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Microsoft’s has another codename for 'Windows Lite' ...  Windows Central · 5 hours
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows has a new codename in the mix, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite"... more
Edge search bar now suggests bookmarks, people for enterprise users  Windows Central · 12 hours
Bing search in Microsoft Edge is getting a big boost for enterprise users. Microsoft this week announced that it's bolstering Bing search in Microsoft Edge for its business... more
Microsoft Edge allows Facebook to run Flash content without consent  Windows Central · 13 hours
Though it's restricted to Facebook now, the secret whitelist previously made exceptions for 58 sites. Despite security policies requiring user permission for websites to run Flash content, Microsoft... more
Microsoft’s new codename for 'Windows Lite' is ....  Windows Central · 17 hours
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows isn't called "Windows Lite" anymore, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite" began to... more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 76 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 2 days
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Mixmax brings LinkedIn integration and better task automation to its Gmail tool  TechCrunch · 2 days
Mixmax today introduced version 2.0 of its Gmail-based tool and plugin for Chrome that promises to make your daily communications chores a bit easier... more
Microsoft 'Web Activities' Chrome Extension Enables Windows 10 Timeline Feature  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Microsoft is calling it Web Activities, and this extension will let users see their Chrome browsing activities across all Windows 10 devices and inside Microsoft Launcher for Android... more
Google says it’s not trying to stop ad blocking on Chrome  THE VERGE · 2 days
Google has faced increasing criticism over some proposed Chrome changes that developers claim could... more
Chrome Canary adds Windows Mixed Reality support  Windows Central · 3 days
Support is in its early stages, but it's here. Following hints that it was in the works in January, the Chromium team has added initial support for Windows Mixed Reality headsets to Chrome's development... more
Microsoft releases official Windows 10 Timeline extension for Google Chrome  Windows Central · 3 days
Are you a Google Chrome user who wants to take advantage of Windows 10's Timeline feature? Now you can with this official extension from Microsoft. Microsoft has released... more
Chrome ‘experiment’ preventing some extensions from working correctly  9to5Google · 3 days
An “experiment” in Chrome 72 is causing a bug that breaks certain extensions, including ad blockers, extensions that integrate with... more
Chrome to patch loophole that allows sites to block Incognito mode users  THE VERGE · 4 days
Future versions of Chrome will fix a loophole that lets websites detect and block users who attempt to access them using the browser’s Incognito... more
It's time to let go. Remove Internet Explorer from Windows 10 already.  Windows Central · 7 days
The days of Internet Explorer (IE) are over, and you should remove it already — here's how. Although Microsoft Edge is your new default... more
Avoid those rental fees with Netgear's CM500 cable modem at $15 off  Windows Central · 7 days
Solve those slow Internet speeds. The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem drops to $44.99 after you clip the $10 off on-page coupon on... more
Opera teases new desktop browser design  TechCrunch · 1 week
Browser maker Opera has been teasing a new project called R3 or ‘Reborn3’. The new project is now available as a beta version — and it’s a brand new design for the company’s desktop browser. For... more
Firefox for iOS gets persistent private browsing tabs  TechCrunch · 1 week
Firefox for iOS is getting an update today that brings a new layout for its menu and settings, as well as new organization settings in the New Tabs features to iPhone and... more
6 things we want to see in the new Microsoft Edge with Chromium  Windows Central · 1 week
We're really hoping to Fluent Design, history search, the removal of 'set tabs aside,' and three other things in the new Chromium... more
Instagram is testing direct messages for the web  THE VERGE · 1 week
Instagram is testing its direct message feature for the web on mobile and on the desktop, according to app researcher... more
This Chrome extension lets you learn a new language by watching Netflix  THE VERGE · 1 week
Learning a new language through immersion doesn’t mean you have to pack your bags and move to Europe for three months. Now, you just... more
Google official color themes for Chrome bring dark mode-lite Just Black option  9to5Google · 1 week
Google has released 12 official color themes for Chrome (via Techdows) that includes a Chrome dark mode-lite ‘Just Black’ colorway. more… The post Google official... more
Brave Browser Allows Facebook, Twitter Trackers Despite Promising Privacy  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Brave, the controversial browser for smartphones and computers, has been found to allow Facebook and Twitter trackers despite promising to protect users' privacy. more
Chrome OS 72 Released With Optimisations for Touchscreen Devices, Newer Features  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google has rolled out the new update for its operating system - Chrome OS 72, with bug fixes, security updates and newer features. more
Google Paid Half of Its Vulnerability Rewards Towards Android, Chrome Bugs in 2018  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google kicked off its Vulnerability Reward Programme back in November 2010 with an aim to address vulnerabilities in Android and Chrome. more
How to update Google Chrome on your PC, Mac, Android, and iPhone  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Google Chrome is constantly getting updates — we know, because we’re tracking them every single week. And while Google Chrome handles these updates by... more
Google Chrome is getting official multimedia key support in its next update  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google Chrome is at long last getting official native support for media keys in the upcoming Chrome 73 update, which will allow users to... more
Opera adds a free VPN to its Android browser app  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Opera became the first browser-maker to bundle a VPN with its service, and now that effort is expanding to mobile. The company announced today that its Android browser... more
A one-year subscription to Checkbot Pro is now down to just $30!  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Attempting to optimize a website for security, SEO, and performance can be a daunting task, especially if you're working with a small crew that's... more
Safari ditches anti-tracking tech that perversely helps websites track you online - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Do Not Track didn't even work as originally hoped anyway, and the group standardizing it gave up, so browser makers are taking... more
Google's Chrome Canary gets dark mode on Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Chrome's Canary build now respect your theme settings on Windows 10. Google has added early dark theme support to Chrome with its Canary developer builds on Windows 10. ... more
Google Chrome Working on 'Never-Slow Mode' for Faster Page Loads  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The never-slow mode opens web pages with large scripts faster by restricting resource loading and runtime processing. more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 75 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Google’s most powerful Pixelbook is $450 off  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Google’s most expensive Pixelbook configuration is currently being discounted by several hundred dollars on Amazon. Normally going for $1,649, this model with... more
Google's new Chrome extension warns you about stolen passwords - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Password Checkup lets you know if the username and password you're using have been nabbed by hackers in the past. more
Firefox will mute autoplaying video automatically - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It won't stop videos from autoplaying, but your ears will catch a break by default with the release of Firefox 66 in March. more
Firefox will now mute the sound of autoplaying video automatically - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It won't stop videos from autoplaying, but your now ears catch a break by default. more
Google’s Password Checkup Chrome extension warns of breached third-party logins  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Safer Internet Day is officially today, but Google is spending the entire week discussing security and... more
Firefox will mute autoplaying videos by default starting next month  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Autoplaying video is the scourge of the internet, and Mozilla is going to do its part... more
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