What is a PNG file?
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What is a PNG file?

We explain what a portable networks graphic is, plus how to edit and convert this type of file
24 Sep 2021
HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?
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Network & Internet

HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?

We look at the difference between the two and tell you how to switch between them
17 Sep 2021
What is a DNS server?
Networks servers
Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
16 Sep 2021
What is an ASPX file?
Web URLs
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What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
9 Sep 2021
Google reveals five high-risk flaws in Chrome browser
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vulnerability

Google reveals five high-risk flaws in Chrome browser

Updated Chrome 93 fixes these serious vulnerabilities
3 Sep 2021
Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11
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operating systems

Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11

Competitors claim the tech giant has made changing default browsers unnecessarily complicated
19 Aug 2021
Microsoft tests experimental “Super Duper Secure Mode” for Edge browser
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internet security

Microsoft tests experimental “Super Duper Secure Mode” for Edge browser

Developers will strip back buggy performance-boosting tech to make room for additional security features
6 Aug 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
5 Aug 2021
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
Best browsers
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
7 Jul 2021
Opera update adds free VPN, built-in ad blocker to ChromeOS browser
Opera's Chromebook web browser alternative
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Opera update adds free VPN, built-in ad blocker to ChromeOS browser

The browser claims to be the first to be fully optimised for ChromeOS since the operating system launched in 2011
1 Jul 2021
Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies
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Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies

Chrome users will be subject to third-party tracking for at least 18 months longer than expected
25 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
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Network & Internet

What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?

Tips and tricks to diagnose and debug a 400 Bad Request error
16 Jun 2021
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
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How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
14 Jun 2021
Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw
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zero-day exploit

Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw

Chain of vulnerabilities used to attack multiple companies worldwide
9 Jun 2021
How to reduce your online footprint
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privacy

How to reduce your online footprint

Tips and tricks to maintain online anonymity
7 Jun 2021
Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections
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web browser

Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections

Developers claim the refreshed browser is cleaner, more intuitive, and responsive to users' browsing habits
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022
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Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022

The iconic web browser will be absorbed into the Chromium-powered Edge from next June
20 May 2021
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
14 May 2021
WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears
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WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears

The web engine joins a list of growing parties to decline to support the controversial third-party cookie alternative
19 Apr 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw

The latest Patch Tuesday sees the Windows developer patch a fifth actively exploited bug disclosed within a week
10 Mar 2021
How to enable private browsing on any device
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privacy

How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
8 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks
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Chromium

Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks

Enterprise administrators will have a slower eight-week option to manage the update
5 Mar 2021