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This Might Be the Only YouTube Browser Extension You’ll Ever Need

YouTube is a real mixed bag. It’s home to so much of our favorite stuff on the internet, but the experience of using website itself isn’t great—filled with distracting recommendations, poor personalization, and ads, ads, ads—unless you take advantage of desktop browser extensions that can make it better. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Use Firefox 87’s ‘SmartBlock’ for Private Browsing

Firefox fans will want to grab the latest version of the browser (87), as it comes with a brand-new SmartBlock feature that’s designed to replace potentially problematic web scripts with local copycat scripts. The point? To ensure that the browser correctly blocks website tracking without breaking the website in the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Use Firefox 87’s ‘SmartBlock’ for Private Browsing

Firefox fans will want to grab the latest version of the browser (87), as it comes with a brand-new SmartBlock feature that’s designed to replace potentially problematic web scripts with local copycat scripts. The point? To ensure that the browser correctly blocks website tracking without breaking the website in the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Set Up Chrome Live Captions on Your Desktop

Google recently added Live Captions to the desktop version of Chrome. With Live Captions enabled, Chrome auto-transcribes any audio playing in the browser, even if the sound is muted.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Where’s the Forward Button in Android’s Chrome Browser?

Sometimes I take on some pretty intense questions for Lifehacker’s weekly Tech 911 Q&A column—hacking this, security that, why-is-there-porn-on-my-device kinds of things. Real monumental stuff. This week, I’m going to lighten the tone a bit by helping a reader with an Android annoyance, one that you might have…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Where’s the Forward Button in Android’s Chrome Browser?

Sometimes I take on some pretty intense questions for Lifehacker’s weekly Tech 911 Q&A column—hacking this, security that, why-is-there-porn-on-my-device kinds of things. Real monumental stuff. This week, I’m going to lighten the tone a bit by helping a reader with an Android annoyance, one that you might have…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Where’s the Forward Button in Android’s Chrome Browser?

Sometimes I take on some pretty intense questions for Lifehacker’s weekly Tech 911 Q&A column—hacking this, security that, why-is-there-porn-on-my-device kinds of things. Real monumental stuff. This week, I’m going to lighten the tone a bit by helping a reader with an Android annoyance, one that you might have…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Vertical Tabs Better in Edge Chromium

Update your Edge Chromium browser today, and you’ll get a fun little prompt asking you whether you want to enable the browser’s new Vertical Tabs feature. As one who always likes trying new things, I decided to take my browser’s suggestion.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Vertical Tabs Better in Edge Chromium

Update your Edge Chromium browser today, and you’ll get a fun little prompt asking you whether you want to enable the browser’s new Vertical Tabs feature. As one who always likes trying new things, I decided to take my browser’s suggestion.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Make Sure Your Browser’s Read-It-Later Tool Isn’t Oversharing

When you come across an interesting article online that you don’t have time to read right away, you may be in the habit of opening it in a new tab to read later—only for it to become lost in the chaotic mess of your browser bar. Instead, you should be using your browser’s dedicated “read […]

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Enable Firefox’s ‘Total Cookie Protection’ for Less Web Tracking

It’s unlikely we’ll ever be able to live a tracker-free life online, but we appreciate the companies doing what they can to at least make tracking users a lot harder, technologically. If you’re a Firefox fan, Mozilla has just launched a new “Total Cookie Protection” mode that basically isolates all of a website’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Enable Firefox’s ‘Total Cookie Protection’ for Less Web Tracking

It’s unlikely we’ll ever be able to live a tracker-free life online, but we appreciate the companies doing what they can to at least make tracking users a lot harder, technologically. If you’re a Firefox fan, Mozilla has just launched a new “Total Cookie Protection” mode that basically isolates all of a website’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Confuse Google Ads With This Browser Extension

In an online world in which countless systems are trying to figure out what exactly you enjoy so they can serve you up advertising about it, it really fucks up their profiling mechanisms when they think you like everything. And to help you out with this approach, I recommend checking out the Chrome/Firefox extension …Read […]

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How to Record Your Screen on a Chromebook

Google is adding a built-in screen recording feature for all Chromebooks in the coming weeks. The new tool lets users capture video of their device’s screen without the need for additional apps or external hardware.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Use ‘Chrome Labs’ to Find New Browser Features

I love when a new Chrome release drops, because it gives me a chance to mess around in the browser’s comprehensive chrome://flags/ screen and dig up hidden features. But rummaging through these flags takes a while, as the browser doesn’t tell you what’s new (or now missing). Unless you’re using Chrome Canary, that is,…Read more… […]

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Use ‘Chrome Labs’ to Find New Browser Features

I love when a new Chrome release drops, because it gives me a chance to mess around in the browser’s comprehensive chrome://flags/ screen and dig up hidden features. But rummaging through these flags takes a while, as the browser doesn’t tell you what’s new (or now missing). Unless you’re using Chrome Canary, that is,…Read more… […]

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Use ‘Chrome Labs’ to Find New Browser Features

I love when a new Chrome release drops, because it gives me a chance to mess around in the browser’s comprehensive chrome://flags/ screen and dig up hidden features. But rummaging through these flags takes a while, as the browser doesn’t tell you what’s new (or now missing). Unless you’re using Chrome Canary, that is,…Read more… […]

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