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Opera’s power-saving mode lands in its stable release channel

A few weeks ago, Opera announced a new feature for its browser on Windows and OS X that aims to make the batteries in your laptop last longer. Until now, this feature was only available in Opera&#821

Opera brings built-in VPN service to its browser

When Opera acquired the virtual private network (VPN) service SurfEasy last March, it obviously did so to build that technology into its browser and maybe its Opera Max data-savings app. It took more

Microsoft launches first preview of its Edge browser with extension support

https://youtu.be/hKAywBrQeAw Extension support has long been one of the weaker features in Microsoft’s browsers. With Edge, the company now offers a new, more modern browser, and starting tod

Opera adds a built-in ad blocker to its desktop browser

There has been a lot of talk about mobile ad blocking lately, but on the desktop, this is an old phenomenon. Until now, however, desktop ad blocking was all about plugins. But Opera is about to chan

Samsung Launches Web Browser For Gear VR

You're strapped into a virtual reality delight and you want to Google something. What do you do? Now you can use a web browser built and optimized specifically for the Samsung Gear VR. The company

Vivaldi Browser Hits Beta After More Than 2M Downloads

Earlier this year, Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner launched Vivaldi, a new desktop browser for power users (and those who were unhappy with Opera’s direction after that company’

Chrome Now Automatically Pauses Flash Content That Isn’t ‘Central’ To A Web Page

Auto-playing Flash content can drain your laptop's batteries (and, if it's an auto-playing ad with audio, get on your nerves). Thankfully, Google has now partnered with Adobe to keep Flash on Chrome i

Firefox For iOS Begins Its Beta Testing Program

Mozilla’s Firefox browser for iOS is nearing public release, as the organization is now actively recruiting beta testers willing to try the app ahead of its App Store debut. A recent survey sen

Former Opera CEO Launches Vivaldi, A New Browser For Power Users

Opera's former CEO Jon von Tetzchner is launching the first preview of Vivaldi today, a new Chromium-based browser that is squarely aimed at power users. Vivaldi features tools like Quick Commands fo

AstroPrint’s Cloud Platform Lets You Manage 3D Printing From Anywhere

500 Startups-backed AstroPrint has made a combination of cloud platform, local software and hardware to enable the management of 3D printing from any device that can connect to the web with a modern b

Google Brings The Account Switcher To The Stable Version Of Chrome

Many people are satisfied with just one Google account, but not all – especially in a world where many work and enterprise accounts are handled via Google, people often find the need to switch among

Yandex Gives Its Browser A Minimalist Makeover

Russian tech giant Yandex has launched a refreshed version of its Chromium-based browser that's been designed to make the browser itself feel less visible to web users.

Google Launches Guest Mode For Chrome Beta

Google is launching a new feature in the Chrome beta channel for Windows, Mac and Linux today that will make it easier -- and safer -- to let others use your computer.

Fonts In Chrome For Windows Will Look Better Soon

Google released the latest beta version of its Chrome browser today, and if you're a Windows user on a machine that runs at least Vista, fonts will now look better on your screen. That's because the C

Maxthon Releases Windows PC Browser Designed To Make Watching Videos Faster

Browser maker <a target="_blank" href="http://www.maxthon.com/">Maxthon</a> has released a browser for Windows PC that is designed for watching videos and includes features like the "AdSkipper," which

Opera Brings Its Touch-Centric Coast Browser To The iPhone

Opera is bringing its Coast browser to the iPhone today. While it uses Apple's own WebKit rendering engine, the interface around it is decidedly different from any other browser you have likely tried

Google Launches Chrome Beta 35

Google today released the latest beta version of Chrome 35. While there aren't any major new feature for end users in this release, the company added a wide range of new functionality for developers

Maxthon Releases Its First Browser For Linux

Maxthon has launched its first cloud browser for Linux. The release is partly due to requests from Maxthon's users, but also because the open-source operating system has become speedier, says Karl Mat

Mozilla’s Australis Design And Improved Sync Come To Firefox Beta 29

A day after releasing the stable version of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/18/firefox-28-launches-with-support-for-vp9-video-and-web-notifications-in-os-x-notification-center/">Firefox 2

Google Adds Built-In “Ok Google” Voice Search To Chrome Beta

There can be little doubt that Google is pushing voice as <a target="_blank" href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&ved=0CC8QFjAB&amp
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