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  • Google's Chromium browser explained

    Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience. [And, if you hate it, here's how to get rid of it.]

  • Windows 10 browser beatdown: Who’s got the edge?

    Windows 10 users: Not all web browsers are created equal. In fact, it might startle you a little to realize how diverse the range of top-end browser software has become, if you came of age in the era of “Internet Explorer or go home.”

  • Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

    Google's search, mail, maps, and cloud services are practically de facto public utilities. Fire up your browser, and there Google is. But don't take Google for granted--there's much more to its core services than meets the eye.

  • What's with all the Chromebooks?

    Chromebooks should be dead. Netbooks - the Chromebook's shameful forefathers, made from the same plastic parts and budget internals - have shuffled into the sunset, and Chromebooks suffer from similar, shockingly severe limitations. Even calling the Chrome OS an "OS" is a bit too kind, as it's virtually crippled without an Internet connection.

  • 13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

    When Tim Berners-Lee invented the first Web browser in 1990, it was just an application made to read HTML pages passively. Fast-forward to today, and the modern Web browser has become a powerful platform in itself—almost a miniature operating system, capable of running complex JavaScript code and interacting with Flash plug-ins.