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You don't have to be a villain to say Flash must die

Flash's time has been over for years, but inertia has kept flawed technology alive and exploitable. It's time to kill it off.

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Sandvox 2.10 review: A newcomer-friendly tool for publishing simple sites

Get a basic web site up and running--with Sandbox, it's easy.

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Private I: Firefox and others deal with unwanted trackers, whether ads or malicious

A deep setting in Firefox lets you reduce tracking even further than Do Not Track. It seems to be a dead end, but the path is being well trod.

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Sparkle 1.2.3 review: Mac-friendly web design app needs a bit more luster

Sparkle has some features its big rivals lack, but it doesn’t quite feel complete yet

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Macaw 1.5.15 review: Promising web design program falls short of its goals

Macaw has the potential to be a powerful, flexible, easy tool for designing sophisticated web sites, yet it remains unfortunately limited in some respects.

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Spam filtering on the cheap for your domain's email

Unwanted emails clogging your inbox? There are lots of web-based spam filters to help.

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Spark review: iPhone app makes mobile email smarter, not completely different

While other iOS email clients try unique interfaces, Riddle thinks there are users who want something that's traditional and familiar.

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Blocs 1.3 review: Web design program executes well on limited ambitions

Blocs makes it easy for amateurs to quickly build beautiful, modern web sites.

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.

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BitTorrent's serverless chat app Bleep arrives on iOS

BitTorrent is taking a page from Snapchat with disappearing encrypted messages.