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3 alternative mobile browsers you'll like better than the one on your smartphone

You're default browser's adequate, but these up-and-comers can help you surf faster or even play Flash movies on iOS.

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Google extends Chrome for Windows XP support until the end of 2015

Google isn't giving up on XP yet, but it hopes you will once Windows 10 rolls around.

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Opera Mini overhauls interface, adds private browsing in version 8.0 update

The release adds in a few swipe gestures and increases your potential data savings.

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BitTorrent's audacious P2P-powered Project Maelstrom browser enters public beta

BitTorrent's Project Maelstrom browser is ready for its public debut. The torrent-retrieving browser enters public beta on Friday.

Firefox 37 supports easier encryption option than HTTPS

For sites that can't support HTTPS, Firefox now supports a simpler option.

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Nintendo says game over to Super Mario 64 on the web

It was fun while it lasted, but Super Mario 64 HD is done...at least in the browser.

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How to figure out if a website is down...or if it's just you

Can't connect to a particular website? Here's how to troubleshoot it.

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Hands on: Microsoft's Project Spartan browser starts small in Windows 10 preview

Debuting in Windows 10 Build 10049, Spartan's in its early stages, but we can see hints of what's to come in the interface, as well as the engine.

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5 secret Chrome app launcher tips and tricks that speed up everyday tasks

Use the app launcher's impressive capabilities to organize apps, search online, use voice commands, and more.

Google Chrome's data-saving compression feature hits PCs

If you need to save on your PC's bandwidth usage but don't want to use Opera, try adding Google's new Data Saver (Beta) extension to Chrome.

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Google embraces Internet Explorer tech to help improve Chrome's scrolling

Google is building a Microsoft technology into Chrome that should help improve browser scrolling.

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Internet Explorer 11 won't use Microsoft's new 'Edge' browser engine in Windows 10

It's clearer than ever: Internet Explorer is the past and Project Spartan is the future. Microsoft recently said IE11 will not use Project Spartan's Edge rendering engine in Windows 10.

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Zero day exploits and browser vulnerabilities spiked in 2014

Secunia found that overall more than 83 percent of vulnerabilities had patches ready when the flaws became public

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10 obscure, highly specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These 8 alternatives scratch more niche interests.

Chrome's bleeding-edge Canary build adds support for next-gen HTTP/2 web tech

Google took another step towards transitioning away from SPDY and towards HTTP/2 by adding the standardized protocol to Canary.