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  • Browsing tips: Slow-loading sites, Google Chrome tweak

    True story: I'd been getting fed up with Firefox, in part because it was acting sluggish and flaky, so I decided to give Google's Chrome browser a try. And by "try," I mean make it my primary browser for a couple weeks.

    Written by Rick Broida05 Oct. 11 08:52
  • Edit your browser's AutoFill or AutoComplete

    Tom Guthrie wants to selectively remove the usernames, passwords, and other bits of text from his browser's AutoFill -- or AutoComplete -- feature.

    Written by Lincoln Spector03 May 11 00:42
  • 10 must-have free Firefox 4 add-ons

    The recently released Firefox 4 is a big improvement over previous versions of the popular Web browser, but you can still teach it plenty of tricks.

    Written by Preston Gralla30 April 11 01:32
  • Hands on with Firefox 4

    A lot has changed in the browser universe since Firefox 3.0 launched in June 2008. Google Chrome burst onto the scene, and has undergone frequent updates since then. Microsoft released IE 8 and IE 9. Safari advanced from version 3 then to version 5 now.

    Written by Nick Mediati23 March 11 09:24
  • Can your browser really stop sites from tracking you?

    Something like this has happened to all of us lately: You shop for a watch for a friend's birthday and for a week afterwards every site you visit features ads for watches. It seems like everyone from Google on down is tracking where we go and what we do on the web and using that information to send us targeted advertisements.

    Written by David Daw19 March 11 11:01
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  • 8 killer Safari 5.01 extensions

    Apple's new Safari extension gallery looks a lot like the iOS App Store, populated with colorful icons that hold strange and wonderful things. In case browsing the 100 extensions Apple offers for Safari 5.01 is too much effort, here are eight good ones to get you started:

    Written by Jared Newman29 July 10 08:15
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