Re-Live the Windows 95 Glory Days in Your Browser With This Easter Egg

We've all got some nostalgia for computing days gone by, and you have to admit there's a little corner of your heart that lights up at the thought of Windows 95, right? Right?! Well Microsoft wants you to dig in and find it by taking a trip down memory lane with its new, re-invented web-version of Hover, a Win95… » 10/02/13 10:00am 10/02/13 10:00am

Sharing Your Web Browser with Random Strangers Is Horrible and Awesome

You're never really alone on the Internet. Chances are if you're on a webpage, someone else is there too; you just don't see them. It doesn't have to be that way though. "We See in Every Direction" is a web browser you can share with dozens of other Internet denizens all at once. It is the best and the worst. » 6/15/13 12:00pm 6/15/13 12:00pm

What Horrible Web Browsers Do Your Parents Use?

Google is doing something interesting at Best Buy stores that seems positively ass backwards: they're giving away copies of their Chrome browser on CD. What is this?! 1998?! But when you think about it, it makes sense; they're trying to get less tech savvy users—like our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles—to… » 7/13/12 5:20pm 7/13/12 5:20pm

Google-Funded Study Says Firefox Less Secure than Internet Explorer

Remember when you downloaded Firefox circa 2004 because Internet Explorer was inundating Windows XP with viruses? Those days have long since passed, and according to a Google-funded study carried out by Accuvant, Firefox is now among the least secure web browsers. Naturally, Chrome is the best. » 12/09/11 12:01pm 12/09/11 12:01pm

Download the Faster, Safer, Google Chrome 10 Now

The Google Chrome 10 web browser is out of beta, which means you can now download a stable build of the latest version, which promises a 66% bump in Javascript performance. Google also retooled the settings interface and sandboxed Flash video, making it safer for Windows users especially. [Google via TechCrunch] » 3/08/11 12:31pm 3/08/11 12:31pm