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Windows 3.1 in Google Chrome. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Windows 3.1 in Google Chrome. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Remember the days before high-speed broadband and photo-realistic graphics, when the best games you could get on PC were things like Win Pool, Brickbuster, and Gopher-It? Now you can go back in time and relive them right inside your web browser.

Samsung's browser with and without Ad Block Fast. GIF: Ad Block Fast

Samsung’s browser with and without Ad Block Fast. GIF: Ad Block Fast

Google has pulled an ad-blocking plugin for Samsung’s Android browser just days after it made its debut. Ad Block Fast promised to deliver faster web browsing by removing unnecessary content, but Google says the app violates its Play Store policies.

Amazon's new tablet comes in a pack of six. Photo: Amazon

Amazon’s new tablet comes in a pack of six. Photo: Amazon

Amazon is rolling out a new update for its Fire tablets that’s going to make nighttime reading much safer, thanks to a feature called Blue Shade. The update also brings a new Activity Center, and a kid-friendly web browser.

Gello is based on Chromium and customizable. Photo: CyanogenMod

Gello is based on Chromium and customizable. Photo: CyanogenMod

The creators of CyanogenMod have this week lifted the lid on Gello, a new, open-source browser for Android that’s based on Google’s Chromium. It features a customizable user interface, a “save for offline” reading mode, site-by-site privacy settings, and other neat features.

"WhatsApp Web" could be coming to a browser near you. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

“WhatsApp Web” could be coming to a browser near you. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

A long-awaited WhatsApp client for desktops could finally be on its way to your web browser. References to a “WhatsApp Web” app have been discovered inside an APK package for Android, less than a week after WhatsApp allegedly tried to poach a web developer from a rival messaging company.

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