IE 10 for Windows 7 is going to your system automatically

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 IE 10 for Windows 7 was teased in 2011. Yes, it was in 2011 (not a typo) when Microsoft unveiled the first preview version of IE 10 for Windows 7. The second preview also can run on Windows 7. But after that, IE 10 has been for windows 8 only.  Apparently Microsoft attempted to use this IE 10 ...

Encrypted search for all Chrome users in Chrome 25

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As a Chrome user, you probably know the Omnibox, the combined search and address bar in Chrome. But you probably did not notice the difference in search when you signed into Google and when you did not sign into Google. If you sign into Google, the search is encrypted, i.e., the search is sent through https. But if you ...

The looming browser war on Windows RT: Microsoft wants to go back to “Return to the Digital Dark Ages”

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Do you know or even heard about Netscape Navigator? It has been the best browser from its initial launch in December 1994 to its death (almost dead, and bought by AOL) in 1998. It was buried by AOL in 2008. Netscape navigator was not defeated, but was murdered, by Micro$oft. Sometimes, this is  often referred as the First ...

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 ...