October 29, 2011 | Digital Privacy


Dolphin HD, one of the most popular alternative web browsers for Android devices, has now been shown to spy on every website you visit by sending the URLs to a website, en.mywebzines.com, owned by the browser vendor. The company came up with an excuse relating to a “webzine” feature, but that was really weak. Anyway, [...]

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September 6, 2011 | Digital Security


This is a little technical, but it affects your ability to access secure sites without anybody seeing what you’re doing.

DigiNotar, a Dutch provider of SSL certificates, has been hacked, and hacked well and good. The hackers then created rogue SSL certificates, which can be used to impersonate actual, well-known websites, like google.com.

Read on for more, including what to do about it.

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November 2, 2010 | Developer, Software and Downloads


If you design websites, you’ve probably had to view a site in multiple versions of Internet Explorer.

Unfortunately, you can only usually have one version of IE installed on your computer.

Now Micrsoft has come out with a way preview web pages with multiple versions of IE.

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August 8, 2010 | Windows


If you’ve opened up Internet Explorer 6 recently (I only do so for testing), you might have noticed that instead of the normal Microsoft portal (MSN, Live, Bing, and so on), you get a message encouraging you to upgrade your browser.

Click through for more.

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January 3, 2010 | Blogging

Google Chrome

A new survey is showing that Google’s Chrome browser is moving to third place in the browser standings. Granted, the percentage for Chrome is nowhere near Internet Explorer, but I still think this is important. The most important lesson is: You should code your websites to HTML standards as opposed to targeting a single browser’s [...]

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March 5, 2009 | Developer, Software and Downloads

InfoPackets reports that the Firefox 3.1 beta is getting faster at JavaScript and CSS rendering. It’s going to need it for upcoming competition from Google Chrome and Microsoft IE. But the original article‘s test numbers aren’t quite promising. While Firefox 3.1 may be faster than previous Firefox versions, it’s still slower than the current Safari [...]

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July 7, 2008 | HowTo, Power User

Even though Flash FLV movies have become something of an Internet standard, some sites persist in presenting movies in Quicktime format. Here’s how to view them if you have trouble playing them in your browser. Reasons Quicktime movies might not play in your browser might include: You don’t have the latest Quicktime plugin installed. You [...]

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