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Anyone using BRAVE UPDATE 1-21-20
#1340908 Tue Jan 07 2020 07:05 PM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 15,183
Boltergeist
My OLD computer is on its last leg and my IT guy has one about ready for me. When I talked to him about DuckDuckGo he said he thought I'd like BRAVE and wants me to try it.

Anyone ever heard of it.......likes, dislikes? I'm just a casual user so I don't need anything fancy.

Yay.....Nay.

Last edited by Achipmunk; Wed Jan 22 2020 01:58 AM.

1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
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1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
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Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340920 Tue Jan 07 2020 08:11 PM
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 9,085
Master Gabster
Never heard of it until now. Here's some sleuthing on-line: https://www.cnet.com/news/brave-1-0...and-safer-while-ticking-off-advertisers/


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Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340929 Tue Jan 07 2020 09:44 PM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 15,183
Boltergeist
...hmmm, perhaps my IT guy knows something? After all, he does it for a living!!


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile
Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340930 Tue Jan 07 2020 09:48 PM
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 9,085
Master Gabster
If you try it let us know how it works for you.


Save a life, adopt a senior shelter pet.
The three main causes of blindness: Cataracts, Politics, Religion.
Name your dog Naked so you can walk Naked in the park.
Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340942 Tue Jan 07 2020 10:49 PM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 15,183
Boltergeist
will do Tiny. It should be installed by the weekend.


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile
Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340948 Tue Jan 07 2020 11:16 PM
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 95
D
Vintage Truck & Tractor
I never heard of Duck duck go. Don't have a clue what it is.


Current project; 1961 C20, 235 I6
Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340951 Tue Jan 07 2020 11:25 PM
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 30,307
ace skiver


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- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
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Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1340962 Wed Jan 08 2020 12:10 AM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 4,610
J
Unrepentant VW Lover
We've been using duck duck go here at HQ for awhile now -- Love it. It's a simple free search engine that doesn't track you or sell your info to third parties. I think Brave is similar, but Consumer Reports liked DDG so we went with it.

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When tomorrow comes..."


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Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1341267 Thu Jan 09 2020 11:38 PM
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,807
J
Shop Shark
I've never heard of either of them. Mozilla has been good for me so far (going on at least 10 years now). Interesting to read that Brave was created by one of the original Mozilla founders. Going to check them both out.

John


J Lucas





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Re: Anyone using BRAVE
Achipmunk #1341268 Thu Jan 09 2020 11:45 PM
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Posts: 1,807
J
Shop Shark
So duck duck go is a search engine and Brave is a browser? Is that correct?

John


J Lucas





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1942 Chevy 1.5-Ton SWB
1959 Chevy Apache 31 Fleetside
1959 Chevy Apache 32 Fleetside
1959 Chevy Viking 40

My Flicker Photos!

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