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.
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.
When you are searching for something on the internet, you might come across websites which are not in your native languages. There are online services like Google Translate which can be used to translate words in to other languages but that can be time consuming. To get rid of this problem, we came across an excellent extension, Bubble Translate, which can be used to translate words without opening any websites.
Ever wondered how fast you could type and how you can improve your typing speed? Recently, we came across an excellent extension, Typing Speed Monitor, which can perform this task. Typing Speed Monitor extension for Google Chrome gives you statistics of how fast you can type, which characters you used the most and how much time you spent typing.
In past, we have covered a great utility, Lingoes, which can help you find meaning of different words. Today, we came across an excellent extension for Google Chrome which can help you find meaning of words just by clicking on them. Google Dictionary is an excellent extension for Google Chrome which helps you find definitions of words as you browse the web.
If you are a Google fan who uses the combination of Gmail on Chrome, then you must have come across many Chrome extensions that complement Gmail. Many of these are new email notification tools and are a great help to the Gmail user. However, sometimes the developer couples this simple function along with many of other Google’s service to produce a cluttered mesh.
Having multiple instant messaging accounts on different websites is a little difficult to manage. There are different applications to sign into and different windows to operate. Moreover each instant messaging client has its own interface which makes everything a little more complicated.
Time has become more important today than in previous centuries. When compared with our ancestors, it can be seen that we get things done quicker and have more time left at the end of the day; ironically however time has become more important to us than it was to them. As technology has advanced, we have gotten used to getting more things done in as little time as possible.
When Google Chrome launched, everyone jumped to embrace the new browser. Unfortunately, each Google Chrome installation contains a unique ID that allowing identifying its user. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like anyone or anything tracking my usage, especially not a company as powerful as Google.
Logged into Orkut today and found this beautiful message on my homepage. Seems like Google is going all out in making Chrome a maximum used browser. We’ve really seen the way Google promotes its products, especially on the homepage itself.