Browser extensions on Chrome and Firefox have been discovered to be stealing data from users. Dubbed 'DataSpii,' the leak is affecting millions, including big companies such as Tesla and Apple.
Security July 19, 2019
Soon enough, Google isn't allowing regular Chrome users to keep on using ad blockers. That said, it might be time to look for an alternative browser.
Internet June 3, 2019
Google is set to implement changes on how Chrome extensions would work. By the same token, ad blocking on the browser will no longer be available to regular users.
Google May 31, 2019
After Chrome version 71 rolled out, users found that they can't change back the UI to the old one anymore. Now they're up in arms about it.
Google December 27, 2018
Mozilla announced on Thursday that its 'Firefox browser' will soon block web trackers by default to improve performance. Web trackers are chiefly used for targeted advertising and broad user data collection.
Apps/Software September 1, 2018
Mozilla released new experimental features for Firefox browser as part of its Test Pilot program. While one allows users to customize the color and theme of the browser, the other enables them to view two tabs in one window.
Internet June 6, 2018
Unbeknownst to many, Amazon released an Android-based web browser, and it has been available in India for over a month now. Called the Internet, Amazon described it as fast, light, and private.
Apps/Software April 19, 2018
Microsoft has rolled out the Edge browser as a free download to iPads and Android tablets, a few months after launching the app on iPhones and Android smartphones. Why would users choose Edge over Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome?
Microsoft March 27, 2018
Google added one awesome feature with the latest Chrome 56, fixing one of the browser's most annoying issues. Say hello to scroll anchoring and buh-bye to frustrating page jumps and accidental clicks.
Internet April 12, 2017
Those looking to increase their productivity at work and ignore distracting coworkers need to check out the NOPE button browser extension for Chrome.
Internet February 28, 2017
Microsoft added a new Windows 10 'tip,' this time targeting Chrome and Firefox users to urge them to switch to Edge. According to the new tip, Edge is safer than both Chrome and Firefox, fending off 21 percent more 'socially engineered malware.'
Microsoft November 21, 2016
Microsoft found that its Edge browser was the most energy- and power-efficient in a series of tests on a Surface Book compared with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.
Computers June 20, 2016
Mozlilla wants you to be a test pilot for its Firefox browser.
Internet May 11, 2016
Google hands out badges to Web pages that treat mobile devices the best. It's the fruit of the months-long Accelerated Mobile Pages project, which is an open source effort to optimize mobile Web browsing.
Internet February 26, 2016
The Pirate Bay added support for the Torrents Time plugin that allows viewers to stream videos directly from their browser.
Internet February 8, 2016
The new version of Chrome for iOS doesn't offer the Do Not Track feature. Security-conscious users will have to use Safari if they don't want their browsing behavior tracked by websites.
Apps/Software January 31, 2016
Brendan Eich, the co-founder of Mozilla, has launched the new Brave browser, which will block all advertisements and then replace them with its own. Brave will be able to offer a better deal to website publishers than what they are getting by eliminating the adtech middlemen.
Apps/Software January 21, 2016
Vivaldi has attracted over two million downloads as the Web browser moves a step closer to a final release. 'Vivaldi is all about features - it has a lot of them,' says company CEO and former head of Opera Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.
Internet November 4, 2015
Advertisers and other third-parties collect data and track your online activity without you even knowing it. The Electronic Frontier Foundation recently released a plug-in to prevent that from happening.
Internet August 7, 2015
Mozilla will allow Firefox users to test potential new features as part as a new program dubbed 'Idea Town.' Vertical tabs and tab snoozing are among the features being tested.
Internet July 28, 2015
Play 'Pong' from your browser with Bing - because Microsoft is a cool company and wants you to know it!
Internet Culture July 3, 2015
Web browsers are aplenty, but CyanogenMod jumps into the game with a new Chromium-based browser with interesting features.
Apps/Software July 1, 2015
Paranoid electropop music project Big Data recently released the Google Chrome app Nice 2 Hack You, which turns your browser history into an infographic. Do you dare to share your own?
Apps/Software June 2, 2015
The 'Great Suspender' Google Chrome extension prevents your computer from eating memory when having multiple tabs open at once.
Internet Culture May 19, 2015
This new browser extension will block all news related to the Kardashians from appearing on your newsfeeds or on websites.
Internet Culture May 7, 2015
Mozilla is taking Internet security seriously with some bold steps that could prove a boon in gaining user base.
Geek May 3, 2015
Twitter is now a file sharing way to play those fun games of old courtesy of the Internet Archive. It isn't exactly perfect or mobile-friendly right now, but it is a cool way to play those games that used to devour your nights.
Video Games May 2, 2015
Google has added the flagging and detection of websites that install unwanted software into its safe browsing application, which is used by the Chrome, Firefox and Safari browsers.
Apps/Software March 13, 2015
Google released a Chrome extension that shows you a famous work of art every time you open a new tab. Here are 11 other Chrome extensions that will make you love looking at your tabs.
Internet Culture March 12, 2015
Mozilla's Firefox chief Johnathan Nightingale is leaving, citing a need to spend more time with family. He's just the latest in a long list of top leaders to leave the browser maker in the past year.
Internet February 19, 2015
The Internet Archive brings over 2,000 MS-DOS games for free on your browser. Street Fighter II, Donkey Kong, Prince of Persia, Oregon Train and more classic titles in the free list.
Video Games January 10, 2015
Browser refresh is getting mixed reviews but it's still more secure than Internet Explorer and that may be enough to push it up in popularity.
Internet May 4, 2014