Google engineers have proposed changes to Chromium that would break Chrome ad blockers.
In a note posted Tuesday to the Chromium bug tracker, Raymond Hill, the developer behind uBlock Origin and uMatrix, said the changes contemplated by the Manifest v3 proposal will ruin his ad and content blocking extensions, and take control of content away from users.
In totally unrelated news Firefox just gained 50 million new users.
Google Chrome has a nifty way to reset a lot of its options to their defaults, from what your startup page is to your enabled extensions. This is incredibly helpful if you’ve managed to get some adware installed within that browser! We’ve got the cleanup details in today’s Quick Tip.
Some people don’t want to use Google services because of privacy or other reasons. Whatever the case may be, here are some Google alternatives.
Google Chrome is gradually changing the alert in the search bar regarding the security of its website connection. John had mixed feelings about the early announcements.
Not sure why you might need to use private browsing mode in Safari, Firefox, or Chrome on your Mac? Here’s how to enable the feature, and some ideas on how it can help online.
Apple made it easy to block videos that autoplay on websites in Safari on macOS High Sierra and you can do the same in Google Chrome, too.
People are growing increasingly concerned with private browsing, given the state of internet privacy in the US and other countries, as well as increasingly sophisticated phishing attacks. Jeff Butts is one of those concerned citizens, and has found out about a browser that takes security and privacy as seriously as he does.