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New Vivaldi browser aims to win over power users

If you tend to have a lot of browser tabs open during the day, a new browser called Vivaldi wants to win you over. The technical preview is available now.

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How to enable the Spartan browser's speedy new Edge engine in Windows 10 today

Microsoft's new browser isn't available just yet, but Windows Insiders can already reap some of the benefits through Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft's new Spartan browser and IE11 will coexist in Windows 10

Just months after Microsoft promised an end to duality in Windows, its new OS will include two very different browsers

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Chrome 40 goes stable, bringing extra Material Design touches and a new bookmarks manager

The tablet version gives you the ability to close all of your open tabs with one quick command.

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Latest Firefox beta gives users more control over data

Users and websites will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites.

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The two-browser strategy for Windows 10, at least for now

Microsoft demonstrated a new Windows 10 browser on Wednesday. Whether it's the new IE12 remains an open question.


Mozilla's enhanced Oculus Rift support a step towards broader plans for VR

Virtual reality development will now occur in step with other Firefox programming

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Microsoft shows early, sketchy build of 'Spartan' browser

The covers were lifted on a new Web browser for Windows 10, but unless more details are revealed today, the cover goes back on

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Latest Firefox tries to one-up Skype with WebRTC calling features

The race to make browsers work like phones heats up as Mozilla places conferencing front-and-center


Firefox Hello eases video chat by emphasizing permalinks over logins

Firefox Hello may never catch up to Skype and Hangouts, but this update makes it much easier to manage regular chat sessions.

The one way to upload folders to OneDrive in-browser

If you'd rather not copy entire folders to the cloud using OneDrive integration on the desktop, be warned: Browser support is a bit hit and miss.


Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app lands on iOS

Google's always handy Chrome Remote Desktop app is now available on iOS.

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Windows 10's new Spartan browser will pack Cortana's smarts, report claims

You know what Windows 10 needs? More Cortana. It's already reportedly coming to your taskbar, and now it sounds like you'll get Microsoft's digital personal assistant in your address bar too.


'Super cookies' can track you even in private browsing mode, researcher says

Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.

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Microsoft's reported 'Spartan' browser will be lighter, more flexible than Internet Explorer

'Spartan could spell the future of Microsoft's browser technology: fewer compatibility issues, more multi-platform friendliness. It will reportedly launch alongside Internet Explorer as part of Windows 10.