Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was the butt of many jokes back in the day, but to Microsoft’s credit, they did improve on the browser over the years, although unfortunately, it never did quite manage to shake its poor reputation. This is why Microsoft introduced a new browser called Edge with Windows 10.
If you do a lot of writing, then Grammarly might be a software you have heard of. For those unfamiliar, Grammarly is a piece of software that can check your grammar as you write, identifying problematic sentences and so on. This is helpful regardless of whether or not English is your native language.
Right now with more people practicing social distancing, it can be quite a lonely and isolating experience. However, this is necessary if we want to keep the coronavirus outbreak under control, and to prevent unnecessarily burdening our healthcare system, but there is good news for those who want to watch movies with their friends.
Updates are generally welcome since they usually introduce new features, improvements, and bug fixes. However, there have been times when updates actually cause more problems than they solve, and in more severe instances, have been known to cause software to stop working entirely and even brick devices.
So you’ve found a new favorite browser to use, but you don’t want to lose all the bookmarks and settings that you’ve already setup in the previous browser. If you are trying to figure out how migrate from one browser to another without losing everything, here’s how.
Whenever you buy a product, companies typically encourage users to buy into their ecosystem. This is why it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Microsoft would be forcing users who use the Office 365 installer to use Bing, where it would install a Chrome extension that essentially changes the default search engine to Bing.
Apple’s Mac Pro has been designed to be one of the most powerful computers in the market today, or at least that’s how it’s being positioned. Users can configure it to the max where you could stuff as much as 1.5TB of RAM into it, meaning that in theory, it should be able to handle just about anything you throw at it.
One of the ways to protect yourself online from malware is to be careful of where you download your files from. For example, it might not be the best idea to open emails and download attachments from senders that you aren’t familiar with, nor is it a good idea to download executable files from dodgy-looking websites.
Microsoft and Google are rivals in the tech industry, but more recently, the companies have become more closely aligned than ever when Microsoft launched a Chromium-based version of its Edge browser. It looks like Microsoft’s decision is about to benefit Google yet again in the form of multi tab management.
Earlier this month, it was reported that browser extensions from Avast and AVG were found to be collecting data on users, more so than users were led to believe. Both Mozilla and Opera were quick to disable and/or remove them from the store, but for some reason, Google took no action, at least not on that day.
With macOS, the default browser that comes bundled with the operating system is none other than Apple’s Safari. Safari is an excellent browser, especially if you use multiple Mac computers and/or iOS devices, because it will be able to sync your data such as browsing history across them.
In recent years, we’ve been hearing a lot about data breaches from hotels, retailers, carriers, and so on. As such, there is a lot of our personal information floating out there that we might not know about. It is also possible that with some of these breaches, there is a chance that usernames and passwords could have been compromised.
Companies like Avast and AVG are probably known to users as being the developers of security-based software like antiviruses. However, it seems that the browser extensions that these companies made have been accused of snooping on users who have installed their extensions.
Not a fan of using Edge as your default browser on Windows 10? Here’s how you can change the default browser on your Windows computer.