Internet Explorer has a bad rap when it comes to security, primarily thanks to the prolonged usage of IE6 by the general public. If an independently-conducted study is to be believed, Microsoft has really turned things around with Internet Explorer …Read More »
When you’re in college you find yourself reading quite a few academic papers. And every now and then, even for people with huge vocabularies, you may encounter a word that makes you go “Huh?” Google Dictionary is an extension for …Read More »
An instance of Notepad open on my computer is pretty much a constant thing. I take notes – regularly. I note add-ons and apps I want to review, I organize lists, I keep track of blog posts and the like …Read More »
I read a lot of macro sites in my RSS feeder. I admit this. I Can Haz Cheezburger, Cute Overload, I Has A Hot Dog, Demotivational, all of those and more. And when I find something that’s either too adorable …Read More »
FastestChrome is a productivity extension designed to make your browsing and searches quicker. It features the ability to autoload the next page so that you have uninterrupted scrolling when doing Google searches or reading vertical comic archives or image searches. …Read More »
I love personalization. When I sign up for a new service or a new site I waste no time filling out the profile and making it my own. Back when I used Firefox regularly, I was always on the lookout …Read More »
Thesauruses are fantastic things. They can help you expand your vocabulary and ensure that you don’t sound like every other person writing about your chosen topic. On the flip side, used incorrectly, they can make you sound verbose and overbearing. …Read More »
I don’t get the concept of an add on that is nothing but a redirect to a website. When I installed Typing Test by KeyHero to my Chrome browser, I was expecting a button with a dropdown that would give …Read More »
Last week researchers unveiled a new exploit that allows the hijacking of HTTPS connections, the type of connections the world relies on for secure data transfer over the Internet.
Dubbed CRIME (Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy), the hack exploits vulnerabilities …Read More »
If you’ve ever ended up with a virus on your machine because of a Google search gone wrong, then you probably wish you had some way to know whether or not that site that seems so perfect for what you’re …Read More »
I love Chrome. I love it so very much. It’s fast, it’s reliable, it’s secure, and, even when I’m playing Flash games on Facebook, it hardly ever crashes.
Of course, I’m referring to the desktop version of Google’s popular browser. …Read More »
I’ve never been a big fan of mail applications. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve tried them all. Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, even a little known one called Incredimail (just because my boss at an old job was obsessed with it …Read More »
Back in July it was revealed that Microsoft is being investigated by European Regulators for failing to provide users with the now-famous ‘browser choice’ screen in Windows 8. Apparently Microsoft doesn’t want to go toe-to-toe with the EU because news …Read More »
Anyone else notice Chrome ads on Google.com for people running Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Opera?
Chrome may be dominating browser wars but apparently Google isn’t satisfied. Recently — and by recently I mean past few days, if memory serves — I’ve noticed an ad on Google.com telling me to install Chrome. I first saw the …Read More »
If you are fed up with Java’s security vulnerabilities but are not willing to completely uninstall Java from your computer, a potential middle ground is disabling Java in your browser. This guide shows you how to disable Java in Firefox, …Read More »
Ever wanted to force a Chrome extension to automatically disable itself when you visited a specific website? Some plugins, such as AdBlock Plus, have an option built-in that allow users to disable the plugins for specific websites. Other plugins, however, …Read More »
In terms of global browser usage, Google Chrome surpassed Firefox in December 2011 and beat Internet Explorer 8 in January 2012 but still had less market share than the total Internet Explorer family combined. Now, according to StatCounter, Chrome …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. …Read More »
Around every month or so, some browser analytics service counts up the number of people they saw using each browser and releases measurements of each one’s popularity. At Google I/O this year, Google did the same, counting up the number …Read More »
Google I/O, day two: 310 million Chrome users, Chrome and Drive for iOS, better offline Google Docs, and more
For complete news of today’s events, visit the Google I/O 2012 page.
Today was the second day of Google’s annual developer’s conference Google I/O, and Google showed no signs of slowing down. While yesterday’s announcements were quite Android-centric, today’s show …Read More »
Today is the second day of Google I/O, the annual developer’s conference where Google announces new software and upgrades. Earlier this morning, Google announced that they would be releasing both Google Chrome and Google Drive for iOS later in the …Read More »
With Google I/O 2012 scheduled to start on June 27th, the world is looking forward to see what BIG announcements Google is going to make. At the same time, Firefox had also announced that it’s also having something BIG ready …Read More »
Even though Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10) is waiting to be released publicly, a portion of Internet users are still dwelling on the old versions of IE, the most popular being IE 7. Using older versions of IE not only …Read More »
Watch online videos in cinema style with Turn Off the Lights [Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari]
It’s not everyday you find a browser extension available for all the major browsers so this must be a special day. Turn Off the Lights is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari and it will improve your …Read More »
Wanna capture your browser screen and do cool red rectangles with pointing arrows and text annotations just like Ashraf does? If your answer is yes, then check out Awesome Screenshot.
ABOUT AWESOME SCREENSHOT
By now, you already know that …Read More »
Since Android Market came alive, everybody was waiting for the solution to download Android apps directly from Android Market to their computers. The ability to download apps to your computer and then transfer the APKs to your Android device is …Read More »
A few weeks ago we had a good discussion regarding advertisements. There are many dotTechies who are OK with advertisements; but there are also others that are not. Out of those that dislike ads, there are some that block ads …Read More »
I have been doing this for a long time now but it occurred to me some people may not know this nifty trick. Often times when I browse the web I come across multiple links that I want to follow. …Read More »
Did that title catch your attention? Yeah, I bet it did. According to StatCounter, Chrome 16 is now the most popular browser in the world with 24.96% of market share, surpassing Internet Explorer 8 (20.89%) late last year. Of course …Read More »
Are you a social networking hound? Can’t stay away from Facebook? Seeing as the Internet browser is probably the most used application on your computer, if you are a socialite, wouldn’t it make sense to have a browser that feeds …Read More »
A few months ago in one of my classes a Chrome fanboy proclaimed how “popular” Chrome is and how “everyone must be using it”. At the time a friend and I scoffed at him, partly due to his fanboyism and …Read More »
BitDefender QuickScan: Lightning fast cloud-based malware scanner for quick, on-the-fly security checks
Ever try to use traditional, clunky online malware scanners to try to get a second opinion as to if your computer is clean or infected with malware? I have, and I can attest to the fact that it isn’t pretty. …Read More »
Google redesigned their search page for just a limited few. Want to get it for yourself? Read more to find out.