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The best Google Chrome extensions of 2017

From productivity-boosting timers to ad blockers and Android messengers on your desktop, these 25 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Support for in-browser VR, among other things

Mozilla's Firefox 55 lets users tweak multi-process performance and takes another step nearer to kicking out Flash.

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Chrome readies built-in ad blocker in early version of Canary

The ad blocker, available for now only on the Windows version of Canary, could reach mainstream browser users by mid-October.

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Top web browsers 2017: Look on the bright side, Microsoft

In July, IE and Edge still lost market share, just not as badly as before. Google Chrome, meanwhile, ticked up.

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FAQ: How Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will eliminate Adobe Flash

Here's what will happen to Flash Player on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari between now and the end of 2020.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Google's Chrome browser debuts MacBook Pro Touch Bar support and delivers patches for 40 security flaws.

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How to manage Chrome updates

Google's Chrome browser is the most popular web browser in use today. Here's how to make sure you have the latest version and can easily manage future updates.

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Verifying and testing that Firefox is restricted to TLS 1.2

After having tweaked Firefox to only use TLS version 1.2, one website can verify that the tweak worked and another can test it.

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Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Online sales are rising, but the Amazon Dash Wand could spur them even more.

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Flash Player updated just 3 days after an update

Traveling a well-worn route, there is yet another update to Adobe's Flash Player. No critical security flaws.

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8 big improvements in Apple’s High Sierra Safari browser

Faster, more private, and standards-focused Apple browser gains new lease of life with High Sierra

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4 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your Android phone's Chrome browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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Chrome bug that lets sites secretly record audio and video is not a flaw Google says

Pay close attention to what permissions you grant websites as you can't depend on the red recording indicator on a Chrome tab to alert you that a site is recording audio and video.

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Mozilla execs clash over whether Firefox has a future

A Mozilla exec belittled browser rival Chrome as domineering and implored users to give Firefox another try.

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King Chrome: Microsoft's browsers sidelined on its own OS

Enterprises may continue to define Microsoft's venerable Internet Explorer as their employees' standard. But a lot workers have moved on to Chrome.

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Google raises heat on Microsoft with new Chrome bundle for enterprises

Google has rolled out an enterprise bundle that packages Chrome, management templates and an add-on for dealing with legacy sites and apps, building on the success its browser already has on the web.

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Windows 10 S is crippleware

We now know more about Windows 10 S — and the more we learn, the more idiotic it looks. No Chrome? No third-party browsers at all? Rewrite all apps? Ha!

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Microsoft will separate Edge from OS updates

Edge updates will now come from the Windows Store, if the rumors are true.

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