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Microsoft may soon let Windows 11 users bypass Edge as the default browser

A new Windows 11 build allows users to set browsers other than Edge as the default, but the new feature is only available to users of Microsoft's Insider program.

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How to get more out of Edge (and bolster its security)

By tweaking a few important settings in Microsoft's browser, you can ensure your online surfing is more secure.

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Edge and Windows 11 — the return of Microsoft's IE fiasco?

Microsoft, are you really planning to repeat your biggest business blunder?

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Microsoft releases its Windows 10 November 2021 update

The big news is that the Windows 10 release cadence is joining Windows 11 and returning to just one feature update a year from now on.

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With latest Safari preview release, Apple tweaks ProMotion scrolling issue

Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops offer a 120Hz screen refresh rate via ProMotion, but new owners complained Safari wasn't using the new display feature.

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Recent Windows 11 Insider build looks to thwart Edge browser workarounds

The Insider Preview disabled third-party software that makes it easier to bypass the Edge browser. One app developer accused Microsoft of anti-competitive practices.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? 93 improves SmartBlock, debuts sponsored search suggestions

Firefox version 93 blocks downloads over insecure connections, boosts the browser's anti-tracking prowess and introduces Firefox Suggest.

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The Chrome shortcut sidebar you didn't know you needed

Attention, Chrome-dwellers: This clever new browser enhancement will change the way you work on the web — for the better.

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Chrome, Edge kick off faster release cadence; enterprises can skip versions

Users will now get updates for the two browsers every four weeks, though companies can opt for a slower cadence.

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A handy hidden shortcut for taking control in Chrome on Android

Once you know this option exists, you'll never look at the web the same way again.

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It’s been a big week for patches

In addition to Patch Tuesday’s retinue of updates from Microsoft, fixes arrived this week for zero-day flaws affecting Google’s Chrome browser and Apple hardware.

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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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3 smart shortcuts for a curiously hidden Chrome OS command

Chromebook owners, take note: These are the shortcuts you've been missing.

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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.

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Microsoft preps enterprises for 8-week 'Extended Stable' version of Edge

By default, Edge is set to automatically get updates every four weeks beginning later this year. But companies who see that pace as too quick will have another option.

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How to use iCloud Keychain to audit your passwords

Word of another big leak of customer data makes this a good time for enterprise pros to audit their passwords by any means necessary.

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The best new Chrome OS feature you aren’t yet using

This hidden Chromebook gem is well worth your while to uncover.

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As Mozilla talks up Firefox's future, the present is killing it

Firefox seems to be having an existential crisis.

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