to the reader for the tip. Here is some information about the update.
November 17, 2023Source

Microsoft will allow Windows 11 users in the EU to uninstall Edge and disable Bing
To comply with the Digital Markets Act
November 17, 2023Source

Microsoft will give Europeans the option to remove Edge and Bing from Windows
Microsoft is giving users of Windows 10 and Windows 11 living in the European Economic Area (EEA) greater control over their software. The company will soon be making it possible to extricate Microsoft Edge and Bing from the operating system.
November 17, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 16th, 2023

How to use your browser as a password manager
The password managers of the major browsers were long regarded as narrow-gauge solutions for people who did not want to install separate tools. However, the current versions are catching up with the specialized programs.
November 16, 2023Source

Microsoft will let users uninstall Edge, Bing, and disable ads on Windows 11 as it complies with the Digital Markets Act
Microsoft ensures Windows 11 is compliant with the Digital Markets Act in the European Economic Area.
November 16, 2023Source

No Bing, no Edge, no upselling: De-crufted Windows 11 coming to Europe soon
Some changes will arrive for non-EU users, too, but not the easy removals.
November 16, 2023Source

The EU will finally free Windows users from Bing
Here's how Windows 11 is changing in Europe to comply with new regulations.
November 16, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 15th, 2023

Microsoft Edge's new Shared Links feature scoops up links you'll need
Shared Links will work in the sidebar and in the "new tab" page within Edge.
November 15, 2023Source

Surf smarter by mastering Chrome's tabs
Live in a sea of open tabs? We're here to help.
November 15, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 14th, 2023

Best free password managers 2023: Online security doesn't have to cost a thing
Shore up your defenses, stat.
November 14, 2023Source

Google Chrome coders really, truly, absolutely ready to cull third-party cookies from 2024
Bonfire of the web trackers is coming, industry ready or not
November 14, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 13th, 2023

A Google witness let slip just how much it pays Apple for Safari search
Testimony during Google's antitrust trial reveals that the search giant makes a lot of money by putting ads in Safari
November 13, 2023Source

Chrome may soon work better with third-party password managers
Recent adventures through Google Chrome are shining a light on further integration with password managers.
November 13, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge will soon translate videos in real-time
Video translation will support four languages to start , increasing accessibility to the web.
November 13, 2023Source

Microsoft rolls out new Copilot Shopping and Review Summaries in its Edge web browser
Back in September, Microsoft's press event to introduce Copilot also announced some upcoming features for its Edge web browser. Today, the company announced that some of those features are generally available for Edge users.
November 13, 2023Source

More from the US v Google trial: Vertical search, pre-installs and the case of Firefox/Yahoo
We're nearly two months into the Justice Department's landmark antitrust case against Google — one of the biggest fights in tech antitrust since the U.S. took Microsoft to trial in the 1990s — and the revelations just keep getting juicier.
November 13, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 10th, 2023

Google Chrome 119.0.6045.123/.124 and 118.0.5993.136
Google has already released updates to Google Chrome Browser 119 in the Stable Channel for Mac, Linux and Windows on November 7, 2023. The Extended Stable Channel also received version 118.0.5993.136 and the Android app of the Chrome browser was updated on Nov. 8. Here is an overview of these updates.
November 10, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 9th, 2023

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
November 9, 2023Source

Let the videos do the browser talk.
We love to show you how Vivaldi works through our videos. But do you know who is behind these videos? Let's find out in our series #behindvivaldibrowser.
November 9, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 7th, 2023

21 Chrome tips to make browsing smoother and faster
Do you think Google Chrome consumes too much battery and works too slowly? Here are tips to make your browser faster and better.
November 7, 2023Source

Amazon's Kindle web browser is actually usable now
Amazon's Kindle devices are meant first and foremost for reading eBooks. But there's also a web browser. Up until a few years ago, that browser was officially considered "experimental," and up until the past month or so, it was unofficially considered awful.
November 7, 2023Source

Firefox 119.0.1
For the 7th. November 2023, Mozilla developers released the Firefox 119.0.1 update. It is a maintenance update that eliminates several errors in 119.0.
November 7, 2023Source

Introducing Badger Swarm: New Project Helps Privacy Badger Block Ever More Trackers
Today we are introducing Badger Swarm, a new tool for Privacy Badger that runs distributed Badger Sett scans in the cloud. Badger Swarm helps us continue updating and growing Privacy Badger's tracker knowledge, as well as continue adding new ways of catching trackers. Thanks to continually expanding Badger Swarm-powered training, Privacy Badger comes packed with its largest blocklist yet.
November 7, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 3rd, 2023

Edge 119.0.2151.44 / 118.0.2088.88
On November 2, 2023, Microsoft released both an update of the Chrome browser in the Extended Stable to 118.0.2088.88 and an update to Edge 119.0.2151.44. Thanks to the reader who reported on November 3, 2023 that Microsoft had updated the Edge browser to version 119.0.2151.44.
November 3, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — November 2nd, 2023

Brave responds to Bing and ChatGPT with a new 'anonymous and secure' AI chatbot
Leo is free to use for all Brave desktop users, with mobile support planned in the coming months. A premium version of the chatbot is also available for $15 per month.
November 2, 2023Source

Brave's AI assistant comes to its desktop browser
Leo, the AI assistant, will make its way to Android and iOS in the coming months.
November 2, 2023Source

Firefox lost users during "failed" Yahoo search deal, says Mozilla CEO
Mozilla could be "biggest loser" if DOJ wins Google trial, ex-Google exec says.
November 2, 2023Source

In quest to defeat Euro red-tape, Apple said it had three Safari browsers — not one
And with a straight face, too. Brussels didn't buy it
November 2, 2023Source

