New Chrome Plugin Plays Clown Music Every Time You Read About Rob Ford

Toronto mayor and cherub-cheeked comedy goldmine Rob Ford is back in the news this week after a brief stint in rehab, where he may or may not have been using drugs but was definitely belligerent. To celebrate, here's a Chrome extension that plays clown music at every mention of the crack-smokin' mayor's name. » 7/13/14 11:01am 7/13/14 11:01am

Thanks to HTML5, Streaming Movies on Netflix Might Suck Less

Netflix currently uses Microsoft's Silverlight plugin to run its streams. It's an inelegant solution that sometimes makes for subpar and bogged down streaming experiences. But Silverlight is possibly dying! And Netflix wants to get better! So Netflix is planning to move on from streaming on Silverlight and move… » 4/15/13 9:19pm 4/15/13 9:19pm

Browse a Censored Web Through the China Channel FireFox Plugin

It's no secret that the Chinese government censors web content, but what's it like to actually be a citizen trapped inside the Great Firewall of China? A new FireFox plugin called China Channel » 10/27/08 1:30pm 10/27/08 1:30pm can show you. It reroutes your IP through China, allowing you to look like any other digital Chinese citizen from anywhere…

iPhone Firmware 2.0 to Have YouTube Plugin for Safari, Says BGR

BGR is claiming iPhone firmware 2.0 will provide a YouTube plugin for MobileSafari.app. They aren't citing their source, but they're pretty confident in their assertion: » 3/29/08 9:30pm 3/29/08 9:30pm

BGR tends to be a solid source, but we cannot confirm this to be true without some more evidence. Nonetheless, if true, YouTube video playback from…