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To be fair, the latest versions of Internet Explorer aren’t nearly as bad as in the past but, still, doesn’t mean we can’t poke fun at it.Read More »
Funny drawing of Firefox vs Chrome… and Internet Explorer.Read More »
Want to take a stab as to who Internet Explorer would be?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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
How many dotTechies use Internet Explorer? If you are an Internet Explorer user, then you probably want to click away because you may not appreciate the humor. If you are not an Internet Explorer user, however, then you will probably have a good laugh at the following comic. Check it [...]Read More »
In today’s world, there are dozens upon dozens of web browsers out there, especially if you factor in browser apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. When looking at just desktop browsers, most of these dozens tend to be forks of the five major ones — Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, [...]Read More »
As you already know, Windows 8 provides two version of Internet Explorer (IE) 10 in order to satisfy traditional and touch-screen users. So that, IE 10 in Modern UI has some features, which lacks from IE desktop version, to help users easier navigate and view webpage on their mobile device. [...]Read More »
It looks like the bad news for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer just keeps piling on, with every other day seemingly bringing news about a new security problem for the browser.
This time, however, users of the most recent versions — namely Internet Explorer 9 and 10, can rest easy. A new [...]Read More »
If there’s one thing that Microsoft doesn’t need, it’s more bad publicity for Internet Explorer. The company’s browser has often been criticized to be slow and simply downright inferior compared to other offerings right now. Unfortunately for them, it looks like more bad news is on the way.
The bad [...]Read More »
Microsoft admits Internet Explorer sucked but claims “it’s good now”, with new ‘Browser You Loved to Hate’ website
Microsoft has taken a lot of heat for Internet Explorer over the years, and rightly so; compared to other browsers, Internet Explorer is less stables, less open, and a pain to use. Think Microsoft doesn’t know how you feel about Internet Explorer? Wrong. Microsoft knows — and is playing up [...]Read More »
[Windows 8] How to always open mouse-optimized Internet Explorer when on computer or touch-optimized Internet Explorer when on tablet or touch-enabled PC
Windows 8 is, in a general sense, a hybrid system that caters to touch-enabled tablets and PCs, and traditional mouse and keyboard computers. As such, Windows 8 has two parts — Modern UI (e.g. the Start screen) and the traditional desktop. As such, Internet Explorer 10 also has two versions. [...]Read More »
Windows 8 comes with Internet Explorer 10. Now Windows 7 users can also enjoy a taste of Internet Explorer’s latest upgrade, Internet Explorer 10 — Microsoft has just released Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 is, for the [...]Read More »
Do Not Track is a semi-new feature in the digital world that allows users to tell advertisers to not track their online activity for the purposes of serving targeted/personalized ads. To use Do Not Track, it must be built into your internet browser and, thankfully, all four major browsers now [...]Read More »
Microsoft has made waves in the online world by declaring that “Do Not Track”, a new option introduced in browsers that tells websites and ad agencies to not track online user behavior, is enabled by default in Internet Explorer 10. As expected, many organizations came out against this move by [...]Read More »
If you are anything like me, you don’t have a satellite or cable TV service; you most likely get your entertainment from sites like YouTube. If you are in this category, or if you like to watch lots of YouTube videos, then YouTube Enhancer Plus is for you.[...]
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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 9. More specifically, a study by NSS Labs says Internet [...]Read More »
I love bringing you all reviews of wonderful browser add-ons that will make your life easier. Any time I hear about something that consolidates services into one convenient place, I know I have to review it for you wonderful people. I like sharing things that work…and I like warning people [...]Read More »
I do a lot of multi-tab browsing in all of my browsers. Sometimes I hold onto a tab until the end of the day so I can really absorb what it has to say, and relax while doing it. But occasionally, I make mistakes. I’m human – I can’t help [...]Read More »
Microsoft releases new update to plug Internet Explorer exploit — get this now even if you got the earlier one (both 32-bit and 64-bit are supported)
Earlier this week dotTech brought you news about a vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer. Microsoft realized the significance of the vulnerability and quickly issued a hack-and-slash Fix it utility to patch the vulnerability. Aside from the fact that the earlier Fix it apparently didn’t support 64-bit machines, it also wasn’t a [...]Read More »
Chrome Frame is an add-on for Internet Explorer that brings advanced browsing functionality and support for open web standards to Internet Explorer. More specifically, Chrome Frame allows Internet Explorer to render HTML5 just like it would on Google Chrome.
Chrome Frame is possibly the most unobtrusive add-on I’ve ever seen. [...]Read More »
You know that Internet Explorer vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer 7/8/9 on Windows XP/Vista/Win7 dotTech recently posted about? Yeah, well, it looks like Microsoft is on the ball with this one; they have just issued an easy-to-apply ‘Fix it’ to patch the vulnerability. According to Microsoft, “applying the Fix it solution, [...]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 in Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) [...]Read More »
New vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9 allow hackers to remotely control your Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 computer
A couple back-to-back Java vulnerabilities hit the cyber waves a few weeks back. The cyber criminal gang that exploited those vulnerabilities seems to have developed a new zero-day attack. This time the attack has Internet Explorer in its crosshairs.
Security researchers are reporting there is a new zero-day vulnerability affecting [...]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 is coming in that they have caved into European demands.[...]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 ad on Google.com in the form of a blue banner [...]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, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Opera.
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