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The new AOL Reader has many of the same features found in other popular RSS newsreaders. It looks like one of a few good alternatives for those losing Google Reader next week.
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Google's Web browser is gaining traction, according to Net Applications, while Mozilla's Firefox keeps sliding.
Mozilla releases prototype versions of the Firefox browser that work with Oculus Rift and any other VR headsets. Google shows a nibble of interest for Chrome, too.
In addition to the hugely helpful step of indexing all of the text of every page you visit in Chrome, All Seeing Eye captures a screenshot of each page you visit for a quick visual search of your Web history.
Those who want their browser to show Web sites' full addresses should be happy that Google put work on its "origin chip" on the back burner.
Although it's one of the cheapest smartphones around, you're better off saving your money for a slightly pricier handset.
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.
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.
Having trouble adjusting to Firefox 29? If Mozilla’s overhauled browser is giving you fits, take a look at the Classic Theme Restorer extension.
With asm.js and WebGL technologies, Mozilla's browser-based mobile OS will soon get games like Where's My Water.