The internet is an interesting place, which makes it all the more tempting to steal a few minutes of catch-up time during regular office hours. Though it can actually make you more productive, not every boss is cool with you wasting precious workday hours browsing the web. Thankfully, we have a few solutions for you.…
Beta software lets you test out the newest features while app developers work out the final bugs in the software. Now, more app developers are offering beta programs than ever before. All you need to do is sign up to be part of the beta program. Plus, switching back to the stable version is usually easy. (Please note:…
Your browser’s private or incognito mode can be useful for many reasons, but you should always know what it is and isn’t hiding. Here’s exactly what’s happening when you launch a private window.
Why “like” something with a thumbs-up or smiley face, when you can say it with Donald Trump’s spray-tanned mug or a startled Pikachu?
In the land of browsers, Internet Explorer is king—but not for long. The most-used browser in the world is swiftly losing its prestigious ground to up-and-coming web browser, Google Chrome. Computerworld released a report that predicts if Internet Explorer continues its user base free fall, Chrome could become the new…
Everywhere you go on the web, publishers and marketing agencies are trying to keep tabs on what your activity—primarily to fire targeted advertising in your direction. The Privacy Badger extension is a simple, effective way of taking control over the data you give away in your daily journeys across the internet.
Weirdly, there’s never been a 64-bit version of Firefox until now. But if you’re running Windows 7 or later, you can now explore the internet with the browser while using twice its current 32 bits.
It’s been in the planning since the start of the year and testing since September, but the first version of Firefox for iOS is finally available in the App Store.
Mozilla has jut released Firefox 41 and it claims that the desktop version is the first browser to have a built-in instant messaging. Powered by WebRTC, it should let you IM if you use Windows, Mac or Linux.
Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you—and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in…
Tab management isn’t always easy, and your browser of choice no doubt comes with an option or two to combat tab overload. The latest tool is SnoozeTabs, an experimental new utility for Firefox.
Mozilla has published a blog post explaining that a Firefox exploit is running in the wild that can search for and upload files from your computer—but you can install and update to solve the problem right now.
The Mozilla Firefox web browser now blocks Flash by default. And when I say “blocks,” I don’t mean it asks you nicely if you’d really like to use Flash. I don’t mean it automatically pauses Flash videos like Google Chrome. I mean Mozilla has decided that Flash is going down.
Have you ever griped at your company's IT department for forcing you to use Internet Explorer? Chances are, you weren't being difficult: you were just trying to be a better employee.
Remember when we all switched from Firefox to Chrome? Chrome was stripped down, simple but fast as hell. It was like browsing the web on a whole new computer. These days Chrome is bloated, slow, and constantly crashing on me. I've finally reached the breaking point.
Firefox 35 is out with improvements large and small. If you've never tried out Mozilla's alternative web browser, or you're tempted to come back to it after a break, here are 10 software tips that will make your experience with Firefox all the more productive and rewarding. You can download the latest version of the…
An anonymous Dogecoin lover recently uploaded a torrent that appears to contain the delightful Mac OS X knockoff built by North Korea. While it's not news that the DPRK created its own a Linux-based operating system that looks just like OS X, it's pretty funny that you can now play with what looks like a copy of it.
Just a few days ago, Japan released a designer, see-through, golden Firefox phone for Japanese consumers to place lovingly under their Christmas trees. And sure, why wouldn't you—just look how pretty. And see-through!
The Fox, Only Better is a Firefox extension that won an official competition for new add-ons. It gets most of the browser's chrome out of the way to maximize the available room for websites, and comes with a couple of other small but useful features as well. Here's how to use it.