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Three free privacy add-ons for Firefox and Chrome

AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.

By May 20, 2014

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Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

The free extensions for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer thwart trackers, block ads (in Firefox and Chrome), and rate the safety of links before you click them: Ghostery, Adblock Plus, and Web of Trust, respectively.

By May 7, 2013

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Check memory usage for Firefox add-ons

Browser running slow lately? One of your add-on installs may be the culprit eating your performance. Here's how to find out which one.

By March 11, 2013

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Firefox for Android beta lets you add your own home screen pages

A key feature in the latest beta for Android users expands the ways you can customize and tweak the home screen.

By July 25, 2014

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Mozilla turns Firefox Android homepage into content hub

The latest Firefox for Android beta focuses on developer tools, but one could have big ramifications by turning the browser's homepage into a platform called Firefox Hub.

By June 12, 2014

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Firefox 8 cracks down on add-ons

The new browser won't let new third-party add-ons run until users give the say-so, and it suggests old ones be disabled. Also: Twitter search and a tab tune-up.

By November 8, 2011

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Google drops plug-ins from Chrome Web Store results

Plug-ins like Silverlight and Google Earth will be harder to find in the Chrome Web Store as Google works to build a safer, faster Web browser.

By May 27, 2014

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Microsoft tells IE users how to defend against zero-day bug

In lieu of a fix, Microsoft offers workarounds to combat the bug that has left browser users open to attacks.

By April 30, 2014

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Massive Firefox update hits refresh on browsing

The Firefox overhaul applies the lessons of mobile design to Mozilla's desktop browser to unify its look across devices, a change more than two years in the making.

By April 29, 2014

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LastPass checks sites for 'Heartbleed' automatically

Password manager LastPass adds a Heartbleed bug vulnerability scan to its site security check.

By April 9, 2014