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Posted August 17, 2015 by

Microsoft Edge: How to Use Reading Mode

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The internet has a well deserved reputation as the ultimate time sink. One minute you are researching the cultural impact of Hellenistic Greece, and a few clicks later you, find yourself scrolling through endless pages of baby animals snuggling with sleeping babies. While this might be a fun way to pass the time, sometimes we really […]

Posted August 15, 2015 by

How to Share with Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge- Share Web Pages

Do you want to email an interesting article to a co-worker or post a cool infographic to your Facebook page? Using Microsoft Edge’s integrated sharing feature, you can share through a variety of mediums without leaving the page you are viewing. Many websites already have buttons to share their content on popular social media sites, but the built-in Edge sharing option […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by

How to Annotate Webpages with Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft Edge is the default browser on Windows 10, and it comes with quite a few tricks up its sleeve. One that sets it apart from its competitors is the ability to write, doodle, and highlight directly on web pages.  If you are using a touch screen device, go ahead and use your finger to scribble away. If not, you […]

Posted June 15, 2015 by

How Do I Set an SD Card as the Default Media Storage on My Firefox OS Device?

Use SD Card as Storage for Media Files on Firefox OS

By default, the internal memory of your Firefox OS device is used for storing your multimedia files. All photos and videos taken on your cell phone will be automatically saved on your device’s internal ROM. This may not seem like a problem at first, but later on, you will find yourself running out of valuable […]

Posted June 10, 2015 by

How Do I Adjust and Control Screen Brightness on My Firefox OS Device?

Adjust Brightness on Firefox OS

The screen of almost all devices (Android, iOS, Firefox OS, and other touch-screen gadgets) uses up a huge chunk of the battery’s power. Generally, the larger and brighter the screen is, the more battery life it consumes. A brighter screen allows you to use the phone easily, even under high ambient lighting conditions such as […]

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted April 12, 2015 by

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer

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While browsing the web with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, many users have experienced latency issues and have complained about videos and web pages loading slowly. The best solution to this problem is to disable the hardware acceleration setting which is available in the three major browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome.

Posted January 22, 2015 by

Enhance Your Privacy and Security Settings in Google Chrome

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Google Chrome is currently the reigning champ of the web browser war, but it is not optimally pre-configured. Follow the steps in this tutorial to use Chrome’s expanded settings to power up the performance and increase the degree of security.

Category Browsers, Google

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 […]