Tag Archives: Internet Explorer

Reclaim screen real estate with Firefox tweaks

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Fixing Firefox

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Fixing FirefoxMozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser that is popular for its security, third-party add-ons called extensions, and it’s speed relative to the current dominant browser Internet Explorer. Today … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases another emergency update

Image via CrunchBase Last October, we shot out a heads-up regarding an out-of-band update from Microsoft. An out-of-band update is one that is released outside of the patch Tuesday update schedule, the well-known pattern Microsoft has established for releasing updates … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 8 officially released

Image via Wikipedia Microsoft officially released Internet Explorer 8 yesterday.The first Internet Explorer to pass the Acid 2 test, a test to verify that a browser renders web pages correctly, it boasts improved speed, better security and a few new … Continue reading

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Windows 7 is a faster Vista

We got our hands on a copy of the public beta of Microsoft Windows 7, the planned successor to Windows Vista. From what we can see so far, it’s very fast on our test system, though we haven’t tested it … Continue reading

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NoScript add-on provides security in Firefox

Image via Wikipedia Bad things lurk on the interwebs. Viruses are marginalized by Antivirus software, but most Antivirus software doesn’t protect against malicious websites. Websites can phish and clickjack. They can display an invisible button that infects your computer on … Continue reading

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