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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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5 Safari extensions for a better browsing experience

Eliminate ads, Flash animations, and other scourges of the Internet from view with these useful tools.

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6 time-saving Safari gestures for iPhone and iPad

Simple swipes and tap-and-hold gestures can speed up your Safari browsing, especially if you're trying to use your iPhone one-handed.

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Google Chrome embraces the faster, more secure next-gen HTTP 2.0 standard

SPDY is dead, long live SPDY (as part of HTTP/2).

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New Vivaldi browser aims to win over power users

If you tend to have a lot of browser tabs open during the day, a new browser called Vivaldi wants to win you over. The technical preview is available now.

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Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app lands on iOS

Google's always handy Chrome Remote Desktop app is now available on iOS.

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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.

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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.

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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.