Theora video codec to be coded out from Chrome and Firefox
Usage barely measurable so ax will swing on compression dinosaur
November 2, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 30th, 2023

Google Chrome now auto-upgrades to secure connections for all users
Google has taken a significant step towards enhancing Chrome internet security by automatically upgrading insecure HTTP requests to HTTPS requests for 100% of users.
October 30, 2023Source

Vivaldia gets long-awaited second chapter
An ode to classic arcade games and a much-awaited follow-up to the most powerful in-browser game, Vivaldi launches Vivaldia 2. Available for everyone.
October 30, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 27th, 2023

Every trick Microsoft pulled to make you browse Edge instead of Chrome
Microsoft Edge is actually good, way better than the old Internet Explorer — but you wouldn't think so based on how desperately the company tries to shovel it onto your plate!
October 27, 2023Source

Startup browser maker Arc now lets you share Spaces, Folders and Split Views with non-Arc users
Arc, the web browser startup that's convincing some power users to give up Chrome, is now inviting other non-Arc users to test drive its capabilities with the launch of a trio of new "shareable" features. The company this week introduced the ability to share special views, including Spaces, Folders and Split Views with anyone — whether they use the Arc browser or not.
October 27, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 26th, 2023

How To Re-Open A Tab You Accidentally Closed On Google Chrome
With over three billion people using Google Chrome as their primary browser, there are a lot of tabs open at any given time. While tabs are a simple concept, Google has added interesting features to them over the years to enhance the browsing experience.
October 26, 2023Source

Firefox 119 unleashes PDF prowess and Sync sorcery
Mozilla's Fakespot acquisition to bear fruit really soon
October 26, 2023Source

Microsoft seeks EU Digital Market Acts exemption for underdog apps like Edge
Vivaldi boss calls for browser choice and warns that Redmond might be deflating usage figures
October 26, 2023Source

The Google Chrome Feature You'll Want To Know About If Your Computer Is Lagging
You may have noticed your computer's performance starts to lag when using Chrome — or, if not, it's an issue that might come up in the future. While this isn't necessarily something to worry about, it can be irritating to deal with.
October 26, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 24th, 2023

Chrome's new 'IP Protection' will let you hide from advertisers
User authentication could be required to use the feature, however.
October 24, 2023Source

Firefox 119 and 115.4 ESR released
As of October 24, 2023, Mozilla developers have released the new Firefox 119 as well as the Firefox 115.4 ESR maintenance update. Firefox 119 is a new development branch. Here is a brief overview of the updates in question along with the fixes and what's new. Thanks to the readers for the tips.
October 24, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 23rd, 2023

Firefox 119 Available With Improved Firefox View, Expanded PDF Editing
Ahead of the official planned announcement for Tuesday, the Mozilla Firefox 119.0 release binaries have been published for this monthly feature update.
October 23, 2023Source

Google — yes, that Google — testing proxy scheme to hide IP addresses for privacy
Plan for Chrome echoes Apple iCloud Private Relay
October 23, 2023Source

Google Chrome may be getting a new privacy feature
Your web searches would be routed through a Google-owned server — though that brings problems of its own.
October 23, 2023Source

Google Chrome users: Microsoft Edge wants to know why you don't want it
Microsoft Edge has a new poll begging for answers.
October 23, 2023Source

It's no surprise that Copilot for Edge wants your data — but it's totally optional
Edge has issues, but forced data collection isn't one of them.
October 23, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge shows Chrome Interested Survey instead of Download
Microsoft has come up with a new volt for Windows users who dared to search for a download for Google Chrome in the edge browser. Instead of simply displaying the download pages, the Chrome prospect is shown a fairly meaningless poll (poll) to be filled in. New case of "does not work at all".
October 23, 2023Source

Microsoft now wants you to take a poll before installing Google Chrome
Microsoft may be open to the idea of Windows customers trying Linux, but it surely does not want you to try Chrome or other browsers. Downloading the most popular browser using Microsoft Edge is already a nightmare filled with banners and stop-gaps, and nothing seems to be stopping Microsoft from adding even more.
October 23, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 20th, 2023

Brave browser installs a VPN service on Windows whether you want it or not
Brave appears to be changing this behavior in a future update, but there are still open questions.
October 20, 2023Source

Chrome's new address bar features automatic typo correction, better autocomplete, and more
Five new features on Google's web browser will not only help you navigate faster, they'll automatically fix your mistakes.
October 20, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 19th, 2023

Edge 118.0.2088.57 (18th. Oct. 2023)
Microsoft. October 2023 updated the edge browser in the stable channel to version 118.0.2088.57. In the release notes here it says: "Different bugs and performance problems fixed". With the update, the bing symbol in the Microsoft Edge sidebar was replaced by the new copilot symbol.
October 19, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 18th, 2023

Chrome Gets 5 New Handy Address Bar Features
Chrome announced 5 new features for the address bar this week, a couple of which should help improve the your web navigating experience.
October 18, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 17th, 2023

How to Choose Your Default Windows 10 & 11 Web Browser in One Click
Changing your default web browser used to be difficult, but Microsoft has listened and now made you can set your default web browser with one click.
October 17, 2023Source or Watch Video

How to Disable the Firefox Download Menu Pop Up
The download menu automatically appears when you download a file with Firefox builds 97 or newer. You can disable this setting, so the download menu no longer appears.
October 17, 2023Source or Watch Video

This new feature shows exactly how much RAM Google Chrome tabs gobble up on your PC
Google Chrome users can find out how much RAM each tab consumes in real time using this neat feature.
October 17, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 16th, 2023

One of Microsoft Edge's best-hidden features is about to get even better
Split Screen is already a great feature in Edge but drag and drop support is a seriously sweet addition.
October 16, 2023Source

