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Microsoft IE RIP headstone

The death of Internet Explorer: Good riddance to bad rubbish

Microsoft has pulled the plug on support for the IE desktop app. Finally!

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Mozilla launches email for Android devices

The Mozilla Foundation unveiled a Thunderbird-style email client for Android mobile devices called K-9 Mobile. The developer team is also evaluating the idea of an iOS version.

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6 secret shortcuts in Chrome on Android

These hidden shortcuts will save you serious seconds and make your Chrome Android experience more efficient than ever.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features, and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for Windows 10 version 21H2.)

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features, and shortcuts in Microsoft's stalwart operating system. (Now updated for Windows 10 version 21H2.)

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Microsoft Edge has edged out Apple's Safari in browser popularity

New data from one web analytics service indicates Microsoft Edge is now favored as a browser by more desktop users than Apple's Safari. Meanwhile, Firefox is falling even further behind.

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Duckduckgo launches privacy browser beta for macOS

The company said its browser will act like any other in its simplicity, but won't collect information about users and will not install cookies or tracking codes on devices. It can also block “hidden trackers” before they load.

Chrome OS Features

4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

These new out-of-sight switches will save you time and make your Chromebook significantly smarter. So what are you waiting for?

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Android tablets? Chromebook tablets? How Google thinks both can thrive

With Google renewing its focus on Android tablets, what's in the cards for the future of Chrome OS? Here, for the first time, are some inside answers.

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On browsers and bugs

While most computer users focus on desktop and mobile device patches, it’s important to make sure browsers are kept up to date as well.

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10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

Looking to speed up Chrome? Give us 10 minutes, and we'll give you a noticeably better browsing experience.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: 10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

Looking to speed up Chrome? Give us 10 minutes, and we'll give you a noticeably better browsing experience.

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla aim for a more consistent web

Apple is working with Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and others to make web standards work more consistently across different browsers.

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Developers push back against Apple ‘ban’ on third-party browsers

Open Web Advocacy, a UK-based group of developers, argues that by forcing browser makers to use WebKit on its mobile platform, Apple is engaged in anti-competitive practices.

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Microsoft's Edge challenges Safari as second most-popular browser

Edge is on the cusp of edging out Safari as the second most-popular browser, according to more than one web analytics service. But when it comes to the iPhone and iPad, there's no contest: Safari remains No. 1.

Chrome OS Secret Weapon

Meet Chrome OS Flex, Google's new weapon for desktop domination

Is that an old Windows system or a current Chrome OS computer? Google's getting ready to blur the lines of desktop computing in some seriously shape-shifting ways.

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Apple wants to know why you hate Safari

An Apple evangelist and developer advocate took to Twitter Wednesday to ask users what bugs them about Safari. While some were congenial, others were open about their distaste for the browser.

Chrome Android Settings: Better browsing

6 secret settings for better browsing in Chrome on Android

Supercharge your smartphone browsing experience with these powerful yet completely concealed options for Google's Chrome Android app.

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