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Three practical reasons to use your browser's private mode

It's not just for dirty pictures. Incognito mode can also help you access your favorite news sites and keep upcoming surprises away from prying eyes.

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Opera for Android adds native WebRTC video chat support

Following in the footsteps of Firefox and Chrome, Opera has jumped on board the WebRTC bandwagon.

on greenbot.com

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How to use Chrome's coming voice search feature today

The latest Chrome beta build includes voice search capabilities, but an extension can add the functionality to the stable version of Chrome today.

Mozilla accepting whitelist requests for Firefox's coming plug-in block

Developers will need to present compelling arguments for getting their plug-ins on the whitelist, Mozilla said

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Google now listens for your voice in Chrome beta

Google's voice search is steadily gaining power—it's now in a new Chrome beta. But do you really want Google's ears in your office and home?

Google slightly delays kill switch for Chrome add-ons

Gives extension developers until May 1 to put their work in the Chrome Web Store; new policy will probably take affect with Chrome 35

How to use Google Chrome's secret guest profile feature

A new Chrome feature lets others use your browser without mucking up your bookmarks and settings.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

on macworld.com

Google triggers Chrome 'kill switch' for unapproved plugins

All extensions on Windows must be installed from the Chrome Web Store; those that were not will be permanently disabled

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Data-saving Opera Max for Android enters public beta

Opera's data compression app for Android is now available to anyone in the U.S. that wants to try it, but you may have to wait to start using it.

on greenbot.com

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How to erase specific autosuggested URLs from Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Browser autosuggest features are handy, but when you're typing too fast they can sometimes cause problems. Here's how to fix that.

Ads are coming to Firefox

Firefox has a plan for its new tab page before it gets filled up with your most-visited websites.

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How to clean up the mess left by browser toolbars

The Web has come a long way, but some programs still try to sneak changes to your browser past you. Here's how to undo their evil work.

Hands-on with Mozilla's long-delayed Metro Firefox app: Good thing it's a beta

It's not all bad, but you can't call it good.

HTTPS Everywhere makes Firefox for Android more secure

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's add-on forces websites to use HTTPS encryption whenever possible.

on techhive.com