Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Microsoft's Windows 10 2004 arrives (but not for everyone right away)

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

How to go incognito in Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Safari

How to go incognito in Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Safari

While 'incognito' mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn't completely hide your tracks online. Here's how the feature works, and how to use it.

What's in the latest Chrome update? Whole lot of security, privacy shakin' goin' on

What's in the latest Chrome update? Whole lot of security, privacy shakin' goin' on

After skipping version 82 because of the pandemic, Google this week released Chrome 83, which offers users DNS-over-HTTPS and – eventually – tab grouping.

Microsoft touts new business features slated for Edge

Microsoft touts new business features slated for Edge

The Chromium-based browser was supposed to roll out to users earlier this year. Microsoft now says expect that to take place over the next few weeks.

Chrome 85 to erase ads that hog network, CPU resources

Chrome 85 to erase ads that hog network, CPU resources

The company said only 0.3% of all ads online disproportionately account for a big chunk of total network and CPU consumption.

Microsoft monkeys with Office 365, Microsoft 365 release channels

Microsoft monkeys with Office 365, Microsoft 365 release channels

The company has announced sweeping name and default-setting changes for how it updates and upgrades the apps at the core of Office 365 – namely, the locally installed versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Late May release of Windows 10 2004? Expect a minor update this fall

Late May release of Windows 10 2004? Expect a minor update this fall

Given that Microsoft has delayed the full-blown rollout of the latest version of Windows 10 until the end of May, users shouldn't expect many — if any — new features late this year.

Microsoft to start changing Chrome's search engine to Bing for opt-in customers

Microsoft to start changing Chrome's search engine to Bing for opt-in customers

Microsoft has revised its schedule for rolling out a Chrome browser extension to Office 365 customers; it plans to begin adding the extension to Google's browser this month.

What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 76 augments password manager to stymie breach impacts

What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 76 augments password manager to stymie breach impacts

The latest version of Mozilla's browser gets enhanced password protections, fixes 11 flaws and includes tweaks to the video picture-in-picture feature that debuted in Firefox 71.

Microsoft, Apple open virtual dev conferences to all

Microsoft, Apple open virtual dev conferences to all

It's going to be all virtual, all the time, for this year's Microsoft Build event and Apple's traditional WWDC. Blame the ongoing pandemic for the shift.

Windows by the numbers: Windows share shrinks, Linux surges ... wait, Linux?

Windows by the numbers: Windows share shrinks, Linux surges ... wait, Linux?

The coronavirus pandemic and the rush to work from home seems to have upended recent trends in OS use. Windows is down. macOS is up. And so is Linux.

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