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Microsoft Edge Dev channel gets dark mode tweaks, more in latest update  Windows Central · 17 hours
Dark mode is spreading its wings in the latest Microsoft Edge Dev channel update. What you need to know Another weekly update is now... more
Google Drive beta test expands offline support to non-Google files in Chrome  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Google Drive’s offline capabilities are getting an upgrade. Currently, you can use Google Chrome to make your Docs, Sheets, and Slides available offline. On... more
Daily Crunch: Google’s not making any more tablets  TechCrunch · 5 days
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe... more
Google Earth will support all Chromium browsers, including Microsoft Edge  Windows Central · 5 days
What you need to know Google Earth will support all Chromium-based browsers going forward. Google Earth previously only used Native Client technology, which is exclusive to Google Chrome.... more
Google Stops Making Tablets, Will Focus on Chrome OS Laptops  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Google’s Rick Osterloh has confirmed that the company’s hardware team will solely be focusing on making laptops going forward. more
Google Earth now available for most major web browsers, thanks to WebAssembly  9to5Google · 6 days
Google Earth has been available on the web for just over two years now, but only for Google Chrome. This is because Google built... more
Google Assistant to arrive on more Chromebooks starting w/ Chrome OS 77  9to5Google · 6 days
Last October, we discovered that Google intended for the new Google Assistant experience on Chrome OS to arrive on “all Chromebooks.” Eight months later,... more
Volume overlay on Windows 10 now shows YouTube video information  Windows Central · 6 days
What you need to know The volume overlay on Windows 10 now shows YouTube video information from some Chromium browsers. The new feature is available on Google Chrome... more
Microsoft Edge Based on Chromium Reaches Windows 7, Windows 8 Through Canary Channel  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Microsoft Edge based on Chromium project is available for download on Windows 7 and Windows 8 through the Microsoft Edge Insider site. more
Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser now available on Windows 7 and Windows 8  THE VERGE · 7 days
Microsoft is making its Chromium-powered Edge browser available on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 for testing today. The release comes two months after... more
Microsoft Edge preview builds launch for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1  Windows Central · 7 days
The new Microsoft Edge is has completed its rollout to Windows 10, Mac, and Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. What you need to know Microsoft Edge... more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel updated with more UI tweaks, lots of bug fixes  Windows Central · 7 days
The Edge Dev channel's latest update brings several new UI features and loads of bug fixes to check out. What you need... more
Google Launches Suspicious Site Reporter Extension, Chrome 75 Gets Deceptive URL Warning Feature  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75... more
Google now lets you flag deceptive sites with a new Chrome extension  TechCrunch · 1 week
Google today launched a new Chrome extension that allows you to flag suspicious sites for inclusion in the company’s Safe Browsing index, which is... more
Google Chrome blocks malicious web address tricks, lets you flag suspicious sites - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Malicious websites can use substitute characters to try to fool you into thinking they're legit. But now Chrome will let... more
Google Calendar was down for hours after major outage  THE VERGE · 1 week
Google Calendar was down for users around the world for nearly three hours earlier today. Calendar users trying... more
Google Chrome blocks malicious web address tricks -- and lets you flag suspicious sites - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Malicious websites can use substitute characters to try to fool you into thinking they're legit. more
Chrome 75 adds deceptive URL warnings, new Suspicious Site Reporter extension  9to5Google · 1 week
The latest version of Chrome, which rolled out earlier this month, adds deceptive URL... more
Google Calendar is down in outage affecting users worldwide  THE VERGE · 1 week
Google Calendar is down for users around the world. Currently, trying to access the calendar generates a 404... more
Google Chrome adding built-in themes and New Tab Page customization  9to5Google · 1 week
Google Chrome has long offered a variety of customization options, but now they’re pushing to make... more
The excellent myTube YouTube client for Windows just got even better  Windows Central · 1 week
myTube has been the best way to watch YouTube videos on Windows 10 for a while, but how does that change with the new version 4.0?... more
Here come the dark mode browsers -- and websites - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
This is a dark web you can get behind, once developers embrace the ability to bypass glaring white websites. more
Google creates performance test for ad blocking Chrome extensions  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Since January, we’ve been following a set of major changes to extensions on Google Chrome, called Manifest V3,... more
