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Opera 21 first to feature 'Aura' hardware acceleration

Blame HTML5: Embedded video ads and other rich media are consuming more and more of your PC's resources. A browser that runs the Web more efficiently will give your PC a more streamlined experience.

Google Chrome flirts with killing URLs

We're all used to lengthy web addresses, but an early Chrome feature suggests Google might try to do away with them.

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How to organize your browser by using pinned tabs

Keep your favorite Web apps organized in your browser.

How to use pinned tabs to keep your browser organized

Keep your favorite web apps organized by using pinned tabs. We'll show you how to use the tab management tool in this video tip.

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EFF's new Privacy Badger browser add-on closes the prying eyes of online trackers

The EFF is working on a new weapon in the fight against online tracking: Privacy Badger.

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10 Chrome apps that make Google Drive more powerful

These Chrome Web Store gems leverage Google Drive for better collaboration, brainstorming, project management and more.

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16 powerful browser extensions that bend the web to your will

The so-called "Open Web" is full of artificial limitations. These extensions blow them away.

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How to selectively delete browser history

Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.

How to selectively delete browsing history

Erasing your entire browsing history might be overkill if you just want to remove one or two sites or pages. In Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer you can selectively delete your browsing history.

Google speeds up encrypted Web communications in Chrome on Android

The company is pushing for widespread support for faster encryption algorithms on mobile and wearable devices

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Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.

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Meet Project Naptha, an amazing Chrome extension for modifying text in web images

Project Naptha makes fiddling with text in web pictures as easy as fiddling with text in Word docs.