web browsers

Tech Tip: Make Firefox Open Gmail to Send a Message

If Mozilla’s browser automatically calls up that stand-alone mail software you never use when you click a “mailto” link, here’s how to fix it.

Tech Tip: How Does My Browser Recognize Malware?

The web is littered with phishing lures and malicious software aimed at infecting your computer, but modern browsers can stop some infections from spreading.
Tech Tip: How Does My Browser Recognize Malware?

Tech Tip: How Does My Browser Recognize Malware?

The web is littered with phishing lures and malicious software aimed at infecting your computer, but modern browsers can stop some infections from spreading.

Tech Tip: Managing Your Passwords With a Web Browser

Most modern browsers include a tool to save your website passwords, but be aware of potential security risks.
Tech Tip: Managing Your Passwords With a Web Browser

Tech Tip: Managing Your Passwords With a Web Browser

Most modern browsers include a tool to save your website passwords, but be aware of potential security risks.

Tech Tip: A New Destination for Files Downloaded From Microsoft Edge

Microsoft’s Windows 10 browser puts files in the Downloads folder by default, but you can pick a new place to store those fresh-off-the-web items.
Tech Tip: A New Destination for Files Downloaded From Microsoft Edge

Tech Tip: A New Destination for Files Downloaded From Microsoft Edge

Microsoft’s Windows 10 browser puts files in the Downloads folder by default, but you can pick a new place to store those fresh-off-the-web items.
Tech Tip: X Marks the Spot to Close All Browser Tabs

Tech Tip: X Marks the Spot to Close All Browser Tabs

If you have dozens of webpages open in your tablet’s browser, there is a quick way to shut them with a couple of taps.

Tech Tip: X Marks the Spot to Close All Browser Tabs

If you have dozens of webpages open in your tablet’s browser, there is a quick way to shut them with a couple of taps.

Tech Tip: Solving the Case of the Mac’s Disappearing Scroll Bars

The Mac operating system often tucks an unused scroll bar out of sight, but that can be changed in the settings.
Tech Tip: Solving the Case of the Mac’s Disappearing Scroll Bars

Tech Tip: Solving the Case of the Mac’s Disappearing Scroll Bars

The Mac operating system often tucks an unused scroll bar out of sight, but that can be changed in the settings.

Tech Tip: When (and How) to Enable Safari Reader View

Apple’s browser for its Mac and iOS operating systems has handy controls for making your online reading experience more comfortable
Tech Tip: When (and How) to Enable Safari Reader View

Tech Tip: When (and How) to Enable Safari Reader View

Apple’s browser for its Mac and iOS operating systems has handy controls for making your online reading experience more comfortable

Tech Tip: Changing the Windows 10 Default Browser

Microsoft’s Edge browser was designed for Windows 10, but a different program can be chosen.
Tech Tip: Changing the Windows 10 Default Browser

Tech Tip: Changing the Windows 10 Default Browser

Microsoft’s Edge browser was designed for Windows 10, but a different program can be chosen.

Tech Tip: What to Try When the Firefox Browser Stalls

A number of factors may be causing your web browser to lock up, but you might be able to find the culprit yourself with a little troubleshooting.
Tech Tip: What to Try When the Firefox Browser Stalls

Tech Tip: What to Try When the Firefox Browser Stalls

A number of factors may be causing your web browser to lock up, but you might be able to find the culprit yourself with a little troubleshooting.
Tech Tip: Checking a Website’s Security

Tech Tip: Checking a Website’s Security

Google and other browsers now point out when the website you are visiting isn’t using a secure connection to protect your information.

Tech Tip: Checking a Website’s Security

Google and other browsers now point out when the website you are visiting isn’t using a secure connection to protect your information.
Tech Tip: Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (Back)

Tech Tip: Let Your Fingers Do the Walking (Back)

If you’re tired of fumbling with the mouse to click the Back button on your browser to revisit the previous page, use a keyboard shortcut instead.