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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.

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How to remove MacKeeper Part II (the pop-up edition)

Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.

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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How to deal with obnoxious ads on your iOS device

If the world's worst ad is interfering with your iOS web browsing there are ways to deal with it. Chris Breen explains how.

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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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12 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Stache 1.0 review: Create a corner of the Web with only the sites you care about

This bookmarking service makes it easier to get to the sties you like to visit.

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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.