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More Sessions, Drag and Drop Tabs and New Sidebar Design

We’re releasing a major update today that includes a lot of great new features. Here’s a summary: Tasks Become Workspaces Tasks were devised to give you a way to associate tabs to something you have to do, then check it off when it is done. Turns out not enough people were using Tasks in that…

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Why You Need to Dump Your Current Browser

Do you ever feel like your browser is working against you? Whether it’s constantly having to log in and out or having so many tabs open that you can’t even tell which is which, can mean it’s a real struggle to get the browser to do what you want it to. It takes 23 minutes…

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Privacy Features Released in Version 2.0.2.0

The term, “20-20” usually refers to perfect vision. But version 2.0.2.0 of Ghost Browser ironically means the opposite. From this version on, we’ve implemented some advanced privacy features that are intended to cloud the vision of people that might be trying to track you. Cookies and IP addresses have been used to track your usage…

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Introducing Identity Manager

Today we are releasing the beta version of a feature called Identities. Identities are an evolution of Sessions and will live along side them. While Sessions are not going anywhere, we think that most users will find Identities to be their new ‘go to’ for managing multiple accounts. How to Use It To get started…

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Font Fingerprinting

You can be identified through various methods that use the fonts in your browser to create a unique identity or fingerprint. This allows you to be tracked over time in the same browser. One method is similar to Canvas fingerprinting where a web site will render a font in your browser then use the rendering…

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Canvas Fingerprinting

Canvas fingerprinting is a common method used to identify you when browsing the web. This method works by using HTML5 and JavaScript to draw a picture. You can’t see this picture. But once your browser renders it, the binary code used to generate the pixels creates a digital signature that is completely or largely different…

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WebRTC

WebRTC is a technology that is used to deliver communication capabilities such as video chat, screen sharing and some other really cool stuff. But in order to do that well, it also digs into your system internals to pull and reveal your actual IP address, even if you are using a proxy or a VPN.…

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WebGL and 3D APIs

WebGL is a JavaScript API that is used to provide 3D graphics in a browser even if the user doesn’t have plugins to provide this functionality. Very cool right? Well, not if you are going for privacy. Because that same technology can be used to make a fingerprint of your device to identify you as…

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Good Bug Reports Increase Team Productivity

tl;dr Bad bug reports cost your team time. Write and demand good bug reports using this checklist Short specific title Numbered steps to replicate Description of failed expectations Include your thoughts only at the right time Choose correct visual aids (screenshots vs screencasts vs nothing) Get your whole team on board Good Bug Reports Make…

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