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Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE vs. Vivaldi 4:21

Choosing a web browser can be tough. Here, we pit the latest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Edge, and Vivaldi against one another to try and name the best browser for most users.
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Pop-ups in Chrome driving you mad? Here’s how to block them

Pop up ads and other forms of advertisements can be annoying. No one would disagree. Well, if you use Google Chrome, here's how to put the clamps on the amount of ads you have to deal with.
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How to set Google as your homepage

Simply tired of the same old homepage, or looking to change it to the world's most popular search engine? If you would rather set Google's flagship service as your default, here's how to do so in the browser of your choice.
Web

Google’s Chrome browser is on 2 billion devices, a staggering number

Google announced a pretty significant milestone for Chrome -- the browser has achieved a massive 2 billion active installs. Chrome is one of several Google services with over 1 billion users, including Android and Gmail.
Mobile

Google's anti-malware Safe Browsing feature ups penalties for repeat offenders

Google is changing the way it doles out punishment via its anti-malware Safe Browsing feature for Chrome, Google Search, and Android. Now, repeat offenders will be unable to appeal for up to a month.
Mobile

The most unstable version of the Chrome browser is now available on Android

The most unstable version of Google's Android browser, Chrome Canary, has finally come to mobile devices. It's publicly available, for souls with the courage to brave its unpredictable waters.
Mobile

Get multitasking: Chrome 54 for Android plays videos in the background

Background videos are all the rage these days, and now, they're available in the beta of Chrome 54 for Android. That means you'll now be able to continue to play online videos in the background even as you keep composing that…
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Google: Chrome browser battery usage on Mac laptops down a third, speeds up 15 percent

Thanks to Google's hard work, Mac laptop users now see a third more battery life, and platform-wide Chrome is 15 percent faster than a year ago. The blocking of Flash later this year may improve that even further.
Web

RIP Chrome apps: Google is killing them off for Windows and Mac

Looks like Chrome apps weren't as popular as Google may have liked them to be, which is why the company will be phasing them out over the next few years. By early 2018, Chrome apps won't be available on Windows or Mac.
Mobile

Google is integrating Google Now with Chrome through the New Tab page

Google is integrating Google Now with Chrome in the form of a Google Now-powered New Tab page in the Android version of the web browser. The new feature can be found in the developer version of Chrome, but should come to the consumer…
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Study finds we often ignore security warnings because we’re bad at multi-tasking

New research from Brigham Young University and Google has shown has software developers need to improve the timing of security update messages, as many go ignored when they appear alongside, or over, other content.
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I tried Microsoft Edge for 2 weeks, and it was as bad as you think

Microsoft has touted its new Edge web browser, the default in Windows 10, as a modern take on the browsing experience. Yet few people seem willing to ditch Chrome or Firefox for it. We decided to make the leap, so you don’t have to.