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Tour of Firefox 3

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Tour of Firefox 3

As most of you already know, the new Firefox 3 Web browser was released on June 17, 2008 and it has been going strong ever since. I know there are still a few of you out there who haven’t installed it yet though and there may even be some of you who are using it, but don’t know a whole lot about it. If you fall… Continue reading

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.15

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.15

As I’m sure most of you already know, another new version of the Firefox 2 Web browser was released early last week. Yep, Firefox 2.0.0.15 made its debut to the public on July 1, 2008 and it is now available for download. The new version is part of Mozilla’s stability and security update process that has been ongoing since Firefox 2 was first released… Continue reading

Google Apps

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Google Apps

Do you have your own Web site? If so, why don’t you Googlefy it?! Even if you only have a domain name and not a real Web site set up yet, you can still get a free e-mail address tailored to your domain (for example, me@example.com) in the Gmail interface, Google Calendar, Google Docs and so on, all for free. You can even get your own e-mail address… Continue reading

Better GReader

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Better GReader

I’ve tried out many different RSS feed readers, but there’s one that definitely stands out from the rest and that would have to be Google Reader. If you’ve ever tried Google Reader, you know how easy it is to read, prioritize and add your feeds, but today, I’m going to show you a whole slew of great new Google Reader features. Ready, set, let’s go!

The way I’m… Continue reading

Opera Speed Dial

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Q:
I just started using the Opera Web browser the other day and if you can, I’d love to learn more about the Speed Dial feature. Please share any information you may know. Thanks!

A:
Oooh, great question! I, too, am a relatively new Opera Web browser user and at first, I didn’t quite understand the Speed Dial function either. But once I sat down and really tried… Continue reading

Firefox 3 Dos and Don’ts

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Firefox 3 Dos and Don’ts

By now, I’m sure you all know that Mozilla recently released the third version of their ever popular Web browser Firefox. Yes, Firefox 3 has been available for a couple of weeks now and while most people were in a big hurry to install it for themselves, there may be a few of you out there who are waiting just a little while… Continue reading

Gmail Labs

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Gmail Labs

Attention all Gmail users! I have some great news for you today. Gmail Labs have recently added all types of new features and I can’t wait to show them to you. So, without further ado, let’s check them out!

First of all, Gmail hasn’t updated all of the Gmail accounts to include these new features, so to see if your account has the new functionalities, simply follow the… Continue reading

Firefox 3 Must Have Add Ons

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Q:
I just downloaded Firefox 3 the other day and while I like it the way it is, I was wondering if you had any suggestions for add ons I could install to go with it. Thanks for any help you can give me!

A:
If Firefox 3 add ons are what you’re after, you’ve come to the right place! Just the other day, there was a post… Continue reading

Firefox 3 Hits Record

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Firefox 3 Hits Record

As you may recall, when I told you about the new Firefox 3 Web browser being released last week, I mentioned that Mozilla was trying to beat the Guinness World Record for the most downloads of one application in one day. Well, needless to say, they did that and even surpassed it by several million. June 17, 2008 was proclaimed Download Day and I… Continue reading

43 Things

Friday, June 20th, 2008

43 Things

From taking a few college courses to getting out of debt, everyone has at least a few things they would like to do with their lives. So, why not keep track of them? And with today’s topic of 43 Things, it’s even easier!

43 Things is a social networking Web site with a twist! With it, you can meet new people and share your… Continue reading

New Tool for YouTube

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

New Tool for YouTube

Do you use YouTube quite often? Are you a YouTube member? Do you post videos on YouTube all the time? If you do, are you ever curious about who’s watching your videos? I mean, wouldn’t it be nice if you could see how many times your video is viewed and by who? If that’s something you might be interested in, there’s a new YouTube tool… Continue reading

New Release: Opera 9.5

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

New Release: Opera 9.5

I know I’m a little behind on this, but I literally just found out about it. I don’t know how it slipped past me, but thanks to all of WorldStart’s message board users, I’m in the know again! If you’re an avid Opera Web browser user, I’m sure you’re already using the new version, but just in case you didn’t hear the news either… Continue reading

Firefox 3 is Here!

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Firefox 3 is Here!

If you’re an avid Firefox user, I’m sure you already know all about this, but just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m here to fill you in! Ever since Firefox 2 was released, there has been talk about a third version. And well, that day has come! Firefox 3 was released on June 17, 2008 (just… Continue reading

More on IE 7 Cookies

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

More on IE 7 Cookies

We’ve talked about Internet Explorer 7 cookies before, but I have more news about them for you today. So, if you use Internet Explorer 7 as your main Web browser, I urge you to listen up. Here we go!

Do you ever worry about your privacy when using Internet Explorer 7? It’s a common thing to think about, but in all actuality, what you should… Continue reading

Firefox 3 Update

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Firefox 3 Update

It’s been a few days since I’ve told you anything about Firefox 3, so I figured I’d give you a quick update today! I know a lot of you are avid Firefox users, so I’m sure you’re anxious to hear all about what’s been going on with it in the last week or so. As I’m sure you know, the Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1

Xippee

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Xippee

Have you ever completed a search on Google (or whichever search engine you like to use), only to find that the search results have nothing to do with what you’re looking for? I think that’s probably happened to all of us at one time or another, but luckily, I have found a solution that will change that forever. It’s called Xippee (pronounced zippy!) and it’s truly amazing. Let’s check… Continue reading

Powerset

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Powerset

There’s definitely not a shortage of search engines these days and it goes without saying that search technology has gone way past what we expected even five years ago. Still, most of us face the problem of not getting the exact answers we need. For example, you would have no trouble finding information on the history of the New York Knicks, but if you were searching for something about… Continue reading

Now Available: Firefox 3 RC1

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Now Available: Firefox 3 RC1

Here’s a quick update on what’s happening in the world of Firefox 3 these days!

As you may recall, last week, I told you the Mozilla company was planning to release the Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 in late May 2008. Well, they kept their promise, because it is now available for download! It made its debut on May 16, 2008 and… Continue reading

Google Desktop: A Deeper Look

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Google Desktop: A Deeper Look

Have you ever dreamed about an easier way of searching the Web? You know, maybe eliminating the log in process or perhaps not having to type in the address of the Web site you want to visit. Well, today, I will help you make that dream come true! Lucky for all of us, Google has come out with a feature called Google Desktop and it… Continue reading

Fishy Advertisements

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Q:
A lot of the Web sites I visit have advertisements that randomly pop up and while they’re rather annoying, they also always seem to know where I’m located. It’s like they’re targeting me personally. How can that be? Please explain!

A:
Oooh, that’s a really good question! It’s true that a lot of Web sites these days include advertisements for other products and incentives. They’re always trying… Continue reading

ieSpell

Monday, May 19th, 2008

ieSpell

So, tell me, have you ever tried typing out a long message like this:

Now, while you were doing that, did you have enough time to spell check each word individually? Probably not, right? If that sounds familiar to you, I have the perfect Internet Explorer add on for you today! It’s called ieSpell and it acts just like the spell check function in Microsoft Word. It’s awesome!… Continue reading

Coming Soon: Firefox 3

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Coming Soon: Firefox 3

After reading that title, I can hear all of you saying, “Wow!” In all actuality, the second version of Firefox really hasn’t been out all that long, so to think a third installment is almost complete just blows my mind. Now, just to be clear, what I’m talking about today is the Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) and it is scheduled to be… Continue reading

GooglePreview

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

GooglePreview

Do you use Internet Explorer quite a bit? How about Google or Yahoo!? If you do, are you tired of opening Web search results, only to find out they’re duds? Have you wasted enough of your precious time on those broken links? Well, apart from avoiding Web searches altogether, there is a solution and it’s called GooglePreview. Originally designed for Firefox, this handy little gadget (or add on) displays… Continue reading

Yahoo! Messenger Gets Vistafied

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Yahoo! Messenger Gets Vistafied

That’s right, the ever so popular Yahoo! Messenger now works with Windows Vista! So, if you’re an avid Yahoo! Messenger user who now uses the Windows Vista operating system, you’re in luck. You no longer have to live without Yahoo! just because you have a Vista computer. The new release is still in the beta stage, but it works great and it has tons… Continue reading

Linky

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Linky

Do you use Firefox? If so, do you handle a lot of links while you’re surfing the Web or are you always using a bunch of tabs and windows at the same time? If that sounds familiar, I’ve got the perfect program for you today! It’s called Linky and it’s a great little tool that helps you along whenever you’re working with links in Firefox. Let’s check it out… Continue reading

Google’s Phishing Warning

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Q:
I always use Google to search and lately, I’ve been noticing a new warning that pops up under some of my search results. It says something about phishing, but I’m not quite sure what it is. Do you have any ideas?

A:
Yes, I do believe I know what you’re talking about! I actually just heard about this the other day, so I’m glad you asked. An… Continue reading

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.14

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.14

I have even more great news for all you Firefox users out there! Yep, another new version is complete and Mozilla welcomed it into their family early last week. So, just in case you haven’t heard, on April 16, 2008, Firefox 2.0.0.14 was released and it is now available for download. It hasn’t been too long since version 2.0.0.13 came out, but like I… Continue reading

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