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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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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. […]

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Run Chrome Stable, Beta and Dev side-by-side on Windows

Chrome uses on Windows could not use Chrome Stable and one of the pre-release versions of the browser side-by-side up until now. This changes with today's announcement as Google lifted the restriction. This means that it is now possible to install and run Chrome Stable and pre-release versions of Chrome on Windows. Google notes that […]

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Firefox 55: new preferences and Ghacks user.js changes

This guide offers information on changes made to the Firefox 55 preferences, as well as new, deprecated, or removed Ghacks user.js preferences. Mozilla released Firefox 55.0 to the Release channel on August 16, 2017. The new version of Firefox improved session restore on startup significantly, but is also incompatible with older versions as profile data […]

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Vivaldi 1.11 improves accessibility features

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 1.11, a new version of the web browser to the public on August 10, 2017. The new version of the web browser introduces new and improved accessibility features to the user base. Among the highlights are options to control animations on sites that you visit in the browser, Reader Mode improvements, […]

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Opera 47 Stable improves usability

Opera Software released Opera 47 to the stable release channel on August 9, 2017 after a shorter than usual release cycle. This shorter release cycle means that less major features are introduced in Opera 47, and that the bulk of improvements fall into the lighter category. The browser comes with usability improvements first and foremost: […]

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Canonical Looking for user input on software selection for Ubuntu

Canonical's Ubuntu Linux distribution is one of the, if not THE, most popular distributions of any GNU/Linux systems available; and now the company is looking for input from the masses on what software should be included in Ubuntu 18.04. The next long-term support release of the popular GNU/Linux operating system from Canonical is scheduled for […]

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Chrome 60 Stable is out

Google released the stable version of the Chrome 60 web browser yesterday for the supported desktop operating systems Windows, Mac and Linux. The new version is mostly a security and under-the-hood release that introduces little functionality to the frontend side of the browser. Google notes on the Chrome Releases blog that the company has patched […]

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Disable the preloading of Firefox autocomplete URLs

Mozilla plans to launch a new feature in Firefox soon which will preload autocomplete URLs in the Firefox browser when users type in the address bar. Designed to give the connection to these sites a boost by doing some initial connecting before the user activates those links, some users may prefer to disable this feature […]

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Microsoft Edge: reveal hidden preferences on about:flags

The most recent build of Microsoft Edge on the Windows 10 Insider channel comes with a change that hides some preferences on the browser's about:Flags page. Microsoft Edge is a rather bare bones web browser when you compare its feature set to other browsers out there. It is like Notepad on Windows, a good but […]

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uBlock Origin: official repository and downloads

uBlock Origin is a popular cross-browser content blocker that is seen by many as one of the most efficient extensions of its kind. The browser extension is available for Firefox and Chromium based browsers, as well as Microsoft Edge. Basically, what that means is that you can install it in virtually any browser out there […]