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Maxthon 4.2 review: Browser integrates cloud functionality and multiple session logins

Maxthon has interesting integrated features and good cloud integration, but as with most "alternate" browsers, it's competing against the inertia of whatever environment you've been using for years.

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Latest Chrome build brings all of Chrome OS to Windows 8

The latest version of Chrome is a Trojan horse for Chrome OS.

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In memoriam: The tech we lost in 2013

Blockbuster. WinAmp. AltaVista! These brands, products and websites once meant something, and now they're gone.

Tablet users report hassles with balky browsers

Crashes are among the top complaint from users of iPad Air, Fire HDX, and iPad Mini.

Speed up your web browsing with Vimium's keyboard shortcuts

Vimium for Chrome lets you control websites with your keyboard.

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20% of browsing is now mobile, research finds

Traditional PCs are continuing to give up ground to smartphones and tablets.

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Opera 18 review: This browser's seen radical changes… perhaps too radical

The newest version of Opera has a brand new engine and a stripped-down feature set. Sorry, Opera, but bookmarks aren't significant extras.

Is your browser ready for shopping season?

Qualys found that nearly four in 10 browsers have at least one critical vulnerability, making online holiday shopping a very risky proposition.

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Financial malware program appears to communicate with attackers over the darknet

The malware is called i2Ninja and uses the I2P network (also called the darknet) as a command-and-control (C&C) channel, according to security researchers.

Hands-on with Firefox's revamped 'Australis' interface

Firefox is ditching its Windows 7-esque design in favor of a more Chrome-like experience.