Another April 1st joke: Internet Explorer provides best browser battery life

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We all know Internet Explorer sucks. We always recommend our readers to use alternatives, e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Opera, SeaMonkey. Even the old Netscape or Mozilla are far better than the IE. Today, I read a report claiming Internet Explorer provides the best browser battery life (i.e., drain your battery at a slower pace). It sounds like ...

Keep My Opt-Outs: Chrome has the Do Not Track option for long time

Keep My Opt-Outs: Chrome has the Do Not Track option for long time

Recently, Google has been in the cross hair of privacy groups. It was revealed that Google can bypass Safari's privacy settings. Then Microsoft cried out that Google also bypassed the privacy settings of IE very easily (and naturally). It seems people suddenly start to concern about their privacy. Do Not Track becomes a popular word, although most people ...

Another reason to dump Microsoft IE: Microsoft claims Google bypassed its browser privacy easily

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IE privacy setting is just a joke, now this is clear. In our safe surfing guide series (part 4), we recommended you to dump IE and choose a better web browser, e.g., Chrome or Firefox, or SeaMonkey. Today, you get another reason to dump it forever! On Feb. 20, Microsoft claimed that Google has been bypassing the ...

Silent update of IE from January 2012

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Finally, Micro$oft knows how to do silent update for your IE browser. Maybe just learned  from Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Anyway, this is a smart move to stop or at least to slow down the losing of market share (to Chrome and Firefox). M$ won the browser war against Netscape by bundling IE to Windows ...

Why Chrome is the safest web browser?

Why Chrome is the safest web browser?

In our safe surfing guide series, I mentioned one important thing for safe surfing is dumping IE and choosing a better browser. One of  the safest web browser is Google Chrome browser, which is becoming more and more popular. The security features include: Sandboxing. Almost all  browsers now have tabbed browsing, even IE has it for long ...