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Kidzui Safe Internet Browser for Kids

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One of the big challenges in our culture is helping our children stay safe online.  Computers are such a big part of our lives.  How do you safeguard your children while utilizing the amazing amount of good stuff online?  Kidzui, that’s how.

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Google Chrome LAUNCHED!

By | Browsers, Emerging Technology | 2 Comments

Google ChromeThis past weekend, Google stunned many tech observers with a surprise unveiling of Google’s latest product: Chrome. A beta version of Google Chrome, a new internet browser, was launched earlier today to the public, boasting some pretty significant changes to the way Firefox and IE does things. Touting a browser-based “task manager”, and “Incognito” mode (go figure…), and a new Java handling system called V8, there are some spectacular things being done here.

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Browser Compatibility Testing for Free

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One of the things that can utterly drive website developers and designers insane is the difference in browser rendering.  Sometimes it renders in FireFox, but not well in Internet Explorer.  Sometimes it works in both, but dies in Opera or Safari or Konqueror.  Well, want a free tool to help you see if your site flies in other browsers?  Head on over to Browser Shots.



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Firefox 2.0.0.5 Password Vulnerability

By | Browsers, Hacking, Security | 2 Comments

Just a quick note to make you aware of a serious password vulnerability in Firefox 2.0.0.5. Over the weekend, Secunia, in its Full Disclosure mailing list, announced this vulnerability. The vulnerability revolves around Firefox’s password management feature. Of course, because it is convenient, a lot of people use this. It just allows Firefox to retain usernames and passwords for various websites. Well, it seems that there is a javascript exploit that will allow malicious websites to grab those usernames and passwords.

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Windows Gets a Safari

By | Browsers, Mac | 2 Comments

safari.jpgHere’s a late day quick note. Apple extends its claws onto the Windows platform by announcing a Safari browser download available for Windows users. Steve Jobs made the announcement today as part of his keynote address. It should be interesting to see what direction that heads in. It sounds like a shot across Microsoft’s bow – not to say that the myriad of Mac commercials haven’t been. It’s a beta version, but that never stopped PaulTech readers, right? They’re claiming a much faster page download rate than FF, IE, or Opera. Let us know what you think.

Firefox 3 Alpha 5 Available

By | Browsers, Industry News, Website Updates | No Comments

Firefox VertThe latest and greatest incarnation of the Internet’s best browser is available: Firefox 3 Alpha 5. While this update won’t bring anything new to the table, Mike Connor, director of Firefox development at Mozilla says this latest version “will feel like organic growth.” So you can be expecting a few new and refreshing changes, like a new Bookmark tool, named ‘Places’. ‘Places’ archives your history and bookmarks in a SQLite database for easy accessing and greater stability. I know I’ve had times where I’m trying to remember that one website I visited yesterday; well, it seems like Places will help with those situations, and even will work with existing applications such as Foxmark and del.icio.us.

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Firefox Hack & Trick Smackdown

By | Browsers, Hacking | 5 Comments

go-england.jpgThe more I use Firefox, the more I like it. One of the great features of Firefox is its extendability. Another one is its hackability. There is a whole community of developers, hacks, and enthusiasts who are actively working to improve Firefox. If you’re not in the game, you should seriously think about it. Ok, enough talking, grab your face paint – this is going to get ugly.

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