Five Computer Security Myths, Debunked by Experts

We're no strangers to helping you secure your computer, but there are some computer security myths and stories that keep getting passed around, even though they're clearly not true. We sat down with a few computer security experts to separate fact from fiction. » 7/09/14 3:18pm 7/09/14 3:18pm

Three Uses For Incognito Mode That Don't Involve Porn

The 'incognito' or 'private' mode offered by all the major browsers is usually associated with shadier Web practices. However, it's more useful than you might realize, even beyond self-use. Here are three totally above-the-belt ways incognito mode can make your life better. » 6/22/14 10:05am 6/22/14 10:05am

We Should All Wear This Medical Alert Bracelet That Makes Sure Your…

The holidays are over but gag gifts can be forever. This medical alert bracelet ensures that doctors know how to treat you if you were to suffer a medical emergency. No, you're not allergic to anything. No, you don't have an emergency contact. You just need a professional to delete your browsing history. Let's face… » 1/03/13 9:00pm 1/03/13 9:00pm

Porn Browser

Porn Browser | pôrn ˈbrouzər |
noun
1. browser mode ostensibly to make viewing secure information more safe, but only ever actually enabled to cover up embarrassing pornography | Oh no, I forgot to pop open a porn browser before engaging in self-love.
2. a setting used even by those individuals who are open about… » 9/06/11 7:20pm 9/06/11 7:20pm

Study Warns Private Browsing Modes Can Be Bypassed

In what will come as alarming news to porn lovers everywhere, a new study out of Stanford University shows that the private browsing modes now standard on most browsers can be circumvented. The culprits? Encrypted sites and your own extensions. » 8/06/10 5:20pm 8/06/10 5:20pm

Apple Approves New Browsers in App Store, As Long As They're Based On…

In the last day, Apple has started approving quite a few "new" browsers in the app store, seeming to contradict their long-standing "duplication of functionality" prohibition. The catch? They're all Safari at heart. » 1/14/09 7:23am 1/14/09 7:23am

Dr. Frankenstein's Browser: The Strangely Obvious Ancestry of Google…

We've posted our first impressions » 9/03/08 5:00pm 9/03/08 5:00pm of Google Chrome, and after extended use most of them have held up. Chrome is fast, feature-rich and stable, not to mention highly usable. But Google's in-house innovations (the multi-threaded engine, Javascript handling and task manager, mainly) make up a tiny portion of the user…