iOS 13: How to automatically close Safari tabs on iPhone and iPad  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Does Safari on your iPhone and iPad pile up with open tabs? iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 look to simplify things with the option... more
Google says Chrome isn't killing ad-blocking extensions - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It's just trying to make extensions safer. But Google still has a lot of convincing to do. more
Google creates ad blocker Chrome extension for performance testing  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Since January, we’ve been following a set of major changes to extensions on Google Chrome, called Manifest V3,... more
Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 85 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple yesterday released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced three years ago in March 2016. Apple designed... more
Google Claims Chrome 'Isn't Killing Ad Blockers', But 'Making Them Safer'  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google Chrome is switching from WebRequest API to DeclarativeNetRequest API to restrict ad blockers. more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel grabs another update full of fixes  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft Edge testers on the Dev channel can pick up another batch of fixes with the latest build. What you need to know A fresh Microsoft Edge build... more
Opera Launches 'World's First Gaming Browser', Lets Users Set CPU, RAM Limits  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel... more
Mozilla Firefox to Get a Paid Subscription for Premium Features, New Logo Unveiled  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Mozilla, the maker of open source browser Firefox, is planning to offer a subscription service within Firefox that would offer users access... more
Firefox’s new logo has more fire, less fox  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
They warned us that it was coming, and now it’s here: Mozilla took the wraps off its new logo for... more
Mozilla gives Firefox a new logo as it looks beyond the browser  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Mozilla’s Firefox is getting a new logo that is meant to reflect that the brand now stands for more than a browser. With products... more
Opera GX gamifies the browser at E3 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company reskins and revamps its Opera internet browser with gaming-specific features like resource limiting, always-on-top for games and Razer Chroma support. more
Opera launches a ‘gaming browser’ with Twitch integration  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
“You’re probably asking, ‘what is a gaming browser?’ ” Opera PM Maciek Kocemba says in the opening of the Opera GX introduction video. Fair enough. My first thought when the Norwegian browser... more
Opera GX, a browser built for gamers, launches into early access at E3 2019  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Opera GX is a first-of-its-kind browser. What you need to know Opera GX is a browser built for and tailored... more
Xbox Project Scarlett to support Xbox One controllers and headsets  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console will support all existing Xbox One accessories. Microsoft has outlined the foundations of its next-generation Xbox plans at E3 2019, unveiling its upcoming cutting-edge... more
Mozilla says paid subscription service is coming to Firefox  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Mozilla plans to start offering a subscription service inside of Firefox that offers access to “premium” features like... more
Apple Watch Can Display Apple ID Verification Codes Starting in watchOS 6  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Starting in watchOS 6, the Apple Watch has become a trusted device for Apple ID authentication purposes. When you or someone else signs in... more
Get early access to Opera GX, a browser built to complement gaming  Windows Central · 3 weeks
What you need to know Opera GX is a browser "built to complement your gaming." You can sign up to receive a notification when... more
Microsoft’s ‘Bleeding Edge’ possibly leaks ahead of E3, online melee game  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The leaks continue to E3 2019. What you need to know Ninja Theory was recently acquired by Microsoft to boost its first-party lineup. The team has... more
Google Stadia launches 4K game-streaming in November for $9.99/mo  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
We got the full rundown on Google’s Stadia game-streaming platform this morning in the company’s livestream launch ahead of E3 next week. The Stadia platform will let you play console-quality... more
Google Stadia launching on Chrome, Chrome OS, Chromecast Ultra, and Pixel phones  9to5Google · 3 weeks
During today’s Stadia Connect event, Google is revealing the answers to the big three questions people have been asking about Stadia—pricing, games, and launch... more
Chrome Remote Desktop now available on the web, replaces old Chrome app  9to5Google · 3 weeks
As the name suggests, Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to control another computer or have a trusted user access yours to render help. With... more
New Mozilla Firefox logo arrives next week, but you can see it now here - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Scoop: We got a sneak preview of the new logo, which hasn't been updated since 2017. more
