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Google Chrome 57 Limits Background Tabs to 1% CPU Usage

With the growth in memory and processing power, it’s now common to have multiple browser tabs open. Despite our ever more powerful system, the growth in tabbed browsing ...

March 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm by

Firefox 52 Release Marks End for Windows XP and NPAPI

After over a decade, the relationship between Windows XP and Firefox is finally coming to an end. With the roll-out of Firefox 52, Mozilla is releasing the final version of ...

March 11, 2017 at 9:55 am by

Next Version of Chrome Browser Contains Always-On DRM

The next stable version of Google’s Chrome internet browser – Chrome 57 – will remove the option to disable Widevine DRM, making the plugin mandatory and always-on. ...

February 7, 2017 at 5:53 pm by

ASUSTOR Launches LooksGood 2.0 Beta

ASUSTOR has been busy working on one of their key apps from their NAS devices and they’re now ready with the beta version of LooksGood 2.0. It features a brand new ...

February 3, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Ex-Mozilla Engineer: Uninstall Third-Party Antivirus Software Now

A former engineer for Firefox developer Mozilla has advised PC users to avoid installing third-party antivirus software on their systems. Robert O’Callahan felt ...

January 29, 2017 at 9:01 pm by

Firefox and Chrome Will Label HTTP Sites Insecure

With each passing day, it feels like there are more revelations coming out about spying by various nefarious actors. In an effort to make it harder on attackers, the industry ...

January 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm by

Mozilla Lays Out Long Term Firefox Multi-Process Plans

Ever since the rise of multiple tabs in a browser, the logical extension has been to adopt multiple processes as well. Since 2009, both Internet Explorer and Chrome adopted ...

December 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Facebook Blocks Fake News Detector

While Facebook has promised to tackle its fake news problem, partially blamed for Donald Trump’s victorious Presidential election, it has fallen to third parties to properly ...

December 2, 2016 at 7:31 pm by

Google Won’t be Building Ad Blocking into Chrome… Obviously

Google won’t be building an ad-blocker into their Chrome browser, which might sound crazy to some given that other browsers are already doing so, but Microsoft and ...

November 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

The Opera Desktop Browser Now Has an Integrated VPN

Opera is one of the most lightweight and versatile browsers although the statistics show it’s struggling to achieve a large market share anywhere near Google Chrome or ...

September 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm by

Windows 10 Family Settings Now Blocks Rival Browsers

Microsoft has revealed that it is to block rival internet browsers by default when Family Features filters are applied in Windows 10. The ban, according to Microsoft, is ...

September 5, 2016 at 5:55 pm by

Opera Browser Accounts Hacked

Are you an Opera user and had issues logging into Opera Sync account? Well, now we know why. The company has revealed that its servers were breached by hackers and that sync ...

August 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Google Ending Support for Chrome Apps

When it comes to your browser, the added experience that comes from add-ons and apps. If you’re like me and use a few of them for Chrome then you’ll want to start ...

August 20, 2016 at 5:40 pm by

Firefox 48 with Multi-Process Finally Arrives

A bit over a month since it was first revealed, Mozilla has finally released their 48th version of Firefox. As expected, the new update brings in a host of ...

August 3, 2016 at 3:28 pm by

Chrome Exploit Makes Video Piracy Easy

Security researchers have found an exploit in the DRM system of Google’s Chrome browser that makes it easy for pirates to rip encrypted videos straight from the web. David ...

June 26, 2016 at 11:40 pm by

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