Opera One now allows you to do even more with AI
The Opera browser continues to innovate around AI technology. With the latest release, you'll find new tools to make using the built-in Aria AI feature even easier.
October 16, 2023Source

You can now drag and drop tabs in Edge Canary to enable Split Screen
Microsoft is working on a new method to invoke Edge Split Screen, a feature that lets you display two tabs in one browser window. One of the recent Canary updates introduced drag-and-drop support, allowing you to enter Split Screen more intuitively, similar to how you arrange app Windows using the Snap feature.
October 16, 2023Source

You Can Now Generate AI Images From the Chrome Search Bar
This experimental feature makes it easier than ever to create new AI content.
October 16, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 13th, 2023

How to Create a Chrome Extension in 10 Minutes Flat
Have you ever considered building your own Chrome extension but thought the process might be too complex? Well, you're in for a surprise! In the next few minutes, we'll not only lay out the basics of what a Chrome extension is, but also guide you through five straightforward steps to craft your own.
October 13, 2023Source

How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows — and why you shouldn't
Here's how to make Chrome, Firefox, or another browser the primary one in Windows 10 or 11. (But are you sure you want to?)
October 13, 2023Source

How to use Bing Chat with ChatGPT
In the rapidly changing and increasingly sophisticated world of artificial intelligence and personal assistant technologies, Bing Chat stands out as a truly revolutionary development. This remarkable platform is offered completely free of charge and represents an impressive fusion of two cutting-edge technologies: OpenAI's GPT-4, known for its advanced natural language processing capabilities, and Microsoft's Prometheus, a robust backend engine.
October 13, 2023Source or Watch Video

You Need To Make Sure Your Web Browser Is Updated, Here's Why
You may have noticed reminders about updating your web browser from time to time. Occasionally, from the browser itself, even. And it's important to heed that advice because failing to keep your browser up-to-date can lead to problems if you aren't careful.
October 13, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 12th, 2023

Google Chrome now lets you wipe the last 15 minutes of your cringey activities — here's how
Deleting history, made quick and easy.
October 12, 2023Source

How to configure Safari tabs to automatically close in MacOS Sonoma
This nifty new feature is a great way to prevent Safari from keeping unused tabs open, save system resources, and stop unwanted eyes from viewing something they probably shouldn't.
October 12, 2023Source

How to tighten your security in Microsoft Edge
Edge offers several options to help protect you from malicious websites and other online hazards.
October 12, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge Dev gets video overlay and auto tab grouping support
The latest Microsoft Edge Dev update makes tab grouping easier.
October 12, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge is snooping on your Chrome browsing activity; here's how to stop it
One web browser spying on another? Surely not! However, if you are using both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, Microsoft's browser could be grabbing all of your browsing history from Chrome every time you launch it.
October 12, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 11th, 2023

10 ChatGPT Chrome Extensions You Should Try
Searching for ChatGPT Chrome extensions? Check out our selection of 10 ChatGPT extensions for Google Chrome that are worth trying.
October 11, 2023Source

Chrome 118 Patches 20 Vulnerabilities
Google has released Chrome 118 to the stable channel with patches for 20 vulnerabilities, including one rated 'critical severity'.
October 11, 2023Source

Some Microsoft Edge users are blocked from using YouTube — here's why
It can be fixed by adjusting one little setting.
October 11, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 10th, 2023

5 Essential Extensions Every Google Chrome User Should Have Installed
You might think that Google Chrome extensions are for niche uses and not all that useful for someone who isn't doing anything fancy with their browser — but that's not the case. 
October 10, 2023Source

How a 23-year-old first-time Firefox coder fixed a 22-year-old bug
Tiny text boxes, lingering on screens like ghosts, exorcised after 2 decades.
October 10, 2023Source

How to Create Safari Web Apps in macOS Sonoma
Safari Web Apps are a great way to turn your favorite websites into standalone applications on your Mac. This can make them more convenient to access and use, and it can also help to improve privacy and security. This guide will show you how to create and use these Web Apps on your Mac.
October 10, 2023Source

Firefox will have a built-in 'fake reviews detector' — Amazon is in trouble
It should arrive next month.
October 10, 2023Source

SpyHunter Web Security blocks dangerous sites and web-based threats
EnigmaSoft Limited has released SpyHunter Web Security — a browser extension that helps users block dangerous sites and web-based threats.
October 10, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 9th, 2023

Google may use AI in Chrome to organize your chaotic tabs for you
Browser tabs were introduced to help fix the problem of having too many browser windows open at once; now instead of being overrun with browser windows, we have the issue of too many tabs. Chrome's upcoming Organize Tabs feature is Google's latest attempt to tame things.
October 9, 2023Source

Your Google Chrome tabs are a mess — this new 'auto organization' tool may fix 'em for you
One click, automatically fixed.
October 9, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 6th, 2023

How to get started with Brave browser on Windows 11
The Brave browse offers the most private experience to browse the web across platforms, and here's how to get started on Windows 11.
October 6, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — October 3rd, 2023

How to view saved passwords in Chrome
Curious about your saved passwords' whereabouts? Here's where you can find that info.
October 3, 2023Source

Microsoft Defender 'finally' stops flagging Tor Browser as malware
Just because you're paranoid...
October 3, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 29th, 2023

Mozilla's midlife crisis has taken it from web pioneer to Google's weird neighbor
Can the sleeping fox ever wake up?
September 29, 2023Source

Video Encoding Library Leaves Chrome, Firefox and More Open to Zero-Day Attack
Google and Mozilla have patched the zero-day vulnerability, which originates in the libvpx library.
September 29, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 28th, 2023

