Tag Archive: Browser

Vivaldi’s Android browser exits beta, picks up native ad blocking

Vivaldi browser is packed with features and protects your privacy.

What you need to know Vivaldi’s Android browser is now out of beta, and it is available for download on the Play Store. The browser is picking up native ad blocking and tracking protection with the release. With a lot of features on offer and a clean interface with a toolbar at the bottom, Vivaldi’s mobile browser is definitely worth a look.

Vivaldi is one of the  [Read More…]

Google Stadia gets 5.1 surround sound and keyboard in browser

Stadia just got even better!

What you need to know Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service. It’s getting a lot of interesting games in the coming months. It just got 5.1 surround sound, an on-screen keyboard, and more today. You can purchase a Stadia bundle for $ 130 through the Google Store.

Google Stadia is a next-generation cloud game streaming platform that launched late last year. For $ 10 a month — there’s a free  [Read More…]

How to use Google Cast from your Chrome browser

Google Cast is the protocol behind Chromecast, and you can easily stream content to your TV or other Chromecast device directly from your Chrome browser. Even if a website or streaming service doesn’t work with Chromecast, you have the ability to cast a particular tab or your entire desktop directly in Chrome. Here’s how you can get started.

Products used in this guide Stream in 4K: Chromecast Ultra ($ 69 at Amazon) How to cast to your Chromecast  [Read More…]

LastPass accidentally takes down its own browser extension for Chrome

The website and the mobile apps are still working.

What you need to know LastPass inadvertently unlisted its browser extension for Chrome yesterday. The extension is in the process of being reviewed and listed back on the Chrome Web Store. In the meantime, users can still access their login credentials via LastPass’s website or its mobile apps.

LastPass seemingly shot itself in the foot yesterday and accidentally unlisted its browser extension from the Chrome Web Store. This  [Read More…]

Thanks, Chrome: resource-intensive ads may soon be blocked by the browser

Google’s looking out for us.

What you need to know Google is testing a new ‘Heavy Ad Intervention’ feature for the Chrome browser. It automatically disables ads that consume excessive amounts of system resources. The feature is currently only available via a flag on the Canary builds for Chrome 80.

Ever had your system slowed down unexpectedly while browsing the web? Cryptomining ads ⁠— or just poorly optimise ones —may be to blame. And Google wants you  [Read More…]

Why you NEED to install the Keepa browser extension before Prime Day 2019

If you’re planning to shop during Amazon Prime Day, you should use Keepa to see the product price history and avoid making the wrong purchase choices.

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is once again upon us from July 15 to July 16, 2019, and even though during these 48 hours the online retailer website will be packed with deals, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll save money on the products you buy.

The prices on Amazon are constantly  [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…]