Tag: Browsers

  • How to Fix Chrome’s Broken RSS Feed Handling

    If you’ve ever tried opening an RSS feed in Google Chrome, you may have been dismayed to find that it does a horrible job of handling them.  RSS feeds (like ours) are meant to provide an easy subscription method to a website, allowing you to view your favorite websites all in one place with an […]

  • Surf the Web, Better the World

    You’re busy. You work for a living and when the 9-5 ends, you relax, have fun and do things that you care about (or, work more). You don’t always have time to give back as much as you want. BetterTheWorld.com changes all that. It’s an online social change community that strives to make it easy […]

  • Stream Music, Create Playlists, and Save the Party for Free with Grooveshark

    Here is the situation: You’re at a party – the girls want to dance and your buddy wants to fist pump like a champ – but no one has any music. You spot an iPod in the corner and take a look at the selection, but all you see are 90’s boy bands and a […]

  • How to Install Adobe Reader Without Installing Adobe DLM (Download Manager) Browser Plugin

    As a quick follow-up to my previous article about installing Flash player without installing Adobe’s DLM browser plugin, I’ll cover how to avoid installing this unnecessary intermediary software when installing Adobe Reader. If you didn’t read my previous article, here’s what you need to know: Adobe DLM is a “download manager” plugin that is installed […]

  • How to Install Adobe Flash Player Without Installing Adobe’s DLM (Download Manager) Browser Plugin

    Most of us use Adobe Flash, that’s simply a fact of the internet.  YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, and dozens of other sites currently use Flash to provide you with interactive media and applications, and until HTML5 (hopefully) gives us a viable alternative, we’re stuck with it in many ways. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t […]

  • How to Enable Vertical Tabs in Google Chrome

    Update: Vertical tabs have now been removed by the Chrome development team. Read more: A fond farewell to vertical tabs in Google Chrome I’ve been using Google’s Chrome web browser exclusively for a few months now, but one of the things I miss most about Firefox is the ability to view my tabs vertically rather […]

  • Time To Update! Adobe Flash Player Patch Fixes 32 Security Holes

    Do you like websites that utilize Adobe Flash Player technology like Hulu and YouTube?  Do you simultaneously dislike having your computer hacked without your knowledge?  Well, do I have some important information for you! A patch for Adobe Flash Player was recently released which patches 32 security vulnerabilities in a recent version of the application, […]

  • How To: Create and Store Passwords Securely Using LastPass

    Answer the following: Do you use the same password for multiple (or all) websites? Have you had the same password for more than 6 months? Is your password strong? Does your password contain plain dictionary words, or include personal information such as your name, address, or phone number? Do you use your browser’s built-in password […]

  • First Look: Fennec (aka Firefox Mobile) for Android

    Last week, a pre-alpha build of Firefox Mobile for Android, codenamed Fennec, was made available for download. Following in the footsteps of the version already available for Nokia’s N900, Fennec looks to bring Firefox’s standout features such as the Awesome Bar, add-ons, and cross platform browser syncing via Mozilla Weave to the Android platform. I’ve […]

  • Chrome Tip: How to Automatically Backup Forms and Text Areas

    You know what’s the worst?  Having your browser crash after you’ve almost completely filled out text areas in an online form.  This is especially disastrous when submitting an online resume – you get the whole thing filled out and poof, it’s gone. If you’re using the free Google Chrome web browser, there’s an easy fix […]