A new Chrome 0-day is sending the Internet into a new chapter of Groundhog Day
If your software package involves VP8 video encoding, it's likely vulnerable to attack.
September 28, 2023Source

The only way is WebKit: Vivaldi's browser arrives on iOS
Render unto Apple what is Apple's
September 28, 2023Source

'We hoped not to use WebKit at all,' says Vivaldi CEO, as iOS browser ships
With Europe's DMA in place, "the gatekeeper is no longer going to be able to dictate what you use or try to force you to use software you do not like," says Vivaldi chief Jon von Tetzchner.
September 28, 2023Source

Yet another Chrome zero-day exploited in the wild! (CVE-2023-5217)
Google has fixed another critical zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-5217) in Chrome that is being exploited in the wild.
September 28, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 27th, 2023

Firefox 118 Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities
Firefox 118 patches six high-severity vulnerabilities, including a memory leak potentially leading to sandbox escape.
September 27, 2023Source

How to clear cache on Chrome
Clearing cache from your Chrome browser is easy and necessary — here's how its done!
September 27, 2023Source

How to Get the Download Shelf Back in Google Chrome
We download a lot of apps for testing and updating here at MajorGeeks, often multiple downloads at the same time for efficiency. The Chrome download shelf at the bottom of the browser window is a valuable tool for knowing when a download is finished and to 'keep' or 'discard' said download without unnecessary navigation.
September 27, 2023Source

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
September 27, 2023Source

Mozilla Firefox 118.0.1
Improve your browsing experience with Mozilla's open-source and highly acclaimed Firefox.
September 27, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 26th, 2023

Firefox 118 brings browser-based website translation (no cloud servers required... for a handful of supported languages)
Web browsers have had tools that let you translate websites for years. But they typically rely on cloud-based translation services like Google Translate or Microsoft's Bing Translator.
September 26, 2023Source

Firefox 118 is out with auto web translation, video effects, fonts improvements, and more
Firefox 118 is now available for all users in the Release Channel. The latest feature update introduces several important changes, such as automated web content translation with local processing, font improvements, video effects support in Google Meet, and add-on suggestions for Firefox Suggest users in the United States. There are also traditional security fixes to make your browsing experience safer.
September 26, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 25th, 2023

How to run Firefox in Ubuntu's Wayland mode (and why you should)
With the soon-to-be-released Ubuntu 23.10, Firefox will default to Wayland mode. Here's how you can gain the benefits of Wayland mode on Ubuntu and other distributions.
September 25, 2023Source

Mozilla warns of potential dark patterns in new browser choice screens coming to Europe
Design matters
September 25, 2023Source

Promptalot Midjourney 5 Chrome extension receives new features
If you have been using Midjourney for some time I would like to be able to quickly reference your prompts and pull up favorites that have been used previously you might be interested in a useful AI tool created by Christian Heidorn at Tokenized AI call Promptalot.
September 25, 2023Source

Vivaldi Social, our Mastodon instance, gets a major update with Mastodon 4.2
Enjoy new features and improvements in Vivaldi Social, our social media platform. Get it here social.vivaldi.net.
September 25, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 22nd, 2023

How To Put Google Chrome's Download Bar Back At The Bottom Of The Page
Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers that you can use in recent years. Not only is it easy to navigate, it's also constantly improving its features and preferences that you can tweak — and some of them offer unexpected surprises — to accommodate your workflow and browsing style.
September 22, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 21st, 2023

How Opera's search pop-up can save you time and clicks
Here's another reason you should check out Opera, one of the most efficient browsers on the market.
September 21, 2023Source

Sick of Chrome and Edge? Switch to one of these 9 secure browsers instead
Chrome and Edge are not the only browsers for your computer.
September 21, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 19th, 2023

Every Major Web Browser Ranked Worst To Best
In the vast landscape of the digital realm, web browsers serve as our trusty gateways to the internet's rich offerings. Each browser comes armed with its arsenal of features, catering to different needs and preferences. Choosing the right browser can significantly improve your online experience, from safeguarding your privacy to enhancing your productivity.
September 19, 2023Source

New Privacy Badger Prevents Google From Mangling More of Your Links and Invading Your Privacy
We released a new version of Privacy Badger that updates how we fight "link tracking" across a number of Google products. With this update Privacy Badger removes tracking from links in Google Docs, Gmail, Google Maps, and Google Images results.
September 19, 2023Source

Vivaldi's Open Letter — Microsoft DMA Compliance
The EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) will put an end to unfair practices by companies that act as gatekeepers in the online platform economy. Read our open letter to the EU Commission expressing concerns over Microsoft's anti-competitive practices.
September 19, 2023Source

Why Safari is no longer my browser of choice on MacOS — and what I use instead
Safari is a good browser, but there are certain behaviors that make it too frustrating to use as the default browser.
September 19, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 18th, 2023

Chrome tests 'read aloud' mode to shrink Microsoft's accessibility Edge
A new accessibility feature headed to Google's desktop browser may have a broader appeal, too.
September 18, 2023Source

How to Get the Download Shelf Back in Google Chrome
We download a lot of apps for testing and updating here at MajorGeeks, often multiple downloads at the same time for efficiency. The Chrome download shelf at the bottom of the browser window is a valuable tool for knowing when a download is finished and to 'keep' or 'discard' said download without unnecessary navigation.
September 18, 2023Source

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
September 18, 2023Source

Microsoft Edge 117.0.2045.36
Edge browser lets you enjoy extended battery life and get to what you are looking for quickly.
September 18, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 15th, 2023

WebP Codec Vulnerability Effects All Web Browsers and More: What You Need to Know
WebP is a popular image format with better compression and quality than JPEG and PNG. However, a recent discovery by security researchers at StackDiary has revealed a critical vulnerability in the WebP codec that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the victim's system.
September 15, 2023Source

