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Avast Secure Browser boosts PC performance by using less memory

By : CIOL Bureau

Avast has introduced built-in performance and battery-saving enhancements in the latest release of Avast Secure Browser, code-named ‘Zermatt’. Memory benchmarking tests* show the new browser controls reduce CPU and RAM demand by up to 50%, and also prolong battery life

Mozilla Firefox 59 comes with faster loading time and improved privacy

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has announced the latest version of Firefox Quantum 59 browser for users on desktop and Android. The newest update has got some interesting features including faster loading time and new settings in the preferences menu to stop websites from

Microsoft removes Google Chrome installer from Windows Store

By : CIOL Writers

Google released its Chrome app on the Windows Store, which just directed users to a download link to install the browser. Within a few hours, Microsoft removed it. In a statement, Microsoft cited the violation of its store policies as the

Google Chrome will roll out ad blocking feature on February 15

By : CIOL Writers

Google is getting ready to bring its ad blocking feature to Google Chrome. The company announced that it will start blocking annoying ads from websites starting February 15, 2018. The news first spotted by VentureBeat said the new feature will

Chrome 63 brings new developer features and improved security

By : CIOL Writers

Google has released a brand new version of Chrome which brings many useful improvements including security boost, dynamic module imports, a new site permissions dialog, redesigned chrome://flags page, Device Memory API, among other developer features. The latest software update, version 63

Firefox will soon alert users if they visit hacked websites

By : CIOL Writers

Firefox is testing a feature that alerts users whenever they visit a website that has been hacked in the past. Firefox is working in collaboration with Troy Hunt, a security expert known for his data breach notification service ‘Have I

Firefox is ready to take on Chrome with much faster and lighter ‘Quantum’ browser

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla, on Tuesday launched its next-generation browser Firefox Quantum that is faster, clocking in at twice the speed of Firefox 52 from March, according to the Speedometer 2.0 benchmark, and lighter with a completely new user interface, Photon. Firefox Quantum, also called

Firefox is adding VR support in the next version

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has announced that its open source web browser, Firefox will soon be compatible with Virtual Reality(VR) headsets. The latest version of the browser dubbed as Firefox 55 will include WebVR, the technology that puts VR into a web browser. The

Firefox launches experimental features- Voice Fill, Send files & Notes

By : CIOL Writers 1

Firefox team just launched three new test pilot experiments that bring voice search, built-in note taking and a tool for sending large files to the browser. Besides the three features announced, the Test Pilot program also includes other experimental features named

Will History be less creepy after Vivaldi shuffles it?

OSLO, NORWAY: The Vivaldi browser is trying to rewrite the History feature giving users insights into