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Firefox previews site-isolation tech in move to catch up to Chrome

'Project Fission' is part of a long-term effort by Mozilla to harden Firefox's defenses by isolating malicious sites and components.

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Browser updates are back for the May's Patch Tuesday

With 55 updates, three publicly reported vulnerabilities and reports of public exploits for Adobe Reader, this month's update will require some time and testing before deployment.

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9 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Add these extensions for Chrome to work faster and smarter with Google Drive and Google’s productivity apps, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

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Microsoft, Mozilla plan new upgrade tactics for Edge, Firefox

Edge users in IT-managed environments will continue to get all updates via established IT-directed channels. Meanwhile, Mozilla is rolling out a new background update process for its browser.

Chrome Features

4 new hidden Chrome features you should really be using

Google's Chrome browser has some incredibly handy new options on both Android and the desktop, but it's up to you to find 'em.

Chrome Screenshot Sharing

A smart new screenshot sharing system for Chrome

This Google-inspired tool will let you capture, share, and even collaborate on screenshots without ever leaving your browser.

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The Brave browser basics: what it does, how it differs from rivals

The web browser from Brave Software relies on an unusual business model: it strips out ads from websites, replaces them with its own ads, then allows users to send money to sites they like.

Chrome OS Changes

2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

Chrome Voice Commands

How to add powerful voice commands into Chrome on your computer

Ready to control Chrome with your voice? Here's how a couple quick clicks can bring Android-like powers into your desktop browsing environment.

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t

Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox, or another browser the primary one in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want to?)

Chrome Android Voice Commands

12 advanced voice commands for Chrome on Android

You might not be able to see 'em, but these oft-forgotten commands can save you some serious time in the Chrome Android browser.

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Microsoft follows Google and Chrome, shifts Edge to four-week release pace

Because Microsoft hitched Edge to Chromium's wagon, it had little choice but to go along with a recent Google change to release timing.

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8 top productivity tips for Microsoft Edge

Take advantage of these handy tricks to save time, use fewer system resources, and get more done with the Edge browser.

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What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for all, and faster start-ups

Version 89 of Microsoft's Edge browser kills off 33 security vulnerabilities and is supposed to boost startup times by up to 41%.

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Google matches Mozilla, reduces time between Chrome upgrades to four weeks

The company also plans to offer a new "Extended Stable" release channel for enterprises wary of frequent deployments. That channel will be refreshed every eight weeks.

Chrome Shortcuts

Love Chrome shortcuts? Wait 'til you see this

Google's got a powerful new time-saver in the works for its Chrome browser — and you can check it out this minute, if you know where to look.

Chrome Android Sharing Settings

6 secret settings for smarter sharing in Chrome on Android

Ready to uncover a fresh set of hidden options for your humble phone browser?

Chrome Android Settings: Better browsing

6 secret settings for better browsing in Chrome on Android

Supercharge your smartphone browsing experience with these powerful yet completely concealed options for Google's Chrome Android app.

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Apple wants Safari in iOS to be your private browser

Apple continues working on privacy improvements in Safari as it seeks to disrupt the data industrial complex.

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Microsoft to replace legacy Edge in April with Chromium-based version

The company's April cumulative update for Windows 10 will remove the old, outdated Edge browser and replace it with the newer Chromium-based version that debuted in 2020.

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