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TLS Fallbacks are Dead

Just over 5 years ago, I wrote a blog post titled “Misbehaving HTTPS Servers Impair TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.”

In that post, I noted that enabling versions 1.1 and 1.2 of the TLS protocol in IE would cause some sites to load more slowly, or fail to load at all. 345 more words

Security

Opera Expands Native Ad-Blocking to Outside Developer Version

The Opera browser’s native ad-blocking is now official. “Earlier this year, Opera introduced built-in ad blocking for the developer version of its browser. Now, it’s making the same feature available in its regular software for both desktop and mobile devices.”

Tweaks & Updates

Blocking Ads Across Desktop and Mobile Is Now Easier, Thanks to Opera

A couple months after it introduced baked-in ad-blocking to the test version of its browser, Opera has now rolled out the feature in its standard desktop browser, which is used by around 60 million people. 274 more words

Tech

Google Chrome is Now Top Browser

Internet Explorer has been toppled as the most popular Web browser. Now it’s Chrome. “It controls 41.66 percent of the market whereas Internet Explorer and Microsoft’s new Edge browser collectively have 41.35 percent. 22 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Chrome and Firefox, The Best Browsers for Blogging

If you are using Internet Explorer or its predecessor then you aren’t experiencing the blogosphere at its best. For years Microsoft dominated the desktop/laptop but not any more. 124 more words

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Ars Technica Reviews Vivaldi

Ars Technica has a review of the new browser, Vivaldi. “Judging by the user interface design and disappearing features, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari have very little regard for the intelligence of their users. 71 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Colour Differences Between Browsers

I knew that colours look different on different computers/monitors, but until today I didn’t realise how different they could look in different browsers on the… 45 more words

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