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Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome updates?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's a sneak preview of what's coming.

Chrome OS Secret Weapon

3 smart shortcuts for a curiously hidden Chrome OS command

Chromebook owners, take note: These are the shortcuts you've been missing.

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How to go incognito in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari

While incognito mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn’t completely hide your tracks online. Here’s how the feature works in each browser, and how to use it.

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Microsoft preps enterprises for 8-week 'Extended Stable' version of Edge

By default, Edge is set to automatically get updates every four weeks beginning later this year. But companies who see that pace as too quick will have another option.

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How to use iCloud Keychain to audit your passwords

Word of another big leak of customer data makes this a good time for enterprise pros to audit their passwords by any means necessary.

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The best new Chrome OS feature you aren’t yet using

This hidden Chromebook gem is well worth your while to uncover.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? 91 nixes more cookies, gives nod to HTTPS by default

Firefox 91 patches 11 flaws, and starts the process of making the HTTPS-only setting the default, and better clears cookies to scrub browser trackers.

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As Mozilla talks up Firefox's future, the present is killing it

Firefox seems to be having an existential crisis.

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Online privacy: Best browsers, settings, and tips

Everything you do online is tracked when you use your browser. But you can fight back.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? Faster phishing site warnings, more Actions

Google's Chrome 92 gets better anti-phishing performance, new 'Chrome Actions,' and patches for 35 vulnerabilities.

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This clever Chrome collaboration tool deserves your attention

If you ever share your screen with anyone, this smart Chrome add-on will change the way you work — for the better.

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8 great productivity tips for Chrome

Save time and get more done with these handy tricks for the Google Chrome browser.

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Apple previews Safari 15 on Big Sur, no macOS beta necessary

Mac users who want to check out the next version of Safari, which has undergone an extensive UI overhaul, can do so without having to wait for macOS Monterey preview to arrive.

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The best progressive web apps for productivity

With Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, or even mobile, these standout PWAs will help you get more done without any of the usual baggage.

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Back to the '90s: Boutique browser Vivaldi now offers its own internet suite

Vivaldi 4.0, which includes an email client, calendar, and RSS reader, reflects a strategy reminiscent of Netscape Navigator.

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Google abandons URL shortening in Chrome

The move, which was unveiled last August, 'didn't move relevant security metrics,' according to a Google staff software engineer on the Chrome team.

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6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

Attention, Chromebook owners: Some useful new stuff is on the way — and some of it's even available this minute, if you know how to find it.

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Microsoft sets IE's date with death — kind of

The company plans to retire Internet Explorer 11 next year, putting it on the path to a long, slow lingering death as the company fully embraces Microsoft Edge.

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