With Big Brother spying and advertising agencies attempting to give you targetted advertisements, protecting your privacy online is getting even more important than earlier. Meet the “Cookie”, the biggest helper to tracking your movement is sitting on your computer via your browser. If you’ve never heard, here’s a direct definition from Wikipedia: A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing that website.
With social media today, it is very easy to lose focus on the work at hand and get distracted. If you’re like me, you probably have Facebook open along with Twitter waiting to catch the latest update. LeechBlock is a simple productivity tool: an extension for the Firefox web browser designed to block those time-wasting sites.
Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview is now available for Windows 7. This release also signals the final preview release before general availability of IE11 for Windows 7 later this fall. IE11 for Windows 8.
Big Brother is watching. And, if you’re on the insecure HTTP protocol then your browsing can be monitored. Although HTTPS has been around forever, many sites (including us) do not allow for browsing on HTTPS.
Firefox 23 added a new feature that automatically blocks mixed content. Mixed content comes into play when browsing secure websites. (i.
The Google Play store has several paid and free browsers for Android phones and tablets. Most phones come inbuilt with a browser. But, you have several options to choose from.
Opera announced today that they have crossed the 300m users mark. The browser has seen an increasing adoption amongst users across all its platforms. I’ve been using Opera for several years now at a time when it was ad-supported.
Opera has always been one of my favourite browers. It’s fast and they have steady update to valuations. It still needs to go a long way to get close to Chrome or Firefox in terms of add-on support, but it’s a good alternate browser, if you need one.
If you’re a website developer, you’ll frequently come across clients who would want their websites working on Internet Explorer, especially legacy versions of the browser. Even though the world has moved on to much later versions of the browser as well as Firefox, Chrome, etc. many organisations still use traditional versions of the browser.
In September 2011, Yahoo! declared that they have no intentions of exiting the search world which is still dominated by Google. As part of that strategy, Yahoo!
Google Chrome has always been my first choice when it comes to browsers because it is fast, efficient and comes with handy extensions and web apps. Recently, I came across an excellent extension, Voice Search, which enables Google Chrome users to search the web speaking the keyword and it will search the item on the desired search engine. In order to use the extension, make sure your microphone is connected.
There is no such feature in Google Chrome which allows users to manage their sessions so that they can be opened later. Today, we came across an excellent extension for Google Chrome, Session Manager, which enables users to manage their session in Google Chrome and open them quickly any time. The default option in Google Chrome only restores the last browsing session and if your browser suddenly crashes, you can lose all opened tabs.