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Facebook and Instagram apps can track users via their in-app browsers

If you visit a website you see on Facebook and Instagram, you've likely noticed that you're not redirected to your browser of choice but rather a custom in-app browser. It turns out that those browsers inject javascript code into each website visited, allowing parent Meta to potentially track you across websites, researcher Felix Krause has discovered.  "The Instagram app injects their tracking code into every website shown, including when clicking on ads, enabling them monitor all user interactions, like every button…

Apple Pay May Soon Work With Mobile Browsers That Aren’t Safari

Apple Pay works inside DuckDuckGo on the iPhone 13 Pro running the iOS 16 Beta. Photo: Florence Ion / GizmodoGood news for anyone who’d prefer tapping into Apple Pay for an online transaction: it might become available to use within browsers besides Apple’s Safari. MacRumors contributor, Steve Moser, discovered an Apple Pay button in both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in the latest iOS 16 beta, leading us to believe it will become an option for more third-party browsers.Moser tweeted screenshots showing the Apple Pay

Microsoft Taking Xbox Games Directly to TVs, Game Pass Ultimate Subscriptions to Be Possible via Web Browsers

Microsoft on Thursday said it is working on software to let people play Xbox video games on internet-linked televisions without need of consoles.The news came as Microsoft and other video game industry heavyweights prepare to show off coming titles at an annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) being held virtually beginning Saturday due to the pandemic."As a company, Microsoft is all-in on gaming," chief executive Satya Nadella said in introducing the plan."Three billion consumers look to gaming for entertainment,…

How to boost browser’s ‘performance’: A browser-wise guide

You must have witnessed some slow down in your browsing performance after a certain period of time. While one major reason behind it could be the internet speed, it is not the only thing that affects the browsing speed. The browser cache also plays an important role in the overall browser’s performance. In this how-to guide we will tell you how to clear the browser cache to boost your browsing performance. Read on:Steps to clear cache on Google ChromeOpen Chrome and head to SettingsOn desktop version, Click on More Tools…

Edge, Chrome Browsers Can Lag on Alder Lake PCs Due to GPU Driver Bug

Intel has admitted a graphics driver bug that can cause severe lagging of Chromium-based web browsers on some of the systems that use the company's 12th Generation Core Alder Lake processors with UHD Graphics 770 integrated GPU. The blue giant recommends updating software, changing settings, or switching to an SSD to resolve the issue."Recent Intel UHD Graphics 770 drivers for 12th Gen Intel Core Processors cause Edge and Chrome browsers to lag severely," Intel's description of the bug reads (opens in new tab) (via …

Shortcut key to refresh: What is the shortcut to refresh Windows PC and a web page on Google Chrome and Edge browsers

One common practice while using a Windows PC/ laptop or even a browser such as Google Chrome and Edge is to refresh it every now and then. This restores the performance of the device or browser to an earlier point. You too must be in a habit of hitting the refresh button frequently while working on your laptop or PC. There are many ways to do so, including the shortcut keys. The latter simplifies the task of refreshing a web page or laptop/ PC. In case, you are not aware of the shortcut keys for refresh, fret not, we have…

Tesla CarPlay workaround now supports browsers in each model

Currently, Tesla cars do not support CarPlay, but by the beginning of the year, 9to5Mac reported a nice project called Tesla Android with CarPlay. Created by developer Michał Gapiński, this workaround to enable CarPlay on Telsa cars has now been updated to version 2022.25.1 with a ton of new features. In addition, it now supports all the cars the company has. In a YouTube video, Gapiński says this update makes it easier for first-time users to download the software to enable CarPlay on a Tesla. Not only that, but…

Adobe Reportedly Planning to Introduce Freemium Version of Photoshop for Browsers Soon

Adobe Photoshop might be available as a freemium tool for all users soon, as per a new report. Adobe is reportedly testing out a free version of Photoshop for the browser among some users in Canada. The company has described this service as 'Freemium', and it will be available widely to all the users in a gradual manner. This freemium version of the web-based Photoshop will be accessible to the users from a web browser for as long as they are logged into a free Adobe account, according to the report.The freemium service…

Adobe will release a free version of Photoshop for browsers

Adobe plans to debut a pared down, web-only version of its popular photo-editing tool Photoshop, The Verge today. The company is currently testing this new freemium version with users in Canada, but will eventually make it available to a wider audience. For now, anyone in Canada who creates an Adobe account can access the free, browser-only version of Photoshop. Engadget has reached out to Adobe to find out when it plans to make the tool available to users worldwide, and will update when we hear back. Photoshop has long…

‘Resident Evil Village’ demo is now playable in browsers

Capcom has released a free playable demo of Resident Evil Village and it’s playable in browsers. Capcom is utilising Google’s immersive stream technology, the same tech that powers Stadia, to bring players a slice of Resident Evil Village. You can find the demo here. Since the demo is using Stadia technology, it can be played on any device in 1080p resolution. However, you must have a stable 10mbps internet connection. You also need to have a keyboard and mouse or a supported controller in order to play the game. The…