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Browser comparison: How the five leaders stack up in speed, ease of use and more

Do you like your browser fast, easy on system resources, or simple to use? We tested Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari, and found surprising differences on these measures.

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How to make webmail your default email in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera

Tired of seeing Outlook fire up every time you accidentally click a mailto link? Here's how to stop the madness and make those links useful.

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Opera signs deal to become default browser on Microsoft's Nokia feature phones

The Opera browser, which has struggled to gain traction, signs an important deal to power the aging Asha phones that Microsoft inherited in its Nokia deal.

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Turn any browser tab into a basic text editor

Need to quickly take notes while you're browsing the web? Just copy this piece of HTML into an open browser tab and you'll be good to go.

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Regain your privacy with these 3 browser add-ons

It's tough to remain private online, but these three extensions can help.

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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.

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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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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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

Opera Max

New app from Opera helps Android phones use less data

The company is looking for beta testers in the US

on techhive.com