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Dear Lifehacker, I heard that Microsoft is releasing a new browser with Windows 10. What's new? Should I bother using it instead of Chrome or Firefox? Or is it just Internet Explorer with a new paint job?

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If you're a Google Chrome user on a Windows tablet, you may have noticed that scrolling can be a little quirky with just touch inputs. Google's plan to fix this involves borrowing a feature already in Internet Explorer.

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VPNs are great for security, but one of the big reasons many people use one is to mask or change their IP address. This lets you get around location-based restrictions on content, or check if your provider is throttling your connection. Unfortunately, a new security flaw can reveal your real IP address to prying eyes, even if you're using a VPN, and it's easy to exploit. Here's how it works and what you can do about it.

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There's an update rolling out for Chrome right now that adds a new menu to the top-right of the app that lets you manage users. It's ugly and a bit obnoxious if you don't switch profiles often. Here's how to disable it.