The Android version of the Brave browser uses 35 percent less power than Google's Chrome on ad-heavy websites, Brave said Wednesday, highlighting a major difference in a world where we often have to keep a close on our phone battery.On tests loading 20 news sites on a Samsung Galaxy S9 phone, Brave's lower power consumption would let you browse the web for 6.8 hours compared … [Read more...] about Blocking ads cuts Brave’s power use 35% below Chrome for Android, the startup says
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You might run an ad blocker in your browser to cut website clutter and keep companies from tracking you online. But the ad-blocking Brave browser has another reason to intervene: to free up memory and preserve your battery life.Detailed tests comparing Brave to Google's dominant Chrome browser, with and without the Adblock Plus and uBlock Origin ad-blocking extensions, show … [Read more...] about Brave cuts browser usage memory 33% to 66% by blocking ads. Also, 40 percent less power usage.
Mozilla has today announced that, starting in October, the Firefox web browser will begin to implement new features aimed at blocking cross-site ad tracking. The changes will make it much harder for third-party advertisers to track Firefox users' web browsing activity and, by extension, it will be more difficult for ad networks to construct personalised profiles of those … [Read more...] about Firefox’s upcoming releases will block ad trackers by default
Mozilla is taking a bold stance against more insidious web advertising practices with an announcement today that its Firefox browser will soon block web trackers by default. The move, which will involve a series of updates over the course of the next few months, is among one of the most proactive approaches to protect consumer privacy that it’s ever employed. … [Read more...] about Firefox will soon block ad-tracking software by default
Millions of us have discovered browser extensions like AdBlock Plus and uBlock Origin can declutter web pages. Now, judging by new data released by Mozilla, it seems we're now discovering we can block website software that tracks us on the internet, too.With the November release of Firefox 57 -- the first Firefox Quantum version -- Mozilla added an option to let people block … [Read more...] about Ad blockers are so yesterday. Now Firefox users increasingly block ad trackers, too