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Mozilla CEO blasts Microsoft over Windows 10 defaults

Mozilla's Chris Beard calls setting Edge browser as default a "dramatic step backwards".

Firefox's 'Idea Town' testing program will let users try out bleeding-edge features

Mozilla plans to launch a new testing program in August that let's Firefox users try out potential changes to the browser.

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How to use Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's new browser

Windows 10 introduces a new Web browser, Microsoft Edge. We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively.

Chrome 44 brings the Physical Web to iPhone, iPad

Don't download the app for your smart device. Check if it has Physical Web support first.

Stop pesky HTML5 videos from auto-playing with this helpful Firefox add-on

This nifty add-on helps you silence pesky auto-playing audio and video that you come across on the web--as long it's not Flash-based.

Firefox devs testing feature to find and nuke noisy tabs

Mozilla Firefox developers are working on a noise indicator that appears on tabs playing videos and audio. So far it only works with HTML5 videos, but developers appear to be working on implementing this with Flash media, as well.

Mozilla Firefox temporarily blocks Flash by default

Mozilla's Firefox has had enough of Flash and its security problems, at least for now.

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25 browser add-ons for an easier, hassle-free web experience

These 25 browser extensions help you get things done faster and flat-out make visiting the web a more hassle-free experience.

Firefox for Windows 10 planned as Mozilla ramps up browser's release pace

The company hasn't yet released details about the new schedule, but said the old one isn't serving customers well.

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Turn multi-page web articles into a single, scrolling page with this extension

Autopagerize helps you get through multiple web pages by automatically loading them for you. No mouse required.

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Panic Button for Chrome hides your online shenanigans

Panic Button hides all those tabs you shouldn't have open and makes it look like you're doing what you should be.

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'OK Google' hotword detection yanked from Chromium after user revolt

OK Google is a handy feature, but it's a proprietary code and including it by default in an open source browser is a no-no.

This Firefox extension kills the pesky problem of noisy web pages hiding in your tabs

If you love to have multiple browser tabs open or despise auto-playing videos this Firefox add-on can help.

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AVG's Crumble extension simplifies online privacy

AVG's Crumble is a relatively new extension for Chrome that makes it easy to guard your privacy online.

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Google yanks Chrome's new visual bookmarks manager

Chrome is going back to its old tree-style bookmarks manager apparently in the face of user revolt.