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Android's Kiwi Browser will follow Chromium releases more closely soon

Kiwi Browser is a third-party Chromium-based web browser for Google's Android operating system that packs a lot of features. Probably the most noteworthy is the browser's support for Chrome extensions; while not […]

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Microsoft adopts new Chromium 4-week release cycle

Microsoft revealed this week that it will adopt the new Chromium 4-week release cycle that Google announced for its Chrome web browser last week. Starting later this year, Microsoft Edge Stable releases […]

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Microsoft will uninstall legacy Edge in April 2021 and replace it with Chromium Edge

Microsoft revealed its plans in regards to the legacy version of the Microsoft Edge web browser recently. The legacy version will receive security updates until March 2021, and then run out of […]

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Sync and other features may stop working in some Chromium browsers in March 2021

Third-party Chromium web browsers will lose Sync functionality and other functionality as Google will limit access to "private Chrome APIs" starting on March 15, 2021. Google announced the plan to limit access […]

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First bits of Google's Privacy Sandbox land in Chromium, designed to eliminate third-party cookies

Google announced the Privacy Sandbox initiative back in August 2019 to "fundamentally enhance privacy on the web" by developing a set of open standards. The initiative's goals are to "make the web […]

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How to use any search engine from Google Chrome's and other Chromium browser's address bar

All web browsers include a default search engine and a set of search engines that is supported by default. You search when you type anything in the address bar that is not […]

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Sidekick is a Chromium-based browser for work with interesting features

Sidekick is a web browser that is based on Chromium that is designed specifically for Internet workers. While it can be used by anyone, its feature-set has been designed with users in […]

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Microsoft Edge gets Chromium's Tab Groups feature

The Canary version of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser supports the tab groups feature in its latest version. Google introduced support for tab groups in Google Chrome as a way for […]

Chromium browsers support iframe lazy loading now to support performance

Google revealed on July 24, 2020 that Google Chrome and Chromium-based web browsers support the lazy loading of iframe content now. The integration of the feature comes right after Google introduced support […]

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Closed Tabs may reopen faster in upcoming Chromium browsers

Chromium engineers are working on a new feature currently that is designed to speed up the process of reopening closed tabs in Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome. All web browsers […]

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Drag & drop functionality changes soon in Chromium-based browsers

Most Internet users know that they can drop files on the browser window to have them displayed by the browser or opened provided that the file type is supported. If you drag […]

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Chromium's "Show Url" is the most useless thing I have ever seen in a browser

Every now and then, browser makers make decisions that seem in diametrical opposition to what user's want or expect from a browser. Granted, these companies have lots of Telemetry data that the […]

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The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is now available

Microsoft has released the first stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser to the public. While there have been stable releases before, all of these were not officially […]

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10 Tips to get started with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft plans to release the stable version of the company's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser officially today. Most Home users will receive the browser via Windows Update as it is pushed to systems […]

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Microsoft releases Blocker Toolkit for Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft revealed some time ago that it plans to release the first Stable version of the company's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser on January 15, 2020 (a day after end of […]

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How to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

It should not come as a surprise that the default search engine of Microsoft Edge -- regardless of whether it is the classic version or new Chromium version -- is Microsoft's Bing […]

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How to add an extensions menu to Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

The latest Canary version of the upcoming Microsoft Edge browser that is based on Chromium supports an extensions menu to improve extension manageability; when enabled, it reduces space on the toolbar but […]

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Microsoft introduces Caret Browsing feature in Chromium Edge

Work on the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser continues and Microsoft adds new features to preview versions of the browser on a weekly basis. The latest build introduces Caret Browsing, an accessibility feature, […]

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Windows Spellchecker in Edge, Chrome, and other Chromium browsers

Microsoft's decision to switch to Chromium as the source for the company's Edge browser has injected even more development resources into the project. One of the latest commits by Microsoft engineers introduces […]

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Microsoft releases Microsoft Edge Chromium Group Policies preview

Microsoft released an early preview of the policies that it plans to support in the Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser. Microsoft Edge Chromium, much like the classic Microsoft Edge browser, Google's Chrome […]

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Microsoft Edge Chromium for Windows 7 and 8.1 released

Microsoft announced the official availability of preview versions of the company's Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 today. The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser uses the same core […]

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Microsoft Edge (Chromium) may also block media keys on Windows 10

The most recent development versions of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser comes with a new feature that uses media controls on Windows 10 devices. Google started to enable a feature in […]

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How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

Google is working on a new manifest for Chrome extensions that defines the capabilities that extensions have in Google Chrome. The manifest is available as a draft currently which means that it […]

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Chromium may soon use less memory and start up faster

Chromium-based web browsers such as Google Chrome, Brave, Vivaldi, Opera, or the new Microsoft Edge browser, may soon start up faster and use less memory. One of the effects of Microsoft switching […]

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Google Docs displays "unsupported browser" for Chromium Edge

Users of the Chromium-based Edge browser that access Google Docs in the browser receive an "unsupported browser" notification when they open any document using the service. Microsoft is working on a new […]

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Skyload: music and video downloader for Chrome and Chromium

Skyload is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers to download music and video files from nearly any site out there. Skyload is available on the Chrome Web Store […]

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8 ways in which Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is better than Google Chrome

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser has not been released yet as a stable version; the preview versions that Microsoft released, Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary, provide a good understanding of the […]

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Edge (Chromium) warns you if you run it with elevated privileges

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser warns users if they run the web browser with elevated privileges. Microsoft is working on a new Chromium-based version of the Edge browser and has released […]

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These Extensions are exclusive to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the main advantages of the upcoming Microsoft Edge web browser that is based on Chromium is that it supports multiple extension stores. Microsoft Edge users may install extensions from Microsoft's […]

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Microsoft Translator integration in Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

One of the things that I missed in current versions of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser was native translation support. Microsoft released previews of the Chromium-based browser this week; previews are limited to Windows […]

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Chromium-based Microsoft Edge to support HD and 4K Streams (Netflix)

One of the advantages of running Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 is that you may play certain streaming content in HD or 4K resolutions. All other web browsers that you may use […]

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How successful will the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser be?

Microsoft is working on a new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge that will replace the current version of Edge that uses Microsoft's own rendering engine in the near future. The move is […]

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Chromium-based Edge: Linux support and IE integration

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge has not been unveiled officially but leaks give us a good idea of what to expect from the new browser. Some features were overlooked in […]

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This is the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft revealed plans in December 2018 to use Chromium as the core for the company's Microsoft Edge web browser instead of the company's own engine. Chromium is used by Google Chrome, Opera, […]

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 […]