Windows 10 is about to get its biggest change yet

Microsoft is giving Windows 10’s File Explorer a much-needed overhaul, transforming one of the operating system’s key features. It’s always been a struggle to find documents and folders using File Explorer due to its relatively poor search tool. That’s all set to change with the release of Windows 10 20H1 though, which will introduce a […]

Google Chrome will soon block the web’s most annoying video ads

Google is getting tough on annoying ads, and its next plan for cleaning up the web involves cracking down on obtrusive video advertisements that disrupt your browsing experience. Chrome is known for chewing through RAM, slowing performance, but that’s not the only reason pages load slowly; sometimes an overload of ads can cause a problem […]

You should update Firefox now to patch a serious security flaw – here’s how

Mozilla has released an urgent Firefox update after discovering a serious security vulnerability that could allow attackers to take control of users’ computers.  The problem affects desktop versions of the browser, including Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators who control desktop environments in schools, offices, governments and other organizations. Mozilla hasn’t […]

What to expect from Google Chrome in 2020

2019 was a great year for Google Chrome. Despite a hiccup where an experimental update broke it temporarily, it has remained the world’s most popular browser, and is currently rendering sites for between 48% and 64% of web users (depending on who’s counting). Google isn’t resting on its laurels though, and has lots of new […]

Google Chrome bug deletes data from Android phones: what you need to know

The latest Google Chrome update, which brings the browser up to version 79, contains a serious bug that’s deleting app data from some Android devices. The update had already been sent out to half of all Chrome users on Android, but Google has paused the rollout while it investigates the problem and works out a […]