web browsers

Workona helps web workers finally close all those tabs

Workona helps web workers finally close all those tabs

A new startup, Workona, this week launched software designed for those who primarily do their work in a browser. The company’s goal is to become the OS for web work – and to also save web workers from

Tech Tip: Ways to Lighten Your Data Load

A browser that’s set to compress or block images, ads and other bandwidth-hogging parts of a web page can save you megabytes.

Tech Tip: How to Yank Passwords Out of Firefox Quantum

Mozilla’s overhaul of its flagship browser is incompatible with certain add-ons, but you can still rescue your saved passwords with a little extra effort.

Tech Tip: How to Go Back to the Old Gmail

Google’s overhaul for the web may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but you can return to the previous version for a while longer.

Tech Tip: Reader Mode in Safari

Apple’s Reader tool doesn’t outright block advertisements, but it can temporarily isolate the page text so you can read without distractions.

Tech Tip: Dedicated App or Mobile Website?

A company’s app may offer more features than a visit to its site through the browser on your phone or tablet, but it may take up more space and resources on your device.
9 Common Browser Problems and How to Fix Them

9 Common Browser Problems and How to Fix Them

We all rely on web browsers to get us through the day, so a serious problem with your browser of choice can have a serious impact on productivity, or peace of mind, or Netflix binge watches. Here are
9 Common Browser Problems and How to Fix Them

9 Common Browser Problems and How to Fix Them

We all rely on web browsers to get us through the day, so a serious problem with your browser of choice can have a serious impact on productivity, or peace of mind, or Netflix binge watches. Here are

Tech Tip: How to Organize Firefox Bookmarks

The Bookmarks Library window gives you a tidy place to sort, file, rearrange and otherwise manage the shortcuts to your favorite places on the web.

Tech Tip: Two Tools to Protect Privacy Online

Virtual private networks and ad blockers shield you in different ways, and can work together.

Tech Tip: Battling Adware That Redirects Your Browser

If your browser is suddenly full of pop-up ads or taking you to sites you didn’t request, you probably have a malware infection.
Firefox lets you test new features for side-by-side views and customizing colors

Firefox lets you test new features for side-by-side views and customizing colors

Love Firefox? You might love it even more now that you can open two tabs side by side and customize it with colors. Side View and Colors are currently being offered via Mozilla's Test Pilot program,

Tech Tip: Prune and Save Web Pages

Your computer most likely includes free tools for creating or printing stripped-down versions of web articles without ads, videos or other distractions.
Google sued for 'clandestine tracking' of 4.4m UK iPhone users' browsing data

Google sued for 'clandestine tracking' of 4.4m UK iPhone users' browsing data

Collective action seeking up to £3.2bn for claims Google bypassed privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browserGoogle is being sued in the high court for as much as £3.2bn for the alleged “clandestine

Tech Tip: Finding Your Contacts in the New Gmail

Google’s recent revamp of its mail service has moved a few old features to new places, but you don’t have to look far.
Google Declares Victory for HTTPS in Chrome 69 [Nice]

Google Declares Victory for HTTPS in Chrome 69 [Nice]

For a long time, Google and other web-minded businesses like Mozilla have been pushing HTTPS as a way to address the shortcomings and security flaws inherent in HTTP. And if Google’s reports are any

Tech Tip: Finding Privacy for Email

Companies that offer free mail accounts typically do so in exchange for the use of your personal data, but you can find providers offering secure, private services.