Brave Browser Discussion & Update Thread

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  1. BoerenkoolMetWorst

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    Brave Browser 1.26.67 released. No release notes yet, but I saw Chromium was updated to 91.0.4472.114.
     
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    Brave Browser 1.26.67 Released (June 22, 2021)
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    1.26.67
    • Added Brave Search beta to the list of available search engines. (#15663)
    • Added FTX widget to the New Tab Page. (#15790)
    • Added QR code generator to the URL bar. (#15900)
    • Added explict opt-in to Brave News. (#15926)
    • Added the ability for users to import P2P keys for use with IPFS. (#15566)
    • Added the ability for users to publish content using P2P keys with IPFS. (#15422)
    • [Security] Fixed CNAME uncloaking when proxy is set as reported on HackerOne by neeythann. (#16011)
    • Updated adblocking to prevent DNS lookups for CNAME decloaking when requests are already blocked. (#15302)
    • Updated the "Learn more" link on the IPFS interstitial page and under brave://settings/ipfs. (#15829)
    • Updated the Cloudflare privacy policy link on the Unstoppable Domains interstitial page. (#15831)
    • Updated brave://version to show full variation names. (#14780)
    • Renamed Brave Today to Brave News. (#15925)
    • Removed "Block element via selector" from the Brave extension. (#15419)
    • Fixed URL bar search not working in private windows when the search provider was set by an extension. (#10601)
    • Fixed issue where users were unable to share a local file or folder using IPFS. (#16020)
    • Fixed IPFS sub menu not appearing on the hamburger menu until browser restart. (#15822)
    • Fixed Brave being registered as an FTP handler on Linux. (#15812)
    • Fixed issue where the Brave News customize button could incorrectly link to "Customize Dashboard" modal in certain cases. (#15221)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 91.0.4472.114. (#16489)
     
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    Brave Search Beta is now available publicly
    June 22, 2021
    https://www.ghacks.net/2021/06/22/brave-search-beta-is-now-available-publicly/
    Brave: Brave Search beta now available in Brave browser, offering users the first independent privacy search/browser alternative to big tech
     
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    Brave Browser 1.26.74 Released (June 30, 2021)
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    1.26.74
    Android Release Notes

    • Renamed “Brave Search beta” to “Brave” in several locations including settings and the onboarding screen. (#16564)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 91.0.4472.124. (#16600)
    Desktop Release Notes
    • Renamed “Brave Search beta” to “Brave” in several locations including onboarding and the URL bar. (#16564)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 91.0.4472.124. (#16600)
     
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    I've only tried Brave Search once (in Kubuntu) but the results were more relevant for the US than for AU. I may give it another try soon.
     
  7. Rasheed187

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    I have checked it out, and it's not even that bad, nice clean interface and the page loads quickly. It certainly has got potential, but now they need to add more relevant results per country, like you said. But I did like it more than DuckDuckGo, Bing and Startpage.com. For now Google stays the best.
     
  8. Krusty

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    After playing with Brave on Linux I reinstalled it on Windows and am grateful that the annoying prompts to make Brave default can be disabled, hopefully permanently.

    It's not a bad browser really, once I've disabled all the included crap I don't use and I'd say it's faster than MS Edge.
     
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    Brave Browser's new privacy protections: time-based permissions and more
    July 22, 2021
    https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/22/b...-protections-time-based-permissions-and-more/
     
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    Brave Browser 1.27.108 Released (July 23, 2021)
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    1.27.108
    Release Notes

    • Added new hourly options under "Maximum number of ads displayed" for Brave Ads notifications. (#16228)
    • Added "Don't ask me again" button to Wayback Machine infobar. (#8497)
    • [Security] Migrated Tor log from disk to memory as reported on HackerOne by sickcodes. (#16747)
    • Implemented additional WebGL extensions blocking logic. (#15882)
    • Improved "Disconnected" Brave Rewards wallet state. (#15237)
    • Updated default search engine for new installations in certain regions. (#16870)
    • Updated Brave Rewards wallet verification modal under brave://rewards/#verify. (#16178)
    • Updated Brave Ads UI to show estimated pending rewards for current month only. (#15005)
    • Updated fingerprinting protections to always return light mode when set to strict. (#15265)
    • Fixed issue where "Current earnings this month (estimated)" incorrectly decreased in certain cases. (#16861)
    • Fixed various IPFS issues. (#17112)
    • Fixed TLS pins not working. (#15667)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 92.0.4515.107. (#17036)
     
