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Vivaldi web browser now has an email client, calendar, and RSS reader built in

Vivaldi has positioned itself as a web browser for power users since it first launched seven years ago. But with the latest release, Vivaldi is more than just a web browser – it’s also an email client, calendar, and RSS feed reader. Vivaldi Mail 1.0 is basically an Outlook or Thunderbird-style email, calendar, and feed […]

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Lilbits: Default browsers, WSATools, BeagleV, and Kaby Lake-G

Windows 11 makes it a lot tougher to change your default web browser than Windows 10… but a change in the latest Windows 11 Preview build makes it a bit easier. Hopefully it’ll graduate to the stable version of Windows 11 soon. In other recent tech news from around the web, Google has released an […]

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Lilbits: Lenovo P12 Pro, the end of Sprint’s 4G network, and an Android browser where tab groups are optional, not mandatory

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is an 11.5 inch Android tablet with the specs of a mid-range smartphone including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor, 128GB of storage, and at least 4GB of RAM. With a $340 starting price, it’s a good middle-ground between a cheap tablet like an Amazon Fire device and a premium model […]

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Vivaldi web browser adds more power user features (Accordion Tabs and Command Chains)

Most modern web browsers are designed with an emphasis on simplicity, since the browser itself usually takes a back seat to the sites you’re visiting. But Vivaldi is a web browser designed for folks who want to customize their browsing experience and/or get more done. And the developers keep adding more features aimed at power […]

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Vivaldi web browser gains translation, mail, calendar, and feed reader functions in version 4.0

Since it first launched in 2015, the Vivaldi web browser has been designed for power users thanks to an emphasis on features like keyboard shortcuts, a highly customizable user interface, and a steady flow of new features that have rolled out over the years. Now Vivaldi 4.0 is here, and it includes a whole bunch […]

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Lilbits: What the FLoC?

Google plans to end support for third-party tracking cookies in the Chrome browser, which is ostensibly a response to users’ growing demands for privacy. But Google is first and foremost a company that makes its money by advertising… and these days that’s primarily targeted advertising. So the company plans to keep doing that. Instead of cookies […]

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Vivaldi browsers adds a Break Mode to pause internet activity

The Vivaldi web browser is aimed at power users who want to customize their browsing experience and and use advanced tools for tab management, multitasking, and more. But the latest version of Vivaldi? It’s designed to let you do less. Vivaldi 3.3 introduces a new Break Mode feature that lets you pause all of your […]

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Vivaldi Mobile web browser for Android goes stable (Vivaldi 3.0 for desktop is also here)

Vivaldi is a web browser designed for folks who want to be able to customize the heck out of the tools they use to surf the web. The first version of Vivaldi for desktop computers was released in 2015, but the first public beta of Vivaldi Mobile for Android was released just last year. Now […]

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Vivaldi 2.0 web browser released with data sync, UI enhancements and more customization options

It’s been a few years since the co-founder of Opera Software started a new company and launched the Vivaldi web browser aimed at power users. Today the team is releasing Vivaldi 2.0. The new version of the browser comes more than two years after the launch of Vivaldi 1.0, and it brings a lot of […]

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Vivaldi web browser lets you change default search provider for Private browsing

Most modern web browsers let you choose your own default search engine. But Vivaldi is going a step further by letting you set two different default search providers: one for normal browsing, and another for private browsing. The Vivaldi blog post announcing the feature focuses on the fact that the latest version of Vivaldi sets […]

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Vivaldi 1.2 web browser gets per-tab zoom, custom mouse gestures and more

The developers of the Vivaldi web browser are targeting power users, and the latest version of the browser certainly has some features aimed at people who like to customize their browsing experience. Vivaldi 1.2 adds support for editable mouse gestures, for instance. Just choose the action you want to perform like “history back,” or “close […]

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Vivaldi 1.0 web browser launches, targets power users

There’s a new web browser in town, and it’s packed with geeky features like a heavily customizable user interface, support for stacking browser tabs together in groups, and support for dozens of keyboard shortcuts, quick commands, and mouse gestures. The Vivaldi web browser first launched as a public preview in early 2015. Now version 1.0 is available […]