Quick tip: convert web pages to PDF using PDF Download
March 22, 2011 – 13:43 | Comments Off on Quick tip: convert web pages to PDF using PDF Download
Quick tip: convert web pages to PDF using PDF Download

Viewing PDF files in your web browser can be a troublesome experience – your PDF viewer (typically Adobe Reader) might have trouble accessing certain web-hosted PDF files, causing your browser to hang and force you …

WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers
March 22, 2011 – 08:20 | Comments Off on WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers
WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers

Web of Trust Services has released a major new update to its free WOT browser plug-in, which provides security and privacy ratings for websites. The plug-in now adds ratings for web links that have been …

Internet Explorer 9 officially launched
March 15, 2011 – 06:01 | One Comment
Internet Explorer 9 officially launched

Microsoft has officially released the final version of Internet Explorer 9 for Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit). After years of haemorrhaging market share to rival web browsers like Firefox and …

Firefox 4 nears finishing line with RC release
March 10, 2011 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 nears finishing line with RC release
Firefox 4 nears finishing line with RC release

The Mozilla Foundation has announced the release of Firefox 4 RC1. This is a feature-complete release, and could even morph into a final release with no further changes, particularly if Mozilla is keen to steal …

Mozilla readies Firefox 4 for final release in February
January 14, 2011 – 11:29 | Comments Off on Mozilla readies Firefox 4 for final release in February
Mozilla readies Firefox 4 for final release in February

After what seems like an interminable amount of time in development, the Mozilla Foundation has announced a roadmap for taking its flagship web browser Firefox 4 out of beta to a final release. Mozilla has …

DownThemAll 2.0 adds powerful download capabilities to Firefox
January 13, 2011 – 12:39 | Comments Off on DownThemAll 2.0 adds powerful download capabilities to Firefox
DownThemAll 2.0 adds powerful download capabilities to Firefox

DownThemAll has always been one of Firefox’s better extensions, a very capable download manager that makes it easy to grab all the links or images in a webpage.
It’s never quite been as configurable as stand-alone …

Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs
December 22, 2010 – 11:10 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs
Firefox 4 beta 8 squashes over 3,000 bugs

Mozilla has released the eighth beta of its forthcoming Firefox 4.0 release. With the program now feature-complete, this latest beta concentrates on squashing existing bugs while improving existing features and tweaking performance.
The two standout changes …

Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
November 11, 2010 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever

After previewing six Firefox 4 betas in just a few weeks, Mozilla has just released their first feature-complete build, beta 7 – and it’s the best one yet.
JägerMonkey, a brand new JavaScript compiler, tops the …

Quick Tip: Speed up and maximise your web search results
October 5, 2010 – 20:16 | Comments Off on Quick Tip: Speed up and maximise your web search results
Quick Tip: Speed up and maximise your web search results

Most of what we do on the web involves searching for information, whether it’s through a web site’s own search bar or using one of the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo! or Bing. …

Goodbye, Xmarks – hello, Firefox Sync?
September 28, 2010 – 20:27 | Comments Off on Goodbye, Xmarks – hello, Firefox Sync?
Goodbye, Xmarks – hello, Firefox Sync?

Xmarks was one of the best browser synchronisation services around, syncing bookmarks, passwords, open tabs, browser histories and more across all your Firefox, IE, Chrome and Mac OS X installations.
Unfortunately, being great isn’t much use …

Chrome 6 or 7? IE 9? Firefox 4? Select the right web browser
September 16, 2010 – 20:34 | Comments Off on Chrome 6 or 7? IE 9? Firefox 4? Select the right web browser
Chrome 6 or 7? IE 9? Firefox 4? Select the right web browser

With different versions of the same browser coming out, it can be confusing knowing which one is which, and which one you should download. There are currently two versions of both Internet Explorer and Firefox, and …