browsers

The Best Of Cloud-To-Butt, The Only Extension You'll Ever Truly Need

Back in August we happened upon what quickly became our favourite browser extension: Cloud to Butt Plus. And now that we’ve had a good six months to live in a world where every instance of “cloud” on the internet is replaced with the word “butt”, we’ve amassed quite a collection of clippings. It is glorious to behold.


Opera Founder's Fancy New Web Browser Won't Even Need A Mouse

Tired of using your mouse cursor to scroll and click through the web? No, probably not — but a new web browser may give you the option to unplug the sucker anyhow. It’s called Vivaldi, and it springs from the mind of the co-founder and former CEO of Opera. In other words, a man who knows his browsers.


Read The Web Hands-Free With These Automatic Scrolling Tools

You’ve got a coffee in one hand, a mobile phone in the other — who’s got the fingers free to actually scroll down a web page manually? Not us, so we’ve rounded up the best browser extensions and plug-ins that can help provide a solution. Sit back, relax and let your favourite sites flow before your eyes like magic.


Report: New Super Cookies Can Even Track Your Privacy-Mode Browsing

Private browsing modes on most modern browsers are a nice way to at least partially cloak your online habits. But a new breed of super cookies can apparently bypass those privacy modes and keep track of what you’re looking at all the time.


How To Find Long-Lost Passwords Hiding In Your Browser

Wait just a second before clicking that ‘Forgot password?’ link — chances are that your browser has your password stored somewhere in the depths of its memory. Head to your browser’s cache of login details if you can’t recall your credentials, or you’re signing in on a new device altogether.


You Are Not Who Your Browser History Says You Are

I’m a 26-year-old from Montreal, a 27-year-old in Vegas, and a retiree with a penchant for photography. Mostly I’m unemployed. I’m a gamer, a fashionista, an occasional beer drinker and a dog owner. I graduated from a community college, I like to travel, and I wear glasses. Also, I might be Jewish.


Never Forget That Internet Explorer Is Boundless And Will Outlive Us All

With all the excitement bubbling up around the Windows 10 announcement, now is as good a time as any to take a look at the state of Internet Explorer. And, as has been the case since the dawn of time, more people use IE than every other browser combined. Just as they will continue to do until the End Days.


Developer: iOS In-App Browsers Might Be Stealing Your Information

More (slightly) bad security news for Apple, on what’s already been a pretty bad couple of days for iOS: Craig Hockenberry, one of the devs behind Twitterrific, has revealed in a blog post that in-app browsers are capable of logging your keyboard.


If You Use An Old Browser, Google Searches For You Like It's 2011

If you’re still using an ancient browser, it seems like Google is deliberately serving you an older version of the Google homepage from 2011 in the hope that you will upgrade.


The Best (And Worst) Browser For Your Laptop's Battery Life

Ever wondered how much the weight of 10,000 open browser tabs is dragging down your laptop’s battery? Fear not: AnandTech just dug into the particulars with a delightfully detailed test to find out which browser is the biggest battery hog. This information could save mankind(‘s laptop batteries).