Category Archives: Browser Tips

Handy Shortcuts for Chrome – and Other Browsers Too

Chrome Shortcuts This tip is for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8x with Google Chrome browser installed (Many of these shortcuts work in Internet Explorer and Firefox too.) Nothing saves time like great keyboard shortcuts. They save you the time of hunting down the correct dialog box or menu item. The only problem with keyboard shortcuts is…remembering them.… Read More »

Google Announces Free Software Removal Tool for Chrome

Google Software Removal Tool for Windows released While it is difficult to come by statistics to find out how many Internet users are affected by software that is manipulating browser settings or installing add-ons and other potentially unwanted tools in browsers, it is clear that this poses a threat to many users. These modifications can be divided into… Read More »

Private Browsing? We don’t have no private browsing!

There’s Really Nothing Private About Private Browsing  As most of you already suspect, privacy today is mostly an illusion. Your favorite browser plays that illusion with so-called private browsing (In-Private browsing, Incognito mode, etc.) And we know that most people might think that using these private browsing modes somehow increases their privacy — but it’s just an illusion.… Read More »

The Death of the Password

The Password Is Finally Dying. Here’s Mine by John Kuczala WSJ The password to my Twitter TWTR +1.29% account, which has been mine since 2007 and through which I have published more than 51,000 tweets, is “christophermims.” Knowing that won’t help you hack it, however. In fact, I’m publishing my password to make a point: The password is finally dying, if we… Read More »