Lifehacker: How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0

Lifehacker: How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0. “Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though people who download a fresh installation of Firefox should have most turned on by default. Either way, we detail all of the changes in the update, and how to enable them, in the section below.”

Before Netscape: The forgotten Web browsers of the early 1990s (Ars Technica)

Ars Technica: Before Netscape: The forgotten Web browsers of the early 1990s. “Update: It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. 2019 marks 30 years since Tim Berners-Lee worked at CERN and came up with a little idea known as the World Wide Web. As all of us do a little Web browsing this weekend, we thought resurfacing this piece outlining those early browsers might make all of us even appreciate Internet Explorer today. This story originally ran on Oct. 11, 2011, and it appears unchanged below.” Obviously not Memorial Day weekend now, but this sat in my Pocket queue for a bit. Still a good read, especially for those of use who used Cello, Mosaic, etc. In other words, get off my lawn…

Gizmodo: How to Browse From Your Phone Anonymously

Gizmodo: How to Browse From Your Phone Anonymously. “Keeping your browsing anonymous is just as important on your phone as it is on your laptop and desktop—whether you want to thwart the advertisers, stop big tech building up a profile on you, or just keep your browsing to yourself, you don’t want to leave your privacy to chance, especially considering we all use our phones for sensitive browsing more and more these days.”

How-To Geek: How to Install Desktop Chrome Extensions on Android

How-To Geek: How to Install Desktop Chrome Extensions on Android. “Chrome Extensions are powerful tools that let you customize your browser experience to your liking. While these have historically only been available on the desktop, a recent update to the Kiwi Browser brings support for desktop extensions to Android.”

9 Ways to Sync Firefox and Chrome: Bookmarks, Passwords, and More (MakeUseOf)

MakeUseOf: 9 Ways to Sync Firefox and Chrome: Bookmarks, Passwords, and More . “Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome? We say both! These top two browsers come with awesome features, extensions, and hacks. It’s easy to switch between them seamlessly if you keep your data in sync across them. Let’s explore nine ways to do that and make Chrome and Firefox work in harmony.”

CNET: Faster Firefox 67 blocks fingerprinting, crypto-naughtiness

CNET: Faster Firefox 67 blocks fingerprinting, crypto-naughtiness. “The new Firefox 67, released Tuesday, concentrates its attention on important parts of website code, speeding up Instagram, Amazon and Google by 40% to 80%, the nonprofit said. It also puts background tabs on hold when you have less than 400MB of free memory to try to avoid slowdowns.”