The ‘Browsers’ Archives
Posted September 12, 2014 by

How to Disable DirectWrite on Google Chrome

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Google has released Chrome 37 for Linux, Mac, and Windows. This new version of Chrome is updated with improved font rendering on web pages with DirectWrite support on Windows OS. With DirectWrite, we can expect improvements in performance and better-looking text, without requiring any changes from web programmers. However, some users have complained that after […]

Category Browsers, Google, Internet

Posted September 5, 2014 by

How Do I know If I Am Using Google Chrome 32-Bit or 64-Bit

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Google recently released the 64-bit version of Google Chrome. This new version for Windows promises better speed, security and stability than Chrome’s 32-bit version. Since most Windows users are running a 64-bit operating system, the 64-bit version of Google Chrome can take full advantage of this configuration to give better speed and performance metrics. When […]

Category Browsers, Google, Internet

Posted July 15, 2014 by

How to Prevent Images from Loading Automatically in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

How to Prevent Automatic Images Loading in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

With Mozilla Firefox 23 and later releases, the options Disable Javascript and Load Images Automatically have been officially removed from the main menu user interface. In previous versions of Firefox, users could turn off the Load Images Automatically option in order to minimize their internet bandwidth usage. Now, with the release of Mozilla Firefox 23 […]

Posted May 2, 2014 by

How to Disable JavaScript in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

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While working with a web application project, I wanted to test how my website would render if JavaScript were disabled in Mozilla Firefox. I soon found that the option to turn it off is no longer available on the primary interface. Read on to find out how I solved this issue.

Posted March 19, 2014 by

How Do I Prevent Others from Accessing My Chrome Passwords?

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Using the Save passwords feature in Google Chrome can save you time because the browser will automatically complete the log-in information for the websites you visit. However, using this feature also puts the passwords of your accounts in danger because anyone who can access the browser’s settings page can see your passwords in plain text. […]

Category Browsers

Posted March 17, 2014 by

Google Maps: Revert to the Previous Version of Google Maps

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Google just recently upgraded it’s Google Maps interface for users who use the browser version. Like any new design changes, some features from the old Google Maps did not make into the new Maps interface. For those who use such features or just prefer the older layout, we’ll go over how to revert back to our classic Google Maps interface.

Category Browsers, Google

Posted February 9, 2014 by

Chrome: Apps, Extensions, and User Scripts Cannot Be Added from This Website

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If you download a Chrome extension outside of the Web Store, you will notice that Chrome will prevent you from adding it to the browser. Luckily, there is a solution to this problem.

Category Browsers, Internet

Posted November 10, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Monitor Memory Usage of Firefox Add-ons

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If you find that your Mozilla Firefox browser is running too slowly, there could be many possible reasons behind this. However, one of the most common is that the add-ons installed with Firefox are using too much memory. You can determine which of your add-ons are inhibiting the performance of Firefox using this technique.

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted October 7, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Simulate Firefox Mobile OS on your PC

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Mozilla is gearing up for the launch of Mozilla’s Firefox OS for various smartphones. Mobile enthusiast are curious to know Mozilla’s first step into the mobile OS market and want to try out the new Firefox mobile OS. You can simulate the Firefox Mobile OS on your PC for developmental purposes now.

Posted March 15, 2013 by

Fix Errors through a Reset of your Firefox Profile

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Frequently, errors and crashes with Firefox can be attributed to corrupted profile files. Resetting your profile can eliminate these issues while saving the majority of your information.

Category Mozilla Firefox