Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
April 19, 2017 – 06:46 | No Comment
Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode

Mozilla has released Firefox 53.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 53.0 due imminently.
Firefox 53 unveils a number of design tweaks, starting with two new – and built-in – compact themes, which …

WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively
March 8, 2017 – 08:22 | Comments Off on WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively
WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively

WebCatalog is an open-source cross-platform tool which runs your favourite websites and services as native desktop applications.
A huge list of supported services includes Amazon, Basecamp, BBC iPlayer, Bing, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook Messenger, Gmail (and just …

Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante
March 6, 2017 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante
Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante

Mozilla has released Firefox 52.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 52.0 due imminently.
Firefox 52 now supports syncing tabs to specific devices, makes various improvements to the Downloads button and introduces a …

Instantly block internet access with NetDisabler
February 22, 2017 – 06:00 | Comments Off on Instantly block internet access with NetDisabler
Instantly block internet access with NetDisabler

Freeware developer Sordum has unveiled NetDisabler, a freeware Windows application which can disable and restore internet access on demand.
The program stands out immediately for its use of three web-blocking techniques: disabling the network adapter, blocking …

WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update
January 26, 2017 – 06:40 | Comments Off on WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update
WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update

It’s barely a week since we looked at the WayBack Machine’s simple Chrome extension, but it’s just had a major update which makes the add-on much more useful.
Clicking the WayBack Machine icon now displays buttons …

Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
January 23, 2017 – 06:27 | Comments Off on Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support

Mozilla has released Firefox 51.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 51.0 due imminently. There are no standout features in this release – the closest thing to a headline addition is the …

Bypass annoying “Error 404” web pages with WayBack Machine for Chrome
January 20, 2017 – 08:27 | Comments Off on Bypass annoying “Error 404” web pages with WayBack Machine for Chrome
Bypass annoying “Error 404” web pages with WayBack Machine for Chrome

You’re busy online, browsing your way through some old web site, when you find a critical link, click it, and: Error 404 – Not Found. Annoying, isn’t it?
WayBack Machine is a free Chrome extension which …

Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection
November 15, 2016 – 04:47 | Comments Off on Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection
Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection

Mozilla has released Firefox 50.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 50.0 due imminently. For the second release in a row it’s launched a week late, but this time the reason behind …

Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
November 14, 2016 – 08:34 | Comments Off on Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations
Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music (Android, iOS) is being revamped to deliver more intelligent context-sensitive playlists and recommendations.
The system now takes account of your location, what you’re likely to be doing and why you might be listening …

WebSite X5 Evolution 13.0 adds parallax scrolling support, 64-bit edition to boost performance
October 11, 2016 – 05:54 | Comments Off on WebSite X5 Evolution 13.0 adds parallax scrolling support, 64-bit edition to boost performance
WebSite X5 Evolution 13.0 adds parallax scrolling support, 64-bit edition to boost performance

Incomedia has released major new versions of its wizard-driven web-building tool with the launch of WebSite X5 Evolution 13.0. Website X5 Evolution is accompanied by both higher (Professional) and lower (Start) packages.
Version 13.0 adds support …

Delayed Firefox 49 FINAL finally makes its bow, decommissions Firefox Hello
September 20, 2016 – 03:21 | Comments Off on Delayed Firefox 49 FINAL finally makes its bow, decommissions Firefox Hello
Delayed Firefox 49 FINAL finally makes its bow, decommissions Firefox Hello

Mozilla has finally released Firefox 49 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The release has been held back a week due to the need to fix two ‘blocker’ bugs. The bugs – which concerned loading …