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internet plug-ins

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Chrome beta disses plug-ins, speeds tapping on Android

The new beta of Google's browser also adds support for animated WebP images and an interface that lets Web apps vibrate the phone.

By November 21, 2013

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Firefox to deactivate most plug-ins by default

The Aurora test version of Firefox won't load browser plug-ins, such as Silverlight and QuickTime, unless the user grants permission. Flash is the exception.

By September 25, 2013

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Google begins barring browser plug-ins from Chrome

Reliant on plug-ins like Silverlight, Unity, and Java? Make plans to move on or change browsers, because most plug-ins will be banned from Chrome in the next year.

By September 23, 2013

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Plug-ins give Photoshop support for Google's WebP image format

Web developers and graphic artists who want to try the data-saving graphics format now have two choices of open-source plug-ins for Photoshop.

By June 25, 2013

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Microsoft: The Web is better without plug-ins

Why ditch plug-ins such as Flash Player and Silverlight? Microsoft's list: Battery life, security, privacy, and support for mobile devices.

By January 31, 2012

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OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?

If you're ready to take the plunge into storing your files, photos, and more in the cloud but need help deciding which service is right for your needs and wallet, we've got you covered.

By February 19, 2014

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Google paves over hole left by Chrome plug-in ban

Programmers who used plug-ins to invoke third-party software like password managers get a replacement technology built directly into Chrome 29.

By October 15, 2013

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Firefox to block Silverlight and Java -- but not Flash

By default, people who want to use plug-ins with Mozilla's browser will have to manually enable them on each Web page. The reason: better security and performance.

By January 30, 2013

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To Facebook, a shared link is as good as a Like

The company's social plug-ins automatically count links you share -- on your wall or through Facebook messages -- as a "Like" for that page.

By October 4, 2012

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Microsoft joins the anti-Flash crowd with IE10

Browser plug-ins, including Adobe's Flash and Microsoft's own Silverlight, will be excluded from the "touch-first" Metro interface of Windows 8.

By September 15, 2011