internet
You Can Officially Browse Your Vine Feed on the Web

Up until now, you've been stuck scrolling through your Vine timeline while hunched over a tiny smartphone screen. Today, though, Twitter's video service has officially unveiled a fully functional browser version along with a brand new, spiffy, full screen TV Mode. Read More >>

gaming
This is the New, Free Browser Game From the Creator of Minecraft

Bored this Monday lunchtime? Check out Drop, the new free-to-play browser game from Notch, the creator of the epic Minecraft. It's like Mavis Beacon slammed into Super Hexagon. Addictive and useful. It's practically, err, educational. Read More >>

piracy
Download BitTorrent Files from Your Browser with BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try. That means you don't have to deal with pesky desktop clients, your browser (Chrome or Firefox) effectively becomes the only BitTorrent client you need. Read More >>

microsoft
Engineer "Mistake" Costs Microsoft Massive £480m EU Browser Monopoly Fine

EU competition police have handed Microsoft an enormous £480m fine, after the software giant admitted that a "technical error" saw new Windows machines arriving without the option to choose a default web browser. Read More >>

google
Google's Terribly-Named "Super Sync Sports" is the Best Way to Waste Five Minutes

Google, famously good at wasting money on seemingly pointless projects, has come up with a corker: a series of crappy Miniclip-style sports/racing/tapping-at-screen games where you use your smartphone as a gamepad to control the game on your computer. Why? Because. Read More >>

gaming
Play Whole Bunch of SNES and NES Games For Free, Right In Your Browser

It's Friday, it's kind of cold, yet sunny outside, and you sure as hell don't want to be stuck in work. But if you have to be physically present at your desk, you could do so much worse than playing a whole bunch of Nintendo classics like Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart, Zelda, Bomberman, and Street Fighter, free and right in your browser. Read More >>

android
You Can Now Grab Chrome Beta For Android

Like living on the bleeding edge? Now you can run the Chrome beta channel on your Android phone, just like your desktop. Quicker, with all the new features, and even faster iteration; what's not to love? Oh yeah, bugs. Read More >>

gaming
North Korea's First Video Game Pyongyang Racer a Smash With Western Gamers

Pyongyang Racer is a browser-based driving game developed in North Korea, giving us curious westerners a chance to drive around the odd landmarks of the secretive state's capital city. Read More >>

gaming
The Future of Gaming Is Quake 4 Running In Your Browser

If anyone had any doubts that the new WebGL and HTML5 technologies could support real, console or desktop-quality gaming, this amazing demo should put that to rest. What you're looking at here is one entire level from Quake 4 rendered purely in the browser -- no plugins, flash or anything, just Javascript, WebGL and Web Audio. This is the future of gaming. Read More >>

piracy
You Can Download BitTorrent Files with Your Browser

Though torrenting files has been around forever, there has always been a relatively high barrier of entry that kept normal people from diving in. Not anymore. BitTorrent just announced Torque, a new JavaScript interface that'll let you download BitTorrent files right from your browser. It's going to be so easy now. Read More >>

lego
Goodbye Productivity, Hello Lego!

Now you can play with mountains of Lego, all day while at work, and you don't even have to tidy up afterwards. Lego have partnered up with Google Chrome to create a Lego sandbox virtual world in a web browser, where you can build to your heart's content. Read More >>

microsoft
Is Microsoft Planning to Limit Your Browser Choice on Windows 8 Tablets?

If you're used to freely choosing which browser you use in Windows, brace yourself: Mozilla is claiming that Microsoft is planning to limit user choice for browsers on tablets running Windows 8. Read More >>

gaming
This Is the Future of Internet Games

The days are numbered for those rubbishy Flash-based games that litter the time-waster game space. We’ve already seen Quake III Arena play in your browser, but that needed a plug-in. Now meet the Half-Life Headcrab that’s rendered, incredibly, using just HTML5 and WebGL – now this is what I call internet gaming. Read More >>

security
Chrome's £38,000 Security Flaw Fixed in Under a Day

Less than 24 hours after a Russian hacker earned himself £38,000 by exploiting Chrome, Google has released an update for the browser which fixes the security threat. Read More >>

security
Chrome Finally Breached in Google's £1 Million Hackathon

Google recently offered up prizes totaling £1 million for those capable of exploiting its browser Chrome. Now, at Google's own competition called Pwnium, a student has walked away with one of the top prizes, earning £38,000 by hacking a PC running Chrome. Read More >>

android apps
Mini Next and Mobile 12 Remind Us Opera's Still Here

Opera on the desktop is championed by the passionate few, but its mobile browsers have enabled smartphones and dumbphones alike to browse the web fast and light for years. Now Opera’s got a new Mini preview to show off and a final release of Opera Mobile 12 for Android – who needs Chrome? Read More >>

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