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'Super cookies' can track you even in private browsing mode, researcher says

Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.

Firefox is headed to iOS, browser restrictions be damned

After years of vowing not to bring Firefox to the iPhone and iPad, Mozilla is changing its tune--and is presumably willing to work with Apple's rules.

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Ads officially hit Firefox's new tab page

First tipped in February, Mozilla's new advertising scheme for Firefox's new tab page is live.

on pcworld.com

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Get to know iOS 8: Five convenient new tricks in Safari

Apple's home-baked browser gets some nice little touches to let you search smarter and speed up entering passwords, form fields, and credit card numbers.

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Browser comparison: How the five leaders stack up in speed, ease of use and more

Do you like your browser fast, easy on system resources, or simple to use? We tested Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari, and found surprising differences on these measures.

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Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

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How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

Don't care for the mobile version of a site appearing on your iPhone? There are ways around it, says Chris Breen.

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New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers

Native advertising and sponsored content is a big trend at news sites these days. A new browser extension helps let you know when what you're reading is not editorial content.

on pcworld.com

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How to restore deleted Safari bookmarks

In an overenthusiastic fit of summer cleaning you've deleted some desired bookmarks. Here's how to undo your actions.

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When auto-play videos play anyway

You believe you've blocked videos that auto-play in your browser, yet they continue to force themselves upon you. Chris Breen offers a solution.

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Treating a processor-hogging Chrome browser

Certain elements within Google's Chrome browser can eat up your Mac's processor in a hurry. Chris Breen offers tips for giving your CPU a rest.

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4 Web technologies that shine in iOS 8

iOS 8 promises some great enhancements to Web-centric technologies, and they underscore Apple's commitment to creating an environment in which native and Web-based software can get along just fine.

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Stream Web for iOS actually makes mobile web browsing fun

This browser app is refreshingly mobile-first.

on techhive.com

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Safari 6.1.4 and 7.0.4 address critical flaws, iOS patches missing

Apple patched 22 vulnerabilities in Safari, the majority of which could allow remote code execution.

Adblock Plus works out kinks in Safari extension

The browser extension is mostly on par with ones for Chrome and Opera