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Self-Hosted WordPress Part 2: Domain Names

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

To use WordPress.org, you’ll need your own domain name. Buying and registering a domain name is an important step that takes just a few minutes to complete. Continue reading

No matter what you use the Internet for, you want to make sure you’re using it safely. Welcome to safe Internet browsing 101! Continue reading

“Done, but with errors…”

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Ever wonder what the “done but with errors” message in your browser means? Wonder if there’s anything you can do about it? Continue reading

When you upgrade to Internet Explorer 9, your Favorites are imported automatically, but it’s not immediately obvious where to find them. Find out how to access and manage your Favorites when you upgrade your browser. Continue reading

Cloud Computing – Dropbox

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Cloud computing is one of the best ways to store information remotely whilst being able to access that information at anytime from anywhere in the world. Continue reading

The Ins and Outs of the Maxthon Browser

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The Maxthon browser has some cool features that you might want to take note of. See how Maxthon compares with the big boys of Internet browsers. Continue reading

We hate inline video commercials as much as you do. Here are some easy ways to block inline video advertisements on YouTube, Dailymotion and other video sharing sites. Continue reading

Do Not Track Plus

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Do Not Track Plus is a free browser extension which prevents ads, sites, and social networks from tracking Internet users. Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

Learn how to use the Yahoo Messenger instant messaging program to send text messages directly to someone without having to use your cell phone or any third-party software applications. Continue reading

There are many ways to clear the browsing history in Google Chrome. This article covers the two main methods. Continue reading

Have you wanted to start your own self-hosted WordPress blog, but had no idea where to begin? This post shows you the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org and tells you what you need to self-host a blog with WordPress. Continue reading

Enable or Disable Firefox Cookies

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

As a rule, cookies are enabled by default in most browsers, but they can usually be disabled (or enabled) pretty easily. Today we’ll look at Firefox cookies. Continue reading

Dolphin Browser HD: Setup

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Dolphin offers desktop style tabbed browsing, speed dial, and a very intuitive interface. This article is a brief overview of the setup. Continue reading

If your Internet Explorer 9 add-ons are already managed, and the Manage add-ons reminder continues to pop up, your IE shortcut may be the cause of the problem. Continue reading

The Google Toolbar has many useful features. One of them is used to translate web page text to another language. In this tip, you will learn to download the toolbar and use the Translate feature. Continue reading

How to Add a Speed Dial to Firefox

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Speed dial is a feature that puts your favorite websites in a neatly arranged display. It is like bookmarks, but of websites you visit every day and frequently. This eliminates the need to remember domains or to type them, and serializes your work on the Internet. Continue reading

Watch Later on YouTube

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Learn how to set up a Watch Later list of videos, from the suggested video list offered by YouTube. Then, when time allows, watch them at your leisure. Continue reading

Your YouTube Speed

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Did you know that YouTube actually tracks the speed at which you’re able to watch their videos? It’s true, and now you can check, too! Continue reading

Disabling Google Instant Predictions

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Google Instant returns links as text is entered in a search. For some, that’s more confusing than convenient, but it can be disabled, and we’ll show you how. Continue reading

Google Search: A Different Perspective

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Here’s a couple of Google Easter eggs that will take your browser window in new directions. Continue reading

Open Links in a New Tab

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Opening a link in a new tab with a single click? Sounds good to me! Check this tip out on how to do it! Continue reading

Google Pac-Man

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

In 2010, Google celebrated the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man by replacing their signature logo with a fully functional Pac-Man game. It’s still out there, and we tell you where to find it. Continue reading

CES 2012 : A TV Tech Update

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

This year at the Las Vegas Annual Consumer Electronics show (CES), TV Technology is everywhere. It seems that this year’s TV can do just about anything you can imagine. They have Super high definition, super thin dimensions and super computing technology. While previous years have shown all of these things, this years’ models bring TV tech to a whole new dimension. Continue reading

Bulkr

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Download your entire Flickr photostream in bulk with Bulkr, a nifty little tool that will make backups easy for you! Give it a look! Continue reading

Google Reverse Image Search

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Have you heard of Google Reverse Image Search? It lets you search the internet with an image! What a nifty idea! Continue reading

Set Weather Location in MSN Weather

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Learn how to set the weather location for MSN weather, or how to fix the problem of your weather location changing. Continue reading

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