Articles about Browser
After a decade, have the browser wars finally ended? My review of what's new for Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Opera says yes.
Microsoft is no longer legally required to remind Windows users in the European Union that they have a choice of browsers beyond IE, as has been the case for the past five years.
Non-HTTPS pages provide no data security and the user should be reminded of that, argues the company. It's a big step.
New rules will stop apps from interfering with user control of extensions and settings in all browsers. Other products do this, but Microsoft now makes it a baseline protection.
Security update for Safari browser on Mac OS X removed from distribution after causing problems. No word from Apple yet on disposition.
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Early data from StatCounter indicates that Yahoo could get a usage bump from a deal to be the default search provider.
Browser maker goes mobile in Africa with buyout of a South African ad company.
Google is transitioning its Chrome browser to 64-bit, which means that Mac owners running older Intel hardware will need to find a new browser or risk running an unpatched browser.
Mozilla's financial report for 2013 shows a company that was able to grow quickly thanks to a three-year royalty deal with Google. But as that deal ends and Yahoo moves in as the new partner, can Mozilla find a way to grow?
The human rights group says the new anti-surveillance tool is a 'strike back' against governments that have overextended their reach.
Mozilla's deal with Google was ending. With it went most of the browser maker's income. But now a new deal with Yahoo promises new life for Firefox.
A long-standing partnership between Google and Mozilla Corporation, makers of the Firefox browser, ends this month. Today, Mozilla announced it has signed a new five-year deal with Yahoo.
Microsoft is beginning to beta test a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.
The US regulator has pushed back against the US president's demands over net neutrality, reminding Obama that the FCC is not beholden to the White House.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
The Google Chrome browser is a great web browser, but with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
There are far more than six great Chrome Web browser extensions, but these are the six I can't live without and use every day for work.
To celebrate the day, tech firms around the globe make announcements to try and dupe us -- and what are some of the best this year?
All web browsers are not created equal. Each of the top six browsers has a unique killer feature.
Twitter surprised users by forcing an update that automatically shows photos and videos in timelines, and for some users this is a serious problem. Here's how to hide those images with AdBlock.
Before Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there were Cello, Viola, and Mosaic.
Thanksgiving is over, and we're heading into December. It's time for a look back at all the blunders, catastrophes, epic fails and major screw-ups of 2012.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Mozilla's Windows 8-optimised Firefox Metro browser is now available to download in preview form ahead of its release later in the year.
Sharing exhibition floor space with large companies at this year's ICT tradeshow, Asian tech startups say they hope to take opportunity to build brand and product awareness, forge business contacts, and gather user feedback.
Running into a Web 404 page is a lot like reaching into a bag of pop-corn and pulling out un-popped seeds: Upsetting and mildly annoying.
Take part in the hunt for the perfect browser, or at least a good enough browser.
As Facebook prepares to launch its massive IPO, it's a good time to look at the late 90s to see what people thought were good investments.
Is there more to Pinterest than cupcakes and pouting girls?
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
At CBS Interactive's San Francisco headquarters, Steven Levy, author of "In the Plex," discusses the notion that Google runs with a degree of chaos. But he says there's also a coherence at the company, which, at its core, he believes is a combination of things, including a technology company, an artificial intelligence company, and an Internet company.
McAfee Internet Security 2009 does a reasonable job, but it also leaves room for improvement.
Thunderbird 2 provides a compelling option for users looking for an open source e-mail client.
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of its venerable browser while adding some much-needed security features.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
Unless you need library-accurate file searches, DtSearch has perhaps too much power for the average desktop.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.
Virtual Hairstyle has grand ambitions but falls a little flat in the style department. Try out a virtual makeover with our Australian review.
Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.
ZoneAlarm Security Suite puts Norton Internet Security and McAfee Internet Security to shame with its easy-to-use features.ZoneAlarm's Security Suite is one of the best security suites we've seen.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.
With NetObjects authoring Server Suite 2000, Net Objects Inc. has given Web site administrators a broader range of control over site content, expanding what had been a strong team development system into a potent set of tools for content management.