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Google will start blocking Flash content in Chrome this year

Google will start blocking Flash content in Chrome this year By the end of this year, Chrome will no longer load Flash content directly.When Google flips the switch on this plan, that plugin won’t load automatically Flash content when you just happen across it.

Poll: Should Microsoft be worried about Android on Chrome OS?

Poll: Should Microsoft be worried about Android on Chrome OS? That’s why this week’s poll asks the question: should Microsoft should be worried?Personally, I think Android apps on Chrome OS could spark a major growth of what has to date not been considered much of a rival to Microsoft, the Chromebook.

Mozilla will finally add multi-process support to Firefox 48

As of this writing, Firefox’s multi-process implementation (dubbed Electrolysis, aka e10s), will roll out to a select group of beta users testing Firefox 48.If the initial testers find no problems, the feature will be enabled on more and more systems, until it debuts in Firefox 48 in roughly six weeks.

Microsoft claims Edge delivers 70% more battery life than Chrome

Now, Redmond is claiming that Edge can deliver up to 70% more battery life than Google Chrome.Each browser’s performance varies depending on the specifics of the workload, but according to Microsoft, Edge is always the consistent winner.

New Chrome extensions for Facebook

New Chrome extensions for Facebook Following their slide show update earlier this week, Facebook has great news for Chrome users: You can now save and share things from the web to Facebook with the click of a button.Updates have also been made to Facebook's like, share, send, follow, recommend, and save buttons that users constantly interact with on website and mobile apps.

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone The transition from IE to Edge hasn’t been a particularly successful one for the Windows team and as of last month, the effort has been downright catastrophic.According to a report from Computer World, Microsoft’s combined web browsing efforts of Internet Explorer and Edge have managed to lose some estimated 33 million users as of last month’s tallies.

Chrome OS is five years old and ready to leave kindergarten

Chrome OS is five years old and ready to leave kindergarten Initially released on June 15, 2011, Google’s Chrome OS is now five years old.Preinstalled on Chromebooks (laptops), Chromeboxes (desktops), and Chromebits (dongles), Chrome OS flipped the traditional model of personal computer operating systems on its head by making the web browser the operating system.

Google is testing a Chrome browser that adds post-quantum encryption

Google is testing a Chrome browser that adds post-quantum encryption So, we need a new algorithms for key exchange, or a new way of getting around the requirement for key exchange.Enter, post-quantum cryptography and, in the case of this new experiment from Google, a software solution called CECPQ1.

Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser Earlier this week, Microsoft released a blog post claiming that its own browser, Microsoft Edge, was the only option for streaming Netflix in 1080p on your PC.According to PC World, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera all cap at 720p in the real world while only Edge can stream up to 1080p.

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome.Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera, though the exact ratios and scores depend on workload and use-case.

Google Chrome will start blocking all Flash content next month

Google Chrome will start blocking all Flash content next month The next phase in Adobe Flash’s agonizingly slow demise starts next month when Google Chrome begins blocking all Flash content.Last year in Chrome 52, Google made most Flash content “click-to-play.

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online Fortunately, Microsoft is attempting to dissuade doubtful developers through a multi-pronged strategy that includes tempting app developers from platforms beyond Windows.To further encourage developers from iOS environments, Microsoft is announcing iOS Web Debugging for VS Code available on Windows and Mac.

Having problems getting to Microsoft sites on Chrome? Try clearing your cookies

Having problems getting to Microsoft sites on Chrome? Try clearing your cookies While this isn’t something that’s been a problem for me, a number of users across the web have been running across problems visiting some Microsoft.com sites in Chrome, getting 400 Bad Request errors, which certainly can be annoying.

From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10

From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10 I thought it was time we looked at some alternatives to Windows 10.I’ve heard people complaining that Mac OS is difficult to navigate.