A subdued address bar and revamped new-tab page gives the browser a clean look that the Russian company says is better suited to Web apps. Yandex plans a mobile-device version later.
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Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.
The newest competitor to Internet Explorer comes from Microsoft itself. Project Spartan is the company's take on browsing in Windows 10.
The new browser, part of the Windows 10 platform, may include Cortana integration, digital-inking support and grouped tabbing, according to sources.
Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.
The Opera Coast 4.0 update includes a new Turbo mode that uses Opera servers to compress images and videos for faster page loads.
If you are an avid online shopper, or you just enjoy looking at photos on social media, you should try the Imagus Web browser add-on.
Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.
The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.
Mozilla says the new Firefox ad initiative takes a kinder, gentler approach to pitching you products.