“Internet Explorer” could quite possibly be two of the most polarizing words in the last two decades. Throughout its many editions (there have been 11 versions of Explorer to date), the browser has been a source of both convenience and frustration for many consumers. While quite a few individuals have fond memories of Internet Explorer because of the fact that it conveniently came with any Microsoft computer and got the job done efficiently, just as many people immediately ditch it for the faster and more acclaimed Firefox, Google Chrome, or Opera browsers.
The vitriol and hate in response to Google’s decision to move away from NPAPI support is just astounding. You would think that Google was trying to steal their first born children. The ranting and the hatred in some of the comments at the Chromium Blog and other threads over the matter is crazy and born entirely from a place of ignorance. These folks clearly do not understand plug-ins or the direction web browsers are going out of necessity.
We’ve been discussing internet parental control through a set of articles now. We’ve discussed parental control through OpenDNS on the PC and Android, we’ve also covered the topic of parental control through the use of browser extensions and add-ons. Parental control is becoming more important in the recent days as we shift our digital life to the cloud, schools now are using cloud services from Google, Microsoft and Amazon, so we want kids to get the most out of the internet while overcoming its negative impact and that could be achieved through avoiding the dark side of the internet.
Microsoft is a company that some love and others hate, but all agree that they’re a market leader in the field of technology they’ve succeeded in fulfilling their founders vision which is a PC on every desk. But the days of desktop PCs are off and we’re in a new era of technology where mobile is becoming dominant while PCs are shying away from the scene.
You might be a happy and enthusiastic Internet Explorer aka IE user, you’ve always used it to browse your favourite websites, check your social media, do your shopping, so your internet banking and play YouTube videos. One day you launch Internet Explorer and it crashes, you try again and it only crashes, you even restarted your computer and Internet Explorer does nothing but crashes. Unfortunately Internet Explorer is the only browser on your computer so you can’t even search the internet for the solution and that’s the problem. What do you do?
We live in a world where every person has more than one computer, and if you are wondering, how? Well the simple and straight forward answer will be is that your tablet is a computer and also your smart phone is a computer, since they all have processors, RAM, Rom etc. so they’re technically computers that you can do a…
We all love using Google Chrome as it fulfills the triangle of success for any browser, and if you’re wondering what is the triangle of success for any browser? It’s being free, fast and stable (doesn’t crash every now and then). No wonder then that Google chrome market share was 36.68 in September 2013 (according to the social analytics firm…