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Microsoft Edge will support Chromium extensions

Microsoft revealed plans to switch the core of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser from its own EdgeHTML base to Chromium used by Google Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Brave, and other browsers. First […]

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Microsoft confirms that Edge will switch to Chromium

Microsoft confirmed today that the company's Microsoft Edge web browser will "move to a Chromium-compatible web platform" on the desktop. Rumors emerged last week that Microsoft was done with developing and maintaining […]

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Rumor: Microsoft dropping Edge browser in favor of Chromium

The rumors keep on coming. After yesterday's rumor that Microsoft is working on Windows Lite, the next attempt at conquering lost territory in the classroom and in education, Windows Central reports that […]

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Google making YouTube slower for non-Chromium browsers?

If you use Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox to access YouTube to stream videos, read comments, or interact with the site in other ways, you may have noticed that the site is […]

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Which Chromium browser gets the fastest updates?

Many web browsers are based on the open source Chromium web browser. There is Google Chrome obviously, Opera and Vivaldi, and many, many more including Yandex Browser, SRWare Iron, Slimjet or UC […]

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chrlauncher: custom Chromium downloader, updater and launcher

Chrlauncher is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows that lets you download, update, and launch various Chromium versions. Chromium is the open source part of Google Chrome, and other browsers such […]

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Ungoogled-Chromium removes Google traces from Chromium

Ungoogled-Chromium is a fork of Chromium that puts the focus on privacy and security by removing Google traces and other bits of code from the browser that weaken privacy. The custom browser […]

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Iridium: privacy-focused Chromium-based browser

Iridium is a privacy-focused modification of the Chromium web browser by members of the Open Source Business Alliance. Chromium is the open source basis for Google Chrome and other browsers such as […]

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Steam uses insecure, out-of-date Chromium browser

Valve has integrated a custom version of the Chromium web browser in its Steam client that displays web content to Steam users. If the past couple of weeks have shown anything, it […]

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Google's in hot water after dropping binary code in Chromium for Linux

A Debian bug report indicated on Tuesday that the most recent version of the Chromium browser downloaded a "Chrome Hotword Shared Module" extension as a binary without source code. Further investigation revealed […]

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The Best VPN extensions for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers

Virtual Private Networks, short VPN, serve a variety of purposes. From providing unfiltered access to contents on the Internet over privacy and security benefits to bypassing country-locks of select services. Regardless of […]

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Epic Browser: a privacy-focused web browser based on Chromium

Epic Browser is not the first nor will it be the last Chromium-based web browser that aims to improve user privacy. When Google Chrome was released years ago, third party Chromium-based browsers […]

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How Chrome users benefit from Opera Software's move to Chromium

The Opera web browser is currently available in two different versions, and multiple editions. The legacy Opera 12.x browser is still maintained by the company, but the majority of resources seem to […]

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UbuntuPhone OS ships with Firefox and Chromium

Two new mobile phone operating systems will  make their debut in 2013. Firefox OS by Mozilla will debut in markets such as Brazil, Spain, Poland or Venezuela starting this Summer, while first […]

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Yandex browser based on Chromium launches

Yandex has just released version 1.0 of its web browser. The 28 Megabyte download is based on Chromium, and thus not the first spin-off that we have seen appear on the scene. […]

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Speed up Google Chrome, Chromium or SRWare Iron with IronCleaner

There is not a lot that you can do when Google Chrome starts to slow down after you have used the web browser for a certain period of time. While you could […]

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Chromium Updater Overview

Chromium is the Open Source part of the Google Chrome browser basically. It is a standalone browser that runs very well on its own, and some users prefer to use it for […]

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Chromium Gets GPU Acceleration, Chrome Next

Hardware accelerated rendering seems to be a new web browser trend, as developers of all major browsers have confirmed that their browsers will support it in one form or the other in […]