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The best browser against Malware, is…

May 21, 2013
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… Microsoft Internet Explorer! That’s what NSS Labs claims. In a test, they fired malware against five popular browsers to see which browser holds up the most. The five browsers in the test were: Internet Explorer 10, Google Chrome 25/26, Apple Safari 5, Mozilla Firefox 19 and Opera 12. In the test, Internet Explorer managed […]

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Cinema Mode for your browser

May 13, 2013
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Internet is the most used tool for all computer users, but one of the problems with online videos sites such as YouTube is there is a lot of distraction right and under the video player. And that in addition you want to watch only the video on that page. Turn Off the Lights is a […]

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Fix: Safari 5.7.1 jerky YouTube playback?

June 6, 2012
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Since Apple’s latest Safari update recently, which took Safari to version 5.7.1, I have personally had huge problems with many YouTube videos. When playing them, they would take a while to load, then playback would be jerky, skipping frames etc. Overall, making entire Safari run slow and unstable. What fixed the problem for me, was […]

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Apple presents iPad 2 & iOS 4.3 — Yeah, I’m getting one!

March 2, 2011
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To some surprise, Steve Jobs himself took the stage during his medical leave of absence, as he “didn’t want to miss it”, as he said, since they had been working on the product (iPad 2) for awhile. Before the iPad 2 presentation, Steve Jobs explained how 100 million books were downloaded so far from iBooks […]

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Is Your Precious Mac Running Too Slow? Here are Simple Ways to Speed It Up

February 13, 2011
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Even if you have done all of the possible things to make it faster, your beloved Mac might still be running a tad slow. As time goes by, your hard disk space is filling up rapidly and applications seem to be moving at a snail’s pace.  Do not worry too much about this, because you […]

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Firefox takes the browser lead in Europe

January 4, 2011
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For the first time, Firefox is now the most used browser in Europe. Firefox reached a market share of 38.11% in December, leaving behind Internet Explorer in 2nd place with 37.52%. Firefox doesn’t have themselves to thank though, as the reason for being number one is mostly because of Internet Explorer losing market shares due […]

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Jailbreak Legal & Ready for iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch

August 3, 2010
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JailbreakMe 2.0 has just been released and allows you to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch straight from the built-in Safari browser. No need to download any software or anything. All you have to do is visit www.jailbreakme.com from your iDevice (or alternatively, www.jailbreakme.modmyi.com). Before you go ahead with the jailbreak, make sure to […]

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Internet Explorer Gains Market Share – Firefox Lose

August 2, 2010
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New data from Net Applications, who’s in the business of analysis Internet-related stuff, shows that Internet Explorer for the second month in a row has been able to increase its market share, after having been on the decline for several months. In July, Microsoft Internet Explorer accounted for 60.74% of all browsers, up 0.44% compared […]

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How To: iPhone & iPad Casino Games Outside App Store With Real Money

July 5, 2010
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Let’s face it. Apple has a rather strict policy about what kind of apps to let into their App Store. Apps that makes farting sounds are okay, but apps that let you enjoy – and spend/win a few bucks – playing casino games, are not okay. One gambling app has made it through to the […]

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Apple Showing Off HTML5

June 8, 2010
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Apple created a new web page meant as a HTML5 showcase. It has seven HTML5 features, demonstrating their functions: Video Typography Photo gallery Transitions Audio 360º product view VR All of the demos have some kind of interactivity built-in so you get to manipulate with the result. Even though this web page is supposed to […]

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Apple Surprisingly Approves Opera Mini for iPhone

April 13, 2010
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It took Apple 20 days, 8 hours and 31 minutes to approve Opera Mini in the App Store for iPhone, iPad Touch (and maybe iPad, in the future?), according to a countup timer on Opera’s website. I don’t think anybody – except Opera themselves – expected their browser to be approved, as Apple has previously […]

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iPhone Hacked In 20 Seconds – Text Messages Exposed

March 26, 2010
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Vincenzo Iozzo and Ralf-Philipp Weinmann spent 20 seconds yesterday on the first day of Pwn2Own “hacker” conference in Canada, to hack an iPhone and steal all the text messages (SMS) in the phone, including sent, received and even deleted messages. They also said it was possible to get your contacts, e-mails and pictures, using the […]

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Opera Mini 5 for iPhone Submitted to App Store – Don’t Hold Your Breath!

March 24, 2010
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Norwegian software company, Opera, now has a Opera Mini 5 version ready for the iPhone. It has already been submitted to Apple for approval in the App Store, but I wouldn’t hold my breath to see it being approved anytime soon. I seem to remember having read that Apple doesn’t want applications that duplicates functions […]

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YouTube Parts With Internet Explorer 6

February 24, 2010
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Google means business and soon end support for old browsers on YouTube, despite millions of users still surfing the ‘net with Internet Explorer 6 or other outdated browsers. Back in 2009, Google announced how they intend to end support for old browsers because it slows down evolution (is that even the right word to use […]

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Internet Explorer 8 Now The Most Used Browser

February 2, 2010
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Google recently announced how they plan to stop supporting Internet Explorer 6 as well as other older browsers from Firefox and Safari when it comes to Google products like Gmail, Calendar etc., during 2010. Now, updated numbers from Net Applications show that IE 6, which was released 9 years ago, no longer is the most […]

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France Joins Germany In I.E. Warning – Opera Downloads Increases

January 20, 2010
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BBC News reports that France has now joined Germany in their warning against web users browsing with Internet Explorer and also recommends users to find an alternative Internet browser until Microsoft has issued a patch to fix the security hole in the three Internet Explorer browsers. While a switch to an alternative browser, such as […]

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Firefox 3.6 Will Support Accelerometers – Beta Release Tomorrow?

October 14, 2009
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Firefox 3.6 beta was supposed to be made available for download today or yesterday, but so far I haven’t been able to find a download link for it – I can only assume that it might come out tomorrow instead? Firefox 3.6 comes with bug fixes as well as some interesting improvements such as a […]

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Vulnerability in Microsoft ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution

July 8, 2009

Yesterday Microsoft announced that they are investigating a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control. If an attacker success in exploiting this vulnerability, he could gain the same rights as the local user. And now to the “sad” (and some what expected) part: When using Internet Explorer it could all happen without you knowing […]

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