Instantly block internet access with NetDisabler
February 22, 2017 – 06:00 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown
August 1, 2016 – 18:13 | Comments Off on Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown
Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 48 FINAL for desktop. After the relatively minor releases of late, Firefox 48 contains a number of notable new features, both visible and behind the scenes, to excite users.
There’s improved protection …

Check internet speed and web page download times with Speedtest for Chrome
July 29, 2016 – 06:37 | Comments Off on Check internet speed and web page download times with Speedtest for Chrome
Check internet speed and web page download times with Speedtest for Chrome

Speedtest is a free Chrome extension which allows testing your internet connection speeds and web page download time.
It gives you access to the core of the Speedtest.net website in a click or two, wherever you …

Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
June 7, 2016 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams

Mozilla has released Firefox 47 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. Version 47 adds support for Google’s Widevine CDM, enabling compliant sites including Amazon Video to stream DRM-protected video natively using HTML5 rather than via …