DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
January 28, 2017 – 09:57 | No Comment
DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops

Last month we wrote about DevDocs for Chrome, a free extension which gives access to API documentation for around 200 programming languages and technologies.
Now an unofficial Electron-based applet, DevDocs, brings the service specifically to the …

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 …

Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere
December 15, 2016 – 06:54 | Comments Off on Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere
Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere

Vectr is a well-designed cross-platform vector editor with a strong focus on sharing and collaboration.
The simple interface may look basic, at least initially: a few basic shapes, pen, pencil and text tools and not much …

B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites
December 5, 2016 – 10:33 | Comments Off on B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites
B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites

A busy Facebook feed could be crammed with all kinds of articles and news headlines, but are they genuine, or propaganda, or hoaxes, or something else entirely?
B.S. Detector is a free extension for Chrome, Opera, …

DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
December 4, 2016 – 04:28 | Comments Off on DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome

You’re working in your browser, testing some new web development project, but there’s a problem. And you’ve no idea why. So you open some documentation in a separate browser tab, more in your development environment, …

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 …

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 …

Email Sourcer collects web contact details as you browse
September 4, 2016 – 03:36 | Comments Off on Email Sourcer collects web contact details as you browse
Email Sourcer collects web contact details as you browse

Whether you’re looking for a job, a government contact, maybe researching a company, there are times you’ll want to build a list of potential contacts.
Usually this means checking the top and bottom of a page …

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 …