New Mozilla Firefox logo arrives next week, but you can see it here now - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Scoop: We got a sneak preview of the new logo, which hasn't been updated since 2017. more
New Mozilla Firefox logo arrives next week, but you can see it now - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
And a new Mozilla sticker pack includes Firefox Street Fighter, Firefox Bowser and Firefox Eevee. more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel gets fresh fixes, launches on Mac  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Get ready for another batch of fixes for the Microsoft Edge Dev channel – plus its launch on Mac. What you need to know The Microsoft Edge Dev... more
Mozilla Firefox Will Now Block Trackers by Default, With Enhanced Tracking Protection Feature  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Mozilla Firefox has started blocking website cookies that can let advertisers and publishers track users across the Web. more
Sticker shock over Apple's $1000 stand, Firefox blocking cookies video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Today's major tech stories include the sticker shock fallout over Apple's $1,000 monitor stand, Firefox now blocking third-party cookies and Spotify Station's arrival in... more
Sticker shock over Apple's $1,000 stand, Firefox blocking cookies video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Today's major tech stories include the sticker shock fallout over Apple's $1,000 monitor stand, Firefox now blocking third-party cookies and Spotify Station's arrival in... more
Google bringing more Chromebooks to Australia and making them easier to buy  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Google today announced that Chromebooks will be more widely available in Australia. The company worked with manufacturers to bring more Chrome OS devices Down... more
Firefox now blocks tracking cookies by default as you browse the web  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Extra protection, now enabled by default. What you need to know Firefox's "Enhanced Tracking Protection" will now be turned on by default. First launched... more
How to switch to Chrome OS Canary  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Almost every day here at 9to5Google, we try to uncover the latest developments happening in Google Chrome and Chrome OS. The frustrating... more
Firefox gets enhanced tracking protection, desktop password manager and more  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
It’s no secret that Mozilla sees privacy as a differentiating feature for its revitalized Firefox browser. Today, the Firefox team is launching one of its broadest set of... more
Firefox will begin blocking trackers by default  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Firefox will now block thousands of web trackers by default, protecting users from many websites, analytics companies, and advertisers that want to... more
Google Docs works surprisingly well in Safari on iPadOS  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
I had some brief time actually using an iPad Pro running iPadOS yesterday, and one of the first... more
Fuchsia Friday: Android, Linux apps, and Fuchsia’s close relationship w/ Chrome OS  9to5Google · 4 weeks
Following along with the development of Google’s Fuchsia OS, it has become clear that it will be capable of running both Linux and Android... more
Google's new rules crack down on shady Chrome extensions - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The guidelines are designed to make sure you download only the chrome extensions you want. more
AVG Ultimate is a toolbox for PC security and privacy, but are there risks?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Antivirus with a toolbox of security and privacy. AVG Ultimate is a top-notch computer protection program that bundles the best... more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel updated with several fixes  Windows Central · 4 weeks
It's time to grab another new update for the Microsoft Edge on Chromium Dev channel. What you need to know Another weekly update is now available for the Microsoft Edge Dev channel.... more
Google Chrome extensions will be required to minimize access to user data  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Google is putting a new pair of restrictions on Chrome extensions meant to make the browser add-ons more considerate of users’ privacy. The major... more
Google announces new privacy requirements for Chrome extensions  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Google today announced two major changes to how it expects Chrome extension developers to protect their users’ privacy. Starting this summer, extension developers are required to only request access to the data... more
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Google says it’s done making tablets and cancels two unreleased products
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Opera made a ‘gaming browser’ that lets you control CPU usage
THE VERGE
New Mozilla Firefox logo arrives next week, but you can see it now - CNET
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Chromebook Pixel 2015, 8 more Chrome OS devices to get Linux apps support soon
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Flotato is a wildly clever way to get web apps on your Mac
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