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Chrome is making some huge privacy changes

Google’s Chrome browser is getting a huge privacy and security makeover, with a redesign of the settings with simplicity in mind. In addition to making controlling how Chrome handles privacy, Google is also switching up how extensions are managed, and how cookies are handled when you’re in the Incognito private browsing mode. A new “You and Google” section in the … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/chrome-is-making-some-huge-privacy-changes-19621224/
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How to Clear the Cache in Microsoft Edge

clear-cache-microsoft-edge-featured.jpg Have you ever encountered a situation when you are expecting changes in a website, but no matter how often you refresh the browser, it keeps showing the same content? This is probably due to your browser cache loading old content. You’ll learn in this tutorial how to clear the cache in the Microsoft Edge browser. Why Clearing the Cache is Useful The cache is a storage area that downloads web page resources so that the next time you visit the page, it can load them immediately instead of downloading from the server again. Since most… Read more13547625.gif

Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-clear-cache-in-microsoft-edge/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedpress.me&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+maketecheasier
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How to Update Microsoft Edge

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Browser updates are important. Updates for Microsoft Edge deliver critical security patches, new features, and performance improvements. The Edge browser automatically updates itself, but you can manually check for and install updates.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/672726/how-to-update-microsoft-edge/
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How to Find Text on a Web Page in Safari on iPhone and iPad

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Sometimes it’s tough to find specific information within a web page in Safari for iPhone or iPad. Luckily, Safari allows you to search for text on any currently open web page using either the touch screen or an attached keyboard. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/671302/how-to-find-text-on-a-web-page-in-safari-on-iphone-and-ipad/
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How Windows 10 1903 Update Breaks Chromium Browsers

how-windows-10-1903-update-breaks-chromi Some Windows 10 updates are amazing. They add great new features and patch security flaws. However, those great updates often come at a price, such as an issue with Chromium-based browsers thanks to the Windows 10 1903 update. Typically, Windows updates just wreak havoc with Windows features, but not this time. The worst part os there’s not much users can do, either. Windows 10 1903 Update Issue While the Windows 10 1903 update was released in 2019, users are still dealing with problems. Google’s Project Zero team discovered a critical issue that makes Chromium-based browsers far less secure…. Read more13533831.gif

Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-windows-10-update-breaks-chromium-browsers/?utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedpress.me&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+maketecheasier
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How to Enable and Disable Full-Screen Mode in Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft Edge lets you browse in full-screen mode, hiding the toolbar, tabs, and other interface elements to give you full-screen web pages. Here’s how to enable and disable full-screen mode in Microsoft’s Edge browser.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/672213/how-to-enable-and-disable-full-screen-mode-in-microsoft-edge/
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Firefox gets a better password manager

Mozilla today launched version 76 of its Firefox browser, and with that, it’s launching a couple of new features that you’ll likely notice if you’re already using the open-source browser.

The highlight of today’s release is the enhanced password manager. Firefox Lockwise, as it is called these days, will now ask you for your device password when you try to copy and paste credentials from your “Logins and Passwords” page in the browser. After you’ve confirmed your device password, you can see and copy your credentials for five minutes. This should make it a bit harder for others to access password-protected sites on your machine, especially if you’re on a computer you regularly share with others.

Also new to Lockwise are alerts for vulnerable passwords that are identical to those that have been stolen in a known breach (but you would never reuse a password, right?), as well as warnings when a website you use has been breached and your logins and passwords were likely stolen.

In addition, Lockwise’s password generator now works with more sites and will help you find 12 random letters, numbers and symbols for you to use as your password.

With version 76, Firefox now also includes an improved picture-in-picture mode for video sites like YouTube. With this, you can keep watching a video in the corner of your screen while you continue with other tasks (though you can’t browse away from YouTube, for example, while you’re watching in the pop-out window). I wish I could have more control over the size of that picture-in-picture window because it’s pretty large, but that’s just how it is for now. New in version 76 is the ability to double-click on the popped out video to make it fullscreen. A small but welcome new feature.

Update: we clarified that PiP mode itself is not new. Only the double-click to fullscreen is.

If you’re an avid Zoom user, you’ll be happy to hear that Firefox has now made a few changes that allow you to use it in Firefox without the need for any additional downloads, and WebRender, which uses the GPU to render websites faster, is now enabled on even more machines.

Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/05/firefox-gets-a-better-password-manager-and-picture-in-picture-support/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29
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Firefox update offers better password security and proper Zoom support

5de9a120-33b9-11ea-9ee6-4d499dde5e0cThe stable version of Firefox 76 for desktop is now available for download, and its new features include upgrades meant to keep your passwords safer than before. To start with, the browser’s Lockwise password manager now displays critical alerts in a…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/firefox-76-better-password-security-proper-zoom-support-130008620.html
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