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Chrome 81: mixed content images will be upgraded or blocked

Google announced in late 2019 that it will change how the company's Chrome web browser handles mixed content. Mixed content refers to insecure content being loaded on secure sites; a basic example […]

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View all your tabs in one place, search, move them between windows with Tab Manager Plus for Firefox and Chrome

There are plenty of add-ons that make tab management easier in Firefox. Tab Session Manager, Foxy Tab, Tree Style Tab are some good options that come to mind. Tab Manager Plus is […]

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Google implements "always show full URL" option in Google Chrome

Chromium, the open source part of the Google Chrome browser, got a new experimental flag recently that, when enabled, added a context menu option to the address bar to show the full […]

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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 […]

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Download images easily with the Double-click Image Downloader extension for Chrome and Firefox

Occasionally you may run into some websites don't allow you to download images from their servers. It may be a precautionary measure to prevent others from re-using the pictures, or as part […]

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Google introduces improved cookie controls in Chrome for Android

Google plans to improve cookie controls of the company's Google Chrome web browser for Android. The company launched SameSite cookie changes in Chrome 80, released in February 2020, and has recently added […]

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Anity for Chrome translates Japanese Manga into English

Anity is a new browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that translates Japanese manga to English in the browser. If you like manga, you may have noticed that most manga […]

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Study finds Brave to be the most private browser

Are you concerned about your web browser sending data back to the company that created it? A new study, Web Browser Privacy: What Do Browsers Say When They Phone Home?, looked at […]

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Google implemented a controversial feature in Chrome

Google has implemented a new feature in version 80 of the company's Chrome web browser called Scroll To Text Fragment designed as a global method to deep link to any part of […]

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Google updates its Terms of Service to include Chrome and Chrome OS

If you visit a Google website right now you will likely see a notification at the top stating that the company has changed its Terms of Service and that the new terms […]

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Motion attempts to stop procrastination in Chrome

Motion is a new extension for the Google Chrome browser that attempts to stop procrastination. Unlike other extensions of its kind, which simply block access to a set of sites you specify, […]

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uBlock Origin author's latest extension CCaptioner is now available

CCaptioner is a new extension by Raymond Hill (gorhill), creator of uBlock Origin, that may be used to add text tracks to HTML5 video elements. The extension is available for Firefox and […]

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save a web page in a HTML file

Save Page WE is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can save webpages as HTML files

Having a resource available offline is often a good idea as you can access it at any time without having to worry about Internet connectivity or availability of the resource on the […]

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Google Chrome will block all "insecure downloads" in the near future

Google plans to block all insecure downloads in coming versions of the company's Google Chrome browser. Insecure downloads, according to Google, are downloads that originate from HTTPS websites that are not served […]

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Google Chrome to block annoying video ads soon

Google revealed on Wednesday that the company's Chrome web browser will soon block certain types of video ads automatically going forward. If you have been to video sites, you may have noticed […]

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Chrome 80 is out with SameSite Cookie Changes and mixed content upgrades

Google released Chrome 80 to the Stable channel today; the new version of the web browser is available for all supported desktop operating systems -- Windows, Linux, Mac -- as well as […]

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

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Google blocks paid Chrome extension publishing and updating

Google Chrome extension developers who try to publish new paid extensions for the Chrome web browser or update existing ones started to notice last week that Google would reject these outright with […]