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What's in the latest Chrome update? Password inspections, less annoying site permission requests

Chrome 87 boasts a big speed boost and a revamped UI for the browser's PDF viewer and a native version for new M1-powered Macs.

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Google to cut off other Chromium-based browsers from access to services such as Sync

Access to what the company called "our private Chrome APIs" will be blocked starting March 15.

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Chrome vs. Edge vs. Firefox: Which is the best browser for business?

With SaaS applications the new normal, the humble web browser powers the business world like never before. We take a deep dive on the three leading cross-platform browsers.

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Microsoft to build cross-platform Outlook from Edge bits

The one-app-for-all Outlook will run within a browser as a replacement for the Windows, Mac, iOS and Android editions of the company's popular email app.

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Microsoft takes steps to scrub Flash from Windows

The arrival of 2021 means the departure of Adobe Flash Player from PCs.

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Microsoft previews native Edge browser for Apple's M1 Macs

Lagging behind Safari, Chrome, and Firefox, a version of Edge now available in its Canary channel natively supports Apple silicon.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for Windows 10 version 20H2.)

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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Native support for Apple's M1 Macs

Firefox 84 gets a speed boost on the latest Apple Macs running an M1 processor and will be the last to support Adobe's Flash Player.

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Adobe lays Flash to rest

After 24 years, Adobe Flash Player — the once-ubiquitous utility that fueled the Internet's transformation from text-only to a multimedia bonanza — is heading into the sunset.

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Mozilla reports $338M revenue spike from settlement over Yahoo contract

The Firefox browser maker got a one-time financial boost in 2019 that masked a gloomy underlying trend: for the second year in a row, Mozilla's expenses outweighed revenue.

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How to boost your productivity with Safari for Mac

This small collection of Safari extensions may give your work or research efficiency a boost.

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How to create your own custom Chrome address bar actions

Save time and zip around your browser like a pro with this massively improved (and immediately available!) take on Google's new Chrome Actions system.

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Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome updates?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's a sneak preview of what's coming.

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How to migrate to a new Windows PC

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Windows PC, from either Windows or macOS.

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How to migrate to a new Mac

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Macintosh, from either macOS or Windows.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open-source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it, how it shapes your online experience, and —...

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How to give Chrome a super-simple security upgrade

Fortify your browser with a handful of quick clicks on your computer and your phone.

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Top web browsers 2020: Edge makes double digits

In October, Google's Chrome browser shed market share for the third month in a row. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Edge broke into double-digits — the largest ever gain for Edge in a single month

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