Don't-Miss Browser Stories

Mozilla Firefox 4

Firefox 4 isn't the fastest browser, and its interface still leans more toward wonkishness than elegance. But when loading and browsing, it feels far fleeter than the increasingly sluggish Safari. Firefox 4 offers fast, fun, full-featured browsing with few compromises, and it's well worth a try.

Edit the content of a Web page in Safari

Need to print or grab a screenshot of a Web page, but don't want everything on that page to appear? There are a bunch of ways to temporarily edit or remove almost anything you see in Safari.

Firefox 4 sets unofficial download record

Mozilla says it set an unofficial record for software downloads on the second day of Firefox 4's launch.

Mozilla regrets keeping quiet on SSL certificate theft

Mozilla said that keeping silent about theft of digital certificates was a mistake on its part.

Digital certificate theft shines spotlight on Safari limitation

Safari users are at risk from a potentially serious security problem, according to software developer and research firm Intego. Luckily, there are some simple steps that you can undertake to protect your computer.

Microsoft updates Bing for mobile browsers

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out some updates to its Bing for Mobile browser service including real-time public transportation updates for select cities and the inclusion of apps in results when searching on the iPhone.

Protect your privacy: online shopping

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When you’re buying online, it can be hard to tell whether you’re dealing with a legitimate merchant or the online equivalent of that guy on the street selling counterfeit watches. Here are some tips for safe shopping.

First Look: Firefox 4 Web browser

For years, Firefox has trundled along at the back of the browser pack, a beast of burden laden with fancy features but lacking speed. Not anymore.

Six ways to clean up your Mac

It's spring again, and with the new season comes the age-old ritual of cleaning out things you ignored for most of the year. If you're like most of us, this includes your Mac.

Firefox 4.0 makes early appearance

While Firefox 4.0 won't officially be released until Tuesday, it is already on Mozilla public FTP servers

Protect your privacy: Web browsing

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Ad networks, search engines, Internet service providers, and social networks all track, analyze, and sell almost everything you do online.

Mozilla sets Firefox 4 release for Tuesday

Originally scheduled to ship last November, Mozilla will wrap up a development cycle that started in February 2010 when it releases the Firefox 4 next week.

Remains of the Day: Truth or fiction?

Apple now owns another piece of Beatles history, the iPhone can be used to hijack video billboards, and it's time for another game of "incompetence or malice?"

Google's Chrome untouched at Pwn2Own hack match

Google's $20,000 prize went untouched Wednesday as no team of hackers at Pwn2Own tried to exploit the Chrome browser.

Safari, Internet Explorer hacked first at Pwn2Own

Apple's Safari and Microsoft's Internet Explorer both fell to the first hackers who tried their luck on the browsers at Wednesday's opening day of Pwn2Own.