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Microsoft’s Edge to Test Browser Extensions

In this day and age, people enjoy customizing their experience with everything. The same goes for their experience when browsing online and with the likes of Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome offering countless extensions Microsoft’s latest browser,…

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Edge and Internet Explorer Browsers Lose Ground to Make Way for Google

It’s no big secret that Microsoft’s browsers are often swapped for offerings from Mozilla and Google, but it looks like their popularity has declined quite a bit last month, at least according to a recent report…

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End of Life for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on Tuesday

Internet Explorer has few fans amongst the tech community, with it’s blatant disregard for web standards and numerous security and privacy issues over the years. It has been some time in the works, but Microsoft has…

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Microsoft Edge Has the Same Security Holes as Internet Explorer

Hopes were so high. After years of being the butt of every browser joke for its poor performance and woeful security, Microsoft announced that its ailing browser Internet Explorer was being replaced by Microsoft Edge with…

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Microsoft Discouraging Users From Downloading Competing Browsers

Microsoft is aggressively pushing the Edge browser in Windows 10 and trying to prevent users from downloading an alternative such as Chrome, Firefox or Opera. By default, Windows 10 only includes Microsoft products such as Edge…

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Internet Explorer Celebrates Its 20th Birthday

The Internet Explorer isn’t the youngest application anymore, in fact, it could celebrate its 20th birthday yesterday. That’s quite a milestone and while it has been discontinued and replaced by the new Edge browser (formerly known…

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Four New Bugs Have Been Found in Internet Explorer

I know most of you don’t even use Internet Explorer and we all know how it was humiliated throughout the years. However, since the new Microsoft Edge might be using some IE code, it’s worth pointing…

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YouTube Live Streaming Now Available With HTML5 and 60FPS Support

It looks like the old Flash Player is going to be scrapped sooner than expected. After enabling support for HTML5 video playback, YouTube is now extending that support to live streaming sessions. This means that users…

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Microsoft’s Spartan Browser Included in Latest Windows 10 Preview Build

The latest build of Windows 10 Technical Preview has given us the first glimpse of Microsoft’s new browser, codenamed Project Spartan. Initially thought to be a direct replacement for the much-maligned Internet Explorer, it has since…

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Internet Explorer Is Getting a Name Change

Despite no official word, rumors are that Microsoft is ditching the Internet Explorer brand for something new, and all we know for sure now is its code-name, Project Spartan. During the Microsoft Convergence, Microsoft’s marketing chief Chris…

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First 64-bit Firefox Build Released

Mozilla has joined the 64-bit browsing party with Firefox for Windows, but only in the Developer Edition for now; it’s a start right? The Developer Edition is a special version of Firefox with built-in tools for…

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Next Microsoft Windows 10 Preview Will Include Spartan Browser

Windows 10 testers will be pleased to hear that Microsoft’s new internet browser, Project Spartan, will be available in a new build of Windows 10 Preview very soon. Kevin Gallo, technical lead for Windows universal apps…

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Mac OS X and iOS More Vunerable than Windows and Linux, Surprised?

With the recent increase in sales of all things Apple, its once strong perception of being very secure is losing steam, especially thanks to the sale over notebooks and iPhones. In a recent report from GFI,…

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First Look at Microsoft’s ‘Spartan’ Browser for Windows 10

Tech website BGR has been given a sneak-peak of Microsoft’s new web browser, codenamed ‘Spartan’, that will replace Internet Explorer in the forthcoming Windows 10. The screenshot above – an older iteration of the in-development browser…

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Microsoft to Ditch Internet Explorer

Poor Internet Explorer. Slow performance, poor security, and the butt of jokes and memes for over a decade. Its feelings obviously hurt, there will be no Internet Explorer 12 to accompany Windows 10 next year. Microsoft…

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Google Chrome… A Battery Killer for Windows-based Laptops?

Forbes appears to have found a major flaw in Google’s popular browser, Google Chrome. It is said that the Chrome browser consumes more battery that Mozilla’s Firefox and even Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, significantly reducing the device’s…

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The Latest Figures Show One Internet Browser Dominates Them All: But Which One?

When it comes to browsers there is always a lot of “usually” friendly rivalry between Microsoft, Mozilla and Google as the big three browsers jostle for top spot. However, with Internet Explorer as the default browser…

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Internet Explorer 9 and 10 Users Exposed To Unpatched Vulnerability

Microsoft revealed yesterday that Internet Explorer versions 9 and 10 both contain an unpatched vulnerability. Computer World reports that these vulnerabilities are mainly being exploited on Internet Explorer 10 by hackers. The distribution of Internet Explorer…

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New Version Of Xbox One May Arrive As Early As Next Year

Microsoft will start shipping the Xbox One on November the 22nd. Latest reports from the Taiwan-based supply chain makers via Digi Times suggest that a new version of the Xbox One may be released in the…

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New Anime Girl Mascot For Internet Explorer

Mozilla has the fox-like character as the logo and icon on their browser, making it the perfect mascot and tag for the internet browser. Whenever people see or hear of fox, they immediately associate it with…

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Microsoft To Deliver 14 Patches Next Week

On September 10th Microsoft will unleash a battery of Microsoft updates for its various products on Windows and Office users. There will be 14 updates delivered, four critical and ten important. All updates may require a…

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Internet Explorer 6 Remains Top Internet Browser – 11 Years After Launch

Softpedia reports that Microsoft’s ancient Internet Explorer 6 browser is still the most popular browser in the market 11 years after its launch. The Net Applications statistics show that with 6.08% market share the Microsoft browser is…

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NSA Saga Is Boosting Business Of Small Internet Browser Companies

StatCounter’s latest figures reveal that “non top-5” browsers are growing in popularity. Currently the top 5 web browsers in order of market share according to StatCounter are Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera while the…

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Bug Bounty Claimed By Google Employee!

Microsoft and other big browser companies often give out “bug bounties” for people who can discover exploits in their software. Microsoft offered up a rather large bug bounty for Internet Explorer 11 and is offering up…

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Windows 8.1 Build 9431 Revealed, Has Start Button

The Windows 8.1 preview is expected to be announced tomorrow and with it we are expecting a host of new features and a significant overhaul of some Windows 8 features. There have been some images made…

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Internet Explorer Remains World’s Number One Browser

Internet explorer isn’t exactly loved by our readers. When you tend to become a bit of a PC enthusiast or tech geek you will almost religiously avoid Internet Explorer at all costs, opting for Mozilla Firefox…