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Firefox 23 review: Cheerful, cluttered, and a bit too eager to please

Firefox 23 has some worthwhile features, but when it comes to performance it can't keep up with other browsers.

Three handy (but often-overlooked) Google Chrome features

The browser has a couple cool options that are easy to miss, not the least of which is its app store.

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Chrome for Mac review: When speed is all you care about in a browser

Google browser gets even faster, but little else has changed with Chrome 29.

Do-over! Google gives Chrome a reset button

Google shipped Chrome 29, patching 25 vulnerabilities and rolling out under-the-hood changes the company said would offer more relevant suggestions when users typed in URLs or search strings.

Opera 15 review: Mac browser sells its soul for speed and slickness

Opera 15 may not be a step backward from its earlier versions, but it doesn’t feel like a step forward, either.

The blink tag is finally dead, killed off by Firefox 23

Firefox 23 launched Tuesday, complete with a new "share" button and a number of useful security updates. But it also finally killed off the "blink" tag, an annoying staple of the Web's early days.

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Alert! Study finds Internet users heed browser warnings

Security warnings displayed by Web browsers are far more effective at deterring risky Internet behavior than was previously believed, according to a new study.

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How to make a browser's toolbar text larger

Mary Andrews is frustrated by Safari's small Bookmarks Bar text. Chris Breen offers a solution.

What every Safari user should know

In his previous two lessons, Christopher Breen showed you around Safari's interface and preferences. He now offers some of his favorite Safari tips and tricks.

How to block auto-play videos

If you're distracted by sites that shove audio and video at you while you're trying to read, Chris Breen has a solution.