Internet — Browsers — September 14th, 2023

AI Frontiers: The future of scale with Ahmed Awadallah and Ashley Llorens
Powerful large-scale AI models like GPT-4 are showing dramatic improvements in reasoning, problem-solving, and language capabilities. This marks a phase change for artificial intelligence—and a signal of accelerating progress to come.
September 14, 2023

Severe vulnerability found in all browsers, and it's being attacked
Go update now!
September 14, 2023

Microsoft Edge Dev gets the new Split Screen vertical layout
Microsoft Edge 118.0.2088 is now available for testing in the Dev Channel. The latest feature update adds vertical layout for the Split Screen feture, new dev tools, and a plenty of various bug fixes.
September 14, 2023

Use Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Brave? Update Your Browser Now
Many browsers have issued security patches for an issue one government department called "critical."
September 14, 2023

Zero-Day Security Vulnerability Found in Chrome, Firefox and Other Browsers

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September 14, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 13th, 2023

Google and Mozilla patch their internet tools against a critical security flaw
In the modern web, a "malicious" WebP image can turn your browser into a danger
September 13, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 12th, 2023

Chrome zero-day exploited in the wild, patch now! (CVE-2023-4863)
Google has rolled out a security update for a critical Chrome zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-4863) exploited in the wild.
September 12, 2023

Chrome, Firefox and more caught with their WebP down, offer hasty patch-up
Exploit observed in the wild against codec lib in browsers, apps
September 12, 2023

Google Chrome finally matches Windows accent color with an overdue theme update
Experimental Canary users only, but it's a start.
September 12, 2023

Google Patches Chrome Zero-Day Reported by Apple, Spyware Hunters
Google has released a Chrome 116 security update to patch CVE-2023-4863, the fourth Chrome zero-day vulnerability documented in 2023.
September 12, 2023

Microsoft Edge still forcing itself on users in Europe
Promised change to allow Windows system links open in the actual default browser not yet evident
September 12, 2023

Mozilla patches Firefox, Thunderbird against zero-day exploited in attacks
Mozilla released emergency security updates today to fix a critical zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild, impacting its Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client.
September 12, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 11th, 2023

Google fixes another Chrome zero-day bug exploited in attacks
Google released emergency security updates to fix the fourth Chrome zero-day vulnerability exploited in attacks since the start of the year.
September 11, 2023

How To View Safari Tabs Across Your Apple Products
Sharing website links with others (or even yourself) is a common practice among internet users in these modern times, and it usually involves copying and pasting the URL across messages, texts, or emails. However, if you primarily use Apple devices like an iPhone, iPad, and MacBook, you have the option to share those addresses a bit more fluidly.
September 11, 2023

Microsoft Edge gets a new Split Screen layout
A few months ago, Microsoft introduced the Split Screen feature for Edge, allowing users to display two websites side-by-side in a single browser window. Split Screen is available for all users in the stable channel, and you can invoke it using a dedicated button on the toolbar or pressing Ctrl + Shift + 2. Soon, the feature will get a much-needed improvement in the form of a new vertical layout.
September 11, 2023

Microsoft adds a new layout option to the Split screen feature in Edge (and it's pretty great)
Running two web pages under one tab is about to get easier with Split screen's new vertical layout in Edge.
September 11, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 7th, 2023

Chrome is (obviously) the top browser, but you won't believe what's (a distant) second
Chrome is the undisputed heavyweight champion of the browser world. There is another, down in the number two slot. And then, there are all the rest.
September 7, 2023

Google Chrome is getting a redesign. See how it will change.
New year, new look for the popular browser.
September 7, 2023
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Google Chrome Privacy Sandbox open to all: Now websites can tap into your habits directly for ads
In the march to rid world of third-party cookie tracking, we've picked up targeting APIs
September 7, 2023

Opera's game-focused browser gets an AI 'copilot'
The company launched Aria AI with Opera One a few months ago.
September 7, 2023
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Internet — Browsers — September 6th, 2023

Chrome 116 Update Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities
Google has released another weekly Chrome update, to address four high-severity vulnerabilities reported by external researchers.
September 6, 2023

Firefox versus Opera: Which web browser is best for you?
Firefox and Opera are both web browsers vying for your attention. But which one of those applications is the best fit for your needs? This guide will help you make that choice.
September 6, 2023

Google Chrome now targets ads based on your browser history, here's how to turn that off
Google claims browsing history is safer and more anonymous than cookies
September 6, 2023

How to stop Chrome ads from using your browser history
Google has rolled out new ad integrity tools. Here's how to access them.
September 6, 2023
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Internet — Browsers — September 5th, 2023

How to disable Chrome's new targeted ad tracking
Google is replacing third-party cookies with a Topics API, which can be turned off if you know how.
September 5, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 4th, 2023

Microsoft Edge to get improved password manager with notes and categories
Microsoft Edge developers are working on a redesigned password manager for the browser. Future updates will move it to the new Wallet section and introduce a few extra options to make password management easier and more convenient.
September 4, 2023

Microsoft is testing a feature that sends links you copy in Edge to Microsoft
Do you remember the early Microsoft Edge versions from 2020? A fast, clean, and bloat-free alternative to Chrome without compatibility or performance compromises. At last, after Internet Explorer and the original Edge, the future of the Microsoft-owned browser looked bright.
September 4, 2023

Rogue Chrome extensions can steal passwords from websites such as Gmail, Amazon & Facebook
Be careful when installing browser extensions!
September 4, 2023

Internet — Browsers — September 1st, 2023

Vivaldi web browser redesigned for speed
The Vivaldi development team has once again proven their commitment to delivering an exceptional browsing experience. This month, they have unveiled a plethora of new features for the Vivaldi web browser, which is built on Google's Chrome framework.
September 1, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 31st, 2023

