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Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller Extension

Scrolling is an activity that Internet users do on a regular basis as screen resolutions are usually not large enough to display web pages without vertical scrolling. Most users feel that the standard mouse scrolling smoothness of the web browser is fine for their purposes. There are however others who think the opposite. These users […]

Google Browser Chromium Alpha For Linux

The team that is developing the Open Source version of the Google browser for Linux has finally released the first public alpha version of the Internet browser. The Chromium for Linux version was in pre-alpha stage for quite some time but the leap to an alpha release marks the next stage in the development of […]

Google Browser: Google Chrome And Chromium Downloads

The following guide provides you with a list of download links for Google Chrome, Chromium, and third-party Chromium-based browsers. I recently tried to download the latest version of the open source version of the Google browser called Chromium. A search on the Internet did not reveal a website with a download location in the first […]

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Chromium Iron

The release of Google Chrome and its Open Source counterpart Chromium put Google for the first time in a position that Microsoft experienced for a very long time. Users are looking at Microsoft products with suspicion in regards to privacy, suspecting that the company uses identifiable bits of information to track users and create user […]

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Vivaldi Browser 1.13 update released

Vivaldi Technologies AS released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser today; Vivaldi 1.13 comes with a new Window panel and download improvements, but the main focus of the release was stability and the fixing of browser regressions and issues. Installed copies of Vivaldi should pick up the update automatically thanks to the […]

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A look at Arch Linux based Antergos

So, I’ve mentioned a few times for my love of Arch Linux and Manjaro, but there is another player in the mix that deserves due diligence, and has actually won over my personal use vote as well; Antergos. The main difference between Antergos and Manjaro is updates and repositories. Manjaro holds updates for further testing, […]

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Enable unwanted redirection protection in Google Chrome

Google plans to enable a new security feature in Chrome 64 Stable that protects users from several forms of unwanted redirects on the Internet. Unwanted redirects come in many forms, but they all have in common that users are redirected to web pages they did not request. Google discovered that these redirects come often from […]

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Google Chrome 62 Stable is out

Google announced the availability of Google Chrome 62 Stable today for all supported operating systems on the Chrome Releases blog. The new version of Chrome brings the version of the web browser to 62.0.3202.62 on the stable channel. Chrome 62 comes with security fixes and other improvements. Google released the full change log on the […]

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Chrome has a massive copycat extensions problem

You have probably read about the fake Adblock Plus extension that 37000 Chrome users installed before it was removed by Google after it was reported to the company. The verification system of the Chrome Web Store is automated which means that any extension that passes automatic validation will be published in the store. Google won't […]

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Chrome to get tab-under blocker soon

Google plans to add tab-under blocking functionality to the company's Chrome web browser in a future version of the web browser. Tab-under refers to sites opening new tabs in the browser, for instance to display advertisement or get users to open third-party sites (often also to generate revenue from redirecting users). The browser's popup blocking […]

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Google: Microsoft’s focus on Windows 10 puts Windows 7 and 8 users at risk

Microsoft's focus on Windows 10 in regards to security puts users who run devices with older but still supported versions of Windows at risk according to Google Project Zero researcher Mateusz Jurczyk. The researcher noticed that previous versions of Windows -- Windows 7 and 8.1 to be precise -- were affected by the vulnerability described […]

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Opera 48.0 Stable released: find out what is new

Opera Software released a new stable version of the Opera web browser, Opera 48.0 Stable, today for all supported operating systems. The new version of the web browser introduces a whole range of new features and improvements. Opera 48 ships with an updated conversion tool to convert units, currencies and time zones, an improved pop […]

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How to import Bookmarks, Passwords and other data to Firefox

When you run the Firefox web browser on a desktop system for the first time, you are prompted to import browsing data from other browsers. You may import bookmarks, passwords, and other data from browsers such as Google Chrome or Internet Explorer, and it makes sense to do so if you used one of these […]

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Chrome 64 will block autoplaying media with sound

Chromium software engineer Mounir Lamouri announced yesterday that Google Chrome 64 will block autoplaying media with sound automatically. Chrome will only play autplaying media if sound is muted, or if users have given the site explicit permission to play the media with sound, or if the user interacted with the site before. Autoplaying media is […]

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Firefox 57: Search bar off by default

Mozilla plans to remove the search bar of the Firefox web browser by default in Firefox 57. While the search bar will be off for new users, existing users won't notice any difference to the previous setup as the search bar remains visible when the browser is updated to Firefox 57. Mozilla revealed back in […]

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Google Chrome 61 is out

Google's Chrome team announced the general availability of Google Chrome 61 Stable today on the official Chrome Releases blog. The new version of the web browser will be rolled out over the coming days and weeks to all devices that run the browser on Windows, Mac or Linux systems. Since Chrome 61 is a security […]

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Firefox WebExtensions may be used to identify you on the Internet

All modern web browsers leak extension information to sites if the sites run scripts to pull the information. We talked about the findings of a research term that published its findings recently in a paper. Unless scripts are blocked, sites may run scripts that check the response time of the browser as it is different […]

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Browsers leak installed extensions to sites

Security researchers have discovered flaws in the extensions systems of all modern browsers that attackers may exploit to enumerate all installed browser extensions. The attack affects all modern browsers. The researchers confirmed it in Chromium-based browsers, and believe that it affects other browsers like Firefox or Edge which use the same extensions system as well. […]