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Safari 15 bug leaks browsing activity on iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices

January 17th, 2022

We could all do a better job of keeping our online accounts and private data secure. Unfortunately, there’s only so much that we can do when the software we use leaves us vulnerable to major threats. For example, last Friday, the fraud prevention service FingerprintJS detailed a bug in Safari 15 capable of leaking browsing …

Google Chrome

Chrome will stop draining the life out of MacBooks soon

July 13th, 2020

Google Drain still drains a lot of battery life on MacBook and Windows, but Google confirmed it’s working on several features that should reduce the energy dram on laptops. It’s unclear when these battery-enhancing features will launch, but Chrome does face increased competition than ever before, thanks to Microsoft and Apple. Microsoft’s Edge browser and …

Adobe Flash

Another unpatchable security flaw proves Flash needs to die

June 14th, 2016

Given the endless stream of security vulnerabilities that have continued to plague Adobe Flash for years, it’s almost a surprise that Flash isn’t entirely dead just yet. The latest Flash vulnerability to make waves is a zero-day exploit that was initially relayed to us via a security advisory from Adobe itself. Notably, researchers from Kaspersky Labs …

Private Incognito Mode Privacy Tracking

Is your browser’s private mode actually private?

March 11th, 2016

Modern Internet browsers have private or incognito modes that let you surf the web without leaving any traces. That is, you’re not leaving any traces for anyone using the same computer once you’ve done with your session. Your searches and viewing history will not be recorded for others to see, which can be useful both …

Google Chrome iPhone App Update

There’s finally a better browser than Safari for your iPhone

January 27th, 2016

Despite being a diehard Chrome user on both my Windows 10 laptop and my MacBook Air, I’ve never made the switch from Safari on my iPhone. I’ve given it a shot, but it was just never quite as dependable as the stock browser. Google is aware that many iPhone users have tried and failed to convert to …

Google Chrome Vs Safari

Why it’s time to ditch Chrome on your MacBook

August 5th, 2015

With a 64.8% market share as of July 2015, Google Chrome is by far the most widely used web browser on the planet, easily dwarfing competing browsers from the likes of Microsoft, Apple, and Mozilla. While there’s much to appreciate in Chrome’s streamlined interface and rather snappy performance, using Google’s web browser on your Apple laptop may impact …