Chrome Adds Right Click Option to Let You Save YouTube Frames as Images
Chrome might have received one of its greatest features of all time today, and I say that having only used it a couple of times since learning about it a few moments ago. Google added a way to let us save individual frames as images from YouTube videos!
August 31, 2023

Chrome now lets you copy frames from videos for easy sharing
The new feature will produce better-quality images.
August 31, 2023

How to add pop-up block exceptions in Firefox
If you find blocking pop-ups in Firefox causes some sites to not function properly, you can add exceptions to get around the issue. Here's how.
August 31, 2023

New Chrome feature makes it easier to grab full-resolution frames from videos
The new Copy Video Frame isn't just in Google Chrome; you can do it in Edge, Arc, and other up-to-date Chromium browsers.
August 31, 2023

With version 117, Firefox finally speaks Chrome's translation language
It also beats its main rival in some speed tests now
August 31, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 30th, 2023

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
August 30, 2023

Microsoft Begins Removing Features from Edge to Improve the User Experience
Kids Mode, Grammar Tools, and more are getting the axe in Edge 117.
August 30, 2023

Vivaldi 6.2.3105.45
A browser that is fast, but also that is rich in functionality, highly flexible and puts the user first.
August 30, 2023

Windows 11 browser change: Europe applauds, outrage everywhere else
Microsoft will soon allow users in the European Union, as well as from Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway, to once again open all links in Windows using their default web browser rather than forcing the use of Microsoft Edge.
August 30, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 29th, 2023

Did Microsoft Just Upend the Enterprise Browser Market?
NEWS ANALYSIS: Redmond plants its feet firmly in the enterprise browser space, sending major ripples through Silicon Valley's bustling venture-backed startup ecosystem.
August 29, 2023

Firefox 117 is now available, here is what is new
Mozilla is rolling out a new feature update for the Firefox browser. Version 117 is now available in the Release channel, bringing improvements for the credit card autofill, better keyboard navigation on macOS, YouTube fixes, and other under-the-hood changes.
August 29, 2023

These Microsoft Edge features are about to go away
Say goodbye to these presumably rarely used Edge features.
August 29, 2023

Windows 11 will finally respect your default browser choice... in some countries
Dev Channel Insiders have a small update to grab.
August 29, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 28th, 2023

Bing Chat has launched for all Chrome desktop users; Bing Chat Enterprise is on Edge Mobile
It's been in testing for a few months, but this weekend, Microsoft finally announced that its Bing Chat chatbot client is now available for all users of Google's popular Chrome browser on the desktop.
August 28, 2023

Firefox 117 Available With Local Automated Translation Support
The Firefox 117 release binaries are now available for download ahead of Mozilla's official announcement going out on Tuesday.
August 28, 2023

Firefox users can now import Chrome extensions, but there's a catch
Mozilla plans to expand support for other browsers in the future
August 28, 2023

Google Chrome may finally be getting a massive upgrade to reading mode
Reading mode is awesome, but it has gotten stagnant. Most of the best phones available right now have Google Chrome pre-installed and while it is awesome that the browser comes with a reading mode for text-heavy pages (like this one), it feels... Stagnant.
August 28, 2023

Microsoft deprecates some Edge features to improve and simplify its browser
Over the years, Edge has grown from a no-frills Google Chrome alternative to a somewhat oversized browser with many features of questionable practicality (just look at the size of its main or right-click menu). Those thinking the modern Edge is too "heavy" can rejoice as Microsoft announced feature deprecation to improve the user experience and simplify its browser.
August 28, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 25th, 2023

ASUS Republic of Gamers Joins Forces with Opera for the Opera GX ROG Edition Browser
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced a collaboration with Opera for the Opera GX ROG Edition, a browser designed specially for gamers seeking a unique internet experience.
August 25, 2023

Chrome's reading mode might read articles out loud
Google is testing a feature in Chrome that can read text that you're viewing in Reader Mode.
August 25, 2023

How to put Chrome's download notifications back at the bottom
It takes just a quick dive into Chrome's flag settings.
August 25, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 24th, 2023

Chrome is testing an option to enable bottom-placed address bar on iOS
Google Chrome is testing an option to let users move the address bar to the bottom of the screen on iOS. This comes nearly two years after Apple shifted Safari's tab bar to the bottom with iOS 15.
August 24, 2023

Edge Dev 117 gets sidebar and Dev Tool improvements in the latest update
Microsoft has released a new update for Edge insiders in the Dev Channel. Although Version 117.0.2045.1 does not contain new features or major changes, it fixes crashes when interacting with the browser's sidebar, improves Workspaces, and resolves bugs related to F12 Dev Tools.
August 24, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 23rd, 2023

Designer makes Edge the perfect browser for back-to-school season, says Microsoft
Microsoft argues Edge is the best browser for students.
August 23, 2023

France hopes to force Microsoft Edge and others to censor websites at a browser level
Censorship template.
August 23, 2023

Safari 17: All the new features coming to your Mac this fall
In macOS Monterey, Ventura, and the upcoming Sonoma, Safari helps you be more productive and secure.
August 23, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 15th, 2023

Firefox Finally Outperforming Google Chrome In SunSpider
Mozilla developers are celebrating that they are now faster than Google Chrome with the SunSpider JavaScript benchmark, although that test has been superseded by the JetStream benchmark.
August 15, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 11th, 2023

Google Slides is getting native support for annotations
The feature has previously been available for Microsoft's competing PowerPoint. It's gradually rolling out for Slides over the coming weeks.
August 11, 2023

