This is another wallpaper for Firefox fans, but a bit less creepy than the last one.Read More »
Do you like (or love) Opera? Then this wallpaper is for you.Read More »
Funny drawing of Firefox vs Chrome… and Internet Explorer.Read More »
Love Firefox? Then you may want to check out this wallpaper.Read More »
Google releases Chrome Office Viewer extension, will help you avoid those pesky virus-infected Office files
Google just released a new Chrome extension called the Chrome Office Viewer — it of course let’s you open and view Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint only) directly in your browser. It sounds like just another way to make things more convenient (and make Chrome OS sound more [...]Read More »
Want to take a stab as to who Internet Explorer would be?Read More »
With semi-unique identifiers like IP address, the Internet was never intended to be a private place. However, privacy is a topmost priority for many web-goers. More specifically, many users are concerned about their surfing habits being tracked by websites and/or ad networks. Disconnect.me is looking to assist you in protecting [...]Read More »
BitTorrent has just announced the release of BitTorrent Surf, a sharing plugin that “brings BitTorrent to your browser.” Basically, BitTorrent Surf hopes to eliminate the need for a separate torrent client and make downloading easier.
In addition to making downloading content easier, BitTorrent is hoping that Surf will make discovering [...]Read More »
Either this an intentional joke or an epic fail by Google.Read More »
New updates and patches for Windows XP end next year. Will you make the switch to Windows 8? Windows 7, maybe?
Windows XP debuted on October 25, 2001, roughly 11.5 years ago. Since then, XP has gained a large following with a good number of people continuing to use the decade-old operating system. In fact, some estimates suggest as much as 1/3 of Windows users are still on Windows XP with [...]Read More »
[Windows] Protect yourself from malware and malicious websites by running your browser in a sandbox with SecuBrowser
The traditional way to fight malware is to use an anti-virus (or anti-malware, if you prefer to call it that). A newer way to protect against malware that has emerged in the last decade or so is using a sandbox — isolating attack vectors (e.g. your browser) so even if [...]Read More »
We all know Mozilla loves the Internet. Not only do they develop a web browser, Firefox, but they have been working on an HTML5-only mobile operating system, Firefox OS. So you shouldn’t be surprised when I tell you Mozilla isn’t stopping now. In fact, their latest endeavor may be more [...]Read More »
Google Chrome’s latest Experiment might just be the most entertaining one yet. “World Wide Maze” allows you to turn any website of your choosing into a 3D Marble Madness-esque game with your computer’s monitor as your main screen and your phone as a tilt controller.
To set this up, all [...]Read More »
Feedly, a news aggregator and RSS reader app available on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Android, and iOS, anticipated the end of Google Reader and were ready for it. As soon as Google announced the end of Google Reader, Feedly made posts informing users of not only Feedly’s intent to make a [...]Read More »
Firefox is on Windows. Firefox is on Android. Firefox is in Linux. Firefox is in Mac OS X. Firefox, however, has yet to be released on iOS (a function-limited non-browser Firefox app was available on iOS last year but was pulled later by Mozilla) and now never will be released [...]Read More »
What is ‘Click-to-Play’ and how to enable it in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer [dotTech Explains]
Recently dotTech posted a joke about websites that start to randomly play videos or audios and how every web browser should have a feature to kill such websites. In the comments a dotTechie — Darcy — posted about very useful comment about using an addon in Firefox to block Flash [...]Read More »
Ever surf the web and all of a sudden sound starts playing from nowhere? Yeah…Read More »
Hackers successfully crack Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer on Windows 8 and Windows 7 at Pwn2Own hacker competition
Chrome OS may have survived a barrage of attacks at Pwnium 3 but Windows and Windows browsers have not been so lucky. At Pwn2Own, a hacker competition sponsored by HP, hackers were able to exploit vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, Chrome on Windows 7, and Firefox on [...]Read More »
Remember that $732 million fine Microsoft was hit with by the EU because Microsoft did not include browser ballot box in Windows 7 SP1? Yeah, well, as it turns out it the EU did not find out about the “error” by mistake. They had help. From Google.
According to a [...]Read More »
How many times have you downloaded a “free” program only to learn it is a free trial?Read More »
Microsoft has just been fined 561 million euros (approximately $732 million) for breaking an antitrust agreement made in 2009.
In that agreement, Microsoft complied with the EU’s request to include a “browser ballot box” in every new copy of Windows which allows people to select their default browser for Windows. [...]Read More »
Chrome wants to know if you prefer “.jpg” or “.jpg”Read More »
So you thought you would be safer with Flash gone and HTML5 taking over? Generally speaking, you are probably right — but not in this particular situation. Computer science graduate Feross Aboukhadijeh has demonstrated a proof-of-concept that allows websites to download unlimited amounts of data to your computer… until your [...]Read More »
Windows 8 users have been using Internet Explorer 10 since launch, but if you decided to stick with Windows 7 instead of using an OS that is considered “weak, terrible and disappointing,” Microsoft has left you with IE9 — until today.
The company has officially made the latest version of [...]Read More »
Almost in stride with its recent release of Firefox 19, Mozilla has announced the intention to block third-party cookies by default starting in Firefox 22.
Cookies are something that are stored on your computer by pretty much every website you visit. The purpose of cookies is to store varying amounts [...]Read More »
As mentioned earlier, starting in Firefox 19, Firefox has a native PDF reader. This means Firefox can view PDFs without you having to install a third-party add-on or program. Firefox’s PDF viewer is enabled by default. The issue is, some people may prefer their third-party PDF readers over Firefox’s built-in [...]Read More »
Another day, another Firefox release; this time it is Firefox 19.
On the whole, Firefox 19 doesn’t bring too many user-facing changes — except for one. Starting with v19, Firefox now has a built-in PDF viewer meaning you no longer need third-party programs/add-ons to view PDF files in Firefox. The [...]Read More »
Most of us dislike having toolbars in our browsers because they are annoying; not only do they tend to hijack our homepages, but they use up a lot of screen real estate, making it more difficult to surf the web… especially if you have 12 toolbars installed in one browser. [...]Read More »
Be sure to run Windows Update this Tuesday, Microsoft is going to release a monster update that fixes 57 vulnerabilities — including a critical Internet Explorer bug
Every second Tuesday of every month Microsoft releases patches of its products on Windows. This day has come to be known as ‘Patch Tuesday’. And this upcoming Patch Tuesday is going to be one you don’t want to miss.
In total, this Tuesday (February 12) will see twelve patches being [...]Read More »
[Windows 8] How to block access to your location by websites in Internet Explorer 10 and other Windows Store apps
Nowadays on the Internet, privacy is the most sensitive thing to everyone. However, websites want every piece of your information for their purposes (usually for advertising goals); even it’s your location. Yes, your location! Most of current popular web browsers have the ability to track your location. However, the websites [...]Read More »
[Chrome] Keep track of your website’s or blog’s Google PageRank and Alexa ranking with PageRank Status
Do you run your own blog, website or webpage? If you do, you probably care somewhat about your website’s page ranking. There are tons of different ways to find out important information about your website, but what I really want is an easy way to check all of this information [...]Read More »
[Firefox, Chrome] Resume unfinished YouTube videos from where you left off instead of from the beginning with Video Resumer
Have you ever been watching a YouTube video and had to stop in the middle of it? I know I have! Maybe it is because I have a short intention span and things distract me pretty easily. Regardless of the reason, I usually come back to the video later and [...]Read More »
When you think of ‘silent update’ for a program, what do you imagine? For me, a silent update is an update that happens behind-the-scenes with no acknowledgement from the user; an update that happens on its own and the user either never finds out or only finds out after the [...]Read More »
[Chrome] Play animated GIFs faster, watch them backwards, or break them into individal frames with GIF Scrubber
If you are like me, you like watching GIF animations on your computer. Maybe you have special sites you go to, or maybe you just stumble across them. Either way, GIFs are all over the internet. The only thing is, I wish I had more control over the GIFs. What [...]Read More »