  12. Krusty

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    Release Notes V1.27.109 (July 27, 2021)
    • Fixed “Maximum number of ads displayed” incorrectly being set to 0 after upgrade in certain cases. (#17155)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 92.0.4515.115. (#17162)
    https://brave.com/latest/
     
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    Release Notes V1.27.111 (Aug 5, 2021)
    • Fixed users not being rewarded for New Tab Page Sponsored Image views in certain cases. (#17352)
    • Fixed ads from split groups not being displayed in certain cases. (#17199)
    • Fixed Brave ads database failing to upgrade in certain cases. (#17231)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 92.0.4515.131. (#17306) (Changlog for 92.0.4515.131)
     
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    Brave Browser 1.28.105 Released (August 11, 2021)
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    1.28.105
    Release Notes

    • Added display ads to the Brave News feed. (#16698)
    • Added setting to "Automatically send daily usage ping to Brave" under brave://settings/privacy. (#16583)
    • Added support for additional currencies in the Gemini widget. (#16081)
    • Added the ability for users to rotate IPFS keys. (#15568)
    • Added p2p key export for IPFS. (#16613)
    • Updated the placement of "Privacy and security" section under brave://settings. (#16470)
    • Updated the custom header list to be hard-coded. (#16455)
    • Updated adblocking to collapse HTML elements with blocked image or iframe requests. (#14960)
    • Updated icons used for certain file types when Brave is set as the default application. (#12761)
    • Updated the bookmarks folder icon on the bookmarks bar. (#16940)
    • Updated the Ads History view from 7 days to 30 days. (#16627)
    • Removed duplicate separator under right click context menu. (#15714)
    • Fixed Brave Rewards wallet being reset after upgrading in certain cases. (#16449)
    • Fixed IPFS migration. (#16913)
    • Fixed "Connected peers" not being reset to 0 once IPFS node is stopped. (#16804)
    • Fixed delete button not appearing on brave://history when using the search box. (#7398)
     
  15. Krusty

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    Brave Browser has updated to:

    Version 1.28.106 Chromium: 92.0.4515.159 (Official Build) (64-bit)

    I can't find Release Notes as yet.
     
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    Brave Browser 1.29.76 Released (August 31, 2021)
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    • Added Gemini two-way Brave Rewards wallet. (#17161)
    • Added prompt to enable crash reporting. (#1841)
    • Added support for launching Brave with a Tor window when using the terminal/command line interface. (#2105)
    • Added "Show Search Tabs button" setting under brave://settings/appearance. (#16007)
    • Added "walletActive" parameter to the stats usage ping. (#17059)
    • Added ephemeral support to "BroadcastChannel". (#17220)
    • Added Uphold user ID under brave://rewards-internals to assist with rewards support. (#16937)
    • Added a "Relaunch" button which displays after the in-line "Tips Settings" are modified. (#16941)
    • Changed the location of QR code for iOS devices to be under the "Manage Your Wallet" modal on brave://rewards page. (#16954)
    • Updated the date of installation parameter in the stats ping to expire in 30 days. (#17089)
    • Reduced the height of the download bar. (#1638)
    • Removed the Brave Rewards semi-verified user wallet state which occurred in certain cases. (#15390)
    • Fixed IPFS links not being fully displayed in the Brave Rewards panel. (#16612)
    • Fixed mute button moving when hovering on an inactive tab. (#16860)
    • Fixed the close "x" button not being shown on tab hover with small tab size on macOS. (#13946)
    • Fixed inconsistent capitalization in menu items on Windows and Linux. (#17309)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 93.0.4577.58. (#17668) (Changelog for 93.0.4577.58)
     
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    Well, last I checked it doesn't leak a real VPN connection, nor does Firefox.
     
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    Brave Browser 1.29.79 Released (September 8, 2021)
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    Forum: Release Channel 1.29.79
     
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    Brave Browser 1.29.80 Released (September 8, 2021)
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