Google Wants You to Code in a Browser With Project IDX
Google has released a sneak peek at a new tool for building, managing and deploying full-stack web and multiplatform applications in the cloud. Project IDX, which brings development capabilities from a Linux-based virtual machine to a browser, does not have a release date yet. Interested developers can join the Project IDX waitlist, but pricing information is not yet available.
August 11, 2023

How to enable DNS over HTTPS in Opera
DNS over HTTPS is a much more secure way to browse but most web browsers don't enable it by default. Find out how to enable the feature in the Opera browser.
August 11, 2023

Make Windows search so much better with these tricks
How to improve the default Windows search experience--and expand beyond it.
August 11, 2023

Maker of Chrome extension with 300,000+ users tells of constant pressure to sell out
Anyone with sizable audience in this surveillance economy is invited to stuff their add-ons with tracking and ads
August 11, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 9th, 2023

Google Chrome is now releasing security updates weekly
Be prepared to restart your browser a little more often from here on out.
August 9, 2023

Microsoft Edge will soon let you export your browsing history in a CSV file
Microsoft has updated its browser in the Canary Channel, giving Edge insiders another set of visible and hidden or gradually rolling out improvements. The most notable change in Microsoft Edge Canary version 117.0.2026.0 is browsing history enhancements, namely the ability to export history in a CSV file. And unlike the recently spotted website-screenshot feature, this one is less confusing.
August 9, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 8th, 2023

10 essential tips to make Google Chrome more secure
Are you aware of your browser's security settings? Here are the most important Chrome tips to help you surf more safely.
August 8, 2023

Edge 115.0.1901.200 and 114.0.1823.106; Vulnerabilities eliminated
Microsoft has. August 2023 the edge browser for the 17th. Updated July 2023 to versions 115.0.1901.200 and 114.0.1823.106. In addition to eliminating bugs and performance problems, Chrome vulnerabilities and the Edge vulnerability also became CVE-2023-38157 fixed in both versions (thanks to 1ST1 for the hint).
August 8, 2023

Google launches Project IDX, a new AI-enabled browser-based development environment
Google today announced the launch of Project IDX, its foray into offering an AI-enabled browser-based development environment for building full-stack web and multiplatform apps. It currently supports frameworks like Angular, Flutter, Next.js, React, Svelte and Vue, and languages like JavaScript and Dart, with support for Python, Go and others in the works.
August 8, 2023

Google will now release weekly Stable security updates for its Chrome browser
Google is going to release faster updates for users of its Chrome web browser in the interest of better security. Today, Google announced that it will release new security updates for Stable Chrome users every week, starting with this week's release of Chrome 116 in the Early Stable channel.
August 8, 2023

Saving Vivaldi Social from doom: A Sysadmin adventure
Sysadmin Thomas Pike shares the story of how he resolved the issue of deleted accounts on Vivaldi Social.
August 8, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 7th, 2023

Bing is here to rewrite your text in Microsoft Edge
You'll soon be able to rewrite any text in your browser with the power of Bing.
August 7, 2023

Microsoft celebrates six months of Bing Chat and looks ahead to future on more browsers
The new Bing is only six months old, but it's become a focal point of Microsoft's long-term plans.
August 7, 2023

Microsoft is testing a new Edge feature that captures screenshots of every site you visit
Privacy? Security? What could possibly go wrong?
August 7, 2023

Microsoft's Bing Chat is coming to third-party browsers, including on mobile devices
In late July, Microsoft confirmed its ChatGPT-like Bing Chat was testing in third-party browsers like Chrome and Safari for select users after various reports had spotted the feature in action. Today, the company directly announced that Bing Chat would "soon" be available in third-party browsers, including both on the web and on mobile devices.
August 7, 2023

This confusing Microsoft Edge feature could actually improve your browsing experience
This option will take screenshots of all the sites you visit in Edge, but to what end?
August 7, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 3rd, 2023

Brave cuts ties with Bing to offer its own image and video search results
There's a word for describing going it alone against huge rivals, starts with a B, just can't put our finger on it
August 3, 2023
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Google Chrome 115.0.5790.170 / .171 security updates
Google has for the 2nd. August 2023 Updates of Google Chrome browser 115 released in the stable channel for Mac, Linux and Windows (thanks to 1ST1 for the Note). They are security updates that will be rolled out in the coming weeks and should eliminate 20 vulnerabilities. There is also an update of the Chrome app for Android.
August 3, 2023

Google has moved downloads to the toolbar in Chrome — but you can resist change if you want
As users of Google's web browser will be aware, Chrome has long featured a download bar at the bottom of the app window. While keeping download progress tucked out of the way made sense in some ways, it represented somewhat of a frustrating design inconsistency in moving download-related information away from the main browser controls in the toolbar.
August 3, 2023

Google is removing the Chrome browser from ChromeOS
Future versions of ChromeOS will reportedly have a new default browser called Lacros
August 3, 2023

Google will soon notify you of search results showing your contact information
You can also request to hide your details.
August 3, 2023

Overcoming Form Validation Issues in Firefox With HTML5 Workarounds
Fixing a 10-year-old bug in Firefox's native input validation and implementing custom controls for improved frontend development
August 3, 2023

The History Of Netscape Navigator: The Once Popular Web Browser Everyone Forgot About
The internet is full of the ghosts of old services that, while once triumphant beacons of the world wide web, have fallen into mere shells of their former selves or have simply died entirely. The examples are endless, from AOL Instant Messanger and MySpace to old filesharing services like Napster and Limewire.
August 3, 2023

Internet — Browsers — August 1st, 2023

Chrome will soon let you grant one-time website permissions
Google has unveiled a new option for website permissions in the Chrome browser. Customers will soon be able to grant one-time permissions for websites to tailor web capabilities to their likeness. The company plans to roll out the feature for the most common permissions in Chrome 116 on desktops: geolocation, camera, and microphone.
August 1, 2023

