Chrome will block all ads on consistently deceptive websites

Google is stepping up its fight against websites that use shady pop-ups and redirects to ensnare web users. As of December, Chrome 71 will block all ads on the "small number" of sites that consistently use these tactics, whether they're producing fa...

Chrome’s upcoming security change will break hundreds of sites

Google will strengthen Chrome's security with its next release, but that might have some unintended consequences for the sites you use. Security researcher Scott Helme has found that hundreds of the top 1 million sites are using old Symantec HTTPS ce...

Amazon’s new Echo Show packs a larger display and improved audio

Amazon's seemingly non-stop device announcements now include a revamp of its first smart display. The internet giant has unveiled a second-generation Echo Show that ditches the (frankly boring) look of the original in favor of a minimalist design wi...

Firefox brings the thrills of web browsing to VR

Mozilla's headset-focused web browser is finally ready for your cranium: Firefox Reality is available for HTC Vive, Oculus and Daydream devices through their respective stores. The software is designed from the start for AR and VR hardware, with an i...

Windows 10 test ‘warns’ users against installing Chrome or Firefox

Edge has a reputation as "the browser you use to download Chrome," and Microsoft clearly doesn't like that... to the point where it's using some not-so-kind tactics to drive people away from the competition. Users have discovered that a recent Windo...

Security flaw left Safari and Edge users vulnerable to fake websites

A security researcher uncovered a flaw in both Safari and Microsoft's Edge browser that allowed the URL of a safe website to be displayed in the address bar while users were actually being taken to a different, and possibly malicious, website. Rafay...