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How to hide your online searches: We browse incognito with Disconnect and Silo

Want to keep Google from serving you search-based ads, or cookies from dropping in unannounced? One of these tools could help.

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JavaScript creator takes Mozilla helm

Brendan Eich takes CEO spot from six-year veteran Jay Sullivan

Microsoft's rules, not Metro, killed Metro Firefox dead

Windows 8.1's tile- and touch-based UI is not in trouble, the engineer who led the Metro Firefox development argues.

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Firefox gets a revamped look and easier sync in latest beta

Don't get too comfy with the current design. It's going away in about six weeks.

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How to use the new, productivity-boosting Google Docs and Sheets add-ons

Google recently added a new add-ons store to Docs and Sheets. Here's how to install third-party apps in your account.

Mozilla kills Firefox browser for Windows 8 Metro

Shipping a final version of Firefox for Windows 8's "Metro" environment "would be a mistake," the vice president of Firefox concludes, because of the tiny number of users.

All major browsers fall during second day of Pwn2Own hacking contest

Researchers demonstrate remote code execution exploits against Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

How to keep your browser organized with pinned tabs

Working with tons of open tabs can be gnarly, but pinned tabs in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera will help make it easier.

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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.

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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.