A year of Chrome updates gifts laptop users over 2 hours of extra battery life

September 07, 2016 1 min read

Chrome Battery

Just a couple months ago, Microsoft told you that Edge was the browser to beat when it came to battery life. Seems like Google found that test a little suspect. Big G pumps […]

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This door lock knows when you switch your browser to Porn Mode

August 22, 2016 1 min read

porn mode lock

What you do in your web browser when you switch it to porn mode is your own business. As long as nobody comes along and opens up the door unexpectedly. If only there […]

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Only Microsoft Edge can stream Netflix at 1080p on Windows 10

July 14, 2016 1 min read


Microsoft Edge is good at doing more than just downloading Chrome or Firefox. Turns out it’s also good at streaming 1080p video from Netflix — and it’s the only Windows browser that can […]

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Microsoft says Edge won’t bleed your battery dry like Chrome

June 20, 2016 1 min read

edge battery

Your laptop’s battery is in grave peril. Your web browser is slowly sucking the life out of it, and there’s only one cure: switch to Microsoft Edge. According to Microsoft, running Edge as your […]

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Firefox steals second place from Internet Explorer

May 18, 2016 1 min read

Firefox red panda

For years, Internet Explorer has been the butt of jokes. Now, however, it might be time to pull our your violin and play a sad little tune for it: Firefox just stole second […]

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Opera promises unbelievable laptop battery boost with a button click

May 12, 2016 1 min read


Are you a laptop user? Do you wish your web browser wasn’t so power hungry? Then it’s time to ditch Chrome and give Opera’s new battery-boosting feature a try. In a head-to-head test […]

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Opera browser now comes with a free built-in VPN

April 21, 2016 1 min read


Opera may never overtake the other big browsers, but it just became a lot more attractive to privacy-minded users. Opera’s developer edition has started shipping with a built-in VPN, and it’s totally free […]

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Ad-blocking Brave browser will pay you Bitcoins to view ads

April 04, 2016 1 min read


Ever since ad blockers burst onto the scene, content providers have been struggling to figure out how to respond. The makers of the Brave browser have an idea: throw some Bitcoin your way […]

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Microsoft is baking an ad blocker right into Edge

March 31, 2016 1 min read


Edge is a great browser, but Microsoft is still having a tough time convincing users to switch. Maybe a new feature will help… something like, say, a built-in ad blocker. No, not an […]

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Opera becomes the first major browser to ship with an ad blocker

March 10, 2016 1 min read


Over the years, Opera has played an important role in the evolution of web browsers. They helped introduce to features like tabs and private browsing, and now they’re shipping a built-in ad blocker. […]

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MIT boosts webpage loading speeds by 34% with new Polaris system

March 09, 2016 1 min read

Polaris

In the days of dial-up internet access, web pages did not load instantly — not even close. How quickly we forget. Now, most people will simply move on if a site doesn’t load […]

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Chinese antivirus cheats offer $1.2 billion to buy Opera Software

February 10, 2016 1 min read


Opera has been struggling to remain relevant in the battle for browser supremacy for years. Their persistence has just paid off to the tune of $1.2 billion. A Chinese software company, Qihoo, has […]

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