Google Chrome Will Block Flash Ads, Auto-Playing Videos Starting Sept. 1

Google Chrome Will Block Flash Ads, Auto-Playing Videos Starting Sept. 1

If you hate the blast of noise and music that hits your ears every time an auto-playing video unexpectedly goes off on a web page you’ve just opened, rejoice: Google Chrome will be blocking all Adobe Flash content deemed not central to a web page starting Sept. 1. [More]

Microsoft Edge Revealed As Replacement For Internet Explorer Web Browser

Microsoft Edge Revealed As Replacement For Internet Explorer Web Browser

The final nail in Internet Explorer’s coffin came today, as Microsoft revealed its erstwhile web browser’s replacement: What had been known as Project Spartan is being introduced to the world as Microsoft Edge. [More]

Microsoft: One Out of 14 Net Downloads Could Be Bad For You

Microsoft: One Out of 14 Net Downloads Could Be Bad For You

The Net is just rife with hackers and malcontents just waiting to pounce on unsuspecting Web surfers, right? So, of course, the brainiacs at Microsoft are saying its Internet Explorer 9 web browser can be your online guardian against the rising threat. [More]

Internet Explorer 6 Takes A Dirt Nap

Internet Explorer 6 Takes A Dirt Nap

Aten Design Group of Denver hosted a funeral for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 6 last week, after Google Docs and Google Sites stopped supporting the browser. YouTube will drop IE 6 — released in 2001 — Saturday. CNN reports the story of IE 6’s sendoff: [More]