The looming browser war on Windows RT: Microsoft wants to go back to “Return to the Digital Dark Ages”

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Do you know or even heard about Netscape Navigator? It has been the best browser from its initial launch in December 1994 to its death (almost dead, and bought by AOL) in 1998. It was buried by AOL in 2008. Netscape navigator was not defeated, but was murdered, by Micro$oft. Sometimes, this is  often referred as the First ...

Silent update of IE from January 2012

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Finally, Micro$oft knows how to do silent update for your IE browser. Maybe just learned  from Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Anyway, this is a smart move to stop or at least to slow down the losing of market share (to Chrome and Firefox). M$ won the browser war against Netscape by bundling IE to Windows ...

Firefox 8 cracks third-party add-ons

Firefox 8 cracks third-party add-ons

Everyday millions of third-party add-ons are installed for Firefox. Some of them can impose serious privacy and security holes for the computer. Finally, in the latest release, Firefox 8 disables third-part add-ons. This is a correct step among so many mistakes in recent releases. According to the official Mozilla Add-ons Blog: These add-ons installed by third parties present ...

How to surf safely? use webmail

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This is part 3 of the Safe Surfing Guide series. You may check other parts as well to read the  complete safe surfing guide. Malicious code and malicious link can be easily hidden in emails. When you open emails, the execution of the malicious code may be triggered. Or, the malicious link may open automatically and ...