Brave

Brave brings the web to you via its browser and search engine, helping you find the content you need. This section covers all the news, updates, features, applications, add-ons and any tips or tutorials we provide for how to enhance your experience.

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Brave 1.42 released: security fixes and Edge import support

Brave Software released a new stable version of the company's Brave web browser today. The new version of Brave includes several security fixes, the ability to import data from the Chromium-based Microsoft […]

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Configure Brave Browser to display all articles in Reader Mode

Most Internet browsers support Reader Mode functionality, which is designed to improve the readability of articles. Firefox, Brave, Microsoft Edge, Vivaldi and many more browsers support reader mode functionality by default. Chrome, […]

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Brave partners with Guardian to bring a paid VPN and Firewall to its browser

Brave Software, maker of the Brave web browser for desktop and mobile operating systems, is integrating firewall and VPN functionality into its web browser. Brave 1.39 for Android includes the new functionality, […]

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Brave 1.38 launches with improved Shields panel and De-AMP privacy feature

Brave Software released Brave 1.38, a new stable version of the company's Chromium-based browser, on April 27, 2022. The new version of Brave introduces De-AMP, a technology to redirect Google AMP pages […]

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Brave's De-AMP feature redirects Google-hosted AMP pages to publisher pages

Brave Browser will soon redirect webpages, that use Google's AMP technology, to the publisher website automatically. AMP, which stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages, is a technology by Google that Brave considers to […]

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Brave Browser gets language and font fingerprinting privacy protections

The team that is behind the Brave web browser added two more fingerprinting protections to the browser to improve user privacy on the Internet. The first protects against using the preferred languages […]

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Brave 1.37: new sidebar, custom new tab backgrounds and privacy improvements

The makers of the Chromium-based Brave web browser have released Brave 1.37 to the public. The new stable version of Brave adds a new optional sidebar to the browser among other new […]

Brave Browser for Android removes Tab Stack view

Brave Browser for Android removes support Tab Stack view, forcing users to use the Grid layout

Brave Browser for Android was updated to version 1.36.112 recently. The latest build of the app has removed the Tab Stack view, and instead forces the Grid layout as the only way […]

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Brave Browser's Unlinkable Bouncing protection improves bounce tracking protection further

Recent Nightly versions of Brave Browser support a new privacy feature that Brave calls Unlinkable Bouncing. It is designed to protect better against bounce tracking, a technique that sites use to bypass […]

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Brave News: Brave desktop users get custom RSS feeds support

Users of the Brave desktop web browser who use Brave News, a service that displays news from various online sources on the browser's new tab page, may now add custom RSS feeds […]

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Brave Browser users doubled again this year to over 50 million monthly active users

Say what you want about Brave Browser, but it is one of the few web browsers on today's Internet that is seeing strong user gains year over year. Last year, we reported […]

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Brave Wallet: Brave integrates a crypto wallet into the browser

Brave Wallet, a new crypto wallet, is now available in the Brave Browser. The integrated wallet enables Brave users to "store, manage, grow, and swap their crypto portfolio from a single wallet". […]

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Brave Search is now the default search engine for new users in 5 regions in Brave Browser

Brave announced today that it is switching the default search of the company's Brave Browser from Google Search to Brave Search in five regions for new users. The company launched a public […]

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Brave improves bounce tracking protection with new Debouncing feature

The Nightly version of the Brave desktop browser supports a new privacy feature that Brave calls Debouncing. Debouncing is designed to disarm a tracking method called Bounce Tracking, or Redirect Tracking. Bounce […]

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Brave 1.30 supports Microsoft Edge's protocol on Windows to become the true default browser on Windows 10 and 11

Brave 1.30 introduces a new option for devices running Windows 10 or Windows 11, which allows the browser to become the default browser for Microsoft Edge's internal protocol. Searches and internal pages […]

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Brave Talk: Video Conferencing for the Brave Browser

Remember Brave Together, the video calling feature that Brave added to the Nightly version of its web browser in May 2020? Brave Together has been renamed to Brave Talk and is now […]

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Brave Browser: content blocking changes to improve web compatibility

The developers of the Brave Browser revealed in a new blog post on the official company site that the browser's logic for blocking content will change inthe upcoming Brave Browser 1.30 version. […]

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Brave Browser's new privacy protections: time-based permissions and more

Brave added several privacy protection improvements to the company's Brave Browser recently. One of them improves the permissions dialog that the browser displays when sites request access to certain information such as […]

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Brave Search Beta is now available publicly

Brave Search, a new search engine by the makers of Brave Browser, is now available publicly. Brave revealed some time ago that it was working on an independent search engine that would […]

Brave browser for iOS now allows you save media and play it later with the new Playlist feature

Brave browser for iOS now allows you save media and play it later with the new Playlist feature

Brave browser for iPhone and iPad has a new feature called Playlist. This option allows you to save media content from around the web and play it later from a convenient list. […]

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Brave reveals why it is disabling Google's FLoC in the browser

When Google announced FLoC, an attempt to replace interest-based advertising that is based on cookies with something else, it was clear from the get-go that Google's plans would face heavy opposition. The […]

Brave acquires Tailcat search engine; will offer search results without profiling users

Brave acquires Tailcat search engine; will offer search results without profiling users

Brave Software has acquired the Tailcat search engine, to step up the competition with Google Search. Tailcat will be integrated in to Brave Browser, as Brave Search. Brave Search is intended to […]

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Latest Brave browser update fixes Tor .onion DNS Leak

The makers of the Brave browser have released Brave 1.20.110 to the stable channel. The new version addresses a serious privacy issue in the browser, a crash issue on Linux, and upgrades […]

Brave browser adds native support for uBlock and Fanboy annoyances lists and social list

Brave browser adds native support for uBlock and Fanboy annoyances lists and social list

Brave browser's built-in ad-blocker has been boosted by some additional options. The Chromium fork's Brave Shield now supports three popular privacy-friendly filter lists, namely uBlock Annoyances List, Fanboy Annoyances List and Fanboy […]

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Brave update introduces IPFS support, but what does that mean?

Brave released an update for the company's Brave web browser on January 19, 2021. The major feature of Brave 1.19 is support for IPFS, the Interplanetary File System protocol. Many users don't […]

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How to hide the Tips icons that Brave places on some sites automatically as part of its Rewards system

If you have updated the Brave browser to a recent version, you may have noticed Tips icons being added to some sites. Tips are part of Brave Rewards; they allow users to […]

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Brave 1.18 Stable launches with Brave Today, Global Privacy Control support, and more

Brave has released Brave 1.18, a new stable version of the company's web browser for desktop operating systems and Android. The new version of Brave introduces the recently reviewed Brave Today news […]

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Brave Today is a news reader integrated on Brave's New Tab Page

Brave Software, the company that is behind the web browser of the same name, announced the release of Brave Today on the official company website. Brave Today is a news reader that […]

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Brave browser gets CNAME-based adblocking support

Brave Browser, a Chromium-based web browser that shares its core with Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Vivaldi, will support CNAME-based adblocking in version 1.17 of the browser. The feature landed in […]

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Brave Browser more than doubles users in a year

Brave browser, a Chromium-based web browser with an interesting feature set and business model, that was launched back in 2016 has been doing very well in the past twelve months. According to […]

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Brave introduces new Sync functionality in Android and desktop browser

The makers of the Brave browser have released version 1.12 of the web browser recently. One of the main new features of the new browser version introduces better sync functionality on all […]

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How to remove "search Google for image" in Brave browser

When you right-click on an image in the Brave web browser, you may get an "search Google for image" context menu entry. The context menu lists several other options including the ability […]

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Are paid extra services the next big thing for browser makers?

How do you monetize a web browser? That question used to have a simple answer: through search partnership deals. While some companies did not need any revenue coming from their browsers, e.g. […]

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Brave launches Brave Together video calling in latest Nightly version

The makers of the Brave web browser announced the launch of a "private and unlimited video calling service" in Brave called Brave Together on May 26, 2020. The service is based on […]

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Brave gets option to restore webpages that are broken or deleted

Webpages come and go; sometimes, it is a temporary thing that prevents you from accessing a webpage, at other times, it may be because a page has been deleted, redirected, or edited. […]

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Brave Browser 1.0 is now available

After more than four years of development, Brave 1.0 has been released by Brave Software to the public after the release of Brave Beta 1.0 in 2018. The new and first final […]

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How to speed up the Brave browser

The following guide lists tweaks and suggestions on how to speed up the Brave web browser to reduce lag and improve the browser's performance. We have published guide on speeding up the Opera […]

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My Experience with the mobile version of Brave on Android

I don't use Google Chrome on Android; while the browser offers good compatibility and performance, its lack of support for extensions and thus content-blocking is what puts me off. I don't mind […]

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Brave Browser had a great tab preview feature, but it is gone now

All modern web browsers make use of tabs so that multiple sites and services may be loaded in a single browser window. Tabs display the page title usually and in some browsers […]

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Brave: faster loading speed, Chrome extension support

Brave, the ambitious web browser that aims to change website financing and Internet advertising, was switched to Chromium this month. Brave did use Chromium's rendering engine from the very beginning but it […]


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