Firefox 116 is out with Sidebar switcher, copy-paste improvements, PiP volume slider, more
Firefox 116, the latest feature update for the popular browser, is now available for download in the Release channel. The update introduces various quality-of-life improvements, such as keyboard controls for the Sidebar switcher, the ability to copy-paste any file into Firefox, a dedicated volume slider for Picture-in-Picture, and more.
August 1, 2023

Statcounter: Microsoft Edge holds 10.75% on the desktop browser market
Statcounter has released its latest findings and number on the browser market. The July 2023 report shows no drastic changes, with all players remaining in their respective places.
August 1, 2023

Tor Browser Alpha 13.0.1
Tor Browser is the only official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project, developers of the world's strongest tool for privacy and freedom online.
August 1, 2023

Internet — Browsers — July 28th, 2023

Opera's Aria generative AI tool reaches 1 million users
Opera has announced that its native browser generative AI tool, Aria, has passed one million users since launch. The company launched the AI tool in May and made it available to all Android users by the end of June.
July 28, 2023

Tor's shadowy reputation will only end if we all use it
It's not the criminal hacking browser you think it is.
July 28, 2023

Internet — Browsers — July 27th, 2023

Google's browser security plan slammed as dangerous, terrible, DRM for websites
'The solution to the surveillance economy seems to be more surveillance' Vivaldi boss tells El Reg
July 27, 2023

Internet — Browsers — July 25th, 2023

Bing AI chat expands to Chrome and Safari for select users
Until now, you could chat with Bing AI only in Microsoft Edge and the Bing app.
July 25, 2023

How to see recent downloads in Google Chrome
This guide will show you how to see recent downloads in Google Chrome. In today's digitized world, web browsers have become the essential medium for seeking information, entertainment, and more. One of the most popular choices among users is Google Chrome due to its high-speed performance and user-friendly interface.
July 25, 2023

How to Turn On Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing Feature
I suppose the first question here is, "What is Google Chrome's Enhanced Safe Browsing feature, and why should you turn it on?"
July 25, 2023

Microsoft Edge's Sidebar is about to become even more awesome with extension support
The Microsoft Edge Sidebar is going to become even more useful with extensions.
July 25, 2023

Opera's Battery Saver mode is yet another reason why you should switch to this fantastic browser
The latest versions of the Opera web browser include a battery-saver function that can help give your laptop battery an assist in making it through the day (or at least until you can find an outlet).
July 25, 2023

The Arc personalized web browser is now available to everyone
You can customize virtually any website.
July 25, 2023
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Internet — Browsers — July 21st, 2023

Microsoft announces support for developing third party extensions for the Edge Sidebar
One of Microsoft's features in its Edge web browser is the Sidebar. When you enable it on the right side of the browser, you can find some extra functions like searching on the web page you are viewing, opening and using Office apps, or more recently, accessing the Bing Chat sidebar for a conversation with an AI chatbot.
July 21, 2023
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Internet — Browsers — July 20th, 2023

How to Clear Browser Cache on Mac: Chrome, Firefox and Safari
Working on a Mac with a slow or cluttered browser can dampen productivity and cause frustration. With a vast digital life, our most popular browsers — Safari, Chrome, Firefox — inevitably accumulate data known as "cache".
July 20, 2023

Google Chrome gets Windows 11's new design — how to enable it
Google's Chrome 115 has a new feature that allows users to use Windows Mica material, a design element that enhances user personalization. To access this function, users are required to go to the Chrome flags menu and activate it manually.
July 20, 2023

Google starts the GA rollout of its Privacy Sandbox APIs to all Chrome users
Google continues the rollout of its Privacy Sandbox APIs — its replacement for tracking cookies for the online advertising industry.
July 20, 2023

Microsoft Edge can now be used to read ebooks in EPUB format
The number of formats for ebooks is a little bewildering. While PDF may be queen, there are plenty of other formats vying for attention. Some are proprietary, but others are open — including the widely used EPUB format, which Microsoft Edge can now open.
July 20, 2023

Internet — Browsers — July 19th, 2023

Bing Chat invites are showing up for Google Chrome users
Some users have seen a prompt to use the new Bing when browsing in Google Chrome.
July 19, 2023

Chrome 115 Patches 20 Vulnerabilities
Chrome 115 released with patches for 20 vulnerabilities, including 11 reported by external researchers, who earned thousands of dollars in bug bounties.
July 19, 2023

Google's MedPaLM emphasizes human clinicians in medical AI
Large language models still fall short of human clinicians' abilities. The solution appears to be a lot more human prompting.
July 19, 2023

How to merge multiple Safari windows (and why you should)
Apple's Safari browser can get a bit overwhelming with the number of windows it will open. Here's a handy trick to keep them under control.
July 19, 2023

Microsoft Edge finally gets EPUB support back
Most users consider moving Edge from its proprietary engine to Chromium is a good Microsoft decision. However, the browser lost a few notable features mid-process.
July 19, 2023

What is the new Enhanced Safe Browsing for Gmail (and should you enable it)?
Google now offers additional protection for its Gmail service. What is it — and is it worth enabling for your account?
July 19, 2023

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How to Get Dark Mode Back in Google Chrome and Improve it
Maybe this has happened to you, but my Google update glitched this morning. I signed into my PC and loaded Chrome to start my day, only to find that you have been updated with the new version 121.0.6167.140 of Chrome, and all your colors, extensions, and shortcuts are gone. Your layout has been changed, and you were logged out of all your accounts. Probably a profile issue due to the fact I have multiple logins -- stay tuned.
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Use bookmark keywords in Firefox to reduce key presses
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