Google warns Edge browser users against installing Chrome extensions

Now that Microsoft’s new Edge browser switched to Chromium, extensions from Google’s web store are now compatible and can be installed with ease. But now, Google is warning Edge users when they visit the Chrome web store in a banner at the top of the page. The store explains that it is due to security … Read more

Google Chrome will soon no longer allow you to have ad-blockers

It’s no secret that advertising is Google’s main source of revenue. That’s why Google themselves have admitted that ad-blocking extensions are a risk factor to Google’s revenues in an SEC Form 10-K filing by Alphabet. New and existing technologies could affect our ability to customize ads and/or could block ads online, which would harm our … Read more

Windows 10 will force you to use a Microsoft account during installation

The option to create a local account during the installation of Windows 10 will soon disappear. Right now, when you install Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system, you have had the option to either use a Microsoft account or a local account when setting up the OS. This essentially links the OS to your Microsoft account, … Read more

Microsoft really wants you to use Edge instead of Firefox

It’s no secret that Microsoft really wants you to use their software. For example, when you want to switch your default web browser after installing Google Chrome, you’ll be met with two prompts suggesting you use Microsoft’s own web browser. Users will also see the prompt being suggesting in the taskbar if a laptop is … Read more