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Mon
08
Sep
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Google Shines with New Browser, 'Chrome'

Google recently unveiled a brand new web browser that may very well revolutionize your Internet experience. Called 'Chrome', Google claims it presents a fresh approach to web browsing: "In the early days of the Internet, web pages were frequently ... little more than text...But today the web has evolved into a powerful platform that enables users to collaborate with friends and colleagues through email and other web applications, edit documents, watch videos, listen to music, manage finances and much more. Google Chrome was built for today's web and for the applications of tomorrow." (Source: ... (view more)

Mon
11
Aug
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'MonitorInfoView', and 'Video 4 Web Converter'

MonitorInfoView MonitorInfoView is a small utility that displays essential information about your monitor: manufacture week/year, monitor manufacturer, monitor model, supported display modes, and more... The information is extracted from the EDID ... ("Extended display identification data") records stored on your computer. You can also view the monitor information of multiple computers on your network, if you login to these computers with administrator rights. http://www.nirsoft.net Video4Web Converter A totally free video to flash video converter, Video4Web Converter offers an excellent solution ... (view more)

Thu
31
Jul
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Microsoft Spends $100k On Open Source

Microsoft is funding one of the biggest open-source organisations to the tune of $100,000. But it's not an out-and-out backing of the open-source concept. The software giant is giving the cash to the Apache Foundation, a non-profit group designed to ... co-ordinate several projects including the Apache web server, software that physically handles requests for web pages and the files involved. Apache's web server arguably made the World Wide Web what it is today. At one point, the majority of sites used it and even today it's still the most popular with a 49% market share. Major sites such as ... (view more)

Wed
30
Jul
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Surf the Internet from MS Outlook

No, that isn't a mistake in the title of this article. You can indeed surf the Internet without moving from MS Outlook! Follow the steps below to learn how: You will first need to do is display the Web toolbar by clicking on View | Toolbars | Web or ... by right-clicking on an open space on your existing toolbars and selecting Web. To visit a site on the Web, simply enter a url, such as www.carolscorneroffice.com and tap your Enter key. Immediately, your main screen will become a browser, but fret not, your Outlook Bar/Navigation Pane is still visible on the left as always. Simply click in the ... (view more)

Mon
16
Jun
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ISP Secretly Added Spy Code To Web Sessions

A leaked internal report on a secret trial of eavesdropping and advertising technology from Internet Service Provuder (ISP) British Telecom (BT) reportedly shows that the system crashed some unsuspecting users' browsers, causing a small percentage ... of the 18,000 broadband customers under surveillance to believe they had been infected with adware. The January 2007 report (PDF), published by WikiLeaks shows what can happen when an ISP tampers with raw Internet traffic for its own profit. The leak was revealed weeks after Charter Communications told its users it would be testing similar ... (view more)

Fri
06
Jun
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[ShellX 20080606]: 'Flexcrypt Folder', and '30+ Firefox Add-Ons For Web Developers And Designers'

Flexcrypt Folder Flexcrypt Folder enables you to encrypt a file or a folder. After installation, right-click on a file/folder and select Encrypt with Flexcrypt folder, make up a password, that's it. Decryption is done by double-clicking on the ... encrypted file and entering the correct password. The BIG advantage with Flexcrypt Folder is that it does not require any software to decrypt an encrypted file, simply click on it and enter the correct password. Flexcrypt Folder is free to use. http://www.flexcrypt.com/flexcryptfolder.html 30+ FIREFOX ADD-ONS FOR WEB DEVELOPERS AND DESIGNERS Firefox has ... (view more)

Wed
04
Jun
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Google Earth Comes to the Web Browser

Google Earth is coming to your web browser. Last week, at the Google I/O conference, the company unveiled the new browser plug-in and Application Programming Interface (API) that can turn a Google Map on any web page into a 3D Google Earth ... application. (Source: google.com) In a blog post, Paul Rademacher, the Google Earth plug-in Technical Lead said that with the Google Earth plug-in you can "control the camera; create lines, markers, and polygons; import 3D models from the web and overlay them anywhere on the planet. In fact, you can even overlay your content over different planets, stars, ... (view more)

Thu
17
Apr
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Mowser Mowed Down: Mobile Internet Service Closes

The man who hoped to mastermind the transfer of the World Wide Web onto mobile telephones has abandoned his project and revealed that 80% of traffic on his system was pornography. Russell Beattie, who launched 'Mowser' (as in mobile-browser) last ... year, says he now realises there simply isn't any serious demand for a 'mobile-specific web' outside of the Far East. The idea of Mowser was to provide versions of ordinary web pages specifically designed for cell phone displays. Users could simply type in the address of the site they wanted to see and Mowser would automatically 'translate' it into a ... (view more)

Wed
26
Mar
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Google Gobbles Retailer Ad Power

Google is the web's most powerful entity. That much is not in doubt. The search engine's popularity dwarfs competitors Yahoo or Ask.com, and no one knows it more than retailers. A number of companies are now a bit worried Google is inching up on ... their territory, offering a service that steers consumers away from official retail web sites for an alternate page established by the search titan itself. It works like this. A web user enters the typical, one-in-a-gazillion search on Google. Nothing new there. However, once the results are listed, a second box created by Google points those shoppers ... (view more)

Tue
25
Mar
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Slaying the IE Beast on Apple's Wild Safari

Apple is using its iTunes software to persuade Microsoft Windows users to ditch Internet Explorer and switch to its Safari web browser. The iPod-maker is taking advantage of an update service in iTunes that tells users when a new version of the ... software, or the accompanying QuickTime program (used for iTunes videos) is available. Around 100 million people use iTunes to manage their iPod players, many of them on a Windows PC. The update service is now suggesting to users that they download the new edition (3.1) of the Safari browser. That's a little cheeky; the message is seen by everyone, ... (view more)

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