Tag Archive: Browser


Opera bakes VPN into latest browser release

Our online security is becoming more and more important. From online trackers to local hackers, we need to start paying more attention to our information and how it’s exploited. Popular browser development house Opera agrees. With its latest release, the company is included a VPN in the browser itself.

With Opera 51, you will receive a free, built-in virtual private network to help secure your online habits. The update will hit users today, March 20th 2019, and is available on  [Read More…]

Opera Browser for Android now includes a free built-in VPN

Included with the version 51 update.

Back in 2016, Opera created a VPN app that allowed you to get unlimited private internet browsing for free. The app was shut down in 2017, and now as part of the version 51 update for the Opera Browser, that VPN functionality is built right into it.

Turning on the VPN is as easy as tapping the new VPN icon at the top left of the browser and toggling it on.  [Read More…]

Google will let European Android users choose a browser and search engine

Google changes its policies in the EU to avoid antitrust scrutiny.

Google will start prompting Android users in Europe to choose a browser and search engine they prefer to use on their device.

The European Commission levied a $ 5 billion fine on Google last year for requiring OEMs to pre-load its own search engine and browser on Android devices. In response, Google has mentioned that it will start charging a paid license to OEMs in Europe  [Read More…]

Amazon’s giving away free $3 credits for installing its browser extension

Cash in today.

The Amazon Assistant is Amazon’s way of helping you stay on top of price comparisons, wishlist items, and your latest Amazon orders. Right now, Amazon is offering new users of the browser extension a chance to snag $ 3 off a future purchase of $ 10 or more. All you’ve got to do is simply download the extension to your computer. This deal is only valid for US customers who have never used the  [Read More…]

Facebook Portal update adds web browser, games, and manual camera controls

The update is rolling out to users now!

Facebook’s Portal is a surprisingly solid entry in the smart display market, and today, a new update is rolling out that adds a lot of new features for both video calling and video content.

Starting first with the content side of things, you can now access ABC News and CNN as additional news sources, in addition to CNN brand Great Big Story that offers “a library of compelling human  [Read More…]

Fight against trackers on the web with Brave Browser (Review)

With the increasing number of privacy scandals, leaks of information, and other creepy “features” implemented by websites, the average customer is increasingly worried about the data collected from them and what the companies decide to do with it. In these times 1984-esque times we live in, Brave offers a browsing experience without ads, trackers, and fingerprinting.

Developer: Brave Software Price: Free

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How to Run Android apps in your Chrome browser on any PC

Want to run Android apps on your laptop or desktop, but you don’t have a Chromebook? Don’t worry, you can still do it. You might not know this, but Chrome has a tool that lets you test out Android apps in-browser.

Certainly, it makes sense to put some Android apps on your laptop. We’re talking about those that have no web equivalent like Snapchat or Evernote. Not to mention games. Any app that’s frustrating to use on a smaller screen,  [Read More…]

The anonymous Tor browser is now available on Android

Tor has been the go-to browser for those who wish to keep their online activities anonymous, and don’t trust that popular browsers like Firefox offer that.

Not only are government agencies tracking our individual online movements, but so are corporations who are in need of our private info to better target ads. Indeed, unseen eyes are everywhere these days, so it’s no wonder that many of us have become privacy-conscious.

Up until now, Tor has given users the ability to  [Read More…]

Google’s Chrome browser gets a new look and features as it turns 10

Google’s Chrome browser turned 10 over the weekend and to mark the event, the developer team has announced a big update that brings a new look and a few other improvements.

Chrome usually gets updated every six weeks, but on the browser’s 10th birthday, Google is going the extra mile in the enhancement department.

The new update will be coming your way today and will be visible on all platforms including desktop, Android and iOS. Here’s what you can expect.

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How to use the private browser on Oculus Go

Getting to incognito mode easily

So you’ve got your Oculus Go up and ready and you’re looking into all the cool things you can do with it. One of those things might be Googling the weird questions you think of at 3AM that you never want to show up in your search history for anyone to see. The solution to this is going incognito, and here’s how!

How to open the browser

Finding the browser on your  [Read More…]