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How to access Reddit on mobile without signing-in or using the Reddit app

It is not uncommon to find Reddit links in the results of Internet searches. If you click on a link to Reddit, one of two things may happen: the actual page on […]

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Yahoo Answers will cease to exist on May 4th, 2021

If you have been to the Yahoo Answers website recently, you may have noticed a big banner at the top stating that the site will be shut down on May 4th, 2021. […]

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Make any YouTube embed click-to-load using uBlock Origin

Part of YouTube's success comes from the fact that it is easy to embed YouTube videos on third-party sites. Many website owners publish YouTube videos on the site itself but also on […]

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Here is the easiest way to get rid of Google's "Before you continue to YouTube" prompt

If you visit Google's YouTube website in private browsing / incognito mode, you will get the company's cookies and data prompt each time you do so. The reason for that is simple: […]

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1Feed promises to keep you up to date faster

Keeping track of things that interest you can be quite time consuming. While it depends a lot on your interests and the sources that feed these, it is quite easy to spend […]

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Vivaldi explains how it managed to speed up the browser

Vivaldi Technologies released version 3.7 of its Vivaldi web browser recently. Vivaldi 3.7 included major performance boosts, specifically in regards to tabs and windows in the browser. Performance benchmarks released by the […]

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Pay attention when you are downloading FileZilla from the official site

FileZilla is an open source cross-platform file transfer solution that supports FTP, FTPS and SFTP. We have followed the development of the program since 2007 when we published our first FileZilla review […]

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Microsoft Edge gets option to fade Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft introduced the Sleeping Tabs feature in Microsoft Edge Canary 87 back in September 2020. The company rolled out the feature to all Edge users in Edge 89, released earlier this month. […]

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Microsoft Edge 91 will be the first to support syncing on Linux

It took Microsoft quite some time to release the first versions of its Chromium-based Edge web browser for Linux. One thing that was not implemented in the initial releases was support for […]

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Vivaldi gets a privacy preserving translation service

Vivaldi Technologies released a new browser snapshot of the next version of the company's today. The new snapshot introduces a much requested feature: web translations. Up until now, Vivaldi users have to […]

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DeepL Translator adds support for 13 European languages

DeepL Translator is a popular choice when it comes to the translation of text and documents, as it is considered by many to offer better translations than other machine-based translation services such […]

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Microsoft Edge could soon share browsing data with Windows 10

Microsoft is working on a new feature that integrates the company's Microsoft Edge web browser better with the company's Windows 10 operating system. Called share browsing data with other Windows features, it […]

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First Look at Microsoft Edge's Math Solver

Math Solver is a new feature of Microsoft's Edge web browser that is being tested in development versions currently. The feature, just like many others, is slowly being rolled out to the […]

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Stop sites from selling your data with these privacy extensions

We talked about the privacy initiative Global Privacy Control (GPC) before here on Ghacks. GPC looks similar to Do Not Track on first glance. Both submit information to websites on connect that […]

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Vivaldi 3.7 with major performance improvements released

Vivaldi Technologies released a new stable version of the company's web browser. Vivaldi 3.7 focuses to a large extent on improving the performance of the browser in several areas. One point of […]

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Microsoft Edge is getting new theme options soon

Microsoft is testing new theme customization options in the company's Edge web browser. Available in Edge Canary, the new options allow users to change the color theme of the browser with just […]

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Microsoft Edge: option to hide the titlebar in vertical tabs mode

Microsoft introduced an option in the company's Edge browser recently that allows users to display tabs open in the browser in a sidebar instead of the horizontal tab strip. The feature is […]

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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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Bitwarden Send is now available to all users

The makers of the password manager Bitwarden unveiled Bitwarden Send today. Bitwarden Send is a secure text and file sharing feature that is available in all Bitwarden clients, the web vault, browser […]

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Microsoft plans to align all Edge codebases later this year

Now that the legacy version of Microsoft's Edge browser has run out of support, Microsoft is doubling-down on its new Chromium-based Edge browser. During the Ignite 2021 conference, Microsoft revealed plans to […]

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How to enable Tab Scrolling in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is a Chromium-based web browser, and as such limited to the same default tab handling mechanics as other Chromium-based browsers. By default, tabs get smaller and smaller the more you […]

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Microsoft is working on Password Import option for its Edge browser

Microsoft is working in a password import option for its Edge web browser. Current versions of the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge -- the classic version is retired this month -- support […]

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Microsoft Edge 89 Stable is out

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Edge web browser to the public on March 4, 2021. Microsoft Edge 89.0.774.45 is a security and feature update that is available for all […]

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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Microsoft Edge: work on vertical tabs continues, now with resizing support

Microsoft revealed plans to introduce support for displaying tabs vertically in the company's Edge web browser in May 2020. Vertical Tabs supported was added to development versions of Microsoft Edge in October […]

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Open Source Watomatic Android app sends automatic WhatsApp replies

Regular WhatsApp accounts don't come with options to send automatic replies, e.g. to inform users who contact you that you are on Holiday or decided to migrate away from WhatsApp because of […]

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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 […]

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A first look at Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge

Kids Mode is a new parental control feature in Microsoft's Edge web browser that is currently being tested in Canary versions of the browser on US-English Windows and Mac OS systems. Kids […]

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If you don't agree to WhatsApp's new terms, your account will eventually be deleted

WhatsApp users who don't agree to the new terms and privacy policy by May 15, 2021, will have their accounts deleted eventually. Facebook-owned WhatsApp displayed a banner to its users in January […]

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If you care about the environment, you should try the tree-planting search engine Ecosia

Ecosia is a search engine like many others available on the Internet on first glance. You open its website or add it to your browser, type in search terms, get a list […]

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DNS Provider Quad9 moves to Switzerland

Not-For-Profit Domain Name System (DNS) provider Quad9 announced the move of its headquarters from California to Switzerland today. Quad9 is a non-commercial DNS provider that does not collect personal information nor sell […]

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How to migrate from LastPass to Bitwarden Password Manager

LogMeIn, parent company of LastPass, announced changes to LastPass Free yesterday that will disrupt workflows of some users of the service. The company made the decision to limit access to one of […]

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Microsoft switches to adaptive notification requests system in Edge browser

Microsoft is changing the notification system of the company's Edge web browser again by switching from quiet notification requests to adaptive requests. The company explains on the Microsoft Edge Blog that some […]

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LastPass Free will be severely limited on March 16, 2021

If you are using LastPass Free, the free version of the LastPass password management and synchronization service, then you may need to find another password management solution soon, or pay LastPass owner […]

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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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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Vivaldi 3.6 for Android introduces Page Actions feature

Vivaldi Technologies released the first major version update of 2021 for the company's Vivaldi browser for the Android operating system today. Vivaldi 3.6 for Android follow's last week's release of Vivaldi 3.6 […]

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Waterfox G3.1.0 introduces support for installing Chrome and Opera extensions

A new version of the Waterfox web browser has been released yesterday. Waterfox G3.1.0 updates the third generation build of the web browser to a new version and introduces support for installing […]

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The three-dots menu in Google Search next to results? It's a new feature!

Google has started the rollout of a new Google Search feature yesterday for users in the United States. The change adds a three-dots menu to each site listed by Google Search in […]

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Pale Moon 29 is out: first release of 2021

The development team behind the PaleMoon web browser has released Pale Moon 29.0.0, the first release of the browser in 2021. Pale Moon 29 is a milestone release that bumps the browser's […]