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IE 7: Now Required?

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Q:
The other day, I heard something about Internet Explorer 7 now being required for every computer user. Is that true? Can Microsoft really do that? Please explain!

A:
Oh, I’m so glad you asked! I was going to go over this today one way or the other, so it’s great that you brought it up. If you’re an avid Internet Explorer user, you have probably already heard… Continue reading

Organizing Your Bookmarklets

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Organizing Your Bookmarklets

At the end of yesterday’s tip, I promised you we’d discuss organizing your bookmarklets and that’s exactly what I intend to do! You may be feeling that with all of the bookmarklets you’ve acquired, there is no room left for your regular favorite links. Well, after today, that will no longer be the case! We will be solving that problem by creating a special folder for all… Continue reading

Five Brand New Bookmarklets

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Five Brand New Bookmarklets

It’s been quite some time since I’ve written about one of my favorite topics: bookmarklets. Bookmarklets, if you don’t already know, are little buttons that sit in your Web browser’s Links toolbar. Bookmarklets do an extremely wide variety of things, such as letting you modify the way you see another Web site, navigating Web sites more effectively and much, much more. Today, I’ll be… Continue reading

New Release: CCleaner 2.04

Friday, January 25th, 2008

New Release: CCleaner 2.04

Have you heard the news?! I’m sure you all can probably figure it out by reading today’s headline, but just in case you missed it, I’m happy to announce that a brand new version of the ever popular CCleaner program has just been released! That’s right, CCleaner 2.04 made its debut on January 17, 2008 and it is now available for download. So, if… Continue reading

More AIM 6.5 Features

Friday, January 18th, 2008

More AIM 6.5 Features

Everyday, more and more users are using the instant messaging program of AIM to keep in touch with their friends, colleagues and co-workers. And with the latest version of AIM (6.5), there are many more features that are not only easily accessible, but a whole lot more useful. With just a short overview of some of these features, using AIM 6.5 will be a breeze… Continue reading

Five Firefox Tricks

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Five Firefox Tricks

It’s been so long since I’ve written about everyone’s favorite Web browser of Firefox! This time, instead of talking about how you can install such and such application to customize such and such feature to increase functionality by 200 percent, etc., etc., I thought I’d just write about five quick tips you can use in Firefox. Here we go!

1.) Keyboard Navigation

Do you get sick of… Continue reading

Stop That Clicking Sound

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Stop That Clicking Sound

Have you ever noticed that when you click a link in Internet Explorer, there is a distinct “clicking” sound that plays through your speakers? As if the actual click of the mouse button wasn’t realistic enough! If you’ve never heard that sound, you should consider yourself lucky, because by default, it is always activated. At first, it’s unnoticeable, but as you become more experienced with surfing… Continue reading

Remember the Milk + Gmail

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Remember the Milk + Gmail

Hello again! As you may recall, yesterday, we discussed using Remember the Milk to organize your tasks. Well, Remember the Milk also has a Firefox extension for Gmail, which makes organizing your schedule even easier. So, for all of you Gmail users out there, let’s get ready, get set and go!

1.) First, click here and follow the instructions to install Remember the

Remember the Milk

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Remember the Milk

As you know, to-do lists are useful tools you can use to keep yourself productive and organized. And today, I’m going to show you a great online service called Remember the Milk that will help you keep track of all your daily tasks! You may think Remember the Milk is a strange name, but how many times have you forgotten to pick up the milk at the… Continue reading

FEBE: New Firefox Extension

Friday, January 11th, 2008

FEBE: New Firefox Extension

So, tell me, how much do you love Firefox extensions? I know some of you probably download new ones everyday, while the rest of you may have only used a few of them. Either way, you have to admit that Firefox extensions are very helpful and they bring a new light to our Web browsing experience. And what I have for you today is… Continue reading

Better Gmail 2

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Better Gmail 2

Hello, everyone! If you use Gmail as your main e-mail program and you have the Better Gmail Firefox extension installed on your computer, you may have noticed that it has stopped working lately. Oh no!

Well, first of all, to refresh your memory, Better Gmail allows you to tweak and add new features to your Gmail program (you can read more about it here). The… Continue reading

Google Ads Attacked

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Google Ads Attacked

So, tell me, how much do you love Google? Do you get excited every time you see their logo? As we all know, Google takes precedence over a lot of the other search engine Web sites on the Internet today and their name just seems to show up everywhere. These days, it seems impossible to go to a Web site and not see the word… Continue reading

The Product Page

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

The Product Page

By now, you all know how WorldStart works, right? We send out our newsletters on their assigned days and along with them, we always include some sale items for you to check out. So, let’s say you get the daily Computer Tips newsletter and as you’re reading through it, you see an item you may be interested in purchasing. What do you do then? Well… Continue reading

A Firefox ScrapBook

Friday, December 21st, 2007

A Firefox ScrapBook

Have you ever found a great Web site that you absolutely fell in love with, but when you go back to visit it again, you get the “404 Page Not Found” error message? That can be so frustrating! If you recall, awhile back, I showed you Onfolio for Internet Explorer, which allows you to easily save Web pages and text snippets on your hard drive… Continue reading

New Release: Opera 9.25

Friday, December 21st, 2007

New Release: Opera 9.25

Have you been having some trouble with your Opera Web browser lately? If so, it could be because it’s time for an update! Yep, on December 19, 2007 (just this past Wednesday), Opera 9.25 was released and it is now available for download. The Opera team has said that it is a recommended security upgrade, so keep reading for all the details and then… Continue reading

2007 Top Searches

Friday, December 21st, 2007

2007 Top Searches

As you may recall, at the end of last year, I gave you a list of the most popular Google searches for the year 2006 (you can read that tip here). Well, I was looking over that list a few days ago and I got to thinking that you all might enjoy a new list for 2007. I know 2007 isn’t over quite… Continue reading

Google Gdrive Update

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Q:
Awhile back, you ran a tip about something called the Gdrive from Google. I remember reading about it and finding it very interesting, but I never heard anything else about it. Do you have any updated details on it? Any information you have would be a great help. Thanks!

A:
Ah, yes, Google’s Gdrive. That’s a name I haven’t heard in quite some time, but I definitely… Continue reading

Remove It Permanently

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Remove It Permanently

On your favorite Web sites, are there elements, such as pictures, images, text and animations that you’d like to remove? I mean, they can be so annoying and inconvenient that you just want to send them to the grave for good. Ever feel like that? Well, I have found a great Firefox extension called R.I.P. (a.k.a. Remove It Permanently) that will help you do just that. It… Continue reading

Done, But With Errors on Page

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Q:
When I visit certain Web sites, I often get the error message of “Done, but with errors on page.” What does that mean and is there anything I can do to fix it? Please help!

A:
Well, to begin, this error usually only shows up in Internet Explorer and it mainly has to do with JavaScript. If the Web site you’re trying to view uses JavaScript, you… Continue reading

Two New Updates

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Two New Updates

I just received information about two new updates and I thought you all might like to know about them as well. Yep, that’s right. Today, you’re getting not one, but two awesome updates! The first new release is for the Firefox Web browser and the second is for the all-in-one Internet suite of SeaMonkey. So, if you’re an avid user of either of those applications… Continue reading

BookBump

Friday, December 7th, 2007

BookBump

I have been using iTunes for quite some time now and I am absolutely in love with it! Of course, there are programs that are better looking and more functional, but what draws me to iTunes is the effective way I can organize all the music I have. Now, I have always wondered if I could have something similar for my books too. I read a lot of books… Continue reading

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.10

Friday, November 30th, 2007

New Release: Firefox 2.0.0.10

That’s right, another new version of the Firefox Web browser has just been released! On November 26, 2007 (just this past Monday), Firefox 2.0.0.10 made its debut into the Mozilla family. It hasn’t even been a full month since the last version (2.0.0.9) was released, but when Mozilla sees some changes that need to be made, they don’t waste any time! I know it’s… Continue reading

Updated Browser Test

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Q:
Is there any way I can check my Web browser for security? I’m just interested in knowing where it stands. Thanks for any advice you can give me!

A:
That’s an excellent question and I commend you for asking! Most of us use a Web browser on a daily basis and if you think about it, all of our security is wrapped up in it. I mean… Continue reading

Update: Firefox 3

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Update: Firefox 3

If you recall, awhile back, I informed you that the Mozilla company was going to be releasing a new version of Firefox in the very near future. Well, the waiting period is now over! Yep, on November 19, 2007, Mozilla released the first beta version of Firefox 3 and it is now available for download. If that doesn’t get you excited, I don’t know what… Continue reading

eBay Buying Tips

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Q:
I like to buy things on eBay sometimes, but I never seem to win any auctions. Do you have any tips you can give me that might help me with my eBay purchases? Please help!

A:
That’s an excellent question! I know a lot of you are eBay users and being one myself, I know how frustrating it can be to see an item you really want… Continue reading

WorldStart Diggs

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

WorldStart Diggs

If you’re one who enjoys looking through our tip archives, you may have noticed a little something new we’ve added to each article. I know at least some of you have, because I’ve been getting several e-mails from you all asking about it. Well, a few weeks ago, we here at WorldStart decided to add a Digg marker to each of our tips so that… Continue reading

FireShot

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Q:
What is FireShot?

A:
Oooh, I’m so glad you asked! FireShot was actually mentioned on our message board the other day by user “sharber60″ and after trying it out for myself, I instantly fell in love. FireShot is definitely one of my favorite new programs. So, what is it? Well, FireShot is a new Firefox extension that allows you to take your own screenshots of Web pages… Continue reading

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