Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
September 15, 2017 – 12:07 | No Comment
Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7

When it comes to protecting yourself online – particularly when surfing through insecure public connections – then nothing beats a good old VPN. Virtual Private Networks create encrypted tunnels in which you can surf the …

Firefox 55 unveils performance improvements and new features aplenty
August 7, 2017 – 08:35 | No Comment
Firefox 55 unveils performance improvements and new features aplenty

Mozilla has unveiled one of the biggest updates to Firefox yet with its release of Firefox 55.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Firefox for Android 55.0 is also due imminently.
Firefox 55’s many highlights include instant …

Backup and Sync from Google launched for Windows and Mac
July 13, 2017 – 11:26 | Comments Off on Backup and Sync from Google launched for Windows and Mac
Backup and Sync from Google launched for Windows and Mac

Google has released Backup and Sync from Google 3.35 for Windows and Mac. The tool replaces its Drive and Photos desktop apps (both discontinued), and provides a one-stop desktop tool for backing up and syncing …

Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser
June 13, 2017 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser
Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser

Mozilla has released Firefox 54.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 54.0 due imminently.
Firefox 54 focusses largely on one major development: support for multi-content processes, which basically gives Firefox the ability to …

Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
April 19, 2017 – 06:46 | Comments Off on Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
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 …