Google has begun testing a new “Sign Into Chrome” prompt whenever a user signs into his/her Gmail account using the Chrome browser. The sign in prompt will only show up if the user is not already signed into Chrome.
So far we understand that not everyone at this point is seeing the sign in prompt.…Read More »
Mozilla, the creator of Firefox, has recently been putting forward an effort to explore ways in which they can personalize the web browsing experience without users having to sacrifice privacy. One of their latest endeavors is a proposal for Firefox to share information about your personal interests with websites you visit.…Read More »
How to change text and background colors on websites in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Maxthon, and more [Guide]
I am sure that many of you have come across webpages with black backgrounds and colorful texts that were hard to read (like this one)! You probably wished you could have changed both the backgrounds and the texts on said pages so that it would be comfortable for your reading.…Read More »
The new Google Maps was first shown off back in May at the Google I/O conference, though only the chosen had the chance to give it a spin before Google deemed it ready for public consumption. Beginning today, the new Google Maps is available to everyone, though one should take note this is still a preview, so not everything might work accordingly.…Read More »
Pretty much everyone I know these days uses Google Chrome. I know a couple of people that use Mozilla’s Firefox, and even fewer people that are on Safari or Internet Explorer. I currently don’t know anyone that uses Opera. That’s what it’s like in my part of the world at the moment, and it might be extremely different for you depending where you live.…Read More »
Mozilla, who is best known for its free and open source browser, Firefox, just showed off its new headquarters in Japan. In collaboration with design company NOSIGNER, they’ve created an “open source office.”
If you’re wondering what exactly an open source office is, Mozilla says they not only used commonly available products to populate the space, but have made the designs publicly available for anyone to download: NOSIGNER Open Source Furniture (ZIP File)
The flooring of the office space is made up of plastic palettes with wood panels on top.…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 appealing, although this extension is also available on Windows and Mac OS X too — not just Chrome OS), but that’s not the good part.…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 content easier as well.…Read More »
Want to use the gloriously synchronizing, amazingly web-centric browser that is Chrome for iOS, but feel that it’s not integrated nearly well enough into your device? That’s all part of Apple’s plan, but luckily, there are easy ways around it. For those people who don’t wish to jailbreak their devices, there’s an easy-to-use bookmarklet to send links from Safari to Chrome, and for those who do jailbreak, there’s a tweak to skip Safari all together.…Read More »
Microsoft has been continuously working on improving Skype; trying to keep it at the top position on the list of VoIP services; tweaking options behind the scenes.
Now, Microsoft seems to be in a stride to provide better, uniform access for users to the VoIP client across multiple platforms.…Read More »
The past week has witnessed quite a number of revelations by some of the giants concerned with the computing world. With Apple revealing iOS 6, Microsoft revealing Surface Tablets, leakage of Xbox 720 and Kinect 2 details, and many more, Mozilla has just jumped into the fray with ‘Junior’, a web browser